In a major supply contract for the Wenger range of music equipment for the new Cork School of Music, Black Cat Music has been involved in the first education PPP project in Ireland.

With almost 500 ‘Classic 50’ music stands, 300 ‘Symphony’ Chairs, 260 ‘Musician’ Chairs as well as ‘Versalite’ Staging, ‘Tourmaster’ Risers and ‘Resource Centres’ the Cork School of Music’s new purpose-built College which opened in September 2007 is well equipped and providing state-of-the-art facilities for 400 full time students.

With 13,000m2 of space, the project supplied through a public-private partnership includes a library, 52 teaching/practice studios, a 500-seater auditorium, a 100-seater drama theatre and movement room, a professional recording studio, electronic music studio, piano labs, audio lab, music IT lab, double bass studio, harp and harpsichord room, organ room, percussion studio and a post-graduate centre. Other facilities include lecture theatres, classrooms, student common room and offices for student services, staff common room, boardroom, meeting rooms, medical referral centre, a bistro café, as well as public offices and accommodation for the management, teaching and administrative staff.

The new Cork School of Music provides the internationally-renowned staff of Ireland's largest conservatory of music and drama with the very best of facilities to ensure that many more students are able to pursue their studies.