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Our Graduates will display confidence, be optimistic about their future and be committed to personal achievement and global citizenship. The Wodonga Middles Years College has a commitment to the provision of a high-quality instrumental music program to as many students as possible.

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Tuition in the following instruments is offered at Wodonga Middle Years College:

  • Voice
  • Euphonium
  • Flute
  • Guitar
  • Clarinet
  • Alto and Tenor Sax
  • Bass Guitar
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Drum Kit /Percussion (students do not require a kit to begin with; practice pads are sufficient)

 

Year 7

  • One term free (10 weeks) instrumental tuition will be provided to all interested year 7 students
  • An instrument of the students choice will be provided free of charge for the duration of one term
  • A music tutor (lesson booked) will be available for loan from the library and returned at the conclusion of the free term
  • At the conclusion of the fee term of instrumental tuition, students may choose to continue with instrumental lessons but will be required to pay the set term fee.

 

Continuing instrumental students: Years 7,8 and 9

  • Music levies will include the cost of hiring an instrument, lesson fees, ensemble and band fees, choir fees, and music for all musical groups. The music levy will be payable prior to the beginning of each term and is non-refundable
  • $50 per term, continuing year 7
  • $70 per term students, Year 8 students
  • $70 per term Year 9 students *These fees are the equivalent of two lessons from a private teacher outside of school. Therefore in a 10-week term, you receive 8 free lessons
  • $70 per term Year 9 students
  • Instrumental students will be withdrawn from class for their lesson for a one-half hour, once per week. Lesson times may change each term
  • Generally, students will have their lessons in small groups

Once a student is sufficiently in small instrument, participation in a performance group is compulsory. Performance groups offered at the middle years’ college are:

  • Beginners’ Training Band ( all orchestral and percussion students)
  • Combined Cross Campus Concert Band ( all orchestral and percussion students )
  • Rock Bands ( Guitar, Bass Guitar, Percussion and Voice students )
  • Guitar ensembles
  • Percussion ensembles

 

 

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