The JZ School is an exciting and unique music school committed to developing the creative and productive potential of its students. The school strives to create a fun, productive and dynamic learning environment for students of all ages and levels.

Music studies start at the age of 18 months with foundation classes. From the age of 6, a junior music syllabus is offered with a choice of instrument, musicianship and junior ensemble classes. Older students, including adult learners, can choose from the Modern Music Program where instrumental instruction, ensemble and modern music theory options can be taken individually or in integrated study packages.

JZ School has comprehensive modern music teaching resources which can cover the technical, performance and theoretical aspects of music study. The resource is not only in jazz education but also in other contemporary genres including rock, pop, blues, Latin and Flamenco. For beginners, JZ School recommends teachers who are experienced teaching the fundamentals.

The school faculty consists of foreign and local instructors who are acclaimed professional musicians with extensive performing and/or academic experience both at national and international level. JZ School faculty have experience instructing the technical, performance and theoretical aspects of music study. Many faculty members are alumni from prestigious institutions such as Berklee College, Eastman School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Longy Institute, Oberlin, Rutgers, University of Music (Rome) and the Shanghai Conservatory.

Associated with the highly respected JZ Club, JZ School is committed to become the leading source of music education in China. The school is dedicated to prepare students to become creative and well-rounded musicians. In addition to learning in a classroom setting, students can obtain live stage experience by performing in front of an audience, at student concerts, special performances at JZ Club, or at community events.

JZ School understands that self-expression, creativity and communication are vital for any performing art student and strives to foster artistic expression, improvisation and to have a positive influence on the musical development of its students.

At JZ Kids, JZ School offers creative and performing arts classes for young learners. The classes are delivered by early learning specialists who know how to look after, inspire, and motivate young children. Classes include Baby Ballet, Children’s Choir, Children’s Musical Theatre, Creative Dance and Movement, Children’s Choir, Music Foundation and Percussion Fun. JZ Kids also organizes engaging holiday activity programs in the winter and summer breaks for children from the ages of 2 and above.

The JZ School(Xuhui Venue) is located at #280-12 Wu Kang Rd, in the heart of the old French Concession area of Shanghai. There are practice rooms for lessons, including piano rooms , guitar room and a percussion room, as well as several rehearsal rooms, a large multi-purpose /dancing room and children’s rooms.


Xuhui Venue

Lane 280 - No.12 Wukang Road, Shanghai, 200031




Working Hours

10:00am---7:00pm (7 days a week)