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 www.stagnesmusiccrumlin.com 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
OLIVER! Final Countdown-
‘Oliver!’ the musical is the forthcoming production of the St. Agnes’ Musical Society, 23rd to 25th March. With songs like ‘I’d do Anything’, ‘You’ve got to pick a pocket or two’, and ‘Food glorious Food’, plenty of fun and action it will be a great outing for all the family.
Booking Now open!
Places are available for this most enjoyable and social Set Dancing class, where enjoyment is the key word!
Classes will begin after Easter. Please contact us if you are interested.
Classes will be taught by Aishling Kehoe who has many years dancing and teaching experience including All Ireland and World Champion Irish Dancing Students in her School Of Irish Dancing.
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.
Representatives from the CCMA attended celebrations of Dublin’s Cultural activities, and performed for the Lord Mayor.
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.
Arts and Culture Minister with Muisic Network announce Music Capital scheme at CCMA.
Minister Josepha Madigan says ‘The Music Capital Scheme is a wonderful initiative which has benefitted thousands of people since the scheme was set up in 2008.’ The CCMA have been grateful recipients of support from this grant in the past and were very happy to host the event.
A great time was had by all those attending and taking part in our first event of 2018 ‘Sinbad’, the pantomime. Congratulations to all taking part and a big thanks to all those who supported the production. Click below for the production photos!
‘Choir of Ages’
New TV series featured members of our local community includng a number of local schools, the Memory Lane choir, members from Fr. Kitt Court and Walkinstown Services. Conductor David Brophy was at the heart of the programme, filmed in part at the CCMA.
The programme aired on Thursdays in November and December 2017.
The choir performed on RTE’s Ray Darcy show on Sat 25th Nov, repeated Sunday 26 at on RTE 1.
Sing for Simon Charity concert Raises €1600 The third annual SING FOR SIMON concert took place on Sunday 19th November with a packed hall for the night. St Agnes Parents String Orchestra teamed up with SOUNDS Ensemble conducted by Eimear O'Grady and Terry Clancy. An amazing amount of €1600 plus was raised for DUBLIN SIMON COMMUNITY. Thanks to every one for all their generosity.
Scoil Úna Naofa Orchestra and St. Agnes’ Parents joined forces for this years Christmas spectacular concert, with all your favourite seasonal numbers. Thursday 7th December 2017
President Higgins congratulates Sr Bernadette Sweeney on her Golden Jubilee
‘Amongst her many acts of generosity was the establishment, with Dr. Joanna Crooks of the Music Project in St. Agnes’ School in Crumlin in 2006. During the eleven years since its establishment, the project has introduced hundreds of young people to the joys of music, greatly enriching their lives…..’
The first of a new series of cultural outings hosted by the CCMA saw a trip to Clondalkin Round tower and museum.
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Sr. Bernadette Sweeney, CEO
Seamus Doyle, Director