Piano exam success
Congratulations to all of my students who successfully completed RIAM exams in the first half of 2022. Results were absolutely outstanding - all of my students were awarded Honours and Distinctions. Congratulations to Adela, Isobel, Emma, Eva, Lara, Izabella, Marija, Ella, Sophia, Carol, Noreen, Alexandra, Maya, Kate, Oisín and Siomha.
Easter 2022 Concert
We hope you enjoy our 2022 Easter Concert featuring singing, piano and ukulele performances by students, recorded in their own homes.
Congratulations to my piano students Alexandra Kuznetsova, Grainne Nestor, Ella Rudy and Oisín Kelly who all achieved distinctions for exceptionally good performances on their November 2021 exams.
November exam distinctions
Christmas Concert 2021
We are delighted to present our virtual Christmas concert for 2021, featuring piano and singing performances from our students and some Christmas carols from Carra Singers. We hope you will enjoy it.
Summer 2021 exam success
Congratulations to all my students who successfully completed their RIAM exams in Summer 2021. They include the students pictured below: Alexandra Kuznetsova, Eavan Cafferkey, Siomha McNulty, Isobel Phillips, Noreen McDermott, Amy McNulty, Lara McNulty, Maya Kulendron, Ruan McCabe, Adela Rodgers and Grainne Nestor.
Summer Concert 2021
We hope you will enjoy our 2021 summer concert which features piano and singing performances from our students.
Easter Concert 2021
We are delighted to present our 2021 Easter concert, consisting of piano performances recorded remotely by students of Carra Music School.
Our annual Christmas concert took place virtually in 2020, with students submitting home videos featuring a range of Christmas classics and some original compositions. These videos showcase piano playing and singing from students of Carra Music School.
Christmas Concert 2020
Baltas Angelas, written by Diana Balciunaite performed by Bitela (Lithaunian Junior Choral Ensemble) directed by Ausra Kvietkute. This video was filmed in Co. Mayo during COVID-19 restrictions in 2020.
Carra Singers, directed by Ausra Kvietkute of Carra Music School, perform 'A Blessing', with words from traditional Irish Blessings and additional lyrics and music by Jay Althouse. The video was filmed in Co. Mayo during COVID-19 restrictions in 2020.
Congratulations to Carra Music School student Isobel Phillips who received a High Achiever Award for Grade 3 in 2019 from the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She was one of only five piano students selected to play at the RIAM Connacht-Ulster High Achiever Award ceremony in the Hawk's Well Theatre in Sligo in January 2020.
RIAM High Achievers
Some photos from Carra Music School 2019 Christmas concert in Belcarra Community Centre. We were delighted to welcome Jonathon Staunton, Guitar Tutor, and his students as guests.
Belcarra Youth Choir, directed by Ausra Kvietkute were invited to perform as part of the Nutcracker with Mayo Youth Orchestra and Jeté Youth Project.
Belcarra Youth Choir perform 'Waltz of the Snowflakes' as part of the Nutcracker'. Video courtesy of Mayo Youth Orchestra.
Bitela Lithuanian Junior Choral Ensemble (and their mothers!), directed and accompanied by Ausra Kvietkute performed as part of a Christmas event for the Lithuanian Community in Balla Community Centre. Photos courtesy of Džerinaldas Lukošius.
Carra Singers and Bitela performed in Horkan's Garden Centre for the turning on of the Christmas lights ... and met Santa.