Gifted Young Flutists Course

Introduction

This course has been divided into 4 stages - Preparatory course, Grade 1 to 3 course, and Grade 4 to 5 course .

Students are required to sit for internal examinations conducted half-yearly to monitor the student’s progress and to take ABRSM examinations.

Students of Grade 6-8 and Diploma classes are required to perform in public concerts and participate in national or international competitions. The Diploma classes are tailored to individual potential and emphasise on concert and competition training.

Each student is required to perform on stage at least twice per semester at masterclasses. This strengthens the child’s confidence in concert performance which also provides a platform for students, parents and teachers to share their expectations and opinions, in a combined effort to improve teaching quality.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the respective course, students will attain:

  • Preparatory course – Students will be ready for Grade 1 upon completion of the course.
  • Grade 1 to 5 course - Students will successfully pass ABRSM Grade 5 examinations around 8 years old.
  • Grade 4 to 5 course changed to Grade 6 to 8 course - Students will successfully pass ABRSM Grade 5 examinations before 12 years old.

Course Schedule

The sessions are held per semester from January to May or July to November

  • Practical, once in a weekend, 20 lessons per semester
  • Theory/Aural, once in a weekend, 20 lessons per semester
  • Masterclasses, twice per semester

Gifted Young Flutists Course

Grade Practical
(individual lesson)
Theory/Aural
(group lesson)
No. of lessons
Preparatory A 45 minutes - 20 lessons
Preparatory B 60 minutes 45 minutes 20 practical,
20 aural
Grade 1 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 2 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 3 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 4 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 5 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 6A 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 6B 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 7A 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 7B 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 8A 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory
Grade 8B 60 minutes 60 minutes 20 practical,
20 theory

Diploma

Practical No less than 16 hours per semester
Masterclass 2 sessions per semester

Applicants must meet requirements and pass audition.

Course Type Age Group
Preparatory Course (Curved or U Flute) For young children of 4-5 years old who are musically inclined.
Grade 1 to 5 Course (Curved, U or Adult Flute) For children aged 5-8 years with basic piccolo/flute training.
Grade 6 to 8 Course (Adult Flute) For children aged 9-12 years and had passed ABRSM Grade 5 in both Theory & Practical.
 

Applicants must meet requirements and pass audition.

Course Fees

Gifted Young Flutists Course

Grade Fees per semester
Preparatory A $1,368.30
Preparatory B $2,215.40
Grade 1 $2,376.55
Grade 2 $2,376.55
Grade 3 $2,376.55
Grade 4 $2,376.55
Grade 5 $2,376.55
Grade 6A $2,376.55
Grade 6B $2,376.55
Grade 7A $2,376.55
Grade 7B $2,376.55
Grade 8A $2,619.65
Grade 8B $2,619.65

Diploma

Practical Fees are charged according to the teacher’s requirements
and are dependent on the different levels of Diploma.
Masterclass $160.50 per semester

Audition Fees

Course Type Fees
Preparatory $21.40
Grade 1 to 5 $21.40
Grade 6 to 8 $26.75

Registration Fees

  • Registration fee is $32.10, to be paid upon passing the audition.

One semester covers 5.5 months. Fees are payable by semester and cover 20 practical lessons, 20 theory/aural lessons, as well as masterclasses, and internal examinations.
Any Junior Music student who takes two different instruments need only attend one theory class.

Payment Terms

  • Payment via cheque and cashier's order should be crossed and made payable to the "Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts". Please write your name, NRIC/passport number and contact number on the reverse side of the cheque/cashier's order.
  • Payment of fees should be made prior to the commencement of each term or semester as stipulated in the fee structure.

Address (for payment via cheque)

  • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Ltd
    Cashier in Room 1-11,
    Level 1, NAFA Campus 1,
    80 Bencoolen Street
    Singapore 189655

Penalty

  • If payment is not made in full by the due date, a penalty charge will be assessed at S$15.00 per month.

Refund of Fees

  • Registration Fee / Audition Fee is non-refundable.
  • Fees are only refundable under the following conditions:
    1. Full refund if the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances
    2. After deducting S$53.50 if withdrawal is made within 14 days before the commencement of the semester/term*
    3. After deducting 1 month's tuition fees or S$107.00, whichever is higher, if withdrawal is made within 14 days from the commencement of the semester/term*
    4. Fees are non-refundable for withdrawal after 14 days from the commencement of the semester/term*

* applies in accordance to your course payment schedule

Registration for this course begins in early May and early November for the July and January intakes respectively. Please visit our website in end April and end October for enrolment details.

Applicants must meet requirements and pass audition.

Enrolment Steps

  1. Contact the Junior Music Department via phone or email for any queries pertaining to admission or registration.
  2. Apply in-person with a copy of child’s birth certificate, a passport-sized photo and relevant certificates if any at Junior Music Department during registration period, which are in early May and early November.
  3. Payment for audition fee is to be made in cheque payable to "Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts".
  4. Upon successful registration, the child will be given a date/time to attend an audition usually in third week of May or November.

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