Staff

Our team of highly qualified and motivated teachers aim to enhance your child's love of music and endeavour to develop each student's individual musical potential. It is the policy of CSM to employ teachers who satisfy the requirements of the Garda Vetting Board. All CSM's teaching staff have Garda Clearance Certificates and are re-vetted bi-annually in line with Garda Policy.

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Principal / Director

Eileen Brogan the School Director, has been involved in music education for over 30 years, originally working as a private teacher. A music examiner at the Royal Irish Academy of Music for many years, she held the post of Senior Music Examiner there from 2004-2006. She lectured in curriculum music at St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin from 2002-2012 and lectures in Music Appreciation for Forás Eireann from 2000-2017. She completed a Masters Degree in music at Dublin City University in 2005, obtaining a first class honours degree. Eileen holds an Honours Music Degree (B.Mus.) with the Open University, and both Associate and Licentiate Diplomas in piano with the Royal Irish Academy of Music (LRIAM), the Leinster School of Music (LLSM) and Trinity College London (LTCL). 

Eileen

 It is CSM's strict policy that all teaching staff have Garda Clearance Certificates

and are re-vetted tri-annually in line with Garda Policy Regulations. 

CSM Teaching Staff

Mini Music Academy Staff - Early Music Teaching Specialists

Ms. Eileen Brogan B.Mus Dip.Mus MA LTCL LRIAM LLSM Ms. Edwina Hopkinson BA B Mus
Ms. Krisztina Bartha BA(Mus) Ms Anna Abramochkina B Mus
Ms. Antoinette Kenna GDip LSMD (Mus. Ed.) Ms Orla Birkett BMus Dip.Mus LRIAM
Ms. Anna Melescik B Mus  
   

 

Academic Teaching Staff

Specialists in preparation for Musicianship / Theory (Prep. to Senior Certificate, Junior Certificate, Leaving Certificate, Grad. Dip. Riam. Syllabi: RIAM, ABRSM, TCL.

Mr. Nicholas Gregory BMus(Perf) ATCL LTCL

Ms Erin Bailey Hennessey BA (Perf)

Mr. Chris Colloton MA Jazz Perf. (NMC) MA TUD

Ms. Anna Melescik B Mus

Mr. Brendan Finan BMus MA (Comp)

Mr. Mihaly Magyarics B.Mus. (Perf)

Ms. Gertie Ryan BA (Mus)  MA ALCM LLCM 

Ms. Sarah Dalton B Mus Grad.Dip.Ed.

Ms. Rachel Reid BMus MA

Mr. Stevie Darragh B Mus ALCM LVCL

Mr. Ronan Tierney BA (NCAD) BMus MA (Comp)

Ms. Tunde Hodosan-Egan

BA (Perf) 

Ms. Ruth Gahan BA ALCM

Ms. Emma Tataru B Mus MDDip

Ms. Edwina Hopkinson BA(Bimm) BA (Mus)

Ms Orla Birkett BMus Dip.Mus LRIAM

Mr. Varazdat Khachatryan BMus MMus (Perf) MMus (Repetiteur) GradDip (Perf) (PhD)

Mr. Joseph Boyle (LTCL)

 Ms Orla Birkett BMus Dip.Mus LRIAM

 Mr Maurice Czerniak ATCL

 Ms Kate de Burca (ARIAM)  Mr Pedro Ponciano BA (Perf)
   

Keyboard Faculty

Piano Teaching Staff

Ms. Eileen Brogan BMus DipMus MA LTCL LRIAM LLSM Mr. Joseph Boyle (LTCL)
Ms. Ruth Gahan BA ALCM
Ms. Rachel Reid BMus MA (Perf)
Ms. Anna Melescik BMus Ms. Gertie Ryan BA (Mus)ALCM LLCM MA
Ms. Roisin NÍ Bhriain B Mus M Mus (Perf) LTCL Mr. Brendan Finan BMus MA (Comp)
Ms. Krisztina Bartha BA (Mus)  Ms Tunde Hodosan-Egan BA (Perf)
Mr. Jonathan Johnston B Phil Mr. Ronan Tierney BA (NCAD) BMus MA (Comp)
Ms Orla Birkett BMus Dip.Mus LRIAM Mr. Nicolaus Gregory BMus (Perf) ATCL LTCL
Mr. Varazdat Khachatryan B Mus MMus(Perf) Grad  Dip(Perf) MMus (Repetiteur) Ms Kate de Burca (ARIAM)
Ms. Rachel Reid B Mus MA

 

 

 
   

 

String Faculty

Violin and Viola Teaching Staff

 Ms Erin Bailey Hennessey BA

Mr. Nicolaus Gregory B Mus   

ATCL LTCL (Perf)

Mr. Mihaly Magyarics B.Mus.(Perf) MA Dip. Ms. Francesca di Nardi (MA Violin Perf)
   

Guitar Teaching Staff

Mr. Stevie Darragh BMus ALCM LVCL  Mr. Ronan Tierney BA (NCAD) B Mus MA (Comp)
Mr. Mauricio Flores Vargas BMus H Dip (Sound Prod/Eng) Ms. Edwina Hopkinson B.A., B.A.Mus.
Mr. Chris Colloton MA Jazz Perf. (NMC)  Mr. Maurice Czerniak ATCL
Mr. Pedro Ponciano BA  

Ukulele 

Chris Colloton MA Jazz Perf. (NMC) TUD

Mr. Stevie Darragh BMus ALCM LVCL 

Mr. Maurice Czerniak ATCL

Mr. Pedro Ponciano BA

Drums

Chris Colloton MA Jazz Perf. (NMC) TUD

Woodwind Faculty

Recorder Teaching Staff

Ms. Rachel Reid B Mus MA (Vocal Perf)   
Mr. Antonello D'Orazio  B Mus. MA (Sax Perf)  

Flute Teaching Staff

Ms. Roisin Ní Bhriain B Mus. LTCL  Mr. Antonello Dorazio B Mus MA (Sax Perf) 
   

Flute, Saxophone and Clarinet Teaching Staff

Mr. Antonello Dorazio BMus MA (Sax Perf)

Vocal Faculty

Ready-Steady-Sing! Choir Conductor (7-12 Yrs) & Music Theatre Group

Ms. Anna Abramochkina B Mus

Voice & Music Theatre Teaching Staff

Ms. Rachel Reid B Mus MA (Vocal Perf)  Ms. Anna Abramochkina B Mus
Ms. Ruth Gahan BA ALCM  

School Admin Team

Ms. Lorraine McDonagh

Ms. Nicola Subea     

Mr Patrick Brogan (Accounts)

Child Protection / Health and Safety / COVID-19 Protection Officer 

Ms. Eileen Brogan B Mus Dip Mus MA LTCL LRIAM LLSM

 It is CSM's strict policy that all teaching staff have Garda Clearance Certificates and are re-vetted every 3 years in line with Garda Policy Regulations