Instrumental Music

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The Instrumental Music Department has had a very successful beginning to 2022!

There are 2 varying programs established – a Year 7/8 program and a Year 9/12 program with over 100 students participating.

Year 7 and 8 program

All students have been timetabled through compass with a weekly instrumental music lesson as part of their core curriculum.

Instruments students have chosen from are:

Voice, Drums, Bass guitar, Strings, Guitar, Trumpet, Trombone, Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone.

The department has 6 specialist teachers visiting the school weekly to provide this curriculum to the students:

Teacher Instrument Days
Ms Nicole McAlister Flute, clarinet, saxophone and coordinator Wednesday, Thursday
Mr Peter Croucher Guitar Full time
Mr Alex Gooding  Drums, bass guitar Tuesday
Mr Luke James  Trumpet, trombone, percussion and guitar Thursday
Ms Erica Sykes Strings and guitar Monday
Ms Jessy Turner  Voice Tuesday


There is a $50 yearly charge to hire certain instruments from the school – flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, trumpet, trombone.


Students from Year 9 – 12

Students have the opportunity to learn an instrument of their choice – see above list.

Lessons are $150 per year, with the option to hire an instrument for a $50 charge (see list above)

Enrolment forms are obtained from the general office.

Any queries regarding lessons or enrolments, please email me nicole.mcalister@education.vic.gov.au or phone the school.

Looking forward to an exciting year of music making.


Nicole McAlister



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