Furtados School of Music
Established in 1865, Furtados Music is the leading name in Mumbai’s music history and in modern times, India’s music scene. From the import of quality instruments and accessories to supporting platforms for musicians, brand Furtados strives to continue raising standards of music activity all over the country. Pioneering in innovative and revolutionary methods of teaching and learning music and setting a new benchmark for music education in India, Furtados proudly presents Furtados School of Music (FSM).Founded in July 2011 in Mumbai, FSM has grown today in terms of number of centres, schools that FSM works with, quality of programmes and size of faculty. And it continues to grow, furthuring the cause of music and paving the way for a bright and successful future for its students.
We provide music education to children from age 4 onwards an unique opportunity to start learning the language of music and, in particular, the piano. This revolutionary and award-winning curriculum is an exciting, effective and modern method for children to learn the piano. Using animation creatively, the program incorporates a “teach, practice, apply” methodology and ensures children take part in engaging lessons, activities and games making the entire learning experience an exhilarating musical journey. Throughout this journey, and with our international curriculum, children will gain competence in playing the piano which will be demonstrated through recitals and internal certification. If the student wishes they can also be prepared for external international examinations. Piano:*Age 4+*New and innovative methods*10 levels*Kodaly*Piano technique*Aural skills*Sight reading*Wide variety of repertoire *Solo and ensemble performance opportunities*Trinity College London graded examinationOur Drums and Guitar curriculum has been designed by Mr.Rowan Parker, who was an Examiner with Rock School and has also designed curriculums for Yamaha School of Music, London. Rockstar Guitar:*Highly motivating methodology*Technique and workouts*Sight reading and listening*Creating and composing your own melodies*Harmony, bass lines and chord families*Acoustic and electric guitar*Live band performance feel*End of semester jam*Trinity College London graded examDrum:*Highly motivating methodology*Technique and workouts*Sight reading and listening*Creating and composing your own rhythms*Concepts related to drumming*Live band performance feel*End of semester jam*Trinity College London graded examViolin:*Suzuki method*Group lessons-age 3.5 years and above*Aural skills and instrument technique*Sight reading*Solo and ensemble performance opportunities*Parent involvement*Trinity College London graded examinationsParent Toddler Music Learning Programme in association with MusikGarten, USA:* Baby - 3 months to 1.5 years* Toddler - 1.5 years to 3 years* Development through music* Fun music activities with your child* Cognitive skills* Motor skills* Fun parent-child quality timeVocal and Choir programmes:*New and innovative choral programmes launching in our centers*Available from age 7 years to adults*Wide range of performance opportunities*Vocal technique, music theory and music appreciation*Wide variety of vocal repertoireFeatures about this school:- An organised piano learning curriculum offered to children from age 4 onwards in India.- In every class, in addition to learning Piano, each child is exposed to the Kodaly method of learning music. This includes lots of singing, movement and using various percussion instruments- The entire curriculum ensures children take part in engaging lessons, activities and games, making the entire learning experience an exhilarating musical journey.- The Drums and Guitar students after one semester, can come together and jam and create music together.