Music at Meridian

Music can be defined as an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony and colour.

Across cultures and nations music is an essential part of life and should therefore also be an essential part of education. At Meridian we believe that culture, which includes music, should play the same important role in the development process as academics and sport.

We offer tuition in a variety of instruments and also have two choirs (senior choir for Grades 4 to 8 and junior choir for Grades 1 to 3).

The choirs strive to create a dignified image of Meridian Pinehurst and aim towards the highest possible musical standards. We also strive to contribute, through singing, to the cultural development of our community. The choir is instrumental in developing the member’s individual level of musicality and offers an environment where everyone is accepted and certain important skills such as self-discipline, self-confidence, dedication, communication skills, perseverance, loyalty and punctuality are developed.


Music tuition in piano, keyboard and recorder is offered at the school. Tuition takes place during school hours, if possible.  Learners have a choice of individual tuition (one or two sessions per week) or group classes (one session per week), depending on the instrument (recorder).

Tuition fees

Music fees are calculated per term, with eight lessons per term (one lesson per week) or 16 lessons per term (two lessons per week).

1 x 30 min group class per week


1 x 30 min class per week


2 x 30 min class per week



Music as subject

Music can also be taken as an an 8th subject in the FET phase.

This is surely only the beginning! We look forward to enlarging the number of instruments offered in the near future and plan great things for music at Meridian.