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Newpark Music Centre announces Grace Tallon as its new Director

 

Speaking about her appointment, Ms Tallon stated “I am delighted to take up the position of Director in Newpark Music Centre, an institution that has made a hugely significant impact on music education in Ireland. Through my professional and personal involvement in the Irish arts scene over the last number of years I have witnessed first-hand the positive impact quality music education can have on lives. I believe passionately in the Arts and I look forward to shaping the future of Newpark Music Centre and broadening our remit."

Grace Tallon, studied at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and UCD and has been professionally involved in the Arts for 15 years as a musician, educator and producer. As co-founder of & Co., a collective with a focus on producing creative things to see and do she has worked with some of Irelands top tier artists. Grace has also worked as a project manager and PR consultant for a number of arts organisations and has lead and managed community arts programmes. Prior to this, she was a County Councillor on Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council for 8 years. She is currently a member of the Sounding the Feminists working group.

Bébhinn Murphy acting Chair of Newpark Music Centre commented that, “We are delighted to appoint Grace Tallon as the Director of Newpark Music Centre. Grace steps in to lead the organisation at a significant time in its development - her experience in building and leading teams and in creative programming will be key to fulfilling Newpark Music Centre’s strategic vision. I have no doubt that her innate passion for the Arts and music will ensure Newpark Music Centre’s continued growth and success. On behalf of the Board, I wish Grace every success in her new role.”

 

NEWPARK MUSIC CENTRE RE-OPENS FOR CLASSES ON MONDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 2019

WE ARE NOW TAKING ENROLMENTS - PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE FOR MORE DETAILS OR APPLY HERE THROUGH OUR APPLY ONLINE OPTION

 

Our mission is to provide quality music education for children and adults, to strive for excellence while focusing on enjoyment, to train both recreational and professional musicians and to foster a love of music in both.

Founded in 1979 to provide much needed music school facilities in south Dublin, Newpark Music Centre now caters for over 1000 students and is one of the largest private music schools in Dublin. While the emphasis is on learning music for enjoyment, students and choirs from the Music Centre have been extremely successful in competitions throughout the country. All exam syllabuses are covered up to and including diploma level and several specialised courses not available in other music schools are offered.

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 9am - 10pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

On our website you will find details of the many and varied courses and activities that we offer. Please also feel free to contact us for any further information on +353-1-2883740 or e mail us at enquiries@newparkmusic.ie

International partner schools

Jazz & Rock Schule Freiburg

Escola de Jazz Luis Villas-Boas

Rimon School of Music

Koyo Conservatory of Music

Musica Creativa

Conservatorio Souza Lima