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Currumbin Primary School offers a comprehensive music program fostering creativity, discipline, teamwork and higher order thinking. Educating the whole child with the inclusion of music and the arts enhances the quality of education within the school. 

Aims of the Instrumental Music Program


To Provide:

  • Opportunities for musical development of students through instruction on a group basis.
  • Ensemble experience so that students develop ensemble performance skills as an integrated part of their music education.  This will be provided by students becoming members of a school band or string ensemble.
  • Opportunities for students to perform in the community.
  • An extra dimension to the overall school music program.
  • Added social and mental stimulation for students.​

Instrumental Music Programs Conducted at Currumbin Primary School


Entry into the band program occurs from Year 4

  • Woodwind - Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
  • Brass - Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium
  • Guitar - Bass Guitar
  • Percussion - Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Auxiliary Percussion                          


Entry into the strings program occurs from Year 3

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass​

The Instrumental Music Program at Currumbin offers extension to those students whose musical talents broaden to playing an instrument. Lessons are provided in school time by Education Queensland instructors. On gaining an appropriate standard, students join an ensemble offering participation opportunities in school assemblies, school functions, eisteddfods and community events.

For further information about instruments, tuition, student selection, attendance, communication, costs involved and parental commitment please refer to the Instrumental Music Handbook​​.


​Junior Choir Years 1 - 3 

Senior Choir Years 4 - 6

The choirs offer​ a varied and challenging repertoire for those students who value the joy of singing. They represent the school in ceremonies, competitions and community events. Students in Year 1-3 are eligible for the Junior Choir then move into the Senior Choir in Years 4-6.​


Selected students participate in a 10 week lunchtime program with a focus on developing social skills. The program culminates in a drum circle performance utilizing the Djembe, an African percussion instrument.​