Saturday, October 25, 2014

Simply Music & Lucan Community College - October 2014

Simply Music, supported by The Arts Council of Ireland, visited Lucan Community College and delivered iPad Music Composition Workshops to 80+ students.

The video below highlights some possible stars of the future featuring a song written a recorded on iPad by Darragh Bacon. The song is also sung by Darragh Bacon and Alex O'Shaughnessy.

Simply Music's "iClass Sounds":
Songwriting, composition and performance workshops combine live performance and technology using guitars, keyboards, vocals and multiple iPad's with GarageBand music software.

We bring the technology & the musicians to you. Workshops are facilitated by one/two professional musicians who arrive with our JamHub ‘silent rehearsal studios’ so you don’t have to worry about the workshop interfering with other classes in the school.

What students get from our workshops:

            Understanding of new and emerging music technology software
            Engagement with professional musicians
            Participation in an engaging composition-based workshop
            Participation and collective music-making
            Understanding technologies associated with music recording and production
            Social engagement and participative learning through music
            Fun and enjoyment


Paul Maher,
M.Sc in Education & Training Management (E-Learning)
Simply Music

Tel:  +353 (01) 2856162
Mobile:  +353 (0)87 2227718



Friday, September 26, 2014

Simply Music presenting at PPMTA 2014 Conference

Simply Music will give a 20 minute presentation on it's "iClass Sounds" iPad Interactive Composition/Song-writing/ Performance Workshops at this weekends PPMTA National Conference in the Alexander Hotel, Dublin. 

Please come along as we will have a stand demonstrating our use of 15 iPad's, midi keyboards, electric guitars, bass guitars, microphones and JamHubs - Silent Rehearsal Studios. 

What do your students get from our workshops?
Understanding of and engagement with new and emerging music
technology software
Experiential learning with professional musicians
Participation in a composition-based workshop and collective
Social engagement and immersive learning through a
combination of technology & music
Engaging & musical experience

Paul Maher, M.Sc in Education & Training Management (E-Learning)

Simply Music

Tel: 01 2856162 
Mobile: 087 2227718

Friday, May 30, 2014

iPad Music Workshops & DCC Arts Office - Artist in Libraries Programme

Simply Music, supported by The Arts Council of Ireland, will deliver a 3-day iPad Music Composition Workshop in association with Dublin City Council Arts Office for their 'Artist in Libraries Programme'. This will take place in Ballyfermot Library from July 1st 2014.

iPad Music Workshops

Dublin City Council Arts Office

The Arts Council of Ireland

Simply Music & Dublin City Council’s Artists’ Panel 2014

Simply Music ( is delighted to have been accepted again on to Dublin City Council’s Artists’ 2014 Panel and looks forward to new projects in the year ahead.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Simply Music - Corporate Team-Building Workshop

Large set up of percussion instruments combined with Simply Music's interactive technology in advance of Corporate Team-Building Workshop involving 99 employees, which took place in CityWest Conference & Event Centre!

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Simply Music featured on USA JamHub Website

Simply Music's work with Music Technology in Education has been recognised in the United States by the makers of "JamHub" Simply Music, supported by The Arts Council of Ireland, has found these fantastic Silent Rehearsal Studios to be of great use in delivering its Music Technology & Performance Workshops.

Thanks to Dave Ryan, Everest Music - Bray, for recommending us to JamHub. We're delighted to get the recognition abroad!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

CESI Conference 2014

Simply Music exhibited it's latest iPad Music Composition Workshops at the 2014 Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI) Conference in Galway last weekend.

You're never too old to be a rock star!!!!

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Simply Music's "iClass Sounds" iPad Music workshop footage - Firhouse Community College (1st Day Rehearsals)

First day in Firhouse Community College with transition year students. Thanks to Samantha Conroy for all her help.

Click on the photo above or link to view a short video clip.

Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan "iClass Sounds" Transition Year Workshops:

For more information on these Arts Council supported workshops contact:

Paul Maher
Simply Music

Tel: 01 2856162
Mobile: 087 2227718