Queen's Community Music

Queen's Community Music

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Private Instruction

Photo of a personPrivate instruction offers one-on-one coaching with an established instructor. A variety of lesson plans are offered in order to accommodate all ages, standards, schedules and goals. As such, students may register for private instruction at any point during the QCM year.

QCM currently offers private instruction on the following instruments. If you are interested in pursuing instruction on an instrument not listed here, please contact us.

Cello Composition Flute French Horn Guitar
Oboe Percussion Piano Saxophone  
Trombone Trumpet Viola Violin Voice


While group and private instruction will follow particular schedules, all QCM instruction and events will operate within a general structure.

The 2017/18 season is divided into 3 terms:

  • Fall Term: 14 weeks (Monday 11th September - Saturday 16th December, 2017).

Make up week: December 17th - 23rd.

  • Winter Term: 13 weeks (Monday 8th January - Saturday 7th April, 2018).

Make up week: April 8th - 14th (instructors electing not to teach during Queen's Reading Week (February 19th - 24th) or March break (March 12th -17th) should plan to use make up week).

  • Spring Term: 8 weeks (Monday 16th April - Saturday 9th June, 2018).

Make up weeks: June 11th - 23rd.

QCM generally observes the following holiday periods. However, private instructors may schedule teaching during these times at their discretion, and group classes may run - please check course guides for group classes for specific schedule:

Fall Term:

  • Thanksgiving (Sunday 8th and Monday 9th October, 2017)

  • Christmas/New Year (Sunday 24th December, 2017 - Sunday 7th January, 2018)

Winter Term:

  • Family Day (Monday 19th February, 2018)

  • March break (Monday 12th March - Saturday 17th March, 2018)
  • Good Friday (Friday 30th March, 2018)

Spring Term:

  • Victoria Day (Monday 21st May, 2018) 


If you are unsure whether your class/lesson will take place on a particular date, please contact us.