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Individual Programmes

Individual Classes

Here are the list of individual courses the Conservatory offers.

Hybrid Lesson

Get the best of both worlds with our Hybrid lessons!

Students get to learn music online at the comfort of their own home and meet their instructor monthly to fine tune techniques.

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Trial Lesson

A Trial lesson allows a teacher to assess the readiness / suitability of a student for the course. Trial slots do not guarantee an enrollment slot.

A Trial slot is confirmed upon payment (at least one day before the Trial lesson date). A minimum of 24-hours notice is required for cancellation & postponement of trial lesson.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Minimum age: 5 years old
    *Students graduating from the Conservatory’s Piano Group course are exempt from age requirements.

Course Outline:

  • Weekly individual lesson with the assigned teacher.
  • Once a month participation in the Creative Musicianship Class (CMC). During the CMC week, there are no individual lessons accorded. View the schedule for CMC here.

Features of Creative Musicianship Class (CMC):

  • Transforming the students’ competence to artistry by providing monthly solo or ensemble performance experiences.
  • Enhancing musical knowledge through the study of different music periods.
  • Developing aural skills through the use of audio-visual resources.
  • Exploring improvisation techniques and rhythmic awareness.

Objectives:

  • To build a sound technical skill base.
  • To master music-reading ability and aural awareness.
  • To develop tone production, colours and sonority so as to enhance the ability to communicate with an audience.
  • To master stylistic interpretations of various piano repertoire
  • To encourage musicianship through performances as a soloist or in an ensemble.

Courses Offered: Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass

Admission Requirements:

  1. Violin: 5 years old
    *Students graduating from the Conservatory’s Baby Violin course are exempt from age requirements.
  2. Cello: 6 years old
  3. Double Bass: 8 years old

Course Outline:

  • Weekly individual lesson with assigned teacher.
  • Once a month participation in the Violin Ensemble. During the Violin Ensemble week, there is no individual lesson accorded. View the schedule for the Violin Ensemble here.

Courses Offered: Classical Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Jazz Guitar and Electric Guitar

Admission Requirements:

  1. Minimum Age: 9 years old for Individual classes.

Course Outline:

  • Exam syllabus, specialization in genre / style, or both.
  • Various genres, including rock, pop, jazz, etc.
  • Rhythm & lead playing
  • Learn to play as a solo musician, or part of a band / ensemble
  • Performance & stage presence training
  • Improvisation, arrangement & artist studies.
  • Guitar maintenance & adjustment.
  • Transcription & play-by-ear training.

Guitar

Admission Requirements:

  1. Minimum age of 6 years old.
    *Students below 6 years old will require a parent to accompany during the lesson.

Features:

  • Weekly individual lesson with the assigned teacher.

Objectives:

  • The student should be able to strum simple patterns to accompany most songs and be able to play with others.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction of instrument
  • Strumming patterns
  • Tuning
  • Chords
  • Rhythm
  • Reading Tabulatures and notes
  • Playing with others
  • Simple picking patterns

 

Admission Requirements:

  1. Minimum age of 6 years old, depending on the student’s height.
  2. Must own a pair of drum sticks upon commencement of class.

Objectives:

  • To build a sound technical skill base.
  • To develop accurate and efficient reading ability.
  • To master stylistic authenticity whilst playing a range of grooves from contemporary rock, jazz, world music and funk.
  • To encourage musicianship through performances as part of an ensemble.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Minimum age of 4 years old.

Features:

  • To provide a fundamental grasp of vocal technique
  • Focus on breathing exercises, posture, and aural awareness

Objectives:

  • To master the correct breathing technique, and usage of diaphragm.
  • To develop high-quality musical expression & vocal techniques
  • To build self-confidence singing in and outside of class
  • To sing songs and sustain a clear harmony line
  • To develop a wide repertoire according to the individual’s desired singing style
  • To encourage musicianship through performances

Woodwind Instruments: Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone
Brass Instruments: Trombone, Trumpet, Euphonium

Admission Requirements:

  1. Minimum age of 9 years old.
  2. Students must own the chosen woodwind/brass instrument upon commencement of class.

Objectives:

  • To master the correct breathing technique, posture and fingering.
  • To develop high-quality tone production, intonation and articulations.
  • To strengthen technique with well-developed fingering exercises.
  • To encourage musicianship through performances as soloist or in an ensemble.

Introducing the Zhongruan & Sanxian courses, by Ms Jessica Lu!

Step into the world of Chinese string instruments under the tutelage of the much sought-after musician.

Don’t miss out!

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