• Ossia;  In  Italian means “or “.

    Used as a musical term it means, an alternative or easier  piece of music to play.

     Ossia Music School  has a  proven,  25 years  track record of excellence in Belfast.
    We strive very hard to  provided a safe environment to explore, learn and grow as a musician.

    All tutors are regularly checked through the Access N.I. programme.


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Recent News

  • Open Day @Ossia 28/11/15 12pm – 3pm Free

    Open Day Saturday 28th November 12-3pm Free for everyone Come and enjoy a great day of music. Take a workshop with one or all our world famous tutors Listen to some great local bands who we have in one form taught, or mentored through our Rockschool programme Have a gig on us as a special […]

  • Classes start back

    As you may or may not know. Ossia teaches not just from the main studio in Belfast, but from satellite studios around the country Banbridge Lessons Tuesday night 6.30 – 9.30 Comber lessons Wednesday Night 700 – 930 DownPatrick lessons Thursday night 7.00 – 8.00 We also run a year long project Ossia Rock Shop. […]

  • Failure is the only option

    Failure is the art of playing music. How can we learn if we don’t fail. We use failure to learn about everything else, so why is it that, when it comes to music it’s such a hard lesson to learn. Even as a seasoned musician, the failure is still there. Some call it a block, […]

  • Dont fret over playing a guitar

    Lots of musicians cant read music do a search prove us wrong. Lessons aren’t about reading music, or learning loads of theory. In our experience, that will happen along the  way, and before you even know it. So, at Ossia we try to maintain your enthusiasm for your new adventure, by making every lesson, interesting, […]

  • Jumpers for goal posts

            Without having a goal it’s difficult to score. So that’s why, we always will ask you, to make a list of your top ten favourite songs to listen to. Then we know what you want to play and make the lessons up around the problems that we may encounter along the way.

  • How can we help

    We try to take the obstacles out of your very hectic schedules by; Giving you a time slot  thats suitable to you Lending you an instrument if yours is broke, or you fancy trying something new. Need a pic? Take one. Broke a string? Have one on us. Need drum sticks? Just ask. Tell us […]