Learning Music Through Singing in the Primary School - Workshop for Primary School Teachers.

The Lab, Foley Street, Dublin 1

Learning Music Through Singing in the Primary School - Workshop for Primary School Teachers.

Dublin Youth Choir invites everyone involved in music making in the primary school to an exciting day of music and musicianship through singing.

Throughout the day, participants will expand their conducting gestures, discuss various ways to prepare scores, share repertoire ideas, observe a musicianship class with Dublin Youth Junior Choir, and discuss the challenges and opportunities relating to teaching music through singing in the primary school.

The workshop will focus on the curricular areas of composing, performing, and listening and responding so that teachers can relate the content of the workshop to the current Primary School Curriculum. There is also an opportunity for participants to apply to take part in the conducting masterclass, in which selected participants will conduct members of Dublin Youth Choir.

This lively and interactive workshop aims to provide teachers with an opportunity to develop skills relating to teaching music through singing in the primary school in a supportive environment, while also providing an insight into the work of Dublin Youth Choir.

The workshop is led by DYC’s Artistic Director, Lynsey Callaghan

Essential Information

Event Venue: The Lab, Foley Street, Dublin 1 (see locations details and how to get to the venue further below)

Date: Sunday, March 31, 2019

Time: 10.15am to 4.30pm (with a break for lunch). 

Participation Fee: €45.00. Please note that lunch is not included, but there are many options on places to eat nearby.

Workshop documents will be emailed in advance of the day.

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Event Location and Accessibility

The LAB is located on Foley Street in the City Centre, adjacent to Talbot Street and Amiens Street. It is next door to Dance House, and just around the corner from Oonagh Young Gallery and ArtBox on Joyce Street. It is just 550 metres from the Spire, on O' Connell Street, and 1.1 kilometre from the front gate of Trinity College Dublin. 

Accessibility: The LAB is fully wheelchair accessible with wheelchair accessible toilets.

LUAS: The shortest route from the nearest Luas stop, Busáras, is 210 metres by pavement.

DART: Connolly Station is serviced by trains running to the north and south areas of County Dublin. From the front steps of Connolly Station, it is 280 metres to The LAB. The Luas also runs from Connolly to Busáras, The LAB’s nearest stop.

BUS: The LAB is 550 metres from O’Connell Street, which is served by Dublin Bus Routes 1, 4, 7, 7b, 7d, 9,  8, 11, 13, 14, 16, 29a, 31/a, 31b, 32, 33, 33x, 38, 38a, 38b, 40, 40b, 40d, 41, 41a, 41b, 41c, 41x 42, 43, 44, 46a, 46e, 116, 120, 122, 123, 130, 140 and 747. Please see the Dublin Bus website for more information on planning your journey.

CAR: On-street paid parking is available on Foley Street, and also nearby at the Irish Life Mall car park.

GPS Coordinates & MAP

GPS Coordinates: Latitude 53.3515312, Longitude -6.2532108000000335