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Regular Weekly Lessons 
Options and Prices
‚Äč2022

Recommended Times for Grade Levels

  • Prep Beginner Piano Students for under 8 yr olds:
    2 x 
    20 Minute lesson/wk = $40 per week.  Minimum of 20 lessons per term.
    Maximum of 40 weeks.
  • Beginner Level for students who have had more than 1 yr of lessons and progressing up to grade 5 and are aged 8 yrs or over:
    30 Minutes = $45 per lesson.  Minimum of 10 lessons per  term (4 terms per year).
    Recommendation is 1 lesson per week.
    Maximum Grade level achieved is Grade 5 for this rate.

  • Advanced Grades 6 -8 Piano: 
    60 Minutes = $90 per week. 
    Incl Performance +Theory +Aural + Sight Reading. Minimum of 10 lessons per  term (4 terms per year).
    Recommendation is at least 1 lesson per week. (Can be broken into 2 x 30 minute lessons for students aged under 13 yrs.)
    Maximum Grade level achieved is Grade 8 for this rate.
  • ATCL Diploma /Performance Certificate Piano Candidates: 90 Minutes = $135 per week.
    Incl Performance (+ any Theory +Aural + Sight Reading requirements.)
    Minimum of 10 lessons per  term (4 terms per year).
    Recommendation is 1 x 90 min (or 2 x 45 Minute lessons for students under 18 yrs) per week.
    ATCL Diploma Students enrolled at DSM for 12 months or more prior to Dec 31 2021 will remain at their 2021 hourly rate until completion of their diploma exam and application for the exam entry must be submitted before 31 Aug 2022.
  • LTCL or FTCL Diploma Piano: 120 Minutes = $180 per week. 
    Incl Performance (+Theory +Aural + Sight Reading + Musical Knowledge as required.)
    Minimum of 10 lessons per  term (4 terms per year).
    Recommendation is 1 x 2 hr or 2 x 1hr lessons per week.
    Diploma Students enrolled at DSM for 12 months or more prior to Dec 31 2021 will remain at their 2021 hourly rate until completion of their diploma exam and application for the exam entry must be submitted before 31 Aug 2022.