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Private Music Lessons

General Information

Private Music Lessons are available to students in Grades 1 to 12, whose musical knowledge is at the beginner or advanced level. The Private Music Lessons Programme students and private instruments will continue to observe safety practices and procedures. 

Each week, students enrolled will receive a private half hour lesson on the instrument of their choice either before or after school. All instructors are highly qualified musicians from the community and will each determine, through consultation with parents, the needs and goals for each child. Royal Conservatory of Music examination preparation is also an option available. This Programme is based on the full year and does not run on a term-by-term basis.

Students may choose from the following instruments:  

Grades 1-5

  • Voice
  • Piano
  • Guitar/ukulele​

Grades 6-12:

  • Voice
  • Piano
  • Guitar/ukulele
  • Percussion 
  • Brass (tuba, baritone, trombone, trumpet, French horn)
  • Woodwinds (saxophone, clarinet, flute, oboe) 
  • Theory/Composition
  • Strings (violin)

All students will be responsible for providing their own instruments and for the purchase of music books and sheet music that may be assigned by the instructor. It is also recommended that piano students have piano or full-sized keyboard at home for practice.

Students will be assigned a half-hour time slot outside of regular school hours. The date and time will be decided by both parent and instructor.

All administrative questions may be directed to: bpromane@bayviewglen.ca  

Registration

Current Students of the Private Music Lessons Programme:

Students who are registered and participated in private lessons during the 2020-2021 school year are considered current students and will be given priority in registration. The deadline to register is Friday, September 3, 2021.

New Students to the Private Music Lessons Programme:

New students will be accepted to the Programme based on availability. On September 14, 2021, the registration portal will be open at the top of this page. Registration form and fee payment must be completed to be considered. If your child cannot be scheduled, you will be placed on the waitlist. 

Fees

$80.00 yearly registration fee 

$37.50 per half hour private lesson payable to the Private Instructor

Enrolled Students 

Schedules and instructors will be assigned to each student beginning in September once a student is officially registered.

A handbook of procedures, including pick-up, missed lessons, holidays, parking, etc., will be provided at the beginning of the school year.

All questions regarding scheduling during the year should be directed to the Private Instructor.