Welcome to Mini Mozarts!

At Mini Mozart’s School of Music, we offer children and adults the chance to learn music in a warm and welcoming environment. We’re an experienced and long-established school that’s been teaching music to children and adults for more than 15 years.

We provide a personalised and flexible approach to students of all ages, who benefit from our years of experience and our expert knowledge of music and teaching. We provide a thorough preparation for music exams and our students consistently achieve excellent results, often receiving awards of distinction.

Here at Mini Mozarts, we’re passionate about music and the benefits it provides. Our teachers are skilled and enthusiastic, and are all musicians themselves.

We offer music tuition in a range of instruments and a variety of genres. With our retail store, online store and instrument hire services as well as tuition, Mini Mozarts provides a convenient ‘one-stop shop’ to cater for all your music needs.

We’d love to meet you and talk about beginning or progressing your musical journey – so contact us today and let’s get started!


Josephine Di Giacomo

Mini Mozarts School of Music Principal

Tuition

We offer a variety of tuition services, including private tuition for children and adults of all levels in a range of instruments and musical styles. Private tuition commences from the age of 3½ upwards.

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Store

Both our Ascot Vale store and online store offer a range of products including instruments, books and accessories.

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Hire

Looking to hire an instrument? At Mini Mozarts, we provide a range of instrument hire options.

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Repair

At Mini Mozarts, we provide certified repairs to most instruments. Contact us to find out more details.

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Tuition

At Mini Mozarts, we provide a range of options for children and adults at all stages of musical ability. We will cater for your learning needs, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced musician. We offer private lessons in a range of instruments and genres, group masterclasses, thorough exam preparation and a range of ensembles and bands for our students to join. We will keep you progressing through the different levels of tuition so you are always learning, improving and working towards achieving your musical potential.

Private Tuition

Private tuition forms the basis of our teaching at Mini Mozarts, as we are firm believers in the educational benefits of one-on-one music tuition. We offer lessons in guitar, bass, piano, drums, violin, ukulele, saxophone, clarinet, flute, singing and music theory.

Master Classes

At various times we run group masterclasses and workshops in areas that suit a group approach; for example, music theory classes. Keep an eye on our Events page to see what’s on.

Adult Tuition

It’s never too late to start learning music! Maybe you’ve always wanted to be able to play your favourite Beatles song, or there’s a special someone you want to serenade on Valentine’s Day. Perhaps you’ve recently retired and finally have time to do something for yourself, or maybe you used to play an instrument years ago and want to get back into it. Whatever your motivation and musical dreams are, we can make them happen.

Special Needs Tuition

Our teaching style at Mini Mozarts is flexible and inclusive, and with our team of experienced teachers we can personalise our lessons to suit the needs of any child or adult.

Casual Tuition

We understand that you may not want to commit to a full term of lessons. That’s no problem! We can arrange lessons to suit your availability and desired level of commitment, whether it’s one-off lessons or occasional sessions to fit your schedule.

Exams

We pride ourselves in preparing our students thoroughly, so they can approach their music exams with confidence. We cater for exams under AMEB, ANZCA and other examination boards, and our students consistently receive excellent results.

Ensembles

We encourage our students to make music with their peers by participating in our guitar ensembles. As well as being fun, working with other musicians fosters teamwork, and cooperation and develops discipline and communications skills. Our ensembles perform regularly at schools and community centres and events.

Rock Bands

We also offer places in rock bands, so our students can experience the enjoyment of playing together and releasing their inner rock stars! Our bands also perform at community and other events.

Choir

Available to both singing and instrumental students, our choirs are a great way to make music together.

What They’re Saying

Don’t take our word for it, see what our students, parents and affiliates have to say about us.

"My daughter Shenay has been with Mini Mozarts School of Music since 2011, when she began learning piano there at the age of seven. Shenay then discovered the guitar and her passion for singing and songwriting. Watching Shenay find her passion for her music has been amazing, and being at the right place with the right teachers to nurture and develop her has been the greatest gift. Josephine and her exceptional team of teachers all work together to bring the best out in Shenay.

