The Academy would like to show their respect and acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Dharawal Country, Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Based in Thirroul NSW, the Academy of Music Dance Drama has been providing performing arts excellence in the Illawarra and beyond. With in-person lessons and remote learning available, the Academy is accessible for anyone who aspires to extend themselves in a safe, fun and friendly community.
Our lessons provide a sense of enjoyment and engagement and where students experience a learning environment that is positive and nurturing. If it’s to learn a new skill, pursue a career or just for enjoyment, all our teachers build the lessons around what the student wants.

We are now offering the Rockschool program through the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB)

Master your instrument, find out what level you’re at or simply earn a globally recognised qualification that’s truly valuable wherever you are.

Live and Video Exams available (Graded Certificates and Performance Certificates)

Debut to Grade 8 levels and then Professional Diplomas for your entry to music qualifications at a professional level.

Learn current repertoire whilst developing your technique and understanding of music concepts.

Vocals | Piano | Keyboard | Acoustic Guitar | Electric Guitar | Bass Guitar | Ukulele | Drums | Band


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Individual Lessons: Customised lessons to suit the performers aspirations

Partner Lessons: Max 2 in lessons. Students align with ages and standard. Max 4 for vocal to learn more for harmony work.

Group Lessons: Max 15 for older students and 10 for younger

Intro to Music: Perfect for younger students who are starting and finding their performing journey.

Up to 15% discount for booking 10 lessons. (conditions apply) – Lessons can start at any week of the year.

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