Instrumental Music

​Instrumental Music


I would teach children music, physics and philosophy; but more importantly music; for in the patterns of music and all the arts, are the keys to learning.’ - PLATO


Students at Siena can participate in a number of school ensembles and in a comprehensive and growing

Instrumental Music Program. The program is coordinated by school staff and a team of Specialist Teachers.


The program is extensive and offers a variety of lesson options that are scheduled during the school day on a rotating timetable to limit any disruption to daily class learning.

Tuition is available for the following instruments as shown below:
Available from Year 3
► Band Instruments - Woodwinds - Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone (Alto, Tenor, Baritone)
Brass - Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba
Percussion - including all drums, hand percussion and Glockenspiel / Xylophone
► Guitars - Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar (Year 6)
Available from Year 2
► Voice - Singing
► Strings Instruments - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
► Piano - including Keyboard
• Tuition is not available to students in Prep or Year 1
School Ensembles
Choir, Concert Bands, Guitar Ensembles, String Ensembles and Percussion Ensemble
To be involved in the program parents are responsible for the full payment of tuition fees each term in addition to the cost of a musical instrument (if needed) and any additional resources (music books, accessories, CD’s etc) that may be required. Fees are payable quarterly with your school fees account.
Where appropriate, students are also expected to be involved in any related ensembles and to attend all rehearsals and performances. There are no additional charges for involvement in ensembles.
To enrol your child in the program, please complete an Enrolment Form. Completed forms should be returned to the school office with the enrolment / resource fee. Waiting lists may apply to some instruments and further advice regarding the commencement of tuition will be provided once enrolment forms and resource fees have been received.
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