Classes for teens

guitar playing

The Art Centre provides an exciting and stimulating program of after-school visual art, creative writing and guitar classes for teenagers aged 12+ years.

Semester 1, 2021

  • Term 1: 27 January - 30 March
  • Term 2: 19 April - 21 June

Booking information / Terms and conditions

Bookings for Semester 1 2021 now open

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Art for year 7 and 8 students

Art for year 7 and 8 students - new class! #46 

An introduction into high school art for years 7 and 8 students. Moving up from kids art, exploring more advanced techniques of art making through a range of mix media methods.

Mondays, 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Tutor - Kari Ferguson. $250 per 9 week term


Teenage art - art exploration 14+ years

Teenage art - art exploration 14+ years #55 

Experiment with art and mixed media, completing introductory exercises and end projects. Great for all teenage art students and HSC students.

Thursdays, 5pm - 7pm
Tutor - Kari Ferguson. $250 per 9 week term including all materials



Practical guitar theory 15-18 years #54

Do you want to take your guitar playing and knowledge to the next level? Professional guitarist and Sydney Conservatorium alumni Kieren Brereton shows you the practical tips, tricks and knowledge you need to approach any gig or style. No boring textbooks or convoluted syllabus - just simple, approachable practical knowledge. A minimum of two years’ experience as a guitarist required.*Own guitar required.

Wednesdays, 6.30pm - 8pm
Tutor - Kieren Brereton. $230 per 9 week term

Guitar for teens (beginners) 12+ years #58

A beginners introduction to the guitar, targeted to students aged 12 years and older. Structured for teens who are both beginners or have minimal experience with the guitar. Students will learn good technique, basic chords, lead melody exercises as well as popular songs in a relaxed approach.*Own guitar required.

Thursdays, 5pm - 6pm
Tutor - Kieren Brereton. $220 per 9 week term

Guitar for teens (extension) 12+ years #59

This course is structured for kids aged 12 and older who have had some experience on the guitar previously, and who already have a grasp on some fundamental chords. This course will focus on developing skills through learning an array of different contemporary and popular songs, as well as developing improvisation skills. A great course to start getting ready to begin your own band! *Own guitar required.

Thursdays, 6pm - 7pm
Tutor - Kieren Brereton. $220 per 9 week term

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Classes for kids

School holiday classes

Creative Kids vouchers

Ku-ring-gai Art Centre is now registered with Service NSW and can accept Creative Kids vouchers for select classes over $100 in our holiday programs.

Creative Kids vouchers