We're delighted to announce the launch of our brand new Dabbledoo Music podcast where we will be talking all things music education. For our very first pilot podcast we are talking to The Eskies who are an Irish gypsy folk band. The band released their first album 'After the Sherry Went Round' in...
The year is 2006. I have just started my final year of secondary school, Italy have won the World Cup after Zinedine Zidane had been sent off in the final and Pluto has just been downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet – these are testing times indeed. The internet was starting to get in to...
"Practice, Practice, Practice!"
The most common piece of advice for anyone looking to learn a musical instrument is “just practice”.
It’s not really the most helpful advice and it’s not quite as simple as that.
Here is a full DabbledooMusic guide that will help you or your child to get...
Why learn an Instrument?
Learning a musical instrument doesn’t necessarily mean that you want to become a professional musician and play a week of sold out shows in Carnegie Hall (although that would be great - send us some tickets if you get there!).
Playing an instrument is a great way to...
In November we were invited to join Wendy Grace at Spiritradio to discuss all things DabbledooMusic.
We cover a range of topic in a short space of time!
The primary music curriculum
Creativity in education
Self esteem and confidence through music making
Lets Play Some Irish Music!
One of the best things about Ireland is its rich history of folk music, known as Irish Traditional Music.
Irish music is in fine health with festivals, schools and sessions thriving across Ireland and around the World.
For Paddy's day this year we are getting...