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Programs delivery update

15-Jul-2021 Dear students, parents and caregivers,

As you may be aware, the NSW Premier announced yesterday that lockdown will continue until Friday 30 July 2021. Our campus will remain closed with no students onsite until the lockdown is eased.  

The following is an update on the delivery of our programs and activities until further notice:
Programs Continuing Online Lessons

Following on from the past week, these programs and activities will continue with online ZOOM lessons until further notice:
  • One-to-one lessons 
  • Musicianship 
  • The Schools Program 

Programs Commencing Online
Several of our programs and activities will be moving online to ensure continuity of learning and development for all students involved. Details for each program/activity will be communicated separately to those students involved. This includes:

Children’s Music Program – classes will move online from w/c Monday 19 July.

Small Ensembles - will move to online lessons from w/c Monday 19 July following a slightly amended program. This includes:
  • Classical Guitar Ensemble with Guy Strazz
  • Jazz Ensemble with Ashley Turner
Premier Ensembles – will move to online lessons from w/c Monday 19 July following a slightly amended program. This includes:
  • Central Coast Youth Orchestra (CCYO)
  • Primary Wind Ensemble (PWE)
  • Symphonic Wind Orchestra (SWO)
Saturday Strings – will commence online from Saturday 24 July.

Conspirito Community Flute Ensemble - will resume from 15 August, either online or in person.
Paused Programs
A handful of programs and activities will be placed on temporary hold until we are able to resume face-to-face lessons. If you recently received an invoice for one of the below paused programs, please disregard this as a new invoice will be sent when we are able to commence these programs. 
  • Adult Strings Ensemble
  • Recorder Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble with Steve Smilie
  • Keyboard Club

We ask that you please have patience as teachers work through setting your ZOOM lessons. Also a note that ZOOM lessons will be recorded. If you are not comfortable with your lesson being recorded, please let our admin team know ahead of your scheduled lesson.

Thank you for your continued support, patience and understanding as we continue to monitor the changing advice from the NSW Government and health officials.  We know that the decisions we make impact our CCCM community and promise to inform you as quickly as possible of all changes as they occur. 

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact us on (02) 4324 7477 or by email
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Term Dates

The Central Coast Conservatorium operates to NSW Department of Education School Gazetted Term dates

Term 1
1-1 Lessons Wed 27/1 to Thur 1/4
Sat Strings Ensembles Sat 6/2 - Sat 26/3
CCYO & Ext program Tue 9/2 - Tue 30/03
PWE & SWO Wed 10/2 - Wed 31/03

Term 2
Monday 19/4 to Saturday 26/06 

Term 3
Monday 12/7 to Saturday 18/09

Term 4
Monday 05/10 to Saturday 18/12

Mission Statement

We seek to inspire our Central Coast community to engage in and value music as an integral part of life through comprehensive music education and artistic endeavour.