Outreach Interest Class Programme

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Launched in December 1996, the OIC Programme provides short-term fundamental music training for people of different ages. Group lessons in Western and Chinese musical instruments and various music topics are conducted every week at venues across the territory. Biannual recruitments are conducted in January and July. 

Recruitment for Outreach Music Interest Courses (Phase 46)

Stage 2 Enrolment (from 28/8/2019 to one week after the course commencement date / first-come-first-served)


Vacancy List


For courses not fully taken up in Stage 1 enrolment, applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis from 28/8/2019 onwards. Applicants should complete and return the application form , together with original/ photocopy of the applicant's HKID Card/Birth Certificate and the tuition fee in the form of a crossed cheque made payable to the "The Government of the HKSAR" (postdated cheques will not be accepted)^, in person or by a representative during the application period to any music centre (please see "Time & Location for Payment and Enquiry"). Every Music Office Music Centre will distribute quota tags at 9:30am on the first day of Stage 2 enrolment and all applications will be processed according to the order of tag numbers from 10:00am.


Each person is allowed to submit a maximum of 2 applications and each applicant can apply for 1 course under the workshop series &/or 1 instrument foundation class only. This restriction is not applicable from 29/8/2019.


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 anytime during 7:00am - 9:30 am on 28/8/2019, the start of enrolment will be postponed to 29/8/2019. If the inclement weather continues, or there are any special circumstances, please observe the announcement in this website for the latest enrolment arrangements.


** Information including the name of applicant, date of birth and document number should be showed in the identification document.
^ For enquiry about the payment method, please feel free to contact any Music Office Music Centre.


Instrumental Foundation Classes


Workshop Series

  • Recommended Workshop: Choral Conducting
  • New Workshop: STEAM Music Creation
  • Ensemble Training: Chinese Music, Saxophone, Western Strings, Western Chamber Ensemble
  • Further Study Series: Yangqin, Xiao, Clarinet, Flute, Cello
  • Others: Music Theory, Aural, Keyboard, Ocarina, Classical Vocal, Classical Guitar, Ukulele



LCSD Performing Venues & Music Office Music Centres



Instrumental foundation classes $1,070 (20 lessons)
Workshop series $160 - $1,005 (2 – 15 lessons)

Time for Payment

Monday to Friday: 10:00am–12:00nn and 2:00pm–4:00pm (Public holidays: Closed)


Location for Payment

Music Centres
Hong Kong Music Centre
9/F Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wanchai, HK
Tel: 2802 0657
Kwun Tong Music Centre
4/F Lam Tin Complex, 1 Hing Tin Street, Lam Tin, Kowloon
Tel: 2796 2893
Mongkok Music Centre
10/F Mongkok Government Offices, 30 Luen Wan Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
Tel: 2399 2200
Tsuen Wan Music Centre
1/F Tsuen Wan Government Offices, 38 Sai Lau Kok Road, Tsuen Wan, NT
Tel: 2417 6429
Shatin Music Centre
7/F Sha Tin Government Offices, 1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Shatin, NT
Tel: 2158 6462



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