ith a purpose-built learning environment, quality teachers and tutors and an extensive and impressive range of instrumental, choral, drama and school programs, the Conservatorium is able to cater for most needs in the Performing Arts.

Individual Lessons
Piano, Keyboard
Guitar - Classical, Folk, Lead, Bass, Mandolin, Banjo,Ukulele
Strings - Violin, Viola, Cello
Woodwind - Flute, Clarinet, Recorder, Saxophone
Brass - Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba
Drum Kit & Percussion
Speech & Drama

Group Lessons

Early Childhood Music

     Kidzjam (3-5 year olds) Thursdays (6 weeks a term)

                   with Mel Smith    10.15 - 11.00

     Kidzjam Junior  (0-2 year olds) Thursdays (6 weeks a term)

                   with Mel Smith     10.15 - 11.00    followed by morning tea  

                   (Term 1 - 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr)              Term 1 2017 Kidzjam classes will be held at Grafton Shoppingworld


       Pre-Instrumental Classes

                           Various times Various teachers


       Musicianship    Monday         4.00 - 4.45    


Vocal Ensembles:

Kids Chorus
Monday4.00 - 4.45 Andrew Tapp
Youth Chorus
Monday5.00 - 6.00Andrew Tapp
ConChorus (Adults)Monday6.30 - 7.30Andrew Tapp

Instrumental Ensembles:


Jazz Ensemble Monday5.30 - 6.30Mitch McLennan
Adult ComboTuesday6.30 - 7.15
Kris Edwards
Brass EnsembleWednesday3.30 - 4.15Garrett Salter
SinfoniaWednesday4.30 - 5.30Mitch McLennan
Strings 'n' ThingsWednesday5.45 - 6.45Sarah Nicholls
Flute EnsembleThursday5.45 - 6.30Sharon Davidge
Clarinza (Clarinets)Friday4.30 - 5.15Peter Morgan

Drama Groups:

Character Creations
(Year 3-6)
Tuesday3.30 - 4.30 Bronwyn Berman
Junior Drama AThursday4.30- 5.30Bronwyn Berman
Junior Drama BFriday3.30 - 4.30Bronwyn Berman
Senior DramaFriday5.30 - 6.30Bronwyn Berman



Visiting Artist Concert Series
With assistance from the Department of Education the Conservatorium is presenting a series of 7 concerts in 2017 by 7 visiting performing artists and groups. See What's On

PAN (Performing Arts Nights) are held regularly throughout the year and are open to anyone in the community to perform and attend. Scholarship students, senior students, HSC students and anyone else who loves performing can come along and polish their performance skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. Performers are required to complete a Concert Registration Form 1 week prior to the concert date.

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Instrument & Music Hire

The Conservatorium has a wide range of Instruments for Hire, including electric piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, oboe, violin, cello, double bass, guitar, trumpet, trombone and euphonium available to students who are enrolled for individual lessons. Hire fees are available on request and are $50 per term. A refundable deposit of $30 is payable in advance and refunded with the safe return of the undamaged instrument with all accessories. The Clarence Valley Conservatorium has extensive music and drama libraries which are available to students by arrangement .