Individual Music Lessons for All Ages

Tickle the ivories, sing your heart out, and fiddle a tune!

The Penrith Conservatorium of Music is the premiere place for music lessons in Western Sydney. Whether you’d like to learn for leisure, learn to write a song, or determined to become the next piano prodigy, our quality teachers will bring out the best in you. The proven preferred delivery method for music lessons, the one-to-one nature allows the class to be tailored to you – your learning style, pace and preferences.

 

 

For students of all ages, beginner to advanced, our experienced music teachers are qualified to prepare all students wanting AMEB and/or HSC examinations, right through to top concert standard.

Music Lesson format: Weekly lessons during school terms

Our teachers: Rest assured, our qualified, experienced teachers WWCC screened, qualified and all come from rigorous training in performance and decades of experience.

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Phone: 4723 7611
Email: conservatorium@penrith.city

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Vocal Lessons (aka Voice Lessons or Singing Lessons)

What better place is there to learn to sing than right here at the venue named after the Dame herself?

A budding Katy Perry? The next Joan Sutherland? No matter the style, learn to sing with proper vocal technique, style and concert stage manner.

For voice, we offer private voice lessons in the following genres and styles:

* Contemporary Voice
* Classical Voice (Opera)
* Musical Theatre
* R&B (Rhythm and Blues)
* Pop/Rock

Our Voice Teachers

Michelle Foreman  I  Clare Richards  I  Rebecca Hilder  I  Teri Hughes-Everard   I  Lyn Phillips  I Brittanie Shipway I  Sussane Towers I Timothy Wells

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Piano Lessons

By far the most popular instrument of all time, learn to play the keys with expression, style and technique from the foremost institution for music learning.

We offer private tuition for all styles of piano. Whether you want to play pop, leisure, jazz, or classical, we’ve got you covered.

Of course, no need to bring your own piano! Our excellent studios are soundproofed, pianos are tuned and our teachers will get your fingers moving for a full brain workout!

AMEB, HSC and university entrance exams are catered for, for those who are serious about becoming the next Yuja Wang.

Our Piano Teachers

Saadet Dagistanli  I  Jennifer Hammond  I  Amanda Handel  I  John Hines  I  Catherine Laws I
Lyn Phillips  I  Finn Pursell  I  Jillian Talbot

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Drum and Percussion Lessons

Got that rhythm? Twirl those drum sticks… and more!

Learn to rock to Coldplay or become a budding percussionist in the Penrith Youth Orchestra! Heavy Metal inclined? A true classical musician? There’s a place for you!

We teach:

* Drum Kit
(Contemporary, rock, jazz, heavy metal)
* Djembe (African drumming)
Orchestral Percussion lessons
Bongos

Our Drum Teachers

Joshua Isaac

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Violin and Viola Lessons

Fiddle away your favourite tunes!

We can teach you to play Twinkle Twinkle or Let it Go, as well as Bach and Wieniawski!

The violin is one of the easiest instruments to transport and a pathway into being part of the Penrith Youth Orchestra. The highest stringed instrument in the orchestra, learn to create beautiful music and identify the different bowing techniques, pizzicato and fingering.

The viola is quite similar to the violin in its shape and the way it’s held, but much lower in pitch. If you prefer lower pitches to high sounds, this is the instrument for you! Good viola players are always in high demand, and opens up many opportunities for chamber music and orchestral performances.

No matter the style or level, we have a teacher to bring out the best in you!

Not sure if your child will continue? Hire a violin or viola from us!


Our Violin and Viola Teachers:

Clare Richards  I  Rotraud Schneider

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Cello Lessons

One of the most beautiful sounding instruments in the world, be careful not to fall in love when you hear its serenade.

cello lessons

The tenor of the strings, you will learn to read bass and tenor clefs, as well as all the bowing, fingering, positions and pizzicato techniques demanded from all string instruments.

Learn to create the heart-warming velvety sounds of the cello and join an orchestra or two!

Need Cello hire?

Cellos come in all sizes so as you outgrow your instrument, you will need to upgrade. Hiring is an affordable option until you reach a full size cello. Our teachers will advise you the best time to move up a size.

 

 

 

Our Cello Teachers:

Michelle Gore

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Guitar and Ukulele Lessons

Strum away and groove to your favourites with guitar lessons at Penrith Conservatorium!

guitar lessons

Tune up your electric guitar, plug in your amp and groove to the music! Or is acoustic your guitar of choice? Bring along your instrument and learn from our fantastic teachers who will help you reach your musical potential.

Accompany yourself (or a better singer!) to the likes of Jason Mraz (I’m Yours) on the ukulele. Or create your own Polynesian sounds.

While you’re at it, why not add to your mix with some bass guitar lessons? The possibilities are endless – you’ll become a rockstar in no time!

If classical guitar is your cup of tea, we’ve got you covered, never fear!

 

Our Guitar Teachers:

Cameron Kinsey  I  Jacob Wielgosz

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Flute Lessons

The bird of the orchestra, trill away prettily with a magic flute!

Flute lessons penrith ConservatoriumThough a favourite among young girls, this instrument is great for every student, male or female, young or mature. The flute is great to begin at about 8 or 9 years old, but for those younger, starting with the recorder is highly recommended. The pitch between the 2 instruments is the same, as are tonguing and breathing techniques for phrasing and sound control.

Learn to breath properly, learn to use your diaphragm and increase your lung capacity, and produce wonderful music at the same time. Your teacher will teach you to assemble, clean and take care of your instrument.

Our Flute and Recorder Teachers: 

Ross Harries  I  Karin Hentschel I Jason Thornton

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Clarinet and Saxophone Lessons

Love the mellow, warm tone of the clarinet? Or the jazzy notes of the saxophone?

Melt the hearts of all who hear with the clarinet! Clarinet is best started at around 8-9 years of age, but in the meantime, starting with the recorder will give you a head start!

Learning phrasing and breathing the right way will enhance your musical expression. Our expert tutors will teach you to attach and replace your reeds and learn the fingering of the notes you’d like to play.

 

Contrary to the picture on the left of the sweet boy holding a mini saxophone, it is often started a little later as it is slightly more difficult to produce the sound. Did you know the fingering for producing the notes are the same for both clarinet and saxophone?

Our Clarinet and Saxophone Teachers:

Ross Harries I Jason Thornton

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Theory and Composition

Many of our tutors offer sessions dedicated to the study of music theory and composition. This is most commonly undertaken in preparation for AMEB and HSC exams, but also by students seeking support with tertiary level music studies and professional musicians looking to acquire new skills.

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