Coronavirus COVID-19 School Closure
We regret to inform you that the Artane School of Music has had to take the precautionary measure of closing the school with immediate effect.
This is a decision which was taken by the ASM Covid19 Working Group based on advice from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and with the health and safety of our students, staff and volunteers at the heart of our decision.
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has issued the following advice ….
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the country’s schools, colleges and childcare facilities are to close in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
From 6pm today, schools, colleges and childcare facilities will close. In relation to cultural institutions, indoor gatherings of more than 100 people will not be permitted and a maximum outdoor gathering of 500 people will be allowed.
All band rehearsals, choir rehearsals, music lessons, theory classes, leaving cert music and engagements etc., are now postponed for a period of 18 days (until Sunday 29th March 2020).
The ASM Covid19 Working Group will continue to constantly monitor the ongoing situation in line with guidance from the Chief Medical Officer of Ireland, the HSE, the HPSC and the various relevant Government Departments.