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Performer Diploma Course

Piano Diploma Course
Aimed at those who have attained at least Grade 8 standard with Royal Irish Academy of Music Local Centre Exams or comparable exam board. Examinations are held at the Royal Irish Academy of Music twice yearly during June/July and November/December. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to sit the exam. There is no upper age limit for the any of the Diplomas. Successful candidates will have the right to use the following letters after their names:

Associate: A.R.I.A.M.
Licentiate: L.R.I.A.M.

For the Associate Performer's Diploma one will present a varied programme of not more than 45 minutes consisting of 3 pieces chosen from the syllabus plus a fourth own choice work. All four works must be performed from memory.

Candidates taking the Licentiate Performer's Diploma must present a varied programme of not more than 50 minutes duration which must include at least three pieces from the syllabus. They may also include a work of their own choice. The complete programme must be played from memory.

Technical requirements will consist of scales and arpeggios plus sight reading.

Please contact us for further details. Audition required.

If you wish to do the Teaching Diploma we can currently prepare you for the practical (performance) section. The Theory and Aural Sections will have to be studied on your own. Please note: Programme does NOT need to be performed from memory.

Piano Academy of Ireland

Phone: Call us at 01 4972333



Head Office and Studios:
1) 71B Brighton Road, Back of Methodist Church, Rathgar, D06Y497

Piano Studio:
2) Tennant Hall, Highfield Road,
Christ Church, Rathgar

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