Penrith Conservatorium Music Lessons and Ensembles
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Penrith Conservatorium Music Lessons and Ensembles

Ignite a lifelong passion for music with our programs at Penrith Conservatorium, Western Sydney’s heart of music education.

Whether you’re learning for leisure, or are determined to become the next musical prodigy, our professional teachers will help you develop your practical and theoretical music skills and achieve your goals.

Lessons, which run during school term times cover all musical genres, from classical to contemporary and musical theatre.

Throughout the year, we also offer our students a range of extra opportunities where possible. These may include live performances, behind-the-scenes experiences, and access to special ticket discounts.

We accept Creative Kids Vouchers for relevant Penrith Conservatorium lessons and ensembles.

School Instrumental Tuition and Band/Orchestra Program

If your school does not have a music program, we can help! Outsource your instrumental music program to Penrith Conservatorium.

We offer private and small group instrumental tuition, as well as a Band or Orchestra Program. Let us know if you would like the lessons to take place onsite at your school, or at our studios at The Joan, before, during or after school hours and we will take care of the rest!

Please email or call (02) 4723 7611

Private Lessons

Penrith Conservatorium offers private lessons for students of all ages, skill levels and abilities in the following instruments:

  • VOCAL AND KEYBOARD: Singing or Piano Lessons;
  • PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS: Drum or Percussion Lessons;
  • STRING INSTRUMENTS: Violin, Viola, Cello and Guitar Lessons;
  • WOODWIND INSTRUMENTS: Flute, Clarinet or Saxophone Lessons; and
  • OTHER: Speech and Drama Lessons or Performance Enhancement and Anxiety Management Lessons.

Our experienced music teachers are qualified to prepare all students in AMEB and/or HSC examinations. 

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Beginner Music Theory Class

For All Ages

Improve your craft and explore what is possible by creating a framework for understanding why music works the way it does. Music theory encompasses not only sounds, but also the fundamental language of music. Students planning to sit for their AMEB exams and those serious about understanding music will benefit from this course.

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Group Lessons

Test drive an instrument with our affordable group classes! Pick up the rudiments of music before trying private lessons. Classes currently available include:


  • La La Lambsfor Ages 1.5 – 3; and
  • Funky Monkeys for Ages 3 – 5.


  • Young Beginners for Ages 5 – 7 (Kindergarten – Year 2)


  • Young Beginners for Ages 7 – 9 (Year 2 – Year 4)

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Ensemble Programs

Take your musical skills to the next level with our Chamber Music Ensemble programs.

For Ages 17 – 25

Join Penrith Conservatorium’s elite performance-focused training program.

Through the integration of experienced musicians and mentors alongside young, talented instrumentalists, the ensemble aims to create its own distinctive style and unique culture, whilst training the next generation of classical musicians.

Instruments include piano, strings, woodwind and brass.

For Ages 17 – 23

Ensemble Aoidē provides students with the opportunity to learn the craft of singing as part of a small ensemble and blending their solo work within the group. This ensemble rehearses and performs a variety of repertoire, from classical to jazz and pop.


Build your ensemble skills in a dynamic and supportive environment led by tutors from Penrith Symphony Orchestra (PSO), Penrith Conservatorium and the world-renowned Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Successful applicants are given the unique opportunity to participate in rehearsals and workshops each term and build towards performances, in which students play alongside professional musicians under the guidance of PSO’s Artistic Director, Dr Paul Terracini. On occasion, the orchestra also performs in public concerts alongside PSO.

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Each year, we offer scholarships through a competitive application and live audition process. Our scholarships recognise future potential and give students the chance to take their hard work and talent to the next level.

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