Learning Innovation

Music at Avila

Music is one of the most enriching activities that a young person can engage in and it is an integral component of Avila College’s curriculum and extra-curricular activities.

Music

Music offers Avila College students the opportunity to:

  • Develop the ability to play an instrument or to sing
  • Develop self-discipline through consistent practice and preparation for lessons
  • Improve neural processing
  • Build self-confidence to perform as a soloist and in ensembles and choirs
  • Foster a life-long appreciation of music
  • Build a sense of community through participation in ensembles and choirs
  • Be actively involved in Avila College life through musical performances, Masses and other events where music is required

Music Facilities at Avila College

The Music Department at Avila College is equipped with outstanding facilities. The purpose-built complex comprises two music technology classrooms equipped with computers and keyboards, five practice rooms and a spacious Orchestra Room for rehearsing which also allows tuition on orchestral percussion. 


Private Instrumental/Singing Program

Avila's private instrumental/singing program operates during school hours and is an extension of the classroom based music learning experience offered to all Avila College students from year 7 to 12.

The private instrumental/singing program offers students:

  • the ability to individually pursue their own choice of instrument or learn how to sing
  • personalised and customised music learning beyond what is possible in the general classroom
  • first-class specialist instrumental and singing teachers, with the expertise of many years of teaching and performing
  • the opportunity to be part of the many instrumental ensembles and choirs at Avila College.
  • preparation for a music career

Private tuition is offered for an extensive variety of instruments as well as singing and theory: Bassoon Cello Clarinet Double Bass Drum Kit Flute French Horn Guitar (Acoustic, Electric and Bass) Harp Oboe Piano Piccolo Recorder Saxophone (Alto, Tenor and Baritone) Theory Trombone Trumpet Tuned Percussion (Xylophone and Timpani) Ukulele Viola Violin Singing