The ExWell Choir
Welcome to the ExWell Choir! We are meeting once a week in the IWA Clontarf and Thomas Davis Gaa Club. All are welcome!
Our Musical Director
Amy completed both her undergraduate degree in Music, and postgraduate Diploma in Education in Trinity College Dublin. In 2016, she completed a year-long diploma at the Kodály Institute in Kecskemét, Her year in Kecskemét further instilled her passion for music education. She is committed to her work aiding the professional development of teachers in Ireland, particularly relating to Zoltán Kodály and his philosophy and concept of music education. In 2021, she completed the Masters in Choral Studies in Dublin City University and graduated with a First Class Honours.
From 2011 to 2022, Amy worked as a Music Teacher in Newpark Comprehensive School in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Since 2008, she has been a member of the Conference Team at the Post-Primary Music Teachers’ Association’s annual conferences, and from 2018 to 2020 served in the role of Vice-Chairperson of the Association. Amy is the current Chair of the committee for Kodály Ireland, having been heavily involved as a member of the society’s committee since 2018, serving in the roles of PRO, Secretary, and Vice-Chair/Course Coordinator. Currently, Amy is teaching Music Methodology in Dublin City University.
She also teaches Musicianship in Leeson Park School of Music. Alongside this work, she is continuing her studies by completing the International Kodály Certificate with the Kodály Institute, alongside certificate courses with the British Kodály Academy and the National Youth Choir of Scotland.