Term dates and enrolment
2014 Term Dates
Tuesday 28th January to Saturday 29th March
* Including make-up lesson for Australia Day on Monday 31st March
|Term 2||Monday 28th April to Saturday 28th June|
* Including make-up lesson for Queens Birthday on Monday 30th June
|Term 3||Monday 14th July to Saturday 13th September|
|Term 4||Tuesday 7th October to Saturday 6th December|
* Including make-up lesson for Labour Day on Monday 8th December
New students should contact the Conservatorium office to arrange placement in a class or the allocation of a teacher for instrumental or vocal tuition.
Complete and sign the Conservatorium Student Enrolment Form (PDF 60KB) and return to the Conservatorium administration together with payment for tuition.
The Conservatorium has EFTPOS facilities available and is able to accept payments by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only), debit card, or by a cheque attached to an enrolment form (cheques are usually cleared within 10 working days, please contact us if you have any enquiries on its status). Cash cannot be accepted at the counter, nor do we accept online or telephone payments.
For your convenience, our reception is open additional hours for the first two weeks of each term.
Please note: The Conservatorium reserves the right to cancel classes depending on student numbers.
Re-enrolment letters are sent out a few weeks before the start of term. This form will indicate your current enrolment details, your personal details that we have on record and what you must pay to continue your enrolment in the following term. Please complete the appropriate details and return them as soon as possible to ensure your place. If you have not received your re-enrolment letter please feel free to contact us directly.
If you are not returning please notify the Conservatorium office ASAP (in addition to your teacher) to ensure that you are not charged any additional fees and to allow your place to be offered to other interested students.
The Conservatorium offers an instrument hire service to those students currently enrolled in Conservatorium programs. Instrument hire is available on a per term basis at a modest cost for limited period. A bond payment is required for all instrument hire. The bond will be refunded at the end of the hire agreement provided Instrument Hire Conditions have been satisfied. Hire fees, bond rates and hire periods are available on application.
Student Medical Conditions
Parents are asked to report student's medical conditions on enrolment to their teacher or to the Director of Community Music Programs on 02 492 18937. Contact numbers for the Conservatorium's First Aid Officers are displayed in all rooms.
Duty of Care
It is the responsibility of the parents/guardians to escort to and collect from the allocated room, their child/children in a punctual manner. The parent/guardian must inform the Conservatorium in advance if a person other than the parent/guardian is delivering or collecting the child/children.