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  • What is International Centre for Cultural Excellence (ICCE)?
    International Centre For Cultural Excellence (ICCE) is a renowned Music Conservatory & Board Of Examinations dedicated to promoting cultural excellence through Music, Dance & Drama education.
  • Where is the head office of ICCE located?
    Our head office is situated at: Office 7069, 182-184 High Street North, East Ham, London, United Kingdom, E6 2JA.
  • What are the main areas of focus for ICCE?
    ICCE primarily focuses on providing top-notch music education, cultural enrichment, and artistic development through various programs and initiatives.
  • Is ICCE an autonomous board of exams?
    Yes, ICCE operates as an autonomous board of exams, ensuring the highest standards of evaluation and certification for our music programs.
  • How do I contact ICCE's head office?
    You can reach our head office through the following landline number: +442034324390.
  • What countries does ICCE operate in?
    ICCE operates globally, with a presence in the UK, India, and the USA, fostering cultural excellence on an international scale.
  • Does ICCE offer certifications and courses?
    Yes, ICCE provides world-class certifications and courses in various disciplines of music. For detailed information about our certifications and courses, please refer to the respective sections on our website.
  • Can schools and institutions partner with ICCE?
    Yes, ICCE offers affiliations and partnerships with music schools and educational institutions worldwide. These collaborations provide students with access to high-quality music education and certifications.
  • Is ICCE affiliated with any government regulatory body?
    Yes, ICCE's certifications and courses are regulated by Ofqual, the government body responsible for ensuring the quality of qualifications in England.
  • Does ICCE offer scholarship programs?
    Yes, ICCE provides scholarship opportunities to support talented individuals with a passion for music. The Charles L. Hanon Scholarship is not only for financial assistance, it is going to be a golden feather in your career. For more information about our scholarships, please refer to the dedicated section on our website or just attend our Talent Hunt Session and show your skills in the session. Don't worry! It is absolutely free and will give you the feeling of a normal ICCE class.
  • What age groups does ICCE cater to?
    ICCE welcomes students of all ages, from young beginners to seasoned musicians, offering age-appropriate and tailored programs to meet individual needs.
  • Does ICCE organize events or performances for students?
    Yes, ICCE organizes various events, recitals, concerts, and competitions, providing students with valuable performance opportunities and enhancing their confidence and skills.
  • Is ICCE involved in any philanthropic activities?
    Yes, ICCE is committed to giving back to the community. We actively engage in philanthropic endeavors to support arts and culture initiatives globally.
  • How can I stay updated with ICCE's latest news and events?
    To stay updated with ICCE's latest news, events, and announcements, you can visit our official website and follow our social media channels.
  • We are a Music School and want to get affiliated by ICCE for providing our students world class certifications?
    We are glad to see you here. Getting our affiliation is very simple if you are sorted with some basic information about your school. To know more about affiliation process please refer to the dedicated page in our website.
  • We are a school and we want to provide the courses and certifications facilities to our students. How to apply for partnership?
    Sure. We are to glad to see your interest for providing world class facilities to your students. The process of application for schools is very simple. Just read the guidelines in our dedicated partnership page and fill up the form. After that every thing will be our responsibility. Click the button below to reach our dedicated school partnership page.
  • What courses does ICCE offers?
    ICCE Offers a wide range of courses including piano, vocal, guitar, violin, and dance etc. catering to all skill levels.
  • What are the different levels of courses available for online learning?
    We offer online courses divided into four levels: Beginner (24 classes), Learner (48 classes), Performer (96 classes), and Creator (144 classes).
  • What is the pricing for the Beginner level courses in small batch and solo classes?
    The pricing for the Beginner level courses in small batch is INR 12,360, and for solo classes, it is INR 18,000.
  • What is the pricing for the Learner level courses in small batch and solo classes?
    The pricing for the Learner level courses in small batch is INR 22,080, and for solo classes, it is INR 35,040.
  • What is the pricing for the Performer level courses in small batch and solo classes?
    The pricing for the Performer level courses in small batch is INR 41,280, and for solo classes, it is INR 67,200.
  • What is the pricing for the Creator level courses in small batch and solo classes?
    The pricing for the Creator level courses in small batch is INR 57,600, and for solo classes, it is INR 93,600.
  • How much rebate can I get with the Charles L. Hanon scholarship?
    The Charles L. Hanon scholarship offers up to 30% rebate on the course fees.
  • Are the course fees inclusive of grade certification exam fees?
    No, the course fees mentioned do not include the grade certification exam fees.
  • Are the course prices the same for all instruments and dance forms?
