Naas Youth Project Summer Fun Camp

Tempo Music School had a great two days facilitating bodhrán workshops to the young people in the community of Ballycane. The summer camp was hosted and funded by Kildare Youth Services who did an excellent job taking care of everyone involved.

Kildare Youth Services

Music Summer Camp

music-workshopTempo Music School were delighted to be part of the wonderful ‘Whitechurch Summer Project’ in Dublin 16 where we facilitated 9 music workshops to children aged between 4 and 8.

The children became familiar with rhythm and pitch, the orchestra, playing in a group and composing their own rhythms.  Our hands on workshops were very successful in awakening a love of music in the local children.

Whitechurch Summer Project Picture

Bodhrán Workshop – Rush, Co Dublin


Tempo Music School was delighted to be part of the wonderful Scoil Samhraidh Chris Langan 2012 where Robert O Connor facilitated a bodhrán workshop.

The event was hosted by Rinceoil Fingal, a local music school in Rush serving the area and the surrounding town lands.

Robert With All Tutors

Robert was joined by fellow tutors, Cillian Vallely, Gerry O Connor, Kevin Crawford, Alan Kelly and Tony Byrne after the workshops to perform for the students, visitors and everyone else who was there on the day.

Music in Schools

Music class at Saint Aidans Community SchoolSaint Aidans Community School in West Tallaght has developed and nurtured the students in the community of Brookfield, and in the past four years there has been a huge growth in the number of students taking part in extra curricular music activities.

Weekly Tuition – Tempo Music School

Tempo Music School has been part of this revival and works closely with the school providing weekly tuition in bodhrán, djembe, and basic music theory.

Our next program begins in Saint Aidan’s in September 2012.

“….Robert has shown a great ability to connect with a wide variety of students forming good relationships with the students in a caring and patient manner.  We are delighted that the programm will continue to develop this year and would highly recommend Robert to any school”

F.Moran, Principal.

Bodhrán Workshop – transition year

irish-drum-bodhránTempo 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 stage to a rapturous applause, watch a great pre-show warm up video here.

Music Workshop – Clondalkin Library

Love Live Music Day with Tempo Music Schoolsouth dublin county council 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 on the day.


Music Workshop – Castletymon Library

Love Live Music Day with Tempo Music School funded by SDDCMusic Workshop – Castletymon Library


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 from the various schools around the area.


Music Workshop – Drumcondra Library

Music Workshop - Drumcondra LibraryTempo 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

Music in School Dublin – Djembe drumming

Music in School - Djembe drummingFor 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 the summer concert to rapturous applaud.