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Leaving Cert Music Technology

This one-day course will cover all aspects of approaching the 25% Music Technology option. Note: Combo Discount for LC Music Easter Revision Course available (see below course descriptions for details.)


In this one-day course, Kim Fallen Bailey, RIAM teacher, will cover all aspects of approaching the 25% Music Technology option as part of the Leaving Certificate Music performance component.

Kim will take participants through each stage of the question, as well as giving tips on useful techniques and the marking scheme involved.


Combo Discount:

Participants of the LC Music Technology course can book the LC Music Easter Revision Course (19th & 20th April 2022) at a discounted rate. Instructions for discounted booking of the second course will be sent in the booking confirmation email for this LC Music Technology course.
Please allow for receipt of confirmation email before booking the second course - Retrospective discount cannot be granted !!!

Learning Outcomes

The following will be covered on the day:

  • Show students how to set up and input scores on 'Musescore 3'

  • Overview and practise of editing options

  • Complete a mock examination on this component live during the course


Kim Fallen Bailey graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2007 with an Honours Degree in Music Education and a Commendation Award for Teaching. Her work in Crannog Nua Special School involves teaching music to children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. She is also the founder and director of Ceol Draíochta music school in Donabate, Dublin, where she teaches piano and theory and provides vocal training and Grinds for Junior and Leaving Cert students.

Kim delivers the 2-year Leaving Cert Music course in the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She designed and delivers the Foundations for Leaving Cert Music 1-year preparatory course. She also developed and directs the RIAM’s e-course, Teaching Leaving Cert Music, Sets A and B.



  • 5th and 6th year Leaving Certificate Music students


  • Laptop with good internet connection & camera. (NB: iPads, Tablets and phones will not be sufficient for this course)
  • Free Software ‘Musescore 3’ downloaded before the course starts
  • Earphones are useful but not essential


  • Writing material
  • Notes will be provided but must be downloaded and printed prior to the class


Course was great! I knew a little about music tech but my teacher in school knew next to nothing about it. This course helped me to learn what I need to know for the leaving cert music technology option. Thank you Kim! (M. Mann)


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