Senior Course

For secondary school age musicians
Strings, wind
Sunday 24th – Friday 29th June 2018

Junior Course 

For primary school age musicians (minimum age 9)
Strings, wind, recorder and percussion
Saturday 30th June  – Tuesday 3rd July 2018

This years’ courses will take place at The King’s Hospital, Palmerstown, Co. Dublin

The DYO Chamber Music Summer Courses are designed for young musicians (from age 9 to 18) with some experience in orchestra and chamber music and also for those who are completely new to ensemble playing.

String players at all levels will have the opportunity to explore a rich and varied repertoire of chamber and orchestral music. Each string quartet is coached by a dedicated expert tutor for the duration of the course.  Wind players have the opportunity to explore a full repertoire of classical, jazz, swing and blues music with an experienced wind tutor.  Our percussion course offers younger players the chance to get involved in music whilst joining in with all the summer camp fun!

The courses offers a unique blend of music-making and traditional summer camp fun activities, including swimming, rounders, uni-hoc, orienteering, football, tennis, drama and the annual talent show.

Applications for the 2018 summer courses are now open.  You will find detailed information and an application form here.

Places are limited and are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.  We do not hold places – please apply with the completed application form and payment.

Subsidies are available – please contact courses@dyo.ie in full confidence for details.

For further information please contact Lisa Scanlan, Summer Courses Administrator,

by email on courses@dyo.ie