RK Vocal Studio

Coronavirus Covid-19: Some advise for musicians & music students

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by Rebecca Keogh | Health

  • Do not attend your lesson/gig if you are showing any of the signs or are contagious in any way. Stay at home.
  • Call your doctor for advice if you think you might have the virus.
  • Wipe down keyboards/pianos down with wipes before and after use. Especially if it's a shared instrument like at your music lesson.
  • Use your own microphone.
  • Carry hand sanitiser with you and use it regularly!
  • Wash your hands regularly and make sure you lather them up before rinsing.
  • Cover your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when coughing to help stop the spread of droplets which may contain the virus.
  • Keep your distance from anyone who appears to have any of the symptoms (coughing/breathing difficulties/sneezing etc)
  • If you are asthmatic, make sure you have your inhaler.
  • Take this seriously. But don't panic. Let's protect the most vulnerable from getting this virus. You might survive it, but the elderly and people with weakened immune systems might not!


Keep up to date with your local health authority on Coronavirus news & advise; https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html