Private Music Lessons

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 ‘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 about the teaching programme.