Instrumental Music

The instrumental music program (Levy Program) begins in Year 3 with orchestral strings. New students in Year 5 are introduced to wind, brass, string and percussion instruments. New students in Year 7 have the option of participating in this introductory, one-year program.

St Kevin’s College offers individual lessons in a wide range of instruments to students throughout the College. Lessons take place during the school day and are available on:

  • Woodwind: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone
  • Brass: French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Baritone, Tuba
  • Strings: Violin, Viola, ‘Cello, Double Bass
  • Piano, Organ 
  • Voice
  • Guitar: Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Classical
  • Percussion (including Drum Kit)
  • Theory  


The College offers a wide range of bands, orchestras, choirs and small ensembles for all students. The ensemble program includes camps, tours, regular school performances and concerts in venues such as Hamer Hall, Newman College Chapel and Deakin Edge.

Ensembles rehearse once per week, before or after school or during lunchtime.

To access the Ensemble Handbook, please click here.

The Ensembles offered include:

Glendalough Waterford Heyington
Junior Strings Jazz Ensemble Symphony Orchestra
Brass Ensemble Percussion Ensemble  Flute Ensemble
Clarinet Ensemble Guitar Ensemble Clarinet Ensemble
Junior Concert Band Brass Ensemble Senior Choir
Glendalough Concert Band    Vocal Ensemble
Glendalough Strings   Middle School Strings
Flute Ensemble   Percussion Ensemble
Guitar Ensemble    Intermediate Concert Band
Percussion Ensemble Guitar Ensemble
Glendalough Choir Senior Concert Band

Middle School Concert Band
Chamber Strings
Jazz Ensemble
    Big Bands 1 - 4

St Kevin's College Choral Scholarship

For any queries regarding the St Kevin’s College Music Department, please feel free to contact us.

Mr Simon Harris

Head of Music

Phone/Fax: (03) 9804 3045