Performing and Creative Arts

In addition to classroom experiences in Drama, Music and Visual Art, the College offers an extensive extra-curricular Performing and Creative Arts Program.  The program provides the opportunity for both Primary and Secondary students to develop their creative talents further in individual and group lessons in Voice, Speech, Dance and a variety of instruments including Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Drums, Guitar and Piano.

About the Program

The tutoring program is run by skilled and experienced tutors, allowing students the opportunity to participate in:

  • 30 minute weekly lessons (30 to 60 minutes for Speech depending on class size) to develop their gifts and talents;
  • Various ensembles, subject to availability;
  • Several performance opportunities throughout the year;
  • Grade 3 Strings Program or Grade 4 Band Program (students are selected by aptitude for suitability for this program - places are limited). 

The program is delivered in the College's Performing and Creative Arts Centre.  The Centre incorporates a number of multi-functional spaces including a large music theory and practice room, six music tutoring rooms, ensemble rooms and recording facilities.  

Program Fees


Individual Lessons (Fee Per Term)

  • Dance (Secondary Only) - $350
  • Instrumental & Voice - $350

Group Lessons (Fee Per Term)

  • Dance - $200
  • Instrumental & Voice - $200
  • Speech Year 1 to 3 - $200
  • Speech Year 4 to 6 - $250
  • Speech Year 7 to 10 - $300
  • Speech Year 11 to 12 - $350

Instrument Hire (Hire Fee Per Term)

  • Alto Saxophone - $100
  • Flute/Clarinet - $65
  • Trumpet/Trombone - $65
  • Cello - $95
  • Violin/Viola - $55
Application Closing Dates

Application Closing Dates for 2024:

Term 1 - CLOSED
Term 2 - CLOSED
Term 3 - CLOSED
Term 4 - 02/09/24

New applications or any changes to current Creative Arts enrolments will not be accepted after the closing date for each Term.  Please note for Prep students, the program is only available from Semester 2.    

How to Apply

Please read the flyer and handbook before applying. 

Current Students 

For all current College students, please complete the Application Form to apply.

Newly Enrolled Students

For students newly enrolled at the College, please complete the New Student Application Form to apply. 

Music Uniform

The Calvary Music Uniform applies to the Calvary Jnr and Snr Concert Bands, Calvary Band, Calvary String Ensemble and Primary Choir. The uniform is available at School Locker. Click to view the Music Uniform.