YAMAHA classes center on teaching musicianship through solfege and keyboard. Yamaha Music School teachers are trained and certified by the YAMAHA MUSIC EDUCATION SYSTEM (YMES)
The Junior Music Course (JMC) is a 2 year program for children beginning at ages 4 or 5 that provides an incomparable foundation for future musical study on any instrument. Children experience singing, music reading and writing, playing the piano, ear training, and creating music.
The in-class musical experiences nurture creativity and help instill the basis for playing and expression through feeling and understanding music.
This is the premier Yamaha Music School course.
There is no better way to expose your child to the joys of music.
There are Four - 18 Week Semesters in the JMC course leading to a Yamaha advanced class. Students enroll for one semester at a time.
Junior Music Course Lessons include:
Hearing - Listening to wonderful music helps children to develop emotional sensitivity, an ear for music and to feel and express music in time rhythmically
Singing - Children love to sing! Singing develops self expression, correct tempo, rhythm, pitch and understanding of note names.
Playing - Performing songs introduces children to the joy of expressing music by themselves. Playing also helps students to become familiar with the five-line staff, the piano keyboard and performing music with both hands.
Creating - Junior Music Course experiences cultivate children’s musical creativity and sense of harmony.
Class schedule - One 50-minute class per week. Parent participation is required.
Age Requirement - To enroll in JMC, children must have reached their 4th birthday by September 1 for fall semester classes and by January 15th for a spring semester start. This requirement helps ensure that children are enrolled in a course for which they are developmentally ready.
With over 50 years of experience in 40 countries, YMES has produced over 5 million graduates. A wide range of group classes are available for children ages 3 through 7 years.
YAMAHA MUSIC SCHOOL CLASSES:
- Young Musician Course (Ages 6 & 7)
Young Musicians Course
The Young Musicians Course is founded on the belief that every child loves music. During this three-year program, children participate in activities that teach basic musical skills and encourage independence, creativity and self-expression. The course appeals to the imagination of a young mind and becomes an integral part of your child’s growth. For beginning musicians ages 6-7, class activities include ear training, piano repertoire, keyboard harmony, music theory, exposure to arranging, singing, ensemble playing, and improvisation.
Class schedule - One 50-minute class per week. Parent participation is optional.
The semester consists of 18 - fifty minute classes.
Age Requirement - To enroll in YMC, children must have reached their 6th birthday by September 1 for fall semester classes and by January 15th for a spring semester start. This requirement helps ensure that children are enrolled in a course for which they are developmentally ready.
Experience a class with your child and have your questions answered about the Yamaha program. This is for children ages 4 & 5.
Class is FREE but reservations are required.
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