We have a wonderful team of committed music teachers who look forward to being of service to you. Please note that students at Marsden Primary must be at least Year 3 before commencing music lessons.

Girls may take individual or group lessons in a wide variety of instruments. 

Where possible lessons are organised within the school timetable on a rotating timetable EXCEPT those listed below at each level.
  • Marsden Primary- A fixed time each week suited to the Marsden Primary Programme
  • Years 7,8,9,- Not in Food Technology, Textiles and Design, Languages.
  • Year 10 - Not Languages
  • Years 11,12,13,- Not in any subjects (Lessons can be held during studies, lunchtimes and after school.)

Phone numbers for Marsden Itinerant Music teachers

Tutor / Tuition Offered / Contact Number
  • Karen Batten ~ Flute ~ 475 7744 
  • Ingrid Bauer ~ Harp ~ 972 0638 
  • Annabelle Cheetham ~ Voice ~ 970 9898 or 021 885 466
  • Mark Cookson ~ Clarinet and Saxophone ~ 475 5513 or 022 4242 846 
  • Megan Corby ~ Voice ~ 457 9277 or 021 476 607
  • Glenda Craven ~ Violin and Viola ~ 476 9794
  • Irene Lau ~ Piano ~ 388 1309
  • Madeline Sakofsky ~ Oboe ~ 476 2498 or 021 133 8590
  • Peter Elliott ~ Drums ~ 027 544 3132
  • Penny Miles ~ Bassoon ~ 021 644 800
  • Chris Selley ~ Brass ~ 476 2227
  • Kirsten Simpson ~ Piano ~ 021 188 1044
  • Tyson Smith ~ Guitar ~ 384 9192
  • Rachel Thomson ~ Piano ~ 476 6368
  • Brenton Veitch ~ â€˜cello and Double Bass ~ 972 2812
Regulations and Guidelines for Instrumental Lessons Timetables are posted in advance on the Music Noticeboard. Students are expected to consult the timetables regularly. Instruments are to be stored in the Music Resource Centre located at the end of the small studios. Students are encouraged to take part in group activities suggested by the Director of Music or their tutors. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Director of Music, Marian Campbell at any time by email marian.campbell@marsden.school.nz about the teaching programme.