Applying for a scholarship
To qualify for the KJC Scholarship program, applicants must demonstrate the highest musical merit and potential, as well as proving their financial need. To prove your dedication, you need to study at KJC for at least one semester. If you have what it takes to get a scholarship, then write to us.
Who knows, you might also end up going to international workshops abroad like Thailand Jazz workshop, where many of our students and faculty have already attended, all expenses paid!
To apply for a scholarship, please contact us.
Your contribution is essential to keep making these stories possible. Wether you are a company, government, organization or an individual, you can help the education in Nepal.
For individual donations, go to our donation page.
For corporate, government, philantropy or other large donations, please contact our coordinator Sunita Shakya on firstname.lastname@example.org
Stories of success
One of the faces of our music school is Mahesh Tandukar. He has been an exceptionally large part of our guitar faculty. He has been a member of the famous Joint Family International which released its debut album One Good Thing in 2013 and won 3 awards in prestigious mainstream shows. He has gone abroad
We have had many inspiring stories unfold before us in our years together at the conservatory and one of them is of our musical genius Mr. Pratick Baniya. He started out playing guitars in high school but now is one of the only trombone players in the country who is playing with our legendary band
Inap Raj Shrestha, a well-known name on Kathmandu´s music scene, is one of the finest musicians in Nepal. He currently works as a performing saxophonist and as a teacher at the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory. He began his KJC musical journey in 2008 as guitar student and in 2010 followed his musical intuition to develop into
Kismat Shrestha, present drummer of ‘Albatross’, and one of our most cherished students, gave us an insight into his life after KJC. But before that, we wanted to know more about his experience as a musician here itself. Born and bred into a Musical, “out of the norm family”, Kismat was immersed into the world
Our Social Projects
Healing, education and opportunities for the new generation
We believe in the power of music and art to impact people’s lives. That is why since KJC started we have been providing education to children in orphanages and disadvantaged areas in Nepal.
Our teachers and volunteers create projects from scratch, offer free music training, put up bands and organize performances. Our goal is the struggle for equality, to empower the Nepali youth and women specially and let them share experiences and express music as a tool for change.
Become a volunteer
Read what you have to do and what it’s like to work here !
Gallery of Volunteers
for the year 2016
These are some of our volunteers that came from different corners of the world. At KJC we are enormously grateful for their labor and becoming part of this extended family.