A.B. PATERSON COLLEGE
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND

Year 5 Program

Students continuing from Year 4 may opt for individual or paired private lessons or may qualify for free group lessons provided they supply their own instrument (this may be hired or purchased).  The tutor can be consulted on this also.

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Year 4 students who continue into Year 5, automatically graduate into the Year 5 Band or Junior Strings programs. 

Year 6 students and above would generally take private individual lessons.

Examinations & Competitions

Students are given the opportunity to sit practical and theoretical exams or they may choose to learn an instrument for the pleasure of music alone.

Instrument Hire

Some College instruments are available for hire and a separate form is attached. Payment of an annual hire fee of $110.00 (Inc. GST) is required in full, prior to hire of the instruments (pro-rata rates will be charged for students who commence during the year). Instrument hire is subject to availability. Parents wishing to purchase a new or used instrument are welcome to seek advice from music staff and tutors.