It is one of the special programmes designed to give exposure to the members of PERMATA Seni Muzik to the national class performance. At the same time it introduces a high standard of music to the public. The songs selected will be a combination of local traditional songs and classical works of Western composers. This programme will also nurture youth and children to participate in positive and beneficial activities. At the same time, a casting session in search of excellent talent for Permata Seni Muzik is continued at the concert venue.
2.1. An effort to cultivate arts of high standards.
2.2. An effort to enhance the image of the Permata Seni Muzik programme to the public.
2.3. To enhance the skills of participants through the periodical activities.
2.4. An exposure to orchestra music professionally.
2.5. To train the participants with the Orchestra ethics.
2.6. To strengthen the national unity through music and in turn make the 1Malaysia concept a success.
2.7. To improve the image of Istana Budaya as an international class Department.
PERMATA SENI PROGRAMME
Program Asuhan dan Didikan awal kanak-kanak (PERMATA) is a programme led by YABhg Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor, wife of YAB the Prime Minister of Malaysia in an effort to produce the best human capital for the country
PERMATA SENI on the other hand is one of the programmes by PERMATA involving collaborations between the PERMATA Negara centre and the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture.
PERMATA SENI is divided into two (2) programmes namely PERMATA SENI MUZIK with 47 members, conducted by the Istana Budaya (IB) and PERMATA SENI KOIR with 49 members conducted by the Department of National Culture and Arts.
The PERMATA SENI programme was launched on 11 January 2010 at the Auditorium Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia Tourism Centre (MATIC) by YABhg Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor.
PERMATA Seni members comprise of selected children who are excellence in academics, choir and music art. Permata Art members are aged between 7-12 years, while for the PERMATA Seni Muzik aged between 8-15 years.
Several programmes and special activities such as Workshops, Music Camps and Concert Tour has been organised to guide PERMATA Seni members towards excellence.
A: Strings – Violin , viola, cello, piano,
B: Woodwind – Clarinet, piccolo, flute
For more information, please contact the Music Division, Istana Budaya, En. Zulkifly Ahmad at 03-4026 5564.