Summer Music Workshops

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Summer Music Workshops

Students aged 4 and 15 years are welcome to join!

Date

July – August 2024

Study Mode  

Face-to-face

Venue

Music Office designated music centres

Eligibility

 1 All courses are designed for music beginners without musical training background.
 2 Applicants must meet the age requirement as stated in each course.  The age of applicants is calculated as at 16 July 2024.

Language

Cantonese

Award

Students with 80% attendance will be eligible for the award of Certificate of Attendance.

Enquiry

2158 6466/ 3842 7776

The Music Office reserves the right to change/ cancel the Workshops.
The applicants will be notified for any changes in lesson dates and time.

Balloting Results 

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Parent-child Jolly Music Time 【Aged 4-6】

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Parent-child Jolly Music Time Aged 4-6

 

 

The course instructor of this paired music workshop will introduce basic music concepts such as note values, music notation, rhythms and different Chinese and western musical instruments, and help children to develop their sense of rhythm, listening, learning skills and concentration through an array of interactive activities.

 

 

 

Target Participants

Children aged 4 to 6, each with an accompanying parent/ adult

 

Lesson

5 lessons, 1 hour and 15 minutes each

 

Tuition Fee

$360

 

Quota per Class

20 pairs of child and parent/ adult

 

Required Materials

Basic stationery, including blue or black ballpoint pen, 2B pencils, colour pens and eraser

 

Class Code

Date

Time

Venue

24HK-JMT-01P

29 July - 2 August

14:00 - 15:15

Hong Kong Music Centre

24HK-JMT-02P

29 July - 2 August

15:30 - 16:45

Hong Kong Music Centre

24MK-JMT-03A

5-9 August

09:45 - 11:00

Mongkok Music Centre

24MK-JMT-04A

5-9 August

11:15 - 12:30

Mongkok Music Centre

24ST-JMT-05P

5-9 August

14:00 - 15:15

Shatin Music Centre

24ST-JMT-06P

5-9 August

15:30 - 16:45

Shatin Music Centre

24TW-JMT-07P

5-9 August

14:00 - 15:15

Tsuen Wan Music Centre

24TW-JMT-08P

5-9 August

15:30 - 16:45

Tsuen Wan Music Centre

24KT-JMT-09A

12-16 August

09:45 - 11:00

Kwun Tong Music Centre

24KT-JMT-10A

12-16 August

11:15 - 12:30

Kwun Tong Music Centre

24MK-JMT-11P

12-16 August

14:00 - 15:15

Mongkok Music Centre

24MK-JMT-12P

12-16 August

15:30 - 16:45

Mongkok Music Centre

24ST-JMT-13A

19-23 August

09:45 - 11:00

Shatin Music Centre

24ST-JMT-14A

19-23 August

11:15 - 12:30

Shatin Music Centre

24HK-JMT-15A

19-23 August

09:45 - 11:00

Hong Kong Music Centre

24HK-JMT-16A

19-23 August

11:15 - 12:30

Hong Kong Music Centre

24TW-JMT-17A

19-23 August

09:45 - 11:00

Tsuen Wan Music Centre

24TW-JMT-18A

19-23 August

11:15 - 12:30

Tsuen Wan Music Centre

Kingdom of Music Terminology 【Aged 5-8 (parent-child)】【Aged 9-12】

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Kingdom of Music Terminology Aged 5-8 (parent-child)】【Aged 9-12

The course instructor of this paired music workshop will introduce common musical terms and develop children’s music appreciation through works of famous composers in a funny approach.

 

 

 

Target Participants

Children aged 5 to 8, each with an accompanying parent/ adult

 

 

Children aged 9 to 12

 

Lesson

5 lessons, 1 hour each

 

Tuition Fee

$290

 

Quota per Class

25 pairs of child and parent/ adult【Aged 5-8】

 

 

25【Aged 9-12】

 

Required Materials

Basic stationery, including blue or black ballpoint pen, 2B pencils, color pens and eraser

 
Aged 5-8 (parent-child)

Class Code

Date

Time

Venue

24HK-KMT-01A

5-9 August

10:00 - 11:00

Hong Kong Music Centre

 
Aged 9-12

Class Code

Date

Time

Venue

24HK-KMT-02A

5-9 August

11:30 - 12:30

Hong Kong Music Centre

Musical Instrument Kaleidoscope 【Aged 6-9 (parent-child)】

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Musical Instrument Kaleidoscope 【Aged 6-9 (parent-child)】

This paired music workshop is designed for children and parents to get to know the appearance, tone colours and characteristics of the Chinese and western musical instruments by viewing and listening to the live demonstration of the Music Office instrumental instructors. Through the close encounters, children can explore and discover their favourite instruments and get prepared for their music learning in the future.

