ABOUT THE MUSIC SCHOOL

Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre is a beacon of socio-cultural exchange that creates an inspiring environment through its support of a wide spectrum of cultural, artistic and literary events. It makes creativity and innovative thinking accessible to all in the State of Kuwait.

Introducing stimulating and contemporary musical curricula from original global contributions, to create an enjoyable educational experience and ensure continuity.

The School promotes Western and Arabic music, offering a wide range of programmes and specializations. The instructional concentration studies include western instruments such as the Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Clarinet, and Piano, whilst the Arabic curriculums focus on Oriental Takht instruments, including the Oud, Nay, Qanun, and Oriental Violin. Students also explore solfege (reading music), Arabic singing, and vocal exercises.

SCHOOL GOALS

  • Harnessing the musical talents of children in Kuwait.

  • Introducing stimulating and contemporary musical curricula from original global contributions to create an enjoyable educational experience and ensure continuity.

  • Establishing a National Youth Chamber Orchestra and an Arabic Music Band for the children and youth, to perform concerts on a regular basis and promote music as a social activity.

  • Enriching the musical scene in Kuwait with musicians who embody the Kuwaiti Identity.

School Semesters

The school year is divided into two semesters. Each semester is 14 weeks.

1st Semester:15 Sep 2019 to 19 Dec 2019
2nd Semester:12 Jan 2020 to 24 Apr 2020

WORKING HOURS

School Working Hours:

Sunday to Thursday

14:00 to 21:00