    Yes, the course prices are the same for Piano, Guitar, Indian Classical Vocal, Bharatanatyam, Kathak, and Indian Contemporary Dance.
  • Are violin and brass courses available in India?
    No, currently, violin and brass courses are not available in India.
  • Where are your courses available?
    Our courses are available only in the UK.
  • How do I apply for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship?
    Indian students joining through our school partners will automatically receive the scholarship after the Talent Hunt session. For other countries, candidates must show higher potential in the Talent Hunt session to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Can I choose a small batch or solo class for any level of course?
    Yes, you can choose either a small batch or solo class for any level of course based on your preference.
  • Are the course durations fixed for each level?
    Yes, the course durations are fixed for each level as 24 classes for Beginner, 48 classes for Learner, 96 classes for Performer, and 144 classes for Creator.
  • Can I change my class type from small batch to solo or vice versa during the course?
    Once you have chosen a class type (small batch or solo), it is generally not allowed to change during the course. However, exceptions can be considered based on individual circumstances.
  • Can I avail the scholarship for all course levels?
    Yes, eligible candidates can avail the Charles L. Hanon scholarship for any level of course they choose.
  • Are the courses available for children as well?
    Yes, our courses are open to learners of all ages, including children.
  • Are the course fees the same for all age groups?
    Yes, the course fees are the same for all age groups within the same level of course.
  • Can I pay the course fees in installments?
    Yes, we offer installment options for course fees to make it convenient for our learners.
  • How can I make the course fee payment?
    You can make the course fee payment through various online payment methods, including credit/debit cards, bank transfers, and digital wallets.
  • Can I reschedule or cancel my classes if needed?
    Yes, you can reschedule or cancel your classes by contacting our support team in advance. However, please note that there might be specific terms and conditions for rescheduling or canceling.
  • Is the course curriculum aligned with graded certifications?
    Yes, all our courses are aligned with the graded certifications curriculum, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience.
  • Do I need to have any prior knowledge or experience to join the courses?
    No, our courses are designed for learners of all levels, including beginners with no prior experience.
  • How are the courses conducted online?
    Our online courses are conducted through live interactive sessions with our expert instructors. You will have access to study materials and practice resources as well.
  • Can I get personalized guidance from the instructors during the course?
    Yes, our courses offer personalized guidance from our instructors to help you progress and improve your skills.
  • How can I track my progress in the course?
    Our instructors will regularly assess your progress and provide feedback on your performance to track your improvement.
  • Are there any performance opportunities during the course?
    Yes, we organize periodic recitals and performances where students can showcase their talents and progress.
  • Can I switch to a different course level if I feel I am ready for a higher level?
    Yes, based on your progress and performance.
  • Are Western dance courses available in India?
    No, currently Western dance courses are only available in the UK.
  • Can I apply for a Western singing course if I reside in India?
    Unfortunately, Western singing courses are also not available in India. They are exclusively offered in the UK.
  • Is there any possibility of Western dance courses being offered in India in the future?
    As of now, there are no plans to introduce Western dance courses in India. However, we continuously review our offerings and may consider expanding to different locations in the future.
  • Are there any alternative options for Indian students interested in Western dance and singing courses?
    Indian students who wish to pursue Western dance and singing courses can consider enrolling in our online courses offered in the UK. These online courses provide a convenient and immersive learning experience.
  • Can I access online courses from India?
    Yes, our online courses are accessible to students from different countries, including India. You can join our online platform and participate in live interactive sessions with our expert instructors.
  • Are the Western dance and singing courses aligned with graded certifications?
    Yes, our Western dance and singing courses are aligned with the graded certifications curriculum, ensuring a structured and comprehensive learning path.
  • Are there any scholarships available for the Western dance and singing courses?
    We offer scholarships for deserving students based on their performance and financial need. Please refer to our scholarship program for more details.
  • Can I join the Western dance or singing courses if I have no prior experience in the respective genres?
    Yes, our Western dance and singing courses are designed for learners of all levels, including beginners with no prior experience.
  • How are the online Western dance and singing courses conducted?
    Our online courses are conducted through live interactive sessions with experienced instructors. You will have access to study materials and practice resources as well.
  • Is there an age restriction for joining the Western dance and singing courses?
    No, our Western dance and singing courses are open to learners of all ages, from children to adults.
  • Can I choose the class size for online courses?
    Our online courses are designed with small batch classes, ensuring personalized attention and interaction between the instructors and students.
  • How can I enroll in the Western dance or singing courses in the UK?
    You can enroll in our UK-based courses by visiting our website and following the registration process for international students.
  • Will I receive any certification upon completion of the Western dance or singing courses?
