According to Wikipedia music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. General definitions of music include common elements such as pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics (loudness and softness), and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the “color” of a musical sound).
Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instrumentsand vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces (such as songs without instrumental accompaniment) and pieces that combine singing and instruments.
Well, here are the best schools in Kenya offering music classes.
Kenya Conservatoire of Music, Kenya
The Kenya Conservatoire of Music exists to promote the teaching and performance of quality music of all styles in Kenya.
The institution is equipped with a teaching staff of 35 highly qualified and committed individuals, both native and expatriate.
The Conservatoire’s main focus is to ensure that every interested individual has an opportunity to experience the benefits of learning to play/sing music at an affordable cost. It also ensures that the students not only receive first-class, quality training in music, but more importantly that they enjoy the practice and challenges of making music.
The lessons are given both at the main branch at the Kenya Cultural Centre, at a Satellite Branch at the Go Down Arts Centre and in various schools that some of the teachers visit weekly.
ContactsKenya Conservatoire of Music (Head Office)
Kenya Cultural Centre
P.O. Box 41343 – 00100
P: 0720 962 288 / 0737 227 903 Kenya Conservatoire of Music (Go Down Branch)
Go Down Arts Centre
Off Dunga Road
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Music Inn is one of the most highly rated leading music institutions in Kenya. The music school offers the best private music lessons in East and Central Africa. The tutors are one of the most experienced, highly regarded music educators and musicians in Kenya who can train kids and adults.
Music Inn has a comprehensive music education program that covers music instruments training, audio recording, video production, dj academy, mixing and mastering.
Located at 1st Floor, Southern House along Nginda Street, opposite Meridian Hotel adjacent to Khodja Mosque off Moi Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya.
+254 705 816 968
+254 722 492 471
Wynot House of Music
Wynton House of Music is a premier music school that nurtures talent by providing holistic music education.
They school instruct in guitar, piano, saxophone, trumpet, clarinet, violin, drums, ukelele and voice among other instruments. They also instruct in theory of music and music production.
Yaya Centre (3rd floor) – Cell: 0736 298719/ 0715 188 148
Village Market (1st Floor) – Cell: 0713 908 411
Mountain Mall (3rd Floor) – Cell: 0715 177 556
Consultation Services – Email: Winniewynton@gmail.com
Kamata Music School
Kamata School is a fully fledged music school in Nairobi.
The school creates a platform; an enabling environment to achieve your musical dreams amidst your tight schedules and calendar. They instruct in Guitar Piano Drums Voice Coaching Violin Saxophone Music Production DJ and Video Mixing.
2nd Floor, Queensway House,
+254 722 137 784
Mon-Fri : 9 am – 7 pm
Saturday : 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Closed on Sundays and National Holidays
Other notable music schools include
- Sonata School of Music