The Performing Arts Centre comprises two specialist music classrooms, seven practice rooms, instrumental storage area, staff facilities and the versatile Orchestra Room.


In music, a variety of ensembles perform across the musical spectrum. Ensembles challenge and stretch the students’ knowledge of music, they build on their ability to read music, follow a conductor and play as part of a group. The ensembles include Stage Band, Chorale, Senior Orchestra, Senior & Junior Strings, Senior & Junior Concert Band, Pipe Band, String Quartet, Flute Ensemble and a Piano Trio.

The ensembles often combine to perform larger works for formal occasions as well as presenting their extensive repertoire at more intimate musical evenings. They have travelled interstate and overseas to perform in a variety of festivals and educational settings.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Curriculum Leader, Mr Andrew Young

Music Tuition

Oxley College offers access to a variety of talented music professionals who provide music tuition on site before, during and after school hours in the Performing Arts Centre.

Options for tuition include:

  • Vocal
  • Woodwind
  • Guitar
  • Strings
  • Brass
  • Piano
  • Percussion
  • Pipes and Drum

As independent practitioners, Music Tutors who are appointed to the Oxley College Music Tuition Panel will independently invoice their respective students. The manner, frequency and fee rate are left up to the discretion of each individual Music Tutor.

Provided as a guide only: the recommended minimum private tuition rate as determined by the Music Teachers’ Association Council of NSW for 2021 is $90.00 per hour, exclusive of GST.

If you wish to sign up for lessons, please complete a Music Tuition Form. Please ensure that a tuition form is filled out per instrument (if learning multiple). A tutor will then arrange the lessons directly with you.

Useful Information for Parents

Oxley College ( to hire musical instruments through our supplier, MusiCorp Australia.

Music Tuition Information for Parents

2023 Music Ensemble Rehearsals Schedule

Requirements for being a member of a Music Ensemble