Please join us in welcoming our latest member of staff, Cathy Desmond. Cathy will be teaching both violin and our ‘Learn and Explore’ programme.

Cathy is a graduate of NUI Maynooth and holds a Licentiate of Trinity College, London. A qualified post-primary teacher and professional violin and viola player, she has 20 years’ experience teaching and performing music, and actively promotes inclusive music teaching in primary schools.

Cathy has played with a wide range of ensembles including the National Youth Orchestra, Limerick Choral Union Orchestra and the Corn Barn Players. She was awarded a National Youth Orchestra Achievement Award for her work in establishing a school orchestra in St. Peter’s College, Dunboyne. She also has experience of ensemble playing and has won awards for her ensemble tuition.

We are delighted to have Cathy on board and are looking forward to working with her!