Welcome to the Donegal Summer School of Music. We had a fabulous week of music and good vibrations from 3rd-7th July in Coláiste Ailigh this year.

Check back in after the new year for our 2024 programme. Check out the following links for a flavour of what was on offer in 2024- go here to our full programme and don't forget to check out our featured classes. Check out our highlights reel on our External link opens in new tab or windowfacebook and we hope to see you back next year.

A big thank you to all our students, parents and guardians, sponsors and our wonderful tutors who always make the Donegal Summer School of Music a special week of making music and having fun - we make a great team!

The DSSM is a non-profit organisation and provides top quality music tuition.

DSSM 2023 is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media via:

i)       2023 Small Scale Local Festivals and Summer Schools Scheme

ii)      Local Live Performance Programme Support Scheme, administered by Donegal County Council


The Summer School Committee would like to thank sincerely all the very talented tutors, volunteers, Donegal Music Education Partnership, Donegal County Council, Limavady Pianos, Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports & Media and of course, the pupils of the school and their parents, for making the Donegal Summer School of Music a continuing success.

The Summer School programme is carefully planned to allow pupils a good choice of instrumental and voice classes, as well as tuition in Modern Dance and Arts and Crafts. It offers a wide variety of classes with experienced and enthusiastic tutors, in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. The half-day Semibreves class is for our youngest pupils (6-8 years) and there are plenty of classes to help students transition to the main school - check out the full programme here.


The Summer School may be contacted by email at External link opens in new tab or windowdssm.members@gmail.com or by phone at 086 6649954

The DSSM Committee: Breege Doherty, Susie Carey, Zoe Stephenson, Ellen Quinn, Brenda Kelly, Victoria McHugh, Vinu Appukuttan, Gerard Doherty, Fatima Byrne and Annie Condron

Funders and Partners