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Your first clarinet lesson is always special to us as we discuss your personal musical goals, stylistic preferences, assess your playing abilities and agree on a plan to turn your musical dreams into reality.

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For complete beginners, your clarinet tuition starts with learning how to read music rhythms and melodies

In conjunction with this, we teach you how to play your favourite songs. Your favorite clarinet classics are also easy to learn with a good teacher and a bit of commitment.

Private Lessons

Private weekly lessons will introduce all of the essential skills in our proven teaching syllabus guiding you to success in your playing.

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Play In A Band

Our bands are in demand at local music festivals, school events such as Australia Day and Queensland Day. Get involved!

Fast Progress

Fast Progress

Our studios are set up with computers loaded with the latest software and a massive library of songs, clarinet techniques.

Experienced Teachers in Brisbane

Experienced Teachers

All of our teachers are qualified professional musicians who are keen to inspire, mentor and guide their students to the next level!

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We reckon our classes are pretty awesome but don’t take our word for it – Book your first lesson to find out for yourself!

One to One Lessons

An individual lesson with you teacher and mentor each week is the fastest and most enjoyable way to progress quickly and confidently with your chosen musical instrument. Your teacher will guide you in your path, balancing all of the technical, reading, theoretical, rhythmic, stylistic and artistic skills required to become a great musician.

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Play in a Band

Playing together with like minded musicians is one of the best ways to play & enjoy making music. Mark Joe Hope Music School excels in bringing students together, teaching them how to play live as a cohesive unit and giving them the opportunity to perform regularly throughout the year to appreciative audiences at great venues in Brisbane.

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Concerts & Events

Our gigs & concerts have become highlights of the year for our students, teachers, parents, friends and families. Getting up on a professional stage with support and guidance from our top sound engineers and teachers is an experience that our students of all ages work hard for, love and enjoy. As well as performing live at our shows, Mark Joe Hope Music School bands are also in demand at local community music festivals, school fetes and events such as Australia Day and Queensland Day, supporting and celebrating our community.

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Videos and Galleries

Here are some photos and videos from some of the many concert events that we have held over the last 10 years.......

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As a professional performing and recording musician, Mark has studied and performed music in an incredibly wide range of musical genres over many years. Together with our incredibly talented teaching staff we have all musical styles covered. We also foster the writing, development and recording of original music with our students, one of the most rewarding experiences our teachers and students enjoy. Some of the many musical genres we teach and perform on clarinet.

Meet Our Teachers!

Our guitar teachers are some of the best in the industry! with over 20 years of combined experience, you'll learn the guitar quickly and develop into a great musician.

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Book Your First Lesson!

We reckon our classes are pretty awesome but don’t take our word for it – Book your first lesson to find out for yourself!

Your Journey To Excellence

Step 1

Getting Started...

Let's get the Basics - Start reading music - Open chord rhythms - Easy rock tabs.

Step 2

Understanding It All

Moving on with scales, solos, and chord melodies. Put some theory behind the practice and start our contemporary courses.

Step 3

Testing Yourself

AMEB exams, play in our bands, start jazz, and or classical clarinet styles.

Step 4

Giving Back!

Tertiary studies and come on back to teach with us!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you run your lessons?

Our students come for a one on one private lesson once a week at the same time as a regular teacher. Pay for the first lesson only and make sure you are happy with your teacher. We bill in 5-week blocks, payable at the beginning of each block.

Do you teach beginner students?

Yes, we are very experienced at teaching people from the beginning as well as players with some experience and advanced players. With Mark Joe Hope syllabus and our experienced teachers soon you will be rocking with the best and feeling confident to play in front of your friends and family.

What styles do you teach?

We teach all styles at all levels with our teachers being specialists in various genres. We follow a learning plan that will allow you to master any genre on the clarinet.

What ages do you teach?

We are experienced with teaching all ages from about 5 years old through to adults of all ages. We often have sons & daughters learning with their parents so they can play together. In addition we have many retirees who are up for further life challenges and ways to meet new people.

What days do you teach?

We teach Monday to Saturday in the daytime and evenings to about 9.00pm.

Where are you located?

We have a dedicated house in Greenslopes, 747 Logan Rd with spacious studios, computers loaded with teaching resources, musical instruments , a comfortable waiting room and a great atmosphere.