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2020 Fees

These fees are subject to change without notice. We will endeavour to advise you of any changes to these fees but customers are advised to check with the Conservatorium office for up-to-date fees. All classes/ensembles are subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Enrolment Fee per family   $50 per annum
(pro rata)
Enrolment Fee - School Band students    Nil 

One to One Private Lessons  

Fees are based on a 10 week school term. Apply to lessons at schools also. 

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions.
(Please note that there is a pro rata annual family registration fee of $50 as detailed above)

 
30 minute lesson $455
45 minute lesson $670
60 minute lesson $890

Casual One to One Private Lessons

Price per lesson
(Please note that there is a pro rata annual family registration fee of $50 as detailed above)

30 minute lesson $51
45 minute lesson $75
60 minute lesson $99

Children's Music Program

Price per term
(Please note that there is a pro rata annual family registration fee of $50 as detailed above)

Baby 0-2 years (30 minute class) $72.50
Toddlers & Pre Schoolers 3- 5 years (45 minute class) $109
Levels 1, 2, 3 & CMP Express (60 minute class) $140
Level 4 $POA 

Ensemble Fees

Fees are per term
(Please note that there is a pro rata annual family registration fee of $50 as detailed above)

Small Ensemble $197
Medium Ensemble $175
Large Ensembles  $155
Classical Guitar Ensemble (fortnightly rehearsals)  $170
Lakes Strings Community Outreach Ensemble $88

Saturday Strings Fees

Fees are per term
(Please note that there is a pro rata annual family registration fee of $50 as detailed above)

Beginner Strings Class (30 minute class).  
 
Please note that this includes instrument hire of either a violin, viola, Cello or Bass and each class has only 2 students.
$197 
Mini Strings Ensemble (1 hour rehearsal)
$197
String Ensemble  (1 hour rehearsal)
$175
Saturday Strings Chamber Group (1 hour rehearsal) $197
Technique Class (30 minute class)  $165
Central Coast Chamber Orchestra (1 hour rehearsal) $175
Saturday Strings Ensembles Package.  This package includes:
  • Technique class
  • Chamber Music Group
  • String Ensemble/Chamber Orchestra 
  • Central Coast Youth Orchestra (by audition)
Students currently enrolled Conservatorium One to One lessons and/or Lakes Strings


 $335


Students not currently enrolled in Conservatorium One to One lessons  $395

Conservatorium Schools Program

School Band and weekly group tutorial - Prices vary based on individual school programs and number of students participating. Exceptions are as noted below. The price range is as follows... 

$190 to $198

School Ensembles (3-4 students per group) - Prices vary based on individual school programs and number of students participating. The range is as follows 

$169 - $179
Lakes Grammar Bands and One-to-One private lessons Narara Primary School Training Band - please call 4324 7477 or email. Price on application
Narara Primary School Training Band - please call 4324 7477 or email. Price on application
One-to-one 30 minutes private lessons in schools - per lesson    $45.50
One-to-one 20 minutes private lessons in schools - per lesson   $32.00
One-to-one 15 minutes private lessons in schools - per lesson       $24.00
Shared lesson - 30 minutes - per lesson, per student  $30.00

Instrument Hire - Per Term

In-Schools Program Instrument Hire $65
Children's Music Program (violin) $36
Children's Music Program (cello) $46
Violin Hire $83
All Other Instruments $100

Musicianship

(Please note that there is a pro rata annual family registration fee of $50 as detailed above)

Grades 1 - 7 or Advanced Composition Class $155
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Term Dates

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

Term 1
Tuesday 28/1 to Thursday 9/4 
(Saturday Strings concludes 4 April)

Term 2
Monday 27/4 to Saturday 4/7 
(Saturday Strings concludes 27 June)

Term 3
Monday 20/7 to Saturday 26/9 
(Saturday Strings concludes 19 September)

Term 4
Monday 12/10 to Saturday 19/12
(Saturday Strings concludes 12 December)



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.