The Young Artists Music Program (YAMP) offers a unique view of the life of a serious and gifted music students at the College of Music, Mahidol University, in a supportive environment of music study and performance. The three-year comprehensive pre-college program is an ideal opportunity for young musicians to experience an excellent conservatory style program within world-class music facilities and discover their potential to pursue a professional career in music. Acceptance to the program is based on artistic and technical merit, as well as the number of openings available.
21st Century Themes
Over the three year study period, these CURRICULUM themes ensure students are ready for life in the 21st century.
- Global and environment awareness
- Financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial awareness
- Civic awareness
- Health awareness
- Media awareness
21st Century Skills
- Communication: Through language and interaction
- Social: Collaboration, responsibility and leadership
- Self-Management: Organisation, Affective and Reflective
- Research: Information and Media Literacy
- Thinking: Critical, Creative and Transfer
Project Based Learning
Community Service Project (CSP)
All student take part in annual community service projects.
Personal Project (PP)
Student begin in M5 and complete in M6 a personal project in an area of music study of particular interest to them. (This could be and extended essay or workshop presentation or experimental in nature). Each students has a personal advisor for their project.
Annual Showcase Project (ASP)
Each year the talented Young Musicians (Pre-College) showcase their performance skills in an extensive concert series. The concert series includes orchestra, symphonic band, choir, jazz, guitar, piano, Thai music and voice. Students learn the fundamentals of event management and how they can maximize their performance potential in an very increasingly competitive global music industry.