The Educational Development Centre
The Educational Development Centre for
artistic talents was established in
April 1992 with the aim of promoting
appreciation of the fine arts in Egypt.
It is equally important to encourage,
advance and educate tomorrow's artists.
Therefore, the centre is divided into
the following six departments:
1- The Opera Studio, accepting young
talents from age 16.
2- The Piano Division, for ages 10 to
3- The Classic Ballet Division, ages 6
4- The Choral Group Division involved
in opera singing, for ages 6 to 11.
5- The Suzuki Violin Division,
starting from 4 years.
6- The Arabic and Instrumental Music
Department, which has recently been
In addition to the above mentioned
classes the centre lectures on solfège,
sight-reading, and music application.
The teachers are highly qualified and
include some very experienced and
specialised tutors. Lecturers pay
particular attention to learning
techniques from visiting foreign experts
such as Japanese violinist Takeshi
Kobayashi, founder of the Suzuki
discipline who visited Egypt in 1993 and