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GWA-Etoy Music Academy offers individual instrumental and vocal lessons to students of age 6 and higher.

The Academy provides a convenient, secure, inspiring place for your child(ren) to learn to play and/or continue their current studies. Students are taught by high-level professional instructors who bring a wealth of practical, real-world experience in their subject area, are pedagogically trained and remain actively engaged in professional work.

Courses are provided at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels to students both within and outside of GEMS.

There will be performance opportunities throughout the year and we encourage all students to participate as these help develop important performance and presentation skills as well as self-confidence. The joy of making music is commensurate with the effort put into it. Daily practice is strongly recommended to ensure regular progress.

We offer individual instruction on the following instruments (subject to demand): Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar (Classical, acoustic, electric), Recorder, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, Bass Guitar, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, French Horn, Voice / Singing, Theory.

Fees per lesson: 30 minutes (60 CHF), 45 minutes (90 CHF), 60 minutes (120 CHF)

In addition to individual lessons, we offer group lessons in beginning violin and Sing & Strum, where students learn to sing songs while accompanying themselves on the guitar with chords with the lesson price divided by the number of students with a maximum of 4 per group.

The Orchestra is open to all students who can play to a minimum level, assemble their instruments without assistance, play independently and read music. All instruments are welcome, strings, brass, woodwind and percussion. The orchestra is a partnership with the Geneva Youth Ensemble. The cost is 100 CHF per term but we need a minimum of 8-10 students.

GEMS World Academy-Etoy is an official examination center for the ABRSM exams.

G.Patrick Gruhn

Tim Daum