"ABUJA FOR CHILDREN"
Abuja for Children is an outreach program that nurtures students in music and drama from schools within Abuja, the program aims to foster unity and develope confidence in our country's future leaders. The Outreach goes a step further to offer quarterly development seminars for Music teachers within Abuja.
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WELCOME TO STRAUSS SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND DANCE

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Strauss School of Music and Dance, is at the top of the list of top 10 Music and Dance Schools in Nigeria. Strauss School of Music and dance is located in the beautiful capital city of Abuja, catering to all abilities from beginner to advanced. Courses are both residential and non residential.

Students can aspire to earn graded qualifications in music up to a Diploma, through the London College of Music examinations from the University of West London. 
 
The school is located in a serene development in Abuja's modern suburb of Maitama. Less than 2 miles from the city centre, the conservatory is easily accessible from all the major districts and school locations.  
You're welcome to visit the Music and Performing Arts school from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m Monday to Friday and up to 6 p.m on Saturdays.

 

Courses and Programs

At Strauss School of Music we run two academy's, Senior and Junior Academy, both running full time and part time courses. Our full time Diploma courses have residential option, making it possible to attend from outside Abuja.

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JIWA COMMUNITY MUSIC PROJECT
The Jiwa community is an under-served community on the outskirts of Abuja in Nigeria. The music outreach program is designed to give
participants the skills required to earn a living in the creative industry. Students are sponsored on a two year intensive music program, with donations collected through out the year from this site as well as proceeds from special fundraising events  such as the Abuja for Children charity concert held every december now in it's 6th year. 
.......more Your kind donations will go along way to enable Strauss continue this project.

Chamber Music
We offer all musicians  from within the Abuja environs the opportunity to join:

  • The String Ensemble
  • The Junior jazz band
  • Grandma's Attic Theatre
  • The Strauss Jnr Ballet Company
  • The Strauss Metropolitan Voices

All ensembles, bands, choir and drama classes meet on Tuesdays and Fridays during Holiday time and Saturday only during term time.
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Dance Academy

Registration now on 2013/ 2014 session

PROFESSIONAL COURSES
Associate Diploma in Dance: 
Foundation Course - 6 weeks N15,000
Post 16 program for students aspiring to a career in Dance for teaching and screen.....more

Foundation in Dance
Foundation Course - 12 weeks, N30,000
this course is for students who are already in the dance profession and want to attain a recognised dance qualification. this program is a percursor to the 12 month full Diploma......more
Dance Licentiate: A 1yr Diploma course, leading to a dance licentiate necessary to teach beginner and intermediate dance levels.....more

September - July  N120,000

Accomodation Available for  full Year Diploma courses only. Course commences September 23rd 2013.

Registration for all full time courses close September 15th 2013; registration after closing date will be allowed up to  October 15th. Late registration fee of 20% applies
SPEECH, DRAMA & MUSICAL THEATRE
DO YOU WANT TO:
  • INCREASE SELF CONFIDENCE
  • POISE
  • EXPRESS YOUR SELF
CLASSES: 
GRANDMA'S ATTIC THEATRE: AGE 4-6
JNR THEATRE : AGE 7-13
ACL Band 
Are you a student in a Secondary school in Abuja? Would you like to be part of a performing band and earn some pocket money while having fun?
Well, now you have an opportunity. Join the Abuja Cheer Leading, ACL Band, for a one season fee of N24,000 only. A  Season is 12 months starting from September 21st 2013. Register online or visit the Strauss School of Music for registration. ACL Band meets every Wednesday's and Saturday during the holiday and saturday afternoon during term time.
Offer is open to students currently enrolled in a Nigerian secondary school between the ages of 11 to 17 regardless of ability. Parental consent required.