Instrumental Music


The music program is one of the distinguishing features of Ashgrove State School. All children participate in a classroom music lesson for a half hour each week. The students of the school also have the chance to be part of the school Recorder Band, School Choir, String Ensemble or Concert Band.

The music performance uniform for students in Senior Strings, Senior Band & Senior Choir consists of black pants, music polo, black shoes and black socks. Music pants and shirt can be purchased from the school uniform shop.

Music Program Handbook 2020

Instrumental Music

The schools Instrumental Music program is a key feature of Ashgrove State School. The school has almost 200 children involved in the program from Year 3 to Year 6. The children have the opportunity to be part of the Strings program from Year 3-Year 6 which is taught by Mr Keith Sharp ( The Woodwind, Brass and Percussion program, offered to students in Year 4-6, is taught by Mr Fons Hartog-Senior WWB (, Ms Katrina Fawns -Junior WWB (

Lessons are conducted during school hours on Monday and Tuesday.

Band and Ensemble Rehearsals:
Senior String Ensemble Monday 7.00-8.30am in JBS
Junior String Ensemble Tuesday 7.00-8.30am in Music Room
Senior Concert Band Tuesday 7.10-8.30am in JBS
Junior Concert Band Monday 7.40-8.30am in Music Room (starting in Term 2)
Recorder Band Monday 11.15-11.45am (first break) in Music Room