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 books 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 the Junior Extension Course (JXC), where the skills are refined with an emphasis on keyboard performance, 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 2022
|JMC Book 1||NW||Wednesday||4:00 pm - 4:45 pm|
|JMC Book 1||NW||Thursday||5:15 pm - 6:00 pm|
|JMC Book 1||NW||Saturday||12:45 pm - 1:30 pm|
|JMC Book 1||NW||Sunday||10:00 am - 10:45 am|
|JMC Book 1||SW||Monday||5:00 pm - 5:45 pm|
|JMC Book 1||SW||Wednesday||5:30 pm - 6:15 pm|
|JMC Book 1||SW||Saturday||1:00 pm - 1:45 pm|
|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)|
|Advance to||Junior Advanced Course 1 at the end of Year 4|
This is an In-person Class. Face coverings are recommended for all classes. Should In-person Classes shut down due to AHS's recommendation for Covid-19, all classes will continue online.