Young Musicians Course (YMC)
6 yrs. old – 8 yrs. old

Based on the concepts of Junior Music Course, the Young Musicians Course (YMC) provides an ideal environment for children to be motivated by each other as they learn important musical skills, including piano and keyboard performance, ensemble playing, improvisation, singing, and reading of music.

The curriculum of YMC is methodically designed according to this age group's developmental traits with emphasis in hand coordination, aural training, rhythm perception, and finger dexterity. The comprehensive Young Musicians Course is a perfect choice to begin your child's music education.

curriculum overview
  • Repertoire (piano and keyboard pieces)

  • Solfège singing

  • Ear training

  • Ensemble work (group performance)

  • Keyboard harmony

  • Keyboard technique

  • Sight singing

  • Note reading

  • Improvisation

  • Arranging

  • Theory


Upon Completion of the Course

Once a student has completed the Young Musicians Course, they can take the Yamaha Student Grade 9 Exam to confirm their musical achievement and will be able to continue advanced courses of study such as the Junior Advanced Course and are encouraged to take private lessons.