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Instrumental Music Immersion Programme


McDowall State School is committed to delivering a quality and robust Instrumental Music Programme.

This extra-curricular programme is offered to children in Years 3 to 6 and provides students with professionally planned opportunities to:
  • Formally engage with music and develop an enduring love of and lifelong involvement with music. 

  • Learn to play a musical instrument.

  • Engage in music making through a range of learning experiences and a variety of styles and contexts both individually and with others. 

  • Become musically literate and capable of communicating through music, therefore becoming articulate participants in the musical life of the community. 

  • Develop their critical faculty and intellect through activities that develop higher-order thinking skills, executive functioning skills and creative problem-solving abilities. 

  • Develop social and personal skills that promote group cooperation, responsibility, confidence and self-esteem.