Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How much are my child’s lessons?
A: School lessons are priced by each individual school, please contact your child’s school for more information. For individual tuition please contact us for the most up to date price.
Q: How do I arrange music lessons in school?
A: If your child’s school offers instrumental / vocal tuition you would normally arrange lessons through the school directly.
This will usually come via a letter listing the tuition they offer and outlining the cost that is charged in that particular school. If you would like to enquire about instrumental or vocal tuition that is not currently offered then please contact us directly and we will make enquiries for you with the relevant school.
Q: what if there are no lessons offered in my child’s school, or they will not offer the choice I need?
A: some schools allow us to offer our individual tuition scheme during the school day. If your childs school allows this then contact us to enquire about the cost and teacher, we will then contact the school and if possible set up the lessons.
Q: what if lessons cannot take place in school?
A: Some schools are not able to offer us their facilities, however we can usually find alternatives e.g at a Music Centre near you, at our offices, at the teachers house or sometimes at the pupils house.
Q: What time are rehearsals? When do I have to arrive? What do I wear?
A: Click on the date of the concert in our calendar and it will give you the list of what you need to know as every concert is different.
Q: How will I know if I’m ready to take an exam?
A: Your teacher will guide you and suggest when you are ready.
Q: How do I book an exam
A: All of the exam entries are different, please visit the exams page for more information.
Q: Can I change the time/date of my exam?
A: All of the exam boards have different rules and regulations, please visit the exams page for more information.
Q:How much do music centre’s cost?
A: Charges are different across Music Centres, please visit the Music Centre page for the details about each centre. It is also a good idea for you to take some money in case you want to buy some sweets from the tuck shop!
Q: What will I have to do?
A: You will play your instrument in groups learning new music.
Q: What do I wear? Anything you like! Polo shirts are necessary for when we play at concerts and are available by order form from the centre.
Q: What do I take?
A: Just your instrument and any money for the tuck shop that you need.
Q: Do I need to go every week?
A: Yes if you can – but don’t worry if you have to miss the odd one.
Q: Can mum stay?
A: If they want to – most parents don’t. Those who do, usually help with the “Friends” committee.Q: I don’t know anyone, will I be ok?
A: Don’t worry, all centres are very welcoming and you will soon make lots of new friends. If you’ve got other musician friends why not invite them along!
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If we haven’t answered your query, drop us an e-mail and we’ll come back to you