2021 Classes

Babies

For babies 0 to 8 months old

Mixed Age Family

For 0 to 5 year olds...
and the grown-ups who love them

Rhythm Kids

For 4-8 year-olds

Fees

$ 94
Monthly
  •  
Can be paid per trimester ($376) or for whole year ($1,128)

 1st trimester payments: January, February, March, April

 2nd trimester payments: May, June, July, August

3rd trimester payments: September, October, November, December

 

Includes:

    • Weekly classes with your teacher (from February to mid December excluding public and Victorian school holidays)
    • Make ups for classes missed or for classes that fall on public holidays (up to 4 per trimester & subject to availability)
    • A new song collection every trimester in high res digital audio and CD plus a beautifully illustrated songbook
    • *Music and your Child – parents’ guide book, musical growth chart , egg shaker per child, Rhythm Tree tote bag (*All for new families)
    • Discounts for siblings (see chart to right) and families doing 2 or more classes
    • Exclusive access to online resources on the Hello Everybody App and Family Music Zone
    • Access to our vibrant online community – The Family Tree House
    • Recorded and live videos from our teachers focused on musical crafts, songs, games, drumming activities, lullabies, musical story times, learn-to-play tutorials, scavenger hunts and more!
    • Access to your family portal
    • Family ticket to a special event each trimester (e.g. Family boogie, singalong or concert)

Discounts

Siblings attending the same class

for additional siblings attending same weekly classes & sharing the same resources 

Indoor classes

    • Siblings under nine months are free
    • Morning classes or Rhythm Kids: $40 off monthly ie. pay $54 monthly ($216 per trimester)
    • Afternoon family classes: $60 off monthly ie. pay only $34 monthly ($135 per trimester)

Outdoor/Online classes

    • All siblings are free
Other discounts

Attending 2nd class in the same program or attending and family class 

  • $20 off monthly per family 
  • $40 off monthly per family, if at least one class is online

Attending both mixed age and Rhythm Kids

  • $10 off monthly for 2nd program

Dates

1st Trimester: 1 February to 15 May

2nd Trimester: 17 May to 28 August

3rd Trimester: 30 August to 11 December

Our curriculum is split into three trimesters. We observe school holidays and public holidays.

Dates

1st Trimester: 1 February to 15 May

2nd Trimester: 17 May to 28 August

3rd Trimester: 30 August to 11 December

Our curriculum is split into three trimesters. We observe school holidays and public holidays.

Our teachers

Gillian

With over 30 years’ experience in education as a teacher, music specialist, teacher trainer, consultant and adviser, Gillian established The Rhythm Tree, Australia's largest Music Together® centre over a decade ago. As the director of the centre, Gillian is passionate about bringing the joy of music to families.

Claire

Claire loves singing songs with Rhythm Tree families every week! Before moving to Australia and starting a family, she worked as an actor and a singer/songwriter. She released two albums and toured with her band playing venues and festivals. Her music has been used in both film and theatre.

Matilda

With a jazz guitarist as a father, Matilda grew up singing and performing. Her love of music led her to a Bachelor of Performing Arts and a career in voice work, TV and early childhood education. Matilda is passionate about sharing music with families and is also a Rhythm Tree teacher trainer and mentor.

Rebecca

Rebecca is a Registered Music Therapist and music educator with qualifications in education support and Auslan. Rebecca believes in the capacity of music to nurture development in early childhood. She loves supporting meaningful family connections through shared musical experiences. She also teaches Rhythm Kids for 4-8 year olds.

Sarah N

A pianist and singer from New York City, Sarah joined the Rhythm Tree in 2012. She is an energetic, bubbly teacher with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and ten years experience teaching early childhood music. Sarah released two independent albums in the U.S. and performs her own music in Melbourne.

Sophie

Sophie’s love of music led her to become a singer-songwriter, recording and performing original music under the name Little Wise since 2012. She has released three EPs and two acclaimed albums. She has toured nationally, performing at festivals and supporting artists such as The Audreys. She is also a social worker and a mum.

Jenna

Jenna’s earliest memories involve being surrounded by joyful music at home and in the wider community. As a mother and a musician with 20 years of performance experience, she believes in the importance of building musical memories with children and community, and creating strong connections with people through music.

Sally

Sally is a passionate singer, songwriter and performer. She has an Advanced Diploma of Music Performance and is part of renowned a cappella trio Aluka, who write and perform experimental vocal music and support artists like Missy Higgins and Clare Bowditch. Since having two children Sally has discovered a love of teaching.

2021 timetable

Family classes (mixed age)

For 0 to 5 year olds and the grown ups who love them

Monday

CERES Indoor and outdoor (labelled 'Ceres out') - Brunswick East

Tuesday

CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick East

Wednesday

CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Online

Thursday

CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick East
MC Square, Doncaster
Siteworks, Brunswick

Friday

CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick East
MC Square, Doncaster
Keon Park Children's Hub, Reservoir
Newport Community Hub

Saturday

CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick East

Rhythm Kids

For children aged 4-8yrs

Level 1 – 4yr old Kinder and Prep

Level 2 – Grades  1 and 2

CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Online

Babies

For babies 0 to 8 months and their grown ups

CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Online

Fees

*$94 monthly payments 
Can be paid per trimester ($376) or for whole year ($1,128)

1st trimester payments: January, February, March, April
2nd trimester payments: May, June, July, August
3rd trimester payments: September, October, November, December

*Prices include weekly classes, 3 song collections each year in CD and digital form, beautifully illustrated songbooks, exclusive online content including videos and Facebook Lives, a family ticket to a special event each trimester plus new family materials including egg shaker, Rhythm Tree bag, parent’s guidebook and musical growth chart.

Families joining part way through a trimester pay pro rata fees.

Direct debit date is the 3rd of every month.

Enrolment is on-going.

Families have the option to opt-out near the end of each trimester; in the last week of April, the last week August, and the second week of December (for the following year).

Discounts

Siblings attending the same class in indoor classes

  • Siblings under nine months are free
  • Siblings under nine months are free
  • Morning classes or Rhythm Kids: $40 off monthly ie. pay $54 monthly ($216 per trimester)
  • Afternoon family classes: $60 off monthly ie. pay only $34 monthly ($135 per trimester)

Siblings attending the same class in outdoor/online classes

  • All siblings are free


Other discounts

Attending 2nd class in the same program or attending and family class

  • $20 off monthly per family
  • $40 off monthly per family, if at least one class is online

Attending both mixed age and Rhythm Kids

  • $10 off monthly for 2nd program
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