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Rank Ranking
#8100 of 14,131 In the World
#1883 of 2,785 In Europe
#29 of 32 In Ireland
#10 of 11 In Dublin

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Acceptance rate
18%
Funding
Private
Website
www.riam.ie
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate18%
Admissions RequirementsIrish Leaving Certificate or recognized international equivalent; Two letters of recommendation; Personal statement; Five original compositions; Proof of competence in English

Programs and Degrees

Doctoral Degree Music

Notable alumni

  1. Moya Brennan

    Moya Brennan
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    songwritermusicianrecord producersingerguitarist
    Biography

    Moya Brennan, also known as Máire Brennan, is an Irish folk singer, songwriter, harpist, and philanthropist. She began performing professionally in 1970 when her family formed the band Clannad. Brennan released her first solo album in 1992 called Máire, a successful venture. She has received a Grammy Award from five nominations and has won an Emmy Award. She has recorded music for several soundtracks, including Titanic, To End All Wars and King Arthur.

  2. Karan Casey

    Karan Casey
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    pianistsinger
    Biography

    Karan Casey is an Irish folk singer, and a former member of the Irish band Solas. She resides in Cork, Ireland.

  3. Llewellyn Cadwaladr

    Llewellyn Cadwaladr
    Years
    1857-1909 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    opera singer
    Biography

    Llewellyn "Lyn" Cadwaladr was a Welsh operatic tenor who originated roles in, or starred in early tours of, comic operas and operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan, Solomon and Stephens, Robert Planquette and others in the Victorian era, often in America for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company. He was touring as Ralph in H.M.S. Pinafore when he was asked to create the role of Frederic in the ad hoc 1879 British copyright performance of The Pirates of Penzance.

  4. Vincent O'Brien

    Vincent O'Brien
    Years
    1871-1948 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    composerconductorchoir director
    Biography

    Vincent O'Brien, Irish organist, music teacher and composer. O'Brien was an important figure in early 20th-century Irish music. For some, he is mainly known as the first teacher of singers such as John McCormack, Margaret Burke-Sheridan and the writer James Joyce.

  5. Edith Best

    Edith Best
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1865-1950 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Edith Best was an Irish musician and one of the founding members of the Feis Ceoil.

General info

Alternative names RIAM
Founded 1848
Accreditation Quality and Qualifications Ireland - QQI (Dearbhú Cáilíochta agus Cáilíochtaí Éireann)

Location and Contacts

Address 36-38 Westland Row
Dublin, County Dublin
Ireland
City population 553,000
Phone +353 (1) 676 4412
Fax +353 (1) 662 2798

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