Toowoomba Grammar School

Music Tuition

Toowoomba Grammar School offers tuition in the following Music fields:

  • Brass
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Voice
  • Guitar
  • Strings
  • Piano

 

The full list of Toowoomba Grammar School Music Tutors can be found here.

 

Parents are invited to compete the online form below in order for their son to enrol in individual instrumental or vocal instruction. For any enquiries regarding our Music Tuition Program, please contact Mrs Natalie Otto, Director of Performance, or Mrs Janelle Handley, Administration Assistant – Music, by email music@twgs.qld.edu.au or phone 07 4687 2542.

 

Please click here for the 2020 Music Tuition Enrolment Form

 

 

Music Tutors & Timetables

Elizabeth Crook – Music Tuition Timetable

Jonathan Willis – Music Tuition Timetable

Josh Meppem – Music Tuition Timetable

Laura Chegwidden – Music Tuition Timetable

Melissa Buchholz – Music Tuition Timetable

Elizabeth Gordon – Music Tuition Timetable

Janelle Fletcher – Music Tuition Timetable

Martin Paroz – Music Tuition Timetable

Gavin McKenzie – Music Tuition Timetable

Teresa Brix – Music Tuition Timetable

Steve Beezley – Music Tuition Timetable

 

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment in the Music Tuition Program

1. Fees are charged at the chosen rate by each individual Instrumental Teacher, which is currently up to $36 per 30 minute private lesson. Fees are subject to change in accordance with the minimum MTAQ recommended rate: https://www.qmta.org.au/tuition.

2. Invoices are sent to parents at the beginning of each term. If the invoice remains outstanding after the due date your son’s teacher is not obliged to conduct any further scheduled lessons. Payment for any further scheduled lessons will still be expected.

3. Fees are not refundable.

4. Discontinuation of lessons – students are not able to discontinue lessons, or take breaks from lessons, during a term. Notice of cancellation must be given four weeks before the end of a term if you wish your son to discontinue lessons at the end of the term. Please contact the Music Department at music@twgs.qld.edu.au to request a link to the cancellation form.

5. At the end of each year, unless a cancellation form is completed, it is assumed that your son will continue lessons into the following year.

6. Paired lessons are available only if another student at a similar standard has requested a paired lesson. If you have selected paired lessons for the Year 3 String Performance Program or the Year 5 Woodwind/Brass/Percussion Performance Program you will be contacted if paired lessons are not possible. If you would like to enquire about the possibility of your son sharing a lesson with another student in any other year level please contact the Music Department at music@twgs.qld.edu.au. (Paired lessons are not available on piano.)

7. The Music Department does not automatically receive information regarding your son’s expected absences from school. If your son is unable to attend a lesson due to appointments/exams/excursions/camps etc, you must specifically notify the Instrumental Music teacher (phone call preferred) with at least 24 hours’ notice, otherwise you will forfeit the lesson fee. Teachers will make every endeavour to reschedule the lesson, subject to availability, only if at least 24 hours’ notice has been received.

8. In the case of your son being unexpectedly absent from school due to illness, parents are responsible for phoning the Instrumental Music teacher prior to 8:00am to give notice that your son will be missing his music lesson. You will forfeit the lesson fee if notice of your son’s illness is not received. Teachers will make every endeavour to reschedule the lesson, subject to availability, only if notice has been received by phone prior to 8:00am.

9. Parents will be required to purchase sheet music, music books and/or other music materials (drum pads, reeds, cork grease, cleaners, valve oil etc) for instrumental music lessons. Your son’s instrumental music teacher will notify you regarding these details.

10. Lessons during breaks and out of School hours are very limited and are reserved mainly for Year 11 & 12 students on a first-in basis.

 

 

Please click here to update your son’s Music and Speech and Drama Exam Achievements