    Yes, upon successful completion of the courses, you will receive internationally recognized certifications, demonstrating your proficiency in the respective genres.
  • Can I switch to a different course level during my learning journey?
    Depending on your progress and performance, you may have the opportunity to switch to a higher-level course with the guidance of our instructors.
  • Are there any performance opportunities for students in the Western dance and singing courses?
    Yes, we organize periodic recitals and performances where students can showcase their talents and progress in front of an audience.
  • Do you offer certifications?
    Yes, International Centre For Cultural Excellence (ICCE) is one of the most renowned Board of Examinations for providing world class certifications which are regulated by ofqual (Govt. of UK). To learn more about our certifications, curriculum etc. please refer to Our Certifications page.
  • What are grade certifications?
    Grade certifications are standardized assessments that measure a candidate's musical proficiency and knowledge at a specific level. These certifications are regulated by Ofqual, ensuring their validity and credibility.
  • How are the grade certifications structured?
    Grade certifications follow a progressive structure, starting from the beginner level and advancing to higher levels of proficiency. Each grade assesses the candidate's performance, technique, theory, and interpretation.
  • Are the grade certifications recognized internationally?
    Yes, our grade certifications regulated by Ofqual are recognized and respected worldwide, making them valuable assets for musicians pursuing a career in music.
  • How is the exam process designed?
    The exam process for grade certifications is meticulously designed, covering a comprehensive range of musical skills. It includes practical performance assessments, theoretical examinations, and aural tests.
  • Are there any prerequisites for taking grade certifications?
    There are no prerequisites for beginner levels, making these certifications accessible to all aspiring musicians. However, higher-grade levels may require successful completion of lower grades.
  • Can I take grade certifications in different musical instruments?
    Yes, our grade certifications are available for various musical instruments, including piano, guitar, violin, flute, and brass instruments, among others.
  • How is the pricing for grade certifications determined?
    The pricing for grade certifications may vary from country to country due to regional considerations and administrative costs. Please check with our representatives for the specific pricing in your region.
  • Are there any scholarships available for grade certifications?
    While the grade certifications themselves are not eligible for scholarships, we offer scholarships for our music courses, which include preparation for grade exams.
  • How are grade certifications assessed?
    Grade certifications are assessed by qualified and experienced examiners who are experts in their respective fields. They evaluate the candidate's performance, technique, and theoretical knowledge during the exam.
  • Can I retake a grade certification if I don't pass?
    Yes, candidates have the opportunity to retake a grade certification if they do not achieve the desired result. This allows them to continue their musical journey and improve their skills.
  • Is there a specific age limit for taking grade certifications?
    There is no specific age limit for taking grade certifications. These certifications are open to musicians of all ages who meet the proficiency requirements for each level.
  • How do I register for grade certifications?
    To register for grade certifications, you can visit our website and follow the registration process. You will need to provide necessary information and select the desired grade level and instrument.
  • Can I take grade certifications online?
    Yes, we offer online options for grade certifications, allowing candidates from around the world to participate in these assessments conveniently.
  • Are there any preparation materials available for grade certifications?
    Yes, we provide comprehensive preparation materials, including syllabuses, sample papers, and practice materials to help candidates prepare for their grade certifications.
  • How long is the validity of grade certifications?
    Our grade certifications have lifetime validity, reflecting the candidate's achievement and level of proficiency at the time of assessment.
  • Can I use grade certifications to apply for music colleges and universities?
    Yes, many music colleges and universities recognize our grade certifications as a measure of musical proficiency and may consider them as part of the application process.
  • Are grade certifications suitable for professional musicians?
    Yes, our grade certifications cater to musicians at all levels, including professionals seeking to enhance their credentials and expand their musical repertoire.
  • Can I take grade certifications for multiple instruments?
    Yes, you can take grade certifications for multiple instruments, showcasing your diverse musical abilities.
  • How can I showcase my grade certifications to potential employers or audiences?
    You can include your grade certifications in your resume or portfolio, providing evidence of your musical skills and achievements. Additionally, you can mention your certifications in concert programs or promotional materials.
  • What makes our grade certifications stand out?
    Our grade certifications are regulated by Ofqual, ensuring their quality and international recognition. They are awarded to excellent students through a rigorous exam process, making them highly valuable certificates for musicians aspiring for excellence in their musical journey.
  • What is the Charles L. Hanon scholarship?
    The Charles L. Hanon scholarship is an exclusive international scholarship program offered by International Centre for Cultural Excellence (ICCE). It provides up to 30% rebate on course prices for eligible students.
  • Who is eligible for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship?
    Indian students who enroll through our school partners automatically qualify for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship after the Talent Hