Music graduate pursues career as musical director and teacher

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Fiona works as a Private Music Teacher/Musical Director

Fiona works as a Private Music Teacher/Musical Director

For musical director and teacher Fiona, taking part in the WIT Chamber Choir as a BA (Hons) Music student gave her a great understanding of team work

Name: Fiona Tobin 

Course: BA (Hons) Music

When and where was your first job after graduating? 1995 Substitute teacher

Where are you currently working? What position do you currently hold? 
Private Music Teacher/Musical Director

What do you hope to achieve in the future? Further work with Musical Direction.

How has your studies at WIT helped you to get where you are today?
Very detailed course in performance and music theory. Progressive for its time in the early 1990's.

Why did you choose your course/ to study at WIT/ study in Waterford?
My Music teacher recommended it to me and praised its achievements.

What advice would you give to students considering your course?
Research all the modules and subjects and see if they suit/match your talents in the music field. There are so many opportunities from the degree, but it must match what you want to achieve.

What advice would you give to those unsure of college or of what course to pick? 
Maybe do a PLC course first. Speak to graduates from all different colleges or universities that offer music.

Did you join any clubs or societies? Yes

What is the name(s) of the club or society you joined? WIT Chamber Choir

How would you describe your experience with the club or society?
It gave me a great understanding of team work and choral singing.

Social media?
Facebook: The Déise Singers

Related Courses

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in  Music

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