Welcome to the Pacific Paradise State School Instrumental
Music Program (IMP).
The Queensland Education Department IMP is the envy of not
only the rest of Australia, but indeed the world. Education Qld proudly offers
a new Instrumental Music Curriculum where the ultimate goal is students
becoming musicians through development of musical literacy, technique and
Each week instrumental teachers visit our school to conduct
ensemble rehearsals before school and provide half-hour lessons with small
groups of music students during the school day.
The program gives students the opportunity to learn to play an
instrument and to develop individual and ensemble skills.
Their progress is then monitored, and they are invited to
join an ensemble when their skills reach a suitable standard. String and multi instrumental ensembles make
regular in-school and in-public performances, which are equally enjoyable for
both audiences and participants.
During the year, students also have the opportunity to
participate in music day camps where the emphasis is upon improving their
skills and motivating learning.
enrolment in the program is for a minimum period of one year. Students are not generally allowed to leave
the program unless there are special circumstances, which have been discussed
with the Principal (or Deputy), the Instrumental Music Instructor and the
Classroom Music Teacher. The school
reserves the right to remove a student from the program and offer the
instrument to another student on the waiting list if there is evidence of