Junior Music Course (JMC)
The Junior Music Course (JMC) is a unique four-year keyboard-based program of weekly group lessons designed to give your child the best beginning possible for the development of necessary music skills.
Primary Course (JMC 1 – 4) – Students of JMC 1 beginners will complete book 1 to 4 of JMC books. Emphasis is placed on ear training and developing a sound rhythmic sense. Extension Course (JXC 1 – 4) - Graduates of the Primary Course advance to Junior Extension Course (JXC), where the skills are refined with the emphasis on keyboard performance, sight singing, sight playing, ensemble work and music composition.
- This is a parented class.
- First Year of the Four-Year Junior Music/Extension Course for 4 & 5 year old beginners
- A keyboard/piano is required at home for practicing.
- Students learn basic music concepts and keyboarding skills through Hear-Sing-Play-Read
- JMC follows the Yamaha Music Curriculum and it is offered internationally in 40 different countries.
Year 2: complete Fundamental Skill Survey (FSS)
Year 3: complete Yamaha Grade 10 Exam
Year 4: complete Yamaha Grade 9 Exam
Enrolment Schedule - Fall 2020
|JMC Book 1-2||NW||Tuesday||10:45-11:30am|
|JMC Book 1-2||NW||Wednesday||5:15-6pm|
|JMC Book 1-2||NW||Wednesday||6:30-7:15pm|
|JMC Book 1-2||NW||Saturday||10:45am-11:30am|
|JMC Book 1-2||SW||Thursday||5:15pm-6pm|
|JMC Book 1-2||SW||Saturday||1:30pm-2:15pm|
|JMC Book 2-3||NW||Saturday||12:45-1:30pm|
|JMC Book 2-3||SW||Saturday||2:45-3:30pm|
|JMC Book 3-4||NW||Thursday||5:00-5:45pm|
|JMC Book 3-4||NW||Saturday||11:30-12:15pm|
|JMC Book 3-4||NW||Sunday||10:30-11:15pm|
|JMC Book 3-4||SW||Thursday||6:00-6:45pm|
|JMC Book 3-4||SW||Saturday||10:4511:30pm|
|JMC Book 4-5||NW||Saturday||1:30-2:15pm|
|Lesson Format||36 lessons|
|Lesson Length||45 - 55 minutes/lesson, once a week|
|Maximum Class Size||8-10|
|Parent/Guardian Attendance||Required (first 2 years or until primary course level is finished)|
|Year End Concert||Yes|
|Advance to||Junior Advanced Course 1 at the end of Year 4|
Junior Extension Course (Equivalent course: YMC 3/ YMC 5)
|JXC Book 1-2||NW||Wednesday||5:15-6:00pm|
|JXC Book 1-2||NW||Thursday||5:45-6:30pm|
|JXC Book 1-2||NW||Sunday||9:45-10:30am|
|JXC Book 1-2||SW||Monday||6:15-7:00 pm|
|JXC Book 3-4||NW||Tuesday||5:30-6:15pm|
|JXC Book 3-4||NW||Sunday||12:45-1:30pm|
This is an In-person Class. Face coverings will be required for all classes. Should In-person Classes shut down due to AHS's recommendation for Covid-19, all classes will continue online.