Frequently asked questions

What is a trial lesson?


A trial lesson is a 30 minnute proper lesson with a teacher and it costs $30. You will receive a $30 Music Creators Gift Voucher once you enrolled for the Term after the trial lesson. Voucher can be used to purchase any items at Music Creators Underwood store (musiccreatorsonline.com.au).

Individual Trial Lessons

  • A one-on-one lesson with your teacher.
  • Experience your teacher’s teaching.
  • Allow teacher to understand your child’s playing level, plans for future lessons, and suggest suitable method books for your child.
  • If you have been learning, please bring along all your method books to the lesson.
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Early Childhood Music Trial Lessons (Calamvale Only)
  • Suitable for 2-3 year old students.
  • A small class of maximum 5 students.
  • Limited class size allows individual support and attention.
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Do I need to learn piano before other instruments?


Students can start on any instrument at their young age (4 year old and above). Nowadays, there are more and more method books designed for young beginners to start on violin/guitar/cello so it is suitable to start on the instrument straight away.

Teacher will be teaching rhythms, music reading to start with instead of getting into difficult technique with young beginners.​Teacher will also incorporate both games and instrument playing in the lessons. Book a trial




How long should my lesson be?


30 mins - Young beginners Young children do have relatively short attention span and a 30 minutes lesson is recommended so that they can concentrate better. They could also have longer 45mins lessons which includes music theory if preferred. Book a trial 45 mins - Intermediate students Intermediate students who are preparing for exams and mature student are recommended to have 45 minute or 60 minute lessons because the pieces they will be learn are usually longer, which will take more time to go through in the lesson. And they will also have studies, exercises, and additional materials on top of the pieces they’re learning.​ Book a trial 60 mins - Advanced / Adult students Student doing AMEB Grade 4 and above and adult students are recommended to have 60 minutes lesson because they can concentrate better and go through more variety of materials in the lesson: such as pieces (or songs), studies, and exercises with detailed explanation and discussion with their teachers. Book a trial




Do I need to bring my own instrument to lessons?


For Trial Lesson - Have you already got a violin/cello/guitar?
If you do, please bring your instrument to the trial lesson.

If you don't, we can prepare a suitable sized instrument for your trial lesson for extra $10.
We do not recommend rushing in to buy an instrument until you had a trial lesson. Your teacher will let you know the correct size and style of instrument that is suitable for you.
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For Normal Lessons - Yes, students bring their own instrument to lessons, except for piano students.
Every student should have their own instrument to practice at home. If you haven’t got an instrument, let us know and we can help to find a suitable instrument for you. Book a trial




How long is a Term?


Usually 11 weeks or 12 weeks. View Music Creators Term Dates Our Terms could be longer than Queensland State School’s Terms. This is because most students prefer to have music lessons during school holidays. If you wish to go away for holiday, please feel free to let us know in advance to reschedule your lessons.

Students preparing for their exams will be able to maintain consistent progress, rather than stopping lessons for half a month due to the school holiday.




Are there lessons during school holidays?


Yes, for some weeks of school holidays. Our Terms usually goes into one or two weeks of school holiday. For the updated term dates, please click here: Music Creators Term Dates

We usually have 4-5 weeks holiday between Dec - Jan at the end of the year.
Term 1 usually starts 1 week earlier than Queensland state school's reopen date at the beginning of the year. Book a trial




Do you organise concerts for students to performance?


Yes we do, we organise student concerts and music festival annually. View past concerts

We encourage students perform on stage as much as possible, especially in their young age. That is the reason whey we have been organising annual Solo Concerts for student to perform their solo pieces either by themselves or with their teacher (for beginners). Students get to be part of the concert and practice performing on stage, as well as enjoying other students and teacher's performance to get inspired.

We also organise music festival which in the past has included Gala Concert, master classes, workshops, and music related activities. In the Gala Concert, we get students to participate and perform in groups: Junior and Senior String Orchestra, Junior and Senior Guitar Ensembles, Choirs, Early Childhood Music Group etc Book a trial