Yamaha Guitar Course

Yamaha Guitar Course

Age range: 8 years old and above

This course aims to cultivate students’ richer musical expressions, essential basic playing techniques, musical knowledge and skill to read music in order to enjoy playing the guitar as a beginner.

The ability for both ensemble playing and solo playing is developed by playing many classical pieces, plus master pieces from a wide range of styles, and attractive pieces especially composed for the course.


  • The curriculum of the course is prepared for students in various different age groups, in order for them to learn music step by step, with joy.
  • Well consideration of finger mechanism and finger dexterity, improvement of playing techniques are introduced for studying.
  • Introduction of chord system makes students understand harmony easily and also makes ensemble playing easy.
  • Exercise pieces are prepared for playing solo pieces which require special playing techniques.

Students will experience:

  • Students will have experience of various harmony by playing ensemble pieces introduced from an early stage and by chord system.
  • Students will experience a wide range of music, playing more than 12 solo pieces and to make them as their own repertoire pieces. They will learn not only solo playing but also ensemble playing.
  • Cultivating sense of rhythm, beat, and steady tempo in students, by playing ensemble pieces and by using accompaniment backing tracks.

Course Information:

Class Length

60 minutes Group or 30 minutes Individual

Course Length

3 – 5 years

Parent Participation

Not Required

Class Type

Group or Individual

Assessment Type

Yamaha Classical Guitar Grade 13 – 6 Exams


Textbook and online streaming materials

Cost Per Lesson

From RM 169 per month (group)
From RM 202 per month (individual)

Temu Ramah Bersama Cikgu Yamaha Music School - Cikgu Siti

Guitar Duet: Yamaha Music School Student and Teacher performing a Raya Song

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. Individual, Group and Online Lesson Styles

Our lesson formats are tailored to the course, from group lessons (held with an appropriately small number of students) where you can relax with your fellow students having the same interests and enjoy ensemble playing, as well as individual lessons that progress according to your personal wishes and goals, and online lessons where you can receive instruction without going to the lesson venue (suitable online environment required).

3. 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.

4. 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.