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 still 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: String Orchestra 3-4:10pm

Tuesday: Concert Band 3-4:30pm

Wednesday: Jazz Band 3-4:30pm

Fridays: Choir 10:35-11:10am

Please ensure your child can be collected promptly at the end of each rehearsal.


The Cathedral College in Rockhampton will be hosting the Catholic Education Music Camp from 26 – 28 June 2018. The Catholic Education Music Camp will welcome all secondary students (Year 7 – 12) from Catholic Secondary schools in the Rockhampton Diocese who participate in their College band, orchestra, string ensemble, choir or stage band/jazz ensemble.

Students will participate in ensembles directed by two well-respected clinicians, enhancing their musical skills and preparing repertoire for our Gala Concert which concludes the camp.

Further information and a link to the sign-up form is included below

2018 Catholic Education Music Camp.


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.

These 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.

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

2018 Information - PRIMARY SCHOOLS


2018 Information - EMMAUS STUDENTS



Click here to enrol for 2018


Alexia Lally

Director of Instrumental Music



Sarah Kateifides

Sarah Kateifides

Instrumental Music Teacher

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