• 02 8889 4600
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  • Cnr Regent and McCulloch Streets Riverstone NSW 2765

    PO Box 6335
    Rouse Hill Town Centre
    NSW 2155

Music

Norwest Seed Academy offers a wide range of Music tuition.

Vocal Tuition
Vocal tuition classes offer training and and understanding of vocal technique, breathing, support, posture, and performance. With focuses on vocal anatomy and performance, students will be able to grow their talent and excel in the main growth areas. The objectives and goals of these lessons is to teach every student how to properly use their ‘instrument’. It is to grow their voice in a safe, encouraging and educational environment.

Piano Tuition
Students will receive instruction through a variety of mediums including flashcards, theory activity pages, Scales, Sight-reading and Aural Exercises, through verbal instruction, and, of course, practical experience at the keyboard to allow them to acquire the basics of music and mastery of keyboard techniques.

Students will also have the opportunity to complete graded levels of music and develop in all areas of musicianship to move on to perform with greater confidence, accompany groups within the school and in their respective church settings. Students are encouraged to enter into the AMEB program of study and sit for annual examinations from either Classical or Leisure Syllabus and can expect to receive passing marks and certificates of achievement from AMEB.

Drum Tuition
For beginners, students will learn everything from how to hold drum sticks correctly to understanding basic drum tabs/notation, playing dynamically with backing tracks and basic drum techniques.

Intermediate students will have the opportunity to expand their learning with;

  • Different time signatures like 3/4, 4/4, 6/8 and 7/8
  • Reading and following a whole songs drum notation
  • Breaking down a whole song, analysing it's parts
  • Practicing a particular song the student chooses, starting at 75% speed, building up for full speed, then playing to a drumless backing track
  • Improvising non-linear fills while playing with tutor playing guitar
  • More complex drum rudiments including flams, double stroke rolls, triplets
  • Hi-hat improvisations with 16th notes, using the Hihat pedal for additional flavour
  • Hitting the off-beats on the snare
  • creating more flavour with Bass pedal
  • Using the ride cymbal, including the bell and incorporating dynamic sounds from different cymbals

Guitar Tuition
Guitar tuition is available for students from absolute beginners through to intermediate. Students have the opportunity to follow a set curriculum or tailoring lessons to their individual needs. Students will also learn to perform with greater confidence, accompany groups within the school and in their respective church settings.

Violin Tuition
Weekly violin lessons include focus on technique, including:

  • Correct playing posture,
  • Intonation, vibrato, tuning,
  • Scales,
  • Arpeggios and more.

The curriculum used in lessons varies depending on the student’s wishes and their musical needs and levels. The repertoire used includes AMEB, Suzuki, as well as a variety of supplemental pieces in a large range of musical styles and genres.

The main focus and objectives of these lessons is finding ways to regularly challenge, inspire and motivate the students to practice and learn more in order to help them become better musicians with a lifelong love of music.


Our Music Tutors;

Chanelle Chahoud - Vocal - Click here for bio
Sam Crowe - Clarinet & Piano - Click here for bio
Corrie Haskins 
- Violin - Click here for bio
Sarah Maleckas -
Drums & Guitar - Click here for bio
Rohan Mansley - Guitar - Click here for bio
Tara Mayhak
- Piano - Click here for bio

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