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Designed to provide music enjoyment in the most positive learning environment!

Yamaha Music programs encourage all students to show their creativity through improvisations and compositions.

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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.

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Achievement Level

Year 2: complete Fundamental Skill Survey (FSS)
Year 3: complete Yamaha Grade 10 Exam
Year 4: complete Yamaha Grade 9 Exam

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Enrolment Schedule - Winter 2021

Course Location Day Time
JMC Book 1 NW Tuesday 7:00pm-7:45pm
JMC Book 1 NW Wednesday 4:30pm-5:15pm
JMC Book 1  NW Saturday 10:00am-10:45am
JMC Book 1  SW Thursday 4:30pm-5:15pm
JMC Book 1  SW Saturday 1:30pm-2:15pm

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Course Format

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

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.

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For more information, email or call Musica Academy today:

403.619.9990 (SW Location)

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"Great Yamaha programs. Group and private classes are available with experienced teachers. They also offer summer camp programs. I love how the kids are trained listening, singing, keyboarding, and reading notes in most of every class."

~ Mewah Susana

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