St Agnes’ Community Centre  for Music and the Arts Crumlin Providing low cost music lessons to the community Click here for our partner project St Agnes’ Music Crumlin School project and parents orchestra
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Enriching Lives through Music

St. Agnes’ Community Centre for Music and the Arts is based at Armagh Road, Crumlin, Dublin and offers music tuition to people of all ages across a number of instruments. Whether you are new to music, at any age, or want to return after some absence we hope you will find something for you at the centre.


Music lessons are offered in violin, piano, piano accordion, tin whistle, guitar, harp, brass, bodhrán and baby music, while art (watercolour and sketching) and ballet are also part of the programme.

St. Agnes’ Community Centre for Music & the Arts opened its doors in November 2013. Read about the official opening here>>

It is an intergenerational project where age is irrelevant and is aimed at bringing all members of the community together to enjoy affordable music classes and other music and arts activities.


St. Agnes CCMA is affiliated to St Agnes violin project  This award winning project began in 2006, and from an initial violin programme has grown into a school orchestra, a parents orchestra, and gave rise to a community Musical Society.

CCMA representatives attend the recent launch of the Music Network Music Capital scheme with the Minister for the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD

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Enrol for classes now

St Agnes CCMA wish to invite you to enrol for this years music classes in the Music Centre, situated on Armagh Rd, behind Scoil Úna Naofa ( formally St Agnes’ NS)

Classes include string , wind, and keyboard instruments, classical  traditional and folk. Each term of 6 weeks costs €35 for 6 half hour group lessons

Full list of classes here.


2019 Hansel and Gretel2019 Panto begins 12th January

Booking Now Open!!

Hansel and Gretel will be the Panto at Scoil Úna Naofa Hall with three performances on Saturday and Sunday Jan 12th and Jan 13th. Starring Hannah Davis, David Lindsay,Linda McGee, Denise Donohue and Robert Dowling this tale of two children and a house made of sweets will be be a feast of music and fun. Oh yes it will!!

Full details here>>


CCMA Overall Winner at National Finals

The CCMA were awarded overall winner award in their cagegory Creative Place Intitiative. Award was presented at the National finals in Cork, November 2018



Pope Francis at Croke Park

Pope Francis pictured with Choir of Ages members behind

St Agnes’ was represented by an insturmental group and as part of the ‘Choir of  Ages’ playing for the pope in front of an audience of 82,000.

Report and pictures here>>>


RTÉ’s Nationwide film at CCMA

On June 13th the RTÉ ‘Nationwide’ team were at the CCMA filming activities of the centre, and talking to staff and students of the centre. Every class was represented on the day and it was a very enjoyable experience for everybody. Well done to all those who played so well in front of the cameras on the day, and who spoke so well about their experiences.

Keep an eye out for details of broadcast date.  


Summer Camp 2018

The musical year ends with SUMMER CAMP, a unique intergenerational camp for string players from primary school upwards without age limits! The annual concert in CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, Dublin, is a highlight of the year, and will take place on Thursday July 5th at 5 pm. Everyone is welcome. ST AGNES’ PARENTS STRING ORCHESTRA founded in 2010 by school parents now has 100 members aged 20-80 including parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, past parents and many members of the community. New members are always welcome and absolutely no previous experience is needed. Just email to open a new musical era in your life.


Discovering Dublin

The final trip in St Agnes' CCMA DISCOVER  DUBLIN series on Friday 15th June was to Malahide Castle. The series will start again on Friday 21st September.


Sarabande Ensemble at Bealtaine Festival

The Sarabande Ensemble, all members of ST AGNES Parents String ORCHESTRA perform on Wednesday 23rd May in a Bealtaine Festival event for Lorcan O'Toole Day Centre, Lorcan O'Toole Park, Crumlin, Dublin 12.  


Staff from CCMA attend Community Day

Staff from St. Agnes’ CCMA attended the Crumlin Walkinstown forum Dublin 12 Community Day on Saturday the 24th Feb.

It was a great day supported by many Clubs advertising their projects and services, and was wonderful to be part of such an event promoting the positive work that goes on in the local area.


’Sing a Song of Broadway’

Following their recent smash hit Oliver!’, St Agnes’ Musical Society held a musical evening  ‘Sing a Song of Broadway’. There were hits from the shows in a concert performance on  May 23rd , Frehills Tavern, Crumlin.


Carlingford Charity Concert

St Agnes Parents String Orchestra conducted by Naoise Dack performed at the FOY CENTRE in Carlingford on Sunday 20th May 2018 in a concert in aid of Carlingford RNLI. Cór Chairlinne conducted by Clodagh O'Gorman joined the orchestra for an arrangement of  Vivaldi's GLORIA and also performed a programme accompanied on keyboard by their conductor. Just over €2000  was raised for Carlingford RNLI.  Nineteen members of the orchestra will join St Agnes Chamber Orchestra for a short tour to Madrid June 22nd - 25th.


2018MansionHouseCCMA attend Mansion HouseT

Representatives from the CCMA attended celebrations of Dublin’s Cultural activities, and performed for the Lord Mayor.



Crumlin Community ChoirCrumlin Community Choir

Crumlin Community Choir meet  every Thursday evening in the St Agnes Community Centre for Music and the Arts(CCMA). The Choir is Directed by Joe Fitzgerald.



Hansel and Gretel, 12th and 13th January