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Give Your Child the Gift of Music...

Creative Music for Schools conducts instrumental music programs in nearly 100 Primary and Secondary schools throughout Melbourne.

Learning Music builds skills for the future
Creative Music programs have been operating for over 25 years and our experience has shown that the weekly attendance of instrumental lessons and bi-annual participation in our school concerts helps to improve a student's overall school performance.

Lessons are conducted in the safe and familiar environment of the child's own school (or a school near by)

...A Gift to Last All Their Life

According to a US research psychologist Dr Frances Rauscher, learning keyboard for 15 minutes per week can boost aspects of a 3 year old's intelligence quotient by an average of 47%"

You're in safe hands with Creative Music for Schools

Music Education helps young people feel inspired and motivated.Creative Music for Schools are specialists in music tuition for school children of all ages. We conduct during and after school music programs in over 100 Melbourne schools. You and your children can feel safe with our knowledge, our experience and our professionalism.

The programs offer hands-on tuition in either keyboard or guitar. We also offer wind, brass, strings, percussion and voice at selected schools. Children from Prep through to Secondary School are catered for. Creative Music can look after all your Musical Instrument needs with special deals only available to our students, including our famous Buy-Back Scheme.

Only professional and experienced teachers are utilised. Responsible teachers who not only understand music but understand the imperative to communicate with and encourage children to make them feel comfortable and confident. Your child's development and progress is our concern.

You can contact Creative Music or call 03 9818 2333 if you wish to receive more information about our Programs at your child's school.

"We have been happy to pass on information regarding your programme to interested families and will continue to do so."
- Dr & Mrs G.S. Webster

Smarter Children and More Confidence
Our experience indicates that children's level of self confidence and ability to

Two girls having violin lessons.concentrate generally improve as they maintain their music practice. Students also develop a better understanding of co-operation and team work while working with other children in small group situations. Overall school performance can also be enhanced. See the Ten Facts about School Music for more benefits of a quality school music program.

But perhaps most importantly, learning an instrument can create a lifelong love affair, not just for music, but for learning new skills and developing one's potential in all areas of life.

Creative Music for Schools aims to foster a child's natural enthusiasm and encourages them to enjoy their steady progress. No stressful examinations for primary school age children that can inhibit the child's natural musical development, just positive feedback and encouragement.
Research tells us children who play music do better in school and in life.
Our regular informal concerts help to consolidate the child's learning and helps to reduce their inhibitions in performance situations. Children are, wherever possible, grouped into lessons with children of similar ability in order to maximise the learning opportunities. Of course, some home music practice is also required to ensure skills are developed and lessons are reviewed.

The programs are flexible enough for children to enter at any stage during the term.

Children should be at least five years old to begin the Prep keyboard course and violin, at least six and a half for guitar and at least eight and a half for woodwind and brass.

For further information about Music Programs at your child's school contact Creative Music or call 03 9818 2333


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