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Caterina Franco Music Tuition – Music Lessons Sutherland Shire - Piano, Guitar, Violin, Clarinet, Flute, Keyboard, Saxophone, Music Theory, Musicianship – Music Teachers Sutherland Shire

What are music examinations?

Music examinations are a good tool for students who want to frequently improve their playing and performance ability and to have their playing ability graded on a frequent basis. Music examinations allow students to grade their performance ability approximately every six months which delivers goals for students to aim for and provides a specialized grading system for students. Caterina franco MUSIC TUITION encourages exams but they are not compulsory for students. Our focus is for students to have and enjoyable and rewarding experience discovering their particular musical instrument.

Students are only encouraged to attempt examinations when they have attained a certain level of competence and ability. At caterina franco MUSIC TUITION, our teachers are Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB), Contemporary Popular Music (CPM), Australian Guild of Music and Speech (AGMS) and Australian and New Zealand Cultural Arts limited (ANZCA) registered and we cater for Jazz, Rock, Pop and Classical exams for all instruments.

Call us 0418 245 658 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to enquire about music lessons Sutherland Shire today!

How much does the student need to practice?

Practicing every day is the most effective and fastest way of improving your skills as a musician. If you practice only every now and then, your development will be inconsistent. With as little as 10 minutes every day, you will begin to notice an improvement. Of course, the longer you practice every day, the bigger the improvement, 30 minutes is a great goal to aim for, as long as you practice daily - You will be amazed at the result!


New students have the option to begin with a free meet the teacher session. After that, students who wish to proceed are required to complete a personal information document, and fees are paid at the start of each school term.

Prices vary according to the time schedule. There is a minimum rate is based on a half an hour music lesson.

For further information of student rates and lesson times, please feel free to contact Caterina on 0418 245 658 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Short notice cancellations must be made no less than 24 hours before the lesson commences. It is required that students who choose to pay in advance have the specified number of lessons within that period, for example when you pay your term in advance those lessons must be had within that period. If lessons need to be cancelled they can be re-scheduled within that time. Every effort will be made by caterina franco MUSIC TUITION to re-schedule lesson when required, if a student cannot reschedule a lesson at any of the times offered by the teacher the fee for that lesson is non-refundable.

  • Students are required to give 24 hours’ notice of lesson non-attendance
  • Failure to do this will result in payment for the lesson, with no exceptions for travel issues or illness
  • Lessons cancelled with the due notice will be re-arranged
  • Music lesson fees will be due at the start of the chosen fee schedule
  • Special consideration will be applied for reasonable unforeseen circumstances


A free assessment meeting is available to new students who contact caterina franco MUSIC TUITION. This is an introduction session to determine the following information:

  • To find out about you
  • Why you would like to do music lessons
  • What are your goals, aims and objectives
  • What is your previous experience
  • How you plan to develop your music

We encourage you to find out about caterina franco MUSIC TUITION. If you wish to meet your music teacher or the director, we can arrange a fuss-free appointment for you. We will look at how our music school can further your musical knowledge and understanding.

All new students will be required to complete an application form. It doesn't matter what level of technical ability or music theory you have, you may have loads of experience or you are a novice. Our purpose is to bring out the best in you!

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