 

 

 

Target Participants

Children aged 6 to 9, each with an accompanying parent/ adult

 

Lesson

3 lessons, 1 hour and 15 minutes each

 

Tuition Fee

$210

 

Quota per Class

25 pairs of child and parent/ adult

 

Required Materials

Basic stationery, including blue or black ballpoint pen, 2B pencils, colour pens and eraser

 

Class Code

Date

Time

Venue

24ST-MIK-01A

16-18 July

10:30 - 11:45

Shatin Music Centre

24ST-MIK-02P

16-18 July

14:00 - 15:15

Shatin Music Centre

iJam Music-making 【Aged 10-15】

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iJam Music-making 【Aged 10-15】

This music workshop is hosted by a professional song producer.  Students will learn the fundamental skills in music production and experience hands-on music making by utilising the software application on iPad.

 

 

 

Target Participants

Teens aged 10 to 12 and 13 to 15

 

Lesson

5 lessons, 1 hour and 30 minutes each

 

Tuition Fee

$430

 

Quota per Class

15

 

Required Materials

iPad with pre-installed GarageBand
Operating system: iPadOS 14.0 or later; Available capacity: 8GB or more
【Suitable models: iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPad (5th generation or later), iPad Air (2nd generation or later)】

 
Aged 10-12

Class Code

Date

Time

Venue

24ST-JAM-01P

12-16 August

14:00 - 15:30

Shatin Music Centre

 
Aged 13-15

Class Code

Date

Time

Venue

24ST-JAM-02P

12-16 August

16:00 - 17:30

Shatin Music Centre

Phase 1 Application (Balloting)

 

 

Online Application Application deadline: 27 May (Mon)

 

Upon completion of application, applicant will receive an application number for checking the balloting result afterwards.

Applicant who does not receive the acknowledgement of application, along with an application number by 29 May, should check with the Music Office before 5pm on that day to confirm the application.  Upon submission of application, the applicant is deemed to have fully understood and agreed to comply with all class rules and remarks in connection with the Summer Music Workshops of the Music Office.

 

Balloting Result

Oversubscribed workshops will be processed by ballot.  Applicants are welcome to attend the ballot to be conducted at the Music Office Shatin Music Centre on 30 May at 11am.  Applicants can check the balloting results on our webpage from 31 May onwards.

Payment Method

Successful applicants should settle the tuition fee through the following methods by 12 June, otherwise, he/she will be deemed to have given up the application and his/her place will be opened to the applicants on the waiting list.  All fee paid are non-refundable or non-transferable.  Payment receipt will be issued after payment, applicants should read carefully the class details on the payment receipt, present the receipt on the first class day and keep it until the end of the Workshops.

 

 

A.

Online payment

A specific link will be provided in the notification email for online payment by VISA, MasterCard, UnionPay, JCB, PPS (for PPS internet account holders only) and FPS.  After online payment, only e-receipt will be given and no separate receipt will be issued.

 

 

B.

By Post/ In Person

Successful applicant may submit the cheque by post#or in person to Music Office Shatin Music Centre (Rm 721, 7/F, Sha Tin Government Offices, 1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Shatin, New Territories).

 

 

 

i.

A crossed cheque made payable to the "The Government of the HKSAR". Please also state the application number and name of student at the back of the cheque.  Postdated cheques will not be accepted.

 

 

 

ii.

Service hours of the Music Office payment collection service: Monday to Friday (Closed on Public Holidays) 10am to 12nn and 2pm to 4pm.

 

 

 

iii.

A stamped# and self-addressed envelope is required for applicants who submit payment by mail.

 

 

 

iv.

If any applicant enrolled does not receive the payment receipt by 14 June, please check with the Music Office accordingly.

 

 

There will be a waiting list for all oversubscribed workshops with effective until 26 June.  If places are available after the payment due date for successful applicants, the applicants on the waiting list will be notified of the payment details from 17 June by email according to the priority order on the waiting list.  If applicants do not receive any notification by 26 June, he/she may assume that his/ her application is unsuccessful.

 
Unsuccessful applicants can apply for the workshops not fully taken up in Phase 1 application on a first-come-first-served basis.  No notification will be sent to applicants for the remaining quota enrolment.

