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This is a popular option, particularly for students who sing and|or play one or more instruments to a high level. Most students opt for 50% evaluation for Performance, however, the combined option of Music technology (25%) and Performance (25%) is also available to our students in Hewitt College.

In June, students sit two papers, a Listening Paper (25%), a 90-minute long test on four set works, Irish music and general listening skills and a Composition Paper (25%), a 90-minute long test on Melody writing and harmony.

Hewitt College has a beautifully toned Yamaha piano for practice and practicals. Music is a popular option as an extra subject. Places fill fast. If you would like to receive information on our September 2019 – May 2020 classes, please complete this form.

Availability at Hewitt College

  • Full Time
  • Courses
  • Leaving Cert Music: Higher

Our Leaving Cert Programme has full time 4th Year, 5th Year and 6th Year classes, and includes Music as a core subject.

Courses in Music for the following exams are regularly available.

  • Leaving Cert Music: Higher
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