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Event: CIT Cork School of Music Open Day > 28th November

Sunday, 29 November 2009



10.00am – 11.00am

We will take you on a guided tour of our fabulous facility - taking in the library, with its panoramic views of the city, the drama suite, the state-of-the-art recording studio, the double bass studio, the percussion studio and the early music room.

At the end of the tour we will bring you to one of four presentations on the courses available, and how you can become a student here.  Each presentation lasts 20 minutes after which you can proceed to another. 

Concurrent presentations at 11.00am, 11.30am, 12 noon and 12.30pm as follows:

Digital Dots:  The Future of Music Making?
Presented by: Hugh McCarthy
Venue:  Audiolab (Room 319) 
Preparing for the Entrance Test
Presented by: Maria Judge & Gabriela Mayer
Venue:  Doolan Room (217) 
Performance Options and Career Pathways
Presented by:  John O’Connor
Venue:  Room 213 (Lecture Theatre)
Irish Traditional Music
Presented by:  Johnny McCarthy
Venue:  Recording Suite Live Room (149)

12 noon – 1 p.m.  Music while you lunch
Enjoy lunch in the offquay bistro (Ground Floor Concourse) to the sound of jazz.


The renowned Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra will perform for you in the splendid Curtis Auditorium under its conductors Conor Palliser and Dr Geoffrey Spratt, Director, CIT Cork School of Music.

Not to be missed, this is a rare opportunity to experience live the famous “Overture” to William Tell by Rossini, as well as Schumann’s Piano Concerto, with soloist, current Masters student Danusia Oslizlok. 

2.00pm QUESTION & ANSWER session with Senior Staff

Aiveen Kearney Head of School
Gabriela Mayer Head, Department of Keyboard Studies
Joan Scannell Head, Department of String Studies
John O’Connor Head, Department of Wind, Percussion, Voice & Drama Studies
Maria Judge  Head, Department of Musicianship & Academic Studies

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