Entries by Robert O'connor

Bodhrán Workshop – transition year

Tempo Music School were asked by St. Tiernans Community School, Dundrum to teach their transition year students how to play the bodhrán. Bodhrán Workshop Ceremony Party We happily agreed to take on the challenge and held 4 workshops for 120 minutes over a three week period in time for their ceremony, each student performed on […]

Music Workshop – Clondalkin Library

Love Live Music Day with Tempo Music School funded by SDCC Tempo Music School enjoyed a great morning of music and fun with the children of Clondalkin to celebrate ‘Love live Music Day’.  We all learned how to play rhythms in time with each other and understand pitch.  Tempo would like to thank everyone involved […]

Music Workshop – Castletymon Library

Love Live Music Day with Tempo Music School funded by SDDC   Tempo Music School had great fun with the local children of Castletymon in Tallaght, Dublin 24 where we all celebrated Love Live Music day using all sorts of fun instruments.  Tempo would like to thank everyone involved in Castletymon library and the teachers […]

Love Live Music Day

Tempo Music School has been invited by South Dublin Libraries to facilitate two fun filled music workshops on June 21st for Love Live Music Day in Clondalkin Library and Castletymon Library. Castletymon Library @ 10 am / contact Tony Reid – 014524888 Clondalkin Library @ 11.30 am / contact Helen McMahon – 014593315 South Dublin […]

Training Day with Music Generation Louth

Robert from Tempo Music School recently took part in a training day for Music Generation Louth where forty of Louths finest musicians and teachers gathered for day of music workshops.  The workshop was facilitated by Madeleine Cassan, a Music Educator from England. Music Generation Louth Workshop

The Bodhrán

The Bodhrán Makers by John B.Keane has been a recent acquisition of Tempo Music School and a must read for everybody especially those interest in ‘an bodhrán’, the Irish drum. It was acknowledged by all those who understood the complexities of the business that Bluenose was the best of all bodhrán makers. There were some […]

Music Generation

Robert O Connor of Tempo Music School is proud to be part of the tutors panel for Music Generation Louth,  where he will be teaching bodhrán amongst other instruments to the children of Louth. Music Education

Music Workshop – Drumcondra Library

Tempo Music School held a free music workshop as part of the Seactain na Gaeilge celebrations held in libraries all aver the country. We would like to thank everyone who came to Drumcondra Library on Wednesday the 8th of March and especially the friendly staff who made the event run smoothly. Drumcondra Library Picture

School completion Program

Scoil Mhuire Ballyboden   Tempo Music School runs weekly classes in Scoil Mhuire Ballyboden for two hours divided into four half hour classes reaching 25 students in total. Each student learns about rhythm, listening and composing using all kinds of hand percussion with bodhrán being the main instrument. All the students will be part of […]

Music in School Dublin – Djembe drumming

For a number of years now Tempo Music School has worked closely with School Completion Program in Dublin 16 nurturing the young students in the community. School Completion Program During this time the students developed their rhythm, timing, technique and a small bit of table tennis skills which they showcased for their fellow students at […]