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Instrumental Music

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)
  • Piano
  • Voice

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.

Enrol now for 2019



Instrumental Music 2019 Information Letter


All ensembles are now up and running on the following days:

Tuesday: Concert Band 3-4:30pm

Wednesday: Jazz Band 3-4:30pm

Friday: Choir 10:35-11:40am

Friday: String Ensemble 3-5pm

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.



Northside Catholic Schools Instrumental Program

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.

For more information on costing, tuition and enrolment, please see the information below:

Enrolment Form ST ANTHONYS 2019

Enrolment Form ST JOSEPHS 2019

Enrolment Form ST MARYS 2019



Alexia Lally

Director of Instrumental Music

Concert Band ensemble director



Stephanie Coughlan 

Assistant Director of Instrumental Music

Jazz Band ensemble director


Kate Ellis

Instrumental music teacher

String and Choir ensemble director


Celeste Hack

Vocal Tutor

Jason Fisher

Brass tutor


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