 

 

# Underpaid mail items will not be accepted and such items will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post.

Remaining Quota Enrolment (First-come-first-served): from 3 July to one working day before class commencement

 

 

For workshops not fully taken up in Phase 1 application, the remaining quotas will be available on our webpage from 2 July, 10am, and will be released for open application on a first-come-first-served basis from 3 July, 10am onwards.

 

Applicants should download the application form on our webpage and submit the completed application form, together with the tuition fee (a crossed cheque made payable to "The Government of the HKSAR"; postdated cheques will not be accepted) in person or by a representative to the Music Office Shatin Music Centre (Rm 721, 7/F, Sha Tin Government Offices, 1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Shatin, New Territories).  Quota tags will be distributed at 10am on the first day of the remaining quota enrolment, and all applications will be processed according to the order of tag numbers.

 

Each applicant is allowed to submit a maximum of two applications, with limited quotas on a first-come-first-served basis.

 

If the Hong Kong Observatory issues a Red/ Black Rainstorm Warning Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal Pre-No. 8 or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above at any time during 7am – 10am, or all Music Office music centres have to be closed due to special circumstance on the first day of the remaining quota enrolment (i.e. 3 July), the enrolment will be postponed to 4 July.  If the inclement weather/ special circumstance continues, please pay attention to the announcement on the Music Office’s website for the latest enrolment arrangements.

Class Rules and Remarks

1.

Trainees shall attend the lessons in person and shall not ask another person to take their places during lessons.

2.

Trainees shall not change class without permission; otherwise, their right of attendance will be terminated and no refund or transfer of tuition fee will be made.

3.

Trainees shall be punctual in class and shall not be absent from classes without valid reasons as absenteeism adversely affects learning progress.  The Music Office will not arrange make-up class or refund for absentees.

4.

Trainees are not allowed to make audio/ video recording, take photos, screenshots or rebroadcast in class in order to protect the privacy of all parties. 

5.

The Music Office reserves the rights to change the class arrangement due to contingency (e.g. venue closed, extreme weather or epidemic situation).  Trainees have no right to oppose the same.

6.

Classes will be suspended and postponed accordingly when the Music Office fails to arrange a substitute for any instructor who is absent due to sickness or an emergency.  The Music Office will not arrange another make-up class or refund for individual trainee who is unable to attend the scheduled make-up class.

7.

At any time within the three-hour period before classes under the below condition, all classes will be cancelled without notification and no make-up class or refund will be arranged:

 

i.

The Hong Kong Observatory issues a Red/Black Rainstorm Warning; or

 

ii.

The Hong Kong Observatory issues a "Pre-No. 8 Special Announcement” (i.e. the announcement within 2 hours prior to the issuance of Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8); or

 

iii.

The Hong Kong Observatory hoists Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above.

 

【Classes will be conducted as scheduled if the above rainstorm warning or typhoon signal is lowered three hours before class (e.g. if the tropical cyclone warning is lowered at 11am, classes starting before 2pm will still be cancelled while classes starting from 2pm and onwards will be held as usual).  It is at the discretion of parents as to whether to let their children attend classes.】

8.

The Music Office reserves the rights to make and retain audio and visual recordings of the trainees during the class or other functions held by the Music Office for the purposes of archive, reference and publicity of Music Office’s activities.

9.

Trainees shall present their payment receipts and identification documents (original or copy) at the first class day for verification by the instructors or staff of the Music Office.

10.

Arriving late and/or leaving early for more than 15 minutes shall be regarded as absent.

11.

No eating, drinking or smoking is allowed in the class.

12.

Please set the mobile phones on silent mode and ensure that other sound and light emitting devices are switched off in the class.

13.

Trainees shall take good care of the facilities in the classroom, behave in an orderly manner, show respect for instructors, and observe all rules laid down by the Laws of Hong Kong and the Music Office.  Otherwise, the Music Office reserves the right to expel them from class, and refund of tuition fee will not be made.  Besides, trainees are liable to compensation for damages to public property.

Certificate of Attendance

 

 

 

Trainees with 80% attendance will be eligible for the award of the Certificate of Attendance.  Eligible trainees should collect the certificates at the last class day or between 9 September and 10 October 2024 by presenting their payment receipts at the Music Office Shatin Music Centre (Rm 721, 7/F, Sha Tin Government Offices, 1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Shatin, NT).  Trainees who fail to collect the certificates during the collection period are deemed to have given up the same, and reissuance will not be made by the Music Office.