Trombone Lessons Buderim

Christensen's Music

Trombone Lessons Buderim Sunshine Coast

Why Our Trombone Lessons Are So Good !

  1. Students learn to play fun songs by ‘ear’. Most teachers and schools only teach the reading of music and don’t extend into other important playing skills.
  2. We develop a student’s natural rhythmic abilities. After all, rhythm is an essential part of playing any musical instrument.  
  3. We teach improvisation and general creativity on the trombone. This is so widely overlooked by music teachers and schools.
  4. Students learn the reading of music, carefully staged so they understand and grasp music reading.
  5. Music Theory is taught thoroughly and supported with fun theory quiz books.
  6. Christensen’s produce our own song books with play-along accompanimentsThis is enormously successful for developing a player’s overall musical abilities, plus .. practice is much more fun playing along to accompaniments. (supplied as MP3 files)
  7. The Teacher (Rod) is an experienced and dedicated trombone teacher (see below) 

For Children Our ‘Two in a Group’ Classes Are Ideal ! 

Children love learning music with other children provided group classes are not large. Students in our ‘two in a group’ classes can be with another child on the same instrument or with a child learning a different instrument. Each student is taught playing skills, songs and relevant exercises at their own pace on their instrument, and can often play together at the lessons on compatible song material. This develops their overall musicianship skills and confidence with music. Children also enjoy our interactive theory activities.

Is Your Child Old Enough To Learn The Trombone ?

Depending on a child’s physical size we usually teach children from 10 years of age. An assessment lesson can be arranged if necessary.

For Adults We Offer Individual Trombone Lessons

Adults often feel self conscious learning in a group situation and we have found from experience that individual lessons work much better.

Trombone Purchases

Christensen’s also sell musical instruments and can obtain good quality student trombones direct from suppliers. Please enquire for more information.

Lesson Fees and Enrolment Information

Term 1 2024 is now underway and ends March 27th. Yes you can enrol during a term for the term’s remainder.

Term Based Enrolment

Lessons are all on a term basis with term fees (or remainder of term fees) payable in full on or before commencement.  

Please note .. NO PAY NO PLAY !   With term based enrolment your/your child’s day and time is booked and secured for the current term or term’s remainder.

Children’s Instrument Group Classes (2 max. per class) :

6 to 7 yrs $31 x weeks in term;   8 to 9 yrs $32 x weeks in term;  10 to 12 yrs $33 x weeks in term; Teens $34 x weeks in term. (book costs are clarified on enquiring)

Adult Individual Lessons :

$42 x weeks in term.  (book costs are clarified on enquiring)

Non Attendance Terms & Conditions :

If a student cannot attend a lesson and we are advised in advance we may be able to offer a make-up lesson if a suitable time becomes available but this is not guaranteed, nor can we guarantee that a make-up time offered will suit the student. Please note that we are unable to give refunds or credits for lessons unattended.

Studio Address :

All lessons are held in our comfortable air-conditioned music studio at the Alcooringa & Fusion Centre Ballinger Road Buderim. There are toilet facilities and a children’s play area at the centre. Please note this is our teaching premises only and all enquiries should be directed by phone (not text) or email to Keryn at our office.

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Meet Rod

Rod Christensen Music Teacher - Music Classes

Co-owner – Trombone Teacher

Rod  is a multi-instrumentalist with a lifetime of musical experience. As well as having taught music through his privately owned music schools, Rod’s had considerable experience as an instrumental music instructor in school music programs. In addition to his teaching experience, Rod has performed music professionally as a soloist and in duos and bands since his early teens, plus he’s presented a children’s music show demonstrating 10 different musical instruments, and has also been in the role of musical director of a 12 piece tribute band.

Above all Rod relates well to all ages with varying levels of experience, and explains instrument playing skills and music theory very clearly and thoroughly.

Meet Keryn

Keryn Christensen Music Lesson Enquiries and Administration

Co-owner – Enquiries & Bookings

Keryn  looks after all enquiries, bookings, student scheduling and invoicing. To contact her we recommend phoning (not texting) as it’s always easier to discuss lesson days, times and other factors in person, but you are welcome to email if you prefer.

Office:  5494 7502         Mobile:  0418 159408

  Email:   admin@christensensmusic.com.au