Level & Duration

Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, and Vocal consists of 8 grades, from Preliminary to Advanced level. Each grade consists of two semesters, each semester running for 6 months, with 4 meetings in a month.

For Regular Class Program theory classes are also held every week, which includes basic music theory, harmony, and auditory training (solfeggio) according to the abilities and needs of the students according to their development in the practical lessons.

No. Grade Duration (minutes)
1 Preliminary A, B 40
2 Beginner – Grade 1, 2, 3 40
3 Intermediate – Grade 4, 5, 6 60
4 Advanced – Grade 7, 8 60
5 Intensive Class* 60


*With Intensive Class program, students can take more than one class of practice per week, according to their needs. The program is aimed for students who will face a concert, want to take a crash course, fill vacation time productively, and more.

Gamelan: 12x meetings, once a week with a duration of 120 minutes per class


Class Type

Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Vocal:

Practical Classroom: Private 1 person

Theory Classroom: Group 4 – 10 people

Gamelan Class: Group 12 – 15 people

Age 4 – 99 years old


Short Description

The educational program in our Music Department is divided into several classes based on the following instruments: Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Vocal, and Gamelan.


Class Purpose

Starting 2016, JakArt School of Arts divides two (2) educational program in the Department of Music, namely:

a. Fun Class Program, intended for students who want to take music education as a pastime or hobby. Students are not required to attend Music Theory classes . In this program, students do not get a certificate from JakArt School of Arts .

b. Regular Class Program, intended for students who want to take music education seriously to support their talent and career in music. Students are required to attend Music Theory Class. In this program, students will receive a certificate from JakArt School of Arts with mandatory Theory and Practice Exams each year.


Education Program for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, and Vocal Class:

1. The education program at our Music Department (except Gamelan) is divided into two semesters each year and on each semester, students must attend a minimum of 20 (twenty) meetings in order to proceed to the next grade.

2. In the first semester (March-August period), students will receive an evaluation sheet for the last six months and are required to follow the 1st Student Recital, and in the second semester (September-February period), students are required to take the Graded Exam in February to rise to the next grade and is also required to attend the 2nd Student Recital. For Regular Program students who pass the exam will receive a certificate from JakArt School of Arts. In addition to the Student Recital, JakArt School of Arts also has a “End of Year Concert” program with participants selected from the best students and teachers of JakArt School of Arts.

3. Students in Grade 4 and above are required to attend Music Appreciation class by Hazim Suhadi as a graduation requirement. Music Appreciation class is useful to broaden the students’ knowledge about the history of music so that students can give the right nuance to the songs performed, as well as supporting inspiration in the performance.

4. Our lessons are well adapted to the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School of Music)** syllabus. Below is the handbook used in JakArt School of Arts’ educational programs and its equivalence with ABRSM syllabus:


ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School of Music)
Grade 1 Taylor, Eric. Music Theory in Practice Grade 1 (ABRSM Publishing)
Grade 2 Taylor, Eric. Music Theory in Practice Grade 2 (ABRSM Publishing)
Grade 3 Taylor, Eric. Music Theory in Practice Grade 3 (ABRSM Publishing)
Grade 4 Taylor, Eric. Music Theory in Practice Grade 4 (ABRSM Publishing)
Grade 5 Taylor, Eric. Music Theory in Practice Grade 5 (ABRSM Publishing)
Grade 6 Taylor, Eric. Music Theory in Practice Grade 6 (ABRSM Publishing)


**ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School of Music)

ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School of Music) is an international exam for all musical instruments including vocal. Certificates issued by ABRSM is automatically recognized in all foreign countries.

In the past, when ABRSM was not present in Indonesia, ABRSM exams are held in Singapore. ABRSM was first held in Indonesia in 1977 in Surabaya, with Ms. Ruth Gerald as the jury and the total participants were 137 persons. Currently ABRSM is present in several major cities in Indonesia, namely Jakarta, Medan, Semarang and Palembang.

JakArt School of Arts also opens registration for ABRSM exams for students who have studied at JakArt School of Arts for at least 6 (six) months. Students who wish to follow the ABRSM exams are expected to contact our secretariat, after which the student is required to complete administrative requirements (costs) and follow the procedures established by ABRSM Jakarta. The result of the ABRSM exams can be acquired in our secretariat.

5. Chamber Music Program

Music Department Students in the Intermediate and Advanced Grade can participate in our Chamber Music Program, where a group of students play music together with standard repertoire. Chamber music classes is open at most to 5 participants in the form of duet, trio, quartet or quintet. Recommended musical instruments are as follows: Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello and Contra Bass.

Chamber Music Program aims to improve individual techniques as well as enhance collective skills, because chamber music is a process of learning to play music together in line with its aesthetics and philosophy. A group who can show an outstanding performance will be recommended to perform in professional concert halls as well as recommended to attend masterclass from international quality musicians, and will be selected to participate in chamber music festivals in Europe, Australia, Japan and America.



Violin, Viola, Cello, and Guitar students are expected to bring their own respective instruments.


Schedule and Pricing

See our Music Classes schedule as well as attractive price packages that we offer here.