The Education Queensland funded Instrumental Music Program at Runcorn State High School allows students to undertake tuition in string, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. Students are offered free weekly lessons and pay a levy to have access to repertoire and instruments. The guiding objective of the Instrumental Music Program is for students to learn through experience in ensemble practice and performance. Therefore ensemble experience is compulsory and includes Concert Band, Stage Band, String Orchestra and many other smaller ensembles that perform on a regular basis.

Key performances throughout the year include events such as:

For further information refer to the 2015 Instrumental Music Handbook or contact the Head of Department, The Arts on 3323 1609