Winter Music School

 Director      Lisa Gill

Staff                Jim Sharrock, Alex Wanjura


An exciting non-residential holiday program for primary-aged students packed with fun and educative musical and arts based activities during school hours with a focus on music theatre led by leading musicians and music teachers.

The 2018 Winter Music School will be held at a venue to be advised in the Belconnen region.

A final performance for families and friends will be given on the last day of Winter Music School at 3:30pm. During the week students will have the opportunity to participate in whole-school activities and engage in a range of small group classes of percussion, visual arts, singing, improvisation and drama.

AFTER SCHOOL EXTENSION– For the 2018 Winter Music School YMS is offering an after-school extension program until 5:30pm for an additional cost of $100.00 per child per week.

DATES           16 July to 20 July 2018

TIMES            9:00am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday (Drop off 8:30am)

PLACE           Macquarie Primary School, 46 Bennelong Crescent, Macquarie ACT

CONTACTS   (02) 6258 0200,

Please note: A deposit of $150 per child is required at time of the registration (a non-refundable administration fee of $75 per child will apply). Full payments will be due by June 26 to confirm a place.

The fees are:

First Child Winter School Fee $375:00(deposit of  $150 due at time of registration. Full payments due by June 26)
Second/Subsequent Child Fee $360:00(deposit of  $150 due at time of registration. Full payments due by June 26)
2018 Family Membership (n/a if already a member) $30:00
 After School Extension 3.30pm-5.30pm (optional)  $100:00 per child for the entire week. It is not possible to enroll or pay for separate days.


Please send an email to with the following information for each child.

First name of  Child
Last name of Child
Age of child in 2018
Any medical or behavioral issues:
Music experience (if applicable)
Parent or guardian first name
Parent or guardian last name
Home address of child
Contact telephone (daytime) of parent/guardian
Email address
Will your child be attending the after school extension (until 5:30pm for an extra fee)?

Please note: Your child/children will not be enrolled into the program now until the deposit and full payment for each child is received. Payments may be made via the e-path payment system on the YMS homepage or by credit card by calling the YMS office on 6258 0200. Please remember to include your child’s full name and your family name with your payment. Following payment of the deposit you will receive an acknowledgement of acceptance into the program and a final invoice.

Please also note that if you provide us with a “gmail” account you may have some difficulties receiving our emails. Please contact the office on 6258 0200 if you have not heard from us in a reasonable amount of time of applying.

The Young Music Society is Registered Care for the Child Care Benefit. Please note, this is different to the Child Care Rebate. For more information about the benefit, please visit the Department of Human Services website here.