Music Academy

Music, which uplifts the spirit and brings joy to all, is at the core of our institution. We are so glad we can always hear music in the corridors of our school! Our curriculum integrates music into the daily life of each student at Brilliant Stars. Over 80% of our students play at least one instrument which they learn on-site. Listening to music, practicing an instrument, and performing with and for others can have many positive influences on our students such as building confidence, enhancing attention to detail, nurturing cognitive development, and even improving the ability to learn math! 

In-house Instrumental Tuition

At Brilliant Stars, we have students playing the cello, piano, recorder, guitar, and violin! In our primary school, over 80% of our students are learning to play an instrument at school, many of whom play a second instrument!  We have in-house instrumental teachers, many of whom hold a PhD and have a range of international experience both in performance and education!

During times of closure, our entire instrumental music tuition programme is moved online in order to ensure our students continue to grow their musical abilities despite the circumstances. 

Musical Workshops by Professionals

We regularly have music workshops with performing musicians ranging from an afternoon with a saxophonist to children’s opera.

Cultural & Historical Awareness

At Brilliant Stars, we have developed a cultural and historical curriculum for our students. Through this curriculum, students develop their awareness and auditory consciousness of music and artists from around the world throughout time. This not only gives them a historical understanding of the development of the arts, but also builds their familiarity with various cultures, instruments, timbres, and musical styles from around the world.


School Orchestra

Our students have many opportunities to foster intergenerational connection and shared joy through the universal language of music, many of which take place through our school orchestra!

In-house Concerts

Concerts happen in-person and even online! We hold a number of in-house concerts for students of all ages and abilities to share their music with their friends and wider families. This is an excellent opportunity to explore their creativity, build their confidence, and bring joy to others through music!

Join us

When your child joins Brilliant Stars, your whole family is joining a vibrant community.

Admissions Enquiry

What People Say

Do you still remember the excited eyes and hunger for new knowledge and skills that are so typical of kindergarteners? When searching for a school, retaining the love of learning was our top criteria. That’s why we came to Brilliant Stars. And the choice was good - kids asking “when can I start some math?” on the first day of school, kids going deeper on some school topic and bringing their findings back to others, kids writing short books, kids looking forward to discussing moral choices and current affairs… by now, our kids are 10 years old. They still love learning.
I whole-heartedly recommend Brilliant Stars to any parents searching for a warm, safe school environment that nurtures the whole child. My daughter attended preschool and year one for three years and leaves the school confident and prepared for her next adventure. Brilliant Stars' dedicated staff supported her natural talents and personality and showed her how much she can accomplish. I especially valued Brilliant Stars' emphasis on virtue education and the effort they make to instill their students with a sense of responsibility-- for themselves, for their friends and loved ones, and for the world around them. Brilliant Stars' curriculum and philosophy unlocks academic excellence without neglecting equally important social skills and commitment to community. We had experience with other, more expensive private schools in Bratislava but Brilliant Stars outclasses them easily---- it is what we will miss most about leaving Slovakia.
Thank you for the excellent cooperation in the last 5 years. Having had the chance to attend Brilliant Stars was the best start to education of our children we could have imagined. Hearing children chatter fluently in English at the end of Kindergarten, was a great achievement. Not being a bilingual family, we considered that as one of the main objectives and it was met. Your enthusiastic and motivated team whom our children and us will keep the best memories of. Always smiling, ready to help and discuss, proactively report on status. Last but not least – healthy cuisine, clean environment, library, well-groomed premises, educational tools and playground… Brilliant Stars should be referred to as a role model for other educational institutions!
I would like to thank you for all the efforts you took and make this difficult time as smooth as it is possible. Everything was so well-organised and once again I must say that I am very proud to my child in this school 🧡
I have two children at Brilliant Stars' and I am delighted with the care and approach of all of the staff towards childcare and education in the early years. Both my children are flourishing under their academic, social and moral guidance. My older child has loved the use of Jolly Phonics (a UK approach to teaching literacy) as a learning tool and enjoys his numeracy, science, art and music lessons. The kindergarten also offers a wide variety of extra activites and has a lending library. Finally, and one of the key reasons why I chose this kindergarten, is that the head teacher is an inspiration to everyone involved with the kindergarten - very proactive, accommodating, hands-on and very focused on the children and what is best for them. I can highly recommend this kindergarten and given the high standard they have set can only expect their new Stupava branch to be just as good.
I think Brilliant start gives children 'active learning', and teachers know how to support children's Curiosity. I can see that my children are having good time. Because my children can't stop speaking what they have done today with big smile when I pick them up after school.
Thank you and your entire team for the tremendous work. I have been impressed from the very beginning by the flexibility of your staff and the speed with which you managed to convert the entire curriculum online.