EditorialKingston Academy Of Music
When I was a kid growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, there were two big events on hot summer days: the arrival of the ice cream man at dusk and then about an hour later, the trapping of fireflies in glass jars. When I was sixteen, I started working in the summers and...read more
Give me a break. My kids saw through Hannah Montana before I’d ever heard of her. The pseudo-conservative Christian morality, the hideous clothes, the bad music, the teenager being cute so she and her daddy can bag the cash. You hear parents complaining about the...read more
Hugh Keenan helps to drum up excitement about the recent launch of Kingston Academy's new premises, which was officially opened by An Tanaiste, Eamon Gilmore. Hugh's drumming skills were temporarily muted as the Tanaiste congratulated the music and art school on its...read more
Audrey McKenna, a music teacher for 20 years (photo), opened the Kingston Academy of Music in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin last September. The academy hosted its inaugural recital in the National Gallery of Ireland last month. “Music has a great ability to distract one...read more
Tanaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and TD for the local constituency of DLR Eamon Gilmore, officiated at the official opening of the new Kingston Academy of Music in Dalkey this afternoon. The story of success of the Kingston Academy in these recessionary times is...read more
Kingston Academy Flash Mob Cellebration (left) | Lucy Bracken & Cayla Rose O'Sullivan (middle) | Sophie Ryan, Lucy McWilliams & Ellie Finney (right)Audrey McKenna, Sinead Finnegan, Ben Lewis, Ronan Rowan & Adam Kelly (left) | Amerilie O'Kelly Browne (middle) | Sashkia...read more
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“The director attracts tutors and pupils that mirror her ethos, that’s what makes the Academy special.
The Academy is a really nurturing environment and that’s what makes it special.”
"When I first came to the Academy, it was like home to me, I loved it.
I never expected or intended to sing on stage, but you get such encouragement that you can’t resist.”
Ethne Burke- Doran
“It’s not the business of teaching you see coming out (in lessons), it is the love of arts, heritage and culture that shows you the value of the Academy.”