Emmaus College provides instrumental music tuition to students keen to learn an instrument in the following areas:
- Woodwind (Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone)
- Brass (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium)
- Percussion (Drums, Drumkit, Xylophone, Auxilliary Percussion)
- Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass)
- Guitar (Acoustic, Electric, Bass)
Tuition is available to students who are continuing their studies and also to beginners. Students wanting to complete exams can negotiate with their tutor.
A variety of instruments are available through the Emmaus Instrument Hire Program.
Lessons are provided at the school during school hours or immediately outside school hours (where available) by specialised instrumental music teachers who bill parents directly. Each lesson is 40 minutes, once per week.
Enrolments for Instrumental Music are open! A reminder to new, interested students as well as those wishing to continue that they should complete their enrolment as soon as possible to avoid missing out on a place in the program.
All ensembles are now up and running on the following days:
Monday: Jazz Band 3-4:30pm
Tuesday: Concert Band 3-4:30pm
Wednesday: Choir 10:35-11:40am
Friday: String Ensemble 3-4:30pm
Ensembles include Concert Band, Full Orchestra, String Orchestra, Jazz Band, Drum Corps and various Vocal groups. It is important to note that students can participate in any ensemble without having to undertake tuition from within the Instrumental Music Program.
Please ensure your child can be collected promptly at the end of each rehearsal.
Director of Instrumental Music
Students from St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s Park Avenue and St. Mary’s Catholic Primary Schools can participate in a comprehensive Instrumental Music Program, co-ordinated by Emmaus College.
It is a structured tuition program for students wishing to learn orchestral, wind or percussion instruments on a group basis. The program’s aims are to develop a student’s musical experience through group lessons and performance-style ensemble rehearsals.
The Catholic Schools Instrumental Music Program is a structured tuition program for students wishing to learn strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass), woodwind (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone), brass (Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, French horn), Percussion, Guitar or Voice on a group basis. WE WELCOME NEW AND CONTINUING STUDENTS. Tuition is also available on Piano, subject to tutor availability. The program’s aims are to develop a student’s musical experience through group lessons and through performance-based playing in an ensemble.