Instrumental Tuition at The Minster School

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Here at The Minster School we are privileged to have a fantastic team of instrumental teaching staff who support the work of our department. As a school we appoint a diverse mix of instrumental staff privately, and through the Nottinghamshire Instrumental and Music Teaching Service. These experienced and highly qualified teaching staff both support and encourage our students through weekly, twenty minute (or in certain circumstances thirty minute) instrumental lessons within the Music Department. You can read more about our instrumental teaching staff by clicking below:


Fees & Applications

The charges for tuition are £12.50 per lesson based on a 20 minute individual lesson or £7.25 per lesson based on a 20 minute shared lesson. Please note that we invoice termy and charges vary in accordance with the number of weeks available for tuition in each term, as can be seen below. Please also be aware that in order to match students suitably for a shared lesson, they may be added to a waiting list until such a pairing can be made. 

Should you wish for your son/daughter to receive instrumental tuition within school, please download our 2017-2018 application form (Please note, Junior School students should use the 2017-2018 Junior School application form). This contains details about all aspects of instrumental tuition at The Minster School but should you have any further questions or queries, please contact Mr M Gibson (Instrumental Studies Coordinator & Performing Arts Technician).

Cessation of Lessons

In order to cease instrumental tuition, notice MUST be given in writing to the school Finance or Music offices. Alternatively, this can be sent to either of the email addresses below. Receipt of this request will be acknowledged in all circumstances.

The school contract termly with I&MT therefore parents are asked to make a terms commitment to tuition. In order to cease lessons we require notice in writing by the following dates:

(please write to us by the below dates should you wish to begin or cease tuition for the term)

Autumn Term 2017
(13 lessons)
Tuition begins 8th September

£162.50 £94.25

Begin Tuition - 2nd June 2017

Cease Tuition - 2rd November 2017

Spring Term 2018
(10 lessons)
Tuition begins 8th January

£125.00 £72.50

Begin Tuition - 3rd November 2017

Cease Tuition - 2nd March 2018

Summer Term 2018
(12 lessons)
Tuition begins 16th April

£150.00 £87.00

Begin Tuition - 2nd March 2018

Cease Tuition - 1st June 2018

Performing Arts Department Contact Details:
Mr M Gibson - Instrumental Studies Coordinator & Performing Arts Technician
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01636 817375

Finance Department Contact Details:
Mr D Corke - Finance Assistant
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01636 817324