Together with Josephine and her teachers, we put a plan in place and set goals for Shenay to achieve the exam results she needed to give her a chance to get into a High School that we weren’t zoned for. Shenay excelled and continues to excel in all of her exams. Last year Josephine wrote a letter of recommendation to University High School, the only school Shenay wanted to go to, and we were so proud when she was accepted there.

As a parent, I cannot express how grateful I am to Josephine and all of Shenay’s teachers at Mini Mozarts. This music school has set the foundations for her to be where she is today and, most importantly, where she is heading in the future."

Ayshen Ibrahim, 2017

"We have had an excellent six years with Mini Mozarts School of Music, encompassing three children and four instruments. Mini Mozarts and their dedicated and inspirational teachers have worked with us to accommodate changes in schedules, tastes in music and generally busy lives.
Josephine has always been fabulous to us and is a wonderful mentor to our children. We have been, and continue to be, very happy with Mini Mozarts."

Jane and Anthony Carbone, 2017

"As a pre-schooler, my daughter developed an interest in music and we were searching for a music school that would nurture her love of music. Fortunately, we found Mini Mozarts School of Music and following a trial lesson, my daughter began weekly lessons. Eight years later, she is still studying music at Mini Mozarts. Now at the age of 13, she is preparing for her upcoming AMEB Grade 6 piano examination.

Mini Mozarts School of Music provides a nurturing environment that enables their students to collaborate with the dedicated staff, to set achievable goals and to learn at their own pace. The students are offered a number of wonderful experiences, whether it be playing a grand piano at the Deakin Edge or busking along Ascot Vale’s Union Road. Under the oversight of Josephine, Mini Mozarts School of Music provides students with a very professional and positive learning environment."

Doris Piscopo, 2017

"Thank you to Mini Mozarts School of Music. My time at Mini Mozarts was amazing and I am grateful I had the opportunity to be taught by such wonderful teachers, who were inspiring, friendly and amazing at what they do. I would highly recommend Mini Mozarts to anyone, as my experience there was extremely memorable."

Anthea (17), 2017

"We have our son attending guitar lessons and our daughter doing piano lessons at Mini Mozarts. They both have learnt so much and thoroughly enjoy their lessons. The teachers are great and make learning fun.
Mini Mozarts provides a high level of tuition and we would recommend it to anyone looking for quality music lessons for their children."

Sonia Labagnara, 2017

"Mini Mozarts is fantastic. During the eight years I’ve been there, I feel like I’ve accomplished so much and had a lot of fun doing it.

I’ve received all the help I’ve needed and everyone is really nice and friendly."

Maddie, 2017

Enrolment

We have students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, and we’d love to share our passion for music with you or your child. Children receive many benefits from learning music, such as increased self-esteem, enhanced brain function, and learning how to think creatively and work consistently towards their goals. We teach children from three years of age and upwards. We have lots of adult students as well, many of whom started with us as complete beginners. Maybe you’ve always thought you’d learn an instrument ‘someday’. Why not make someday tomorrow? It’s never too late to get started!

Enrolment Policies

Generally, enrolments are booked on a term-by-term basis and lessons are billed for each term. However, we do offer casual tuition as well, so please contact us if that is your preference. We are completely flexible to your needs.

Terms and conditions apply – please contact us for details.

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Term Dates 2018

Term 1: 29 January – 29 March

Term 2: 16 April – 29 June

Term 3: 16 July – 21 September

Term 4: 1 October – 14 December

Public Holidays 2018

The following public holidays affect Mini Mozarts teaching terms.

Term 1: Labour Day (Monday 12 March)

Term 2: ANZAC Day (Wednesday 25 April), Queen's Birthday (Monday 11 June)

Term 3: No public holidays

Term 4: Melbourne Cup (Tuesday 6 November)

Our Teachers

At Mini Mozarts, our dedicated teachers are passionate about music. They are accomplished and experienced teachers who can quickly put their students at ease and build rapport, and they are all musicians themselves.

The diverse musical backgrounds of our teachers ensure that every lesson is an enriching experience. We offer tuition across a range of genres, including classical, pop, rock, jazz and blues.

We aim to create a committed, focused and supportive atmosphere to help our students reach the best possible level in their chosen instrument. All of our teachers have a valid working with children check.

Upcoming Events

Saturday 22 September

Term 3 ends

Monday 1 October

Term 4 commences

Saturday 20 October

Concert & 10 year Celebration

Tuesday 6 November

Melbourne Cup Day Public Holiday

Saturday 15 December

Term 4 ends

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Promotions

Trial Lesson

At Mini Mozarts, you can make a one-off payment for a single lesson with no further obligation, so that you can try out our tuition services. This gives you the opportunity to try out our services with no lock-in commitment.

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Gift Certificates

What could be better than the gift of music? You can purchase a gift certificate for any type of tuition you like, ranging from a one-off lesson to a full term’s tuition. You can also purchase gift certificates for our retail and online stores.

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Our Community

Community is important to us. Mini Mozarts has been part of the Ascot Vale community for many years, with more than nine of them at our current Union Road location, and we love being part of such a vibrant and diverse area.
Here’s a list of some of the local businesses that we love working with!

Piano Moves

Piano Moves are professional piano movers who safely move more than 200 pianos every week and are trusted by Australia’s major venues, music stores, professional musicians and teachers. Piano Moves provide peace of mind with all aspects of the move fully insured, and guarantee that your piano will be safely cared for at all times. They also offer piano hire, storage and tuning.

Yamaha

Yamaha Music is the world's biggest musical product manufacturer, offering a comprehensive range of music instruments and music-related equipment. At every level, from novice to professional musician, the company focuses on superior quality, craftsmanship, innovative designs and value for money. Yamaha places great importance on developing young musicians and popularising music worldwide.

Compassion

Compassion Australia is a Christian child development and child advocacy organisation that works in partnership with local churches to foster the spiritual, economic, social, physical and emotional development of children living in extreme poverty in more than 26 countries. Mini Mozarts sponsors four children through Compassion Australia, and we also run fundraising activities for them.

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Little Byrd

Little Byrd is a great place to have a coffee or a bite to eat. This cosy café has been on Union Road for many years and is currently owned by Robbie. He and his team provide great customer service and excellent coffee and delicious meals.

Get 15% off your bill!

Present this voucher and receive a 15% discount from your bill. Minimum spend $40. Conditions apply.

Pacinos

Mark and the gang at Pacinos offer amazing food at great prices. Their restaurant is perfect for families and their service is second to none. They even know all their regulars by name!

Get 10% off your bill!

Present this voucher and receive a 10% discount from your bill. Minimum spend $40. Not available on Mondays, Public Holidays, Mother's Day or with lunch express offers. Conditions apply.

MGM Hardware

One of the longest standing business on Union Road, MGM Hardware offers great advice and specialist services. Owners John and Chris are always happy to lend a hand or provide advice, and are great at what they do!

Free Paint Brush!

Present this voucher and with any 4L purchase of paint you will receive a free paint brush! Valid at MGM Hardware Ascot Vale store only. Conditions apply.

Mini Mozarts supports schools within our community.

Below are a few of the schools that Mini Mozarts has sponsored.

Contact Us

Considering starting lessons for you, your child, or someone you know? Get in touch today! We welcome your call and are more than happy to answer any questions.

Contact Details

Mini Mozarts School of Music

166 Union Road, Ascot Vale

info@minimozarts.com.au

(03) 9370 3338

(03) 9370 3338

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Trading Hours

Retail Hours

Monday: 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Tuesday: 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Wednesday: 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Thursday: 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Friday: 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Saturday: 9am – 1pm

Sunday: Closed

Tuition Hours

Tuition by appointment only. Day and evening classes available Monday – Saturday.

For enrolment or retail enquiries call us on 9370 3338 or complete the enquiry form below.

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Parking

Free parking is available on Union Road and surrounding streets. Time restrictions apply.

Train

We are located 650m from Ascot Vale station, which is an 11 minute train ride from the CBD. Take the Craigieburn Line.

Tram / Bus

Tram: No. 57 (West Maribyrnong - Flinders Street Station, City)
Bus: No. 472 (Williamstown - Moonee Ponds via Footscray)

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