Activities / Arts

Itinerant Music Lessons

Orewa College is fortunate in having the services of qualified specialist tutors to provide instrumental tuition to students.

Itinerant music lessons are generally 30 minute lessons in groups of 3 or 4 students, depending on the instrument. Lessons are offered during school time on the following instruments:

  • Alto Sax
  • Bass Guitar
  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Drums
  • Euphonium
  • Flute
  • French Horn
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard/Piano
  • Oboe
  • Tenor Sax
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Voice

Students receiving Itinerant music lessons are expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment and responsibility towards their lessons.
  • Be involved with an appropriate co-curricular music group.

Itinerant Lesson Costs

Year 7-8 $200 per year ($50 per term)
Year 9 – 13 $120 per year ($30 per term)

Registering for Music Lessons

Students need to complete a Registration Form, available in the Music department, to sign up for lessons. This registration process needs to be done each year, even if students have previously received lessons in school, as part of the itinerant music scheme. Completed forms should be returned to the Music Department You will not be allocated lessons if you don’t register.

Terminating Lessons

Should a student wish to finish lessons, please email and payment will terminate at the end of that term.

Music Information Evening Term 1

There is also a Music Information evening in February where new students will have the opportunity to find out more about the instruments we offer and register for lessons.

Teacher in charge

Music Administration Email