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Woodwind Lessons
Saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon & Recorder

Discover Wollongong’s finest Woodwind lessons – The experienced woodwind staff at WollCon offer high quality tuition at all levels in Saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and other related instruments.

Catering to a wide variety of musical genres, they provide a holistic approach to music education in which theory and aural studies combine with individual woodwind lessons and ensemble performances.

Staff aim to develop students into well rounded musicians and with a love of music, as both performers and listeners.

Encompassing Australian and international systems of examination, our woodwind lessons cater to students at all levels.

Woodwind Lessons @ WollCon


Lessons are available for the four most common saxophone types: soprano, alto, tenor and baritone.

Depending on the student age, level of expertise and preferred style of music, we aim to match the student with the right teacher.

Saxophone lessons in Wollongong


Children from as young as 4 years old can start learning to play on a Shining Piper flute, while 6-10 year olds can learn on a curved head joint flute. More advanced students can learn the piccolo.

Flute lessons in Wollongong


For oboe (and cor anglais) lessons, it is recommended that students be at least 10 years old (depending on their physical development).

Oboe lessons in Wollongong


Lessons are offered on all clarinets ranging from E flat to bass clarinets (small to large).

For students under the age of 10 years we recommend a WollCon assessment to see which clarinet would best suit.

In general, it is recommended younger students begin lessons on the E flat clarinet and progress to B flat as they grow.

Clarinet lessons in Wollongong


Lessons are offered on the bassoon, the tenor basoon (or tenoroon) and contrabasoon (the largest instrument in the woodwind family).

It is generally recommended that students be at least 12 years old, however this may vary according to the student’s physical development .

Bassoon lessons in Wollongong


Lessons are available in blocks of 30, 45 and 60 minutes over a 9-week term, and weekly scheduling is subject to availability.

Fees (individual)

DurationPer TermPer Lesson
30 min$431.00$47.89
45 min$636.00$70.67
60 min$837.00$93.00

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