Music School

Hive Music school offers students over 2 years a progressive journey that will see them able to read and write music as well as play various instruments. We also offer group and private piano lessons using the popular Simply Music Piano method.     


Musical Bees

Our 3 Yr old Program wraps your little one in a world of make-believe accompanied by incredible musical learning. They will go sailing on breezy, calm seas with animated pirates; tumble and scamper around like a clown in the circus and go on wild adventures, including fast, whistling train rides.

Whilst your busy little bee is exploring their world of imagination, they’ll also be:

  • tuning up their singing voice with our professional singers;
  • fine-tuning their listening skills as we teach them to hear and respond to musical patterns;
  • strum chords on ukulele;
  • use their whole body to respond to music through joyful movement using hoops, parachute, balls and more;
  • gain a sense of rhythm as they play back rhythmic patterns on the drums and so much more.


Musical Bees

Our 4 Yr Old Musical Bees Program nurtures your child’s creative flow, strengthening the natural connection they share with the marvel of music and giving them the confidence and skill to create their own.

Based on the successful Orff and Kodaly approaches to teaching music through expressive movement, listening, echoing and patterns, our classes provide your child with the right environment for them to spread their wings and let their musical skills soar.

Your child will dance, move and playfully experience songs and stories that are designed to lead to deeper learning.

  • Learn to strum 1 and 2 chord songs on the ukulele.
  • Learn to create stories through sound.
  • Develop the ability to hear, sing and play back tunes on xylophone.
  • Learn to sing in tune.
  • Discover that music can be written down, and begin to read music using symbols, pictures and rhythmic notes.
  • Participate in group music making using percussion, drums, ukulele, recorder and xylophone.

Piano Bees

The Hive piano program uses the Simply Music Piano method which is a very natural, approach to playing piano, incorporating a wide range of musical skills including improvisation, chords, playing by ear and reading music and allows the student to quickly become proficient in playing a wide variety of ‘real’ music straight away.  Suitable for children as young as 5 right through to adults, you’ll be surprised at how quickly you can be playing great sounding music!

Students attend a weekly 30 min class and need to complete home practice for approx 5-10 min per day, 4 days per week. If your child is under 10 yrs old, plan to sit with them during practice time each day as they’ll need your guidance and encouragement. You’ll need a basic keyboard or piano and an ipad or laptop to complete the home practice.

Once you and your child are ready to join piano classes at Hive, we carefully group them with children of a similar age and who are at the same level.

NB: To enrol, you must follow the link to the online enrolment form and our friendly staff will be in touch.  


Vocal Lessons

Hive Private Voice lessons are available for students 5 – Adults. Students can choose stylistic focus, including pop and musical theatre.

Lessons focus on the development of sustainable vocal technique. Students will learn:
• Finding their unique, individual voice
• Tone and placement in different vocal styles
• Diction and projection
• Healthy and sustainable vocal practice
• How to perform the story of the song
• Letting go and relaxing into performance

Students attend a weekly 30 min class and need to complete home practice for approx 5-10 min per day, 4 days per week. This includes vocal exercises, assigned work, practicing songs etc.

NB: To enrol, you must follow the link to the online enrolment form and our friendly staff will be in touch.

Enrolment Information

 Private Lesson Fees

Piano Group Classes (30 mins) $28/week/student
Piano Private Lesson (30 mins) $38.50/week/student
Piano Private Lesson (20 mins) $28.00/week/student

Includes 2 makeup classes per term where availability exists: to access makeups you must notify your absence 24 hrs in advance and book a makeup using the CLIENT PORTAL.  Online classes via zoom are also offered where students cannot attend an in person class.


Payment Options:

  • Opt 1: A monthly playment plan (3 equal installments)
  • Opt 2: Upfront fee payment

Enrolment Information:

• Enrolments Auto-renew every term. For upfront term payments, your enrolment will auto-enrol in week 8 of the term for the following term and your card will be debited in week 9 for the next terms fees.  Prior to this occuring you will receive 2 text and email alerts.
• No cancellations during the term. All cancellations must be submitted in week 9 for the following term. You will be notified via email, text message and the School Stream App as this date approaches
• Your spot is always held for you
• Unlimited makeups
• 10% off holiday workshops

Music 0-5 yrs Fees

Our Early Childhood Music program offers 2 payment options:   

Classes $21/week/student*

Your enrolment is CONTINOUS from term to term.
To cancel or change your enrolment or to prevent it from auto-renewing: simply submit an end of term cancellation form ANYTIME from the client portal. Late cancellations: cancellations that are submitted AFTER week 9 but BEFORE the next term commences: a $30 late fee will be charged, and the remaining fees will be refunded. Cancellations received on or after the start of the term will be processed at the END of term.

Billing: Fees are debited in week 9 of each term.

* Multi-class discount applies. 2 classes per week for $35/student
Includes UNLIMITED makeup classes: simply notify your absence and book a makeup using the CLIENT PORTAL.

Classes $25/week/student*

Your enrolment is CONTINOUS from month to month.
Cancellation notice period: You must cancel PRIOR to 5pm on the day BEFORE the 1st of the month. Late cancellations will be processed the following month.

Billing: Fees are debited on the 1st of each month.

* Multi-class discount applies. 2 classes per week for $42/student
Includes UNLIMITED makeup classes: simply notify your absence and book a makeup using the CLIENT PORTAL.

Covid 19 Plan

Should the Hive be required to close at any time due to COVID 19 in our community, the following plan will be implemented:

All classes will continue using our live online learning format. Students will have access to unlimited online classes in both drama and musical theatre for the same weekly price. 

Should you wish to cancel your classes until we reopen – simply follow the usual cancellation process. You can continue online until the end of the month.

Hive Music Teachers

Mel S


Shue Yin


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Our 2 Week Trial Pass is the perfect way to find the right class fit for your child at Hive.

Attend any* 2  group classes within 2 weeks for just $35.

*Not applicable to the Bee-School program (3 hour sessions)    


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Hive Member Enrolments:

If for any reason you wish to cancel your enrolment within your first month of classes, we will refund your remaining tuition fees and cancel your enrolment.

Please note:

1st month period applies for 30 days starting on the date of your first class

Satisfaction guarantee applies to:

  • Members who are NEW to Hive
  • NEW enrolments in Bee-School (for new and existing Hive clients)

Alternatively: you can CHANGE your enrolment to any other Hive class / program if you are unsatisfied, with no notice period.