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“At Bentley Music Academy our motto is ‘Performance First!’ as it is through performance that we learn most about music, and ourselves.

Sign up for one of our orchestras, our choir, or join the BMA Rockbandz community, register for our Foundation Course or request information regarding our Outreach activities, or join in major international collaborations – there is an opportunity here at BMA ready just for you!”

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Kevin Field

Director of Academic & Artistic Development
BMA Creaative Online PNG

BMA CREATIVE ONLINE

OFFERING ONE-TO-ONE TUITION, CONCERTS, WEBINARS, INTERVIEWS, LOCKDOWN SUPPORT SESSIONS TO MALAYSIA – AND THE WORLD!

The vast majority of our operation, from one to one tuition to some of our group sessions and programs are available direct to a screen near you!
We also offer blended learning too, so you can ‘mix and match’ depending on your schedule with some weeks at BMA, or some weeks online.
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FACULTIES

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Strings

vocals

Voice

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Winds & Brass

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Piano & Keyboards

Drums

Drums

Guitar

Guitar

Conducting

Conducting

Faculties - Percussions - 5

Timpani & Percussion

Early Years

Early Years

Latin / Hand Percussion

Latin / Hand Percussion

We share your passion

We have a wide base of experienced tutors who find teaching music as rewarding as the students learning it. So come find the right music teacher who’ll nurture your love for music & help you realise your potential.

COURSES, ENSEMBLES & PROGRAMMES

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BMA Chamber Music

Orchestras - 2

Orchestras

KLANG!

Trash! Bang!! Wallop!!! & KLANG!

TCC

Conductor’s Circle

Aeroworks & Aeroworks Junior

Aeroworks & Aeroworks Junior

BMA Early Years and Movement

Early Years Music & Movement

Cantare Voices

Cantare Voices

RockBandz

BMA Rock Bandz

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BMA Outreach Programme

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BMA Professional Development Programme

Life’s a song at any age

Music has the power to shape character and broaden perspectives.
You’re never too young or too old for music in your life.

That’s the reason why we have programmes for every age group.

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Because music is a performance art we have many different ways at BMA to showcase your talent; from a corner in our open air garden to a 400-seat auditorium.

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Busker’s Corner

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Young Artists Platform

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Concerts & Recitals

Tan Yong Syn

Students are spoilt for choices at BMA - this is what music education is about: getting people excited to make and enjoy music - highly recommended!

Tan Yong Syn / Parent
Selina Zainal Abidin

Bentley Music Academy is a very adult student-friendly place. Their "performance first" motto means the music-making is always enjoyable; thank you BMA for making my musical experience magical!

Selina Zainal Abidin / violinist in Ensemble 24+
Professor Judith Brown

The newly conceived production of the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, The Mikado, was a world first bringing together over 100 participants. Thank you BMA and Kevin Field for hosting this innovative theatre project with such success!

Professor Judith Brown / Dean at Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music
Paul Philbert

Bentley Music Academy is an unique oasis for quality music education in Malaysia - be part of it!

Paul Philbert / Principal Timpanist, Royal Scottish National Symphony Orchestra
Carol Sim

Everyone is kind and helpful at BMA, inspiring and helping each other to reach greater heights. The BMA teachers make learning easy to understand, and fun!

Carol Sim / Parent
Arnand Fabre

We chose BMA for our child as it provides a wide range of music lessons led by motivated teachers and regular opportunities for the students to perform; and all this in very good facilities.

Arnand Fabre / Parent
Jason Fernandez

Apart from the individual violin lessons, we appreciate the many performance opportunities Bentley offers through its concerts, both in an individual and group settings.

Jason Fernandez / Parent

Events

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

EVITA

FOUR SHOWS AT KLPAC!

Friday 16th December 8pm
Saturday 17th December 3pm & 8pm
Sunday 18th December 3pm

Academic Calendar 2022

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Public Holidays observed by BMA
○ BMA Closed, no replacement lesson(s)
Jan 1 : New Year
Feb 1 & 2 : Chinese New Year
May 1 : Labour Day
Feb 3 & 4 : Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Jun 6 : The Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s Birthday
Sep 16 : Malaysia Day
Dec 11 : Selangor Sultan’s Birthday (MD only)
Dec 25 : Christmas□ BMA Closed, lesson(s) will be replaced
Jul 10 : Hari Raya Haji
Non Public Holidays
□ BMA Closed, lesson(s) will be replaced
Jan 31 & Feb 3 : Chinese New Year⬡ BMA Closed, no replacement lesson;term break
May 2 : Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Aug 31 : National Day
Oct 24 : Deepavali✰ Public Holidays, BMA Open
Jan 18 : Thaipusam
Apr 19 : Nuzul Al-Quran
May 15 : Wesak Day
Jul 30 : Awal Muharram
Oct 9 : The Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
BMA’s Academic Term
Term 1 : 1 Jan – 31 Mar
Term Break : 11 Mar – 17 Mar
Term 2 : 1 Apr – 30 Jun
Term Break : 1 May – 7 May
Term 3 : 1 Jul – 30 Sep
Term Break : 3 Sep – 9 Sep
Term 4 : 1 Oct – 31 Dec
Term Break : 24 Dec – 31 Dec
BMA Concert
Term 1 Concert : 19 Mar & 20 Mar
Midsummer Concert : 18 Jun
Term 2 Concert : 25 Jun & 26 Jun
Term 3 Concert : 24 Sep & 25 Sep
Term 4 Concert : 19 Nov & 20 Nov
Year End Concert : 26 Nov & 27 Nov
EVITA : 16 Dec – 18 Dec

Public Holidays observed by BMA
○ BMA Closed, no replacement lesson(s)
Jan 1 : New Year
Feb 1 & 2 : Chinese New Year
May 1 : Labour Day
Feb 3 & 4 : Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Jun 6 : The Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s Birthday
Sep 16 : Malaysia Day
Dec 11 : Selangor Sultan’s Birthday (MD only)
Dec 25 : Christmas□ BMA Closed, lesson(s) will be replaced
Jul 10 : Hari Raya Haji

Non Public Holidays
□ BMA Closed, lesson(s) will be replaced
Jan 31 & Feb 3 : Chinese New Year⬡ BMA Closed, no replacement lesson;term break
May 2 : Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Aug 31 : National Day
Oct 24 : Deepavali

✰ Public Holidays, BMA Open
Jan 18 : Thaipusam
Apr 19 : Nuzul Al-Quran
May 15 : Wesak Day
Jul 30 : Awal Muharram
Oct 9 : The Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

BMA’s Academic Term
Term 1 : 1 Jan – 31 Mar
Term Break : 11 Mar – 17 Mar
Term 2 : 1 Apr – 30 Jun
Term Break : 1 May – 7 May
Term 3 : 1 Jul – 30 Sep
Term Break : 3 Sep – 9 Sep
Term 4 : 1 Oct – 31 Dec
Term Break : 24 Dec – 31 Dec

BMA Concert
Term 1 Concert : 19 Mar & 20 Mar
Midsummer Concert : 18 Jun
Term 2 Concert : 25 Jun & 26 Jun
Term 3 Concert : 24 Sep & 25 Sep
Term 4 Concert : 19 Nov & 20 Nov
Year End Concert : 26 Nov & 27 Nov
EVITA : 16 Dec – 18 Dec