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For the Whole of Their Life.


Music at St Philip's Christian College enriches the whole community and is an activity that most students enjoy. They can be part of a choir, concert band, string ensemble or ministry band. Music is an important elective subject and students can also learn an instrument at school. The study of Music in the Senior School aims to develop in each student the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for active participation in performing, composing and listening and to have an increased enjoyment of music.

Instrumental Tuition

Our Instrumental Music Program offers students the opportunity to learn an instrument of their choice. Individual music lessons are conducted in 30 minute sessions during school hours and fees are charged per term by the instrumental tutor.

The following instruments are on offer for lessons:

  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Guitar
  • Drumkit
  • Piano
  • Voice (Contemporary & Classical)

If you would like your child to have lessons at school please contact the Coordinator of Music Mrs Priscilla Blake (details at the end of this page).

Music Ensembles

Students also have the opportunity to participate in various Music Ensembles (free of charge). Ensemble members are able to develop their confidence, social skills and performance skills on their instrument. Various performances and excursions also take place throughout the year, where students showcase their progress and achievements on their instruments.

Music Ensembles include:

  • Beginner Strings
  • Choir
  • Beginner Band
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Intermediate Strings
  • Intermediate Band
  • Acappella Vocal Ensemble
  • Concert Band
  • Advanced Strings

For students interested in beginning lessons on an instrument, please collect a Music Tutors Contact list from the front office and contact the appropriate music tutor directly.

Mrs Priscilla Blake
Head of CAPA