MALAY MUSIC ENRICHMENT COURSE

The Malay Music Enrichment Course is an initiative by the National Arts Council to enhance the capabilities of our traditional Malay music practitioners. This course is designed to equip traditional Malay music practitioners who have not had the benefit of formal music training, with fundamental musical concepts and skills.

 

Details of the 2018 courses are as follow:

LEVEL 1

Components

Instructors

Sessions

Dates

Time

Venue

General Musicianship Skills 1

 

Develop basic aural and improvisation skills based on a good understanding of notation and theoretical music concepts

  1. Dr Tony Makarome
  2. Syafiqah ‘Adha Sallehin

1

13 Aug (Mon)

 

 

 

6.30pm – 9.30pm

 

 

Seminar Room 1, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS

2

15 Aug (Wed)

3

20 Aug (Mon)

4

27 Aug (Mon)

5

29 Aug (Wed)

Traditional Malay Music, Aesthetics and Culture 1

 

Gain basic knowledge and understanding of traditional Malay music including its history, instruments, genres, musical concepts, general philosophy and aesthetics

Dr Ghouse Nasuruddin

6

3 Sep (Mon)

7

5 Sep (Wed)

 

LEVEL 2

Open to participants who have completed LEVEL 1

Components

Instructors

Sessions

Dates

Time

Venue

Traditional Malay Music, Aesthetics and Culture 2

 

Gain a deeper understanding of traditional Malay music, including musical structures and theoretical concepts on playing techniques, repertoires

Dr Ghouse Nasuruddin

1

7 Sep (Fri)

 

 

 

6.30pm – 9.30pm

 

 

Seminar Room 1, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS

2

10 Sep (Mon)

General Musicianship Skills 2

 

Enhance communication with other musicians through an understanding of common musical concepts

  1. Dr Tony Makarome
  2. Syafiqah ‘Adha Sallehin

3

12 Sep (Wed)

4

17 Sep (Mon)

5

19 Sep (Wed)

6

24 Sep (Mon)

7

26 Sep (Wed)

Post-course group assignment*

2 x 3 hours

(Date and timings to be arranged with instructor)

To be arranged with instructor

*At the end of Level 2, participants are required to complete a group assignment that involves writing and performing an arrangement of a piece of traditional Malay music. Each group will be mentored by an instructor for 2 x 3 hours of consultations.

 

For enquiries, please contact

Ms Elaine Yeoh

Tel: 6346 9504

Email: elaine_yeoh@nac.gov.sg