Kira Deegan is a teacher of voice and piano
who has gained extensive experience in vocal performance both in
Ireland and abroad. Kira studied music from an early age with the Royal
Irish Academy of Music and Trinity College London, before graduating
from NUI Maynooth with an Honours BA (Mus) degree. She was later
awarded the Diploma in Opera Performance from the University of London
(Birbeck). Kira has traveled with renowned performing groups such as
Anuna, Celtic Women and Riverdance, where she appeared as lead vocal
soloist. She has also been cast in professional operatic productions
including Madame Butterfly, Lady Macbeth of Mtensck and The Flying
Dutchman. See Kira's website www.kiradeegan.com.
Suzette Monds is a piano & voice teacher with Rye Rhythm Music School.
Chris Cahill is
a guitar teacher with Rye Rhythm Music School. He encourages his
students to pursue exams aswell as mastering various playing styles.
Laura O' Neill
is a flute & pre-instrumental teacher with the school. She holds a
BA in Music and Classics (NUI Mayooth) and an MA in Classics(NUI
Maynooth). She has over 10 years experience teaching flute, piano,
recorder and theory both in Ireland and abroad. Laura taught curriculum
music to primary pupils over a period of 2 years while living in
Uganda. On returning from Uganda, she undertook a Graduate Diploma in
Education (Music) at the University of Limerick and graduated in 2011
with First Class Honours. Since then she has taught Junior and Leaving
Certificate Music and also continues with her instrumental teaching.
Aside from teaching, Laura has performed in a variety of contexts ,
both public and private, in a solo capacity and as an ensemble player.
Keren Maxwell is a piano teacher with Rye Rhythm Music School & also teaches in other schools in Dublin.
is a piano & voice teacher in Rye Rhythm Music School. She studied
music from a young age in The Leinster School of Music and College of
Music DIT and successfully undertook exams with the Associated Board of
the Royal Schools of Music. She graduated from NUI Maynooth with an
honours music degree BA(Mus) and has obtained with distinction a
diploma in Classical Singing Performance from the London College of
Music. Rachel has performed most recently in The National Concert Hall
and sings regularly in venues such as The Helix ('The Sound of
Musicals'), the Unitarian Church St. Stephen's Green, and is currently
preparing for a performance of the Pergolesi 'Stabat Mater' and a
second 'Sound of Musicals' show. She is in demand as a wedding singer
and also volunteers in her local Montessori and Pre-school making music
fun between 3 and 5 years old.
Sabina Carthy is a violin teacher in the Rye Rhythm Music School.
Ronan Tierney is a guitar teacher in the school, and works in various projects & schools across Dublin.
Marie Cosgrove is a guitar & music theory teacher in Rye Rhythm Music School. Marie is also a qualified Secondary school teacher, & has taught
the Junior & leaving Cert Music syllabus as an extra subject aswell
as supplementing material taught in school.