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One to One Tuition

Students are generally ready from 8 years of age to commence private lessons on their instrument of choice (or 6 years of age for strings and piano lessons). Lessons are available on a weekly or fortnightly basis. For young children we recommend weekly lessons, building from half an hour up to one hour a week as the student progresses. Adult students who are more self-paced in their progress or are learning for personal enjoyment, may choose a fortnightly lesson.

The Conservatorium runs roughly in parallel with the NSW Board of Studies term dates. When you enrol, we will book a block of ten (sometimes it works out at 9 or 11 weeks in the term) lessons with your allocated teacher.  It is expected that the student will have their own instrument to practice on. If not, the Conservatorium has a limited bank of instruments available to hire.

Lessons are available in:

Brass:  French Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba
Guitar:  Bass, Classical, Contemporary
Woodwind: Bassoon, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Saxophone
Strings: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
Singing: Classical, Contemporary, Breathing Technique
Percussion: Tuned (Orchestral) Percussion, Drum Kit
Music Therapy

If you would like more information on private lessons, please phone the office on 4324 7477.
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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 26/7 
(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.