Junior Special Advanced Course

Junior Special Advanced Course

Age range: For graduates of Junior Music Course (audition required)

This course is an intensive music study that aims to further develop the musical senses and skills of the young musician. It is open to Junior Music Course graduates who have successfully passed an entrance audition.

Students are mentored to acquire the creative ability that allows self-expression via music by improvisation and composing, while developing competent performance ability. They are expected to achieve the musical ability on the level of either Yamaha Piano Grade 9 -7 or Yamaha Electone Grade 9 -7.

The course encourages active participation in Junior Original Concert, and students may be invited to perform their compositions in overseas concerts such as the Asia Pacific Junior Original Concert and International Highlight Concert held each year.

Many graduates of Junior Special Advanced Courses have gone on to develop life-long careers in music as performing artists (locally and overseas), composers, members of world-class orchestras and highly regarded music educators.


  • Strengthening the musicianship skills learned
  • Understanding the core of the subjects learned
  • Complex chord progressions, key changes and musical expressions
  • Composing music with more stylistic approach
  • Participation in Junior Original Concerts

Students will experience:

  • Solfege and lyric singing
  • Repertoire playing
  • Aural training
  • Improvising and composing
  • Ensemble playing
  • Harmony training
  • Music rudiments

Course Information:

Class Length

1st Year – 60 minutes Group and 30 minutes Individual
2nd Year onwards – 60 minutes Group and 45 minutes Individual

Course Length

3 Years (entry through audition)

Parent Participation

Not Required

Class Type

Group and Individual

Assessment Type

Yamaha Grade 9 – 7 Exams


Textbook and online streaming materials

Cost Per Lesson

From RM 229 per month

Susana Hari Raya Performed In An Ensemble by Yamaha Music School Teacher and Students

Yamaha’s Unique Program

1. Printed Lesson Material + Streaming Audio

Yamaha’s unique curriculum has been designed with the philosophy of wanting everyone to enjoy music. Our instruction is based around original curriculum and teaching materials we’ve developed through more than 60-years’ experience. We also offer realistic audio accompaniment developed exclusively for our lessons that you can play along with, like in live performances, and for home practice.

2. Yamaha Grade Examination

Yamaha Grade Examinations help you as a music learner to confirm your musical abilities and encourage you to gain well-rounded musical skills, so that you can fully enjoy creating and performing music.

3. Concert

We hold special presentations and events for each classroom and course as an opportunity for you to demonstrate the skills you’ve gained in the lessons. The pleasantly tense excitement of the performance and the sense of fulfillment it creates are invaluable.