Curriculum - Individual Music Program

We have a fabulous instrumental music program at Badger Creek. As well as the one hour of music every child has in the classroom, students at the school can learn:

- flute, clarinet, saxophone and oboe and recorder

- guitar, bass guitar and ukulele

- cello and violin

- drum kit

- piano

- Brass lessons can be arranged

Approximately one third of our students learn a musical instrument at Badger Creek. Our instrumental staff are of the finest quality. All staff are highly experienced and teach the reading of music as well as improvisational skills. Students perform regularly in assembly and at special music nights.

Instrumental Music Staff:

Rita Van Ooi: Performance Diploma Rotterdam Conservatorium: Netherlands; Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Australian Chamber Orchestra; Australian Ballet and Opera Orchestras

Daniel Berry: Bachelor Music Monash University; Highly sought after Melbourne Drummer with extensive performance experience

Nan Francis: Bachelor of Music Melbourne University; Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Alan Gibson: Diploma Music, Cert 3 in training and assessment (Music); 20 years teaching experience; 30 years playing experience; Highly accomplished local musician