Give your child the opportunity to be part of a unique instrumental music program only available in Western Australian public schools.
One of the unique and highly regarded programs for students in public schools is the instrumental music program run in schools through Instrumental Music School Services.
Selection into this program is based on musical aptitude testing and other criteria. If your child is selected, this outstanding program will take your child’s love of music to the next level. They will receive free instrumental tuition and the opportunity to participate in a range of music enrichment activities.
The teaching standard is extremely high. As well as having a passion for music, instrumental teachers are qualified musicians and registered teachers. They work with more than 400 primary and secondary public schools across Western Australia, teaching students from Years 3 to 12.
The 2022 – 2024 Instrumental Music School Services School Plan builds on the previous plan and aims to provide clear direction in the provision of high quality teaching and learning opportunities in instrumental music education for public school students.
All Western Australian public schools are reviewed by the Department of Education’s Public School Accountability directorate. This report contains the commendations and recommendations from the review team for Instrumental Music School Services.
Student selection and commitment
Children who show an aptitude for music may be offered a place in the instrumental music program.
Program details, opportunities for students, list of instruments available at schools and communication with instrumental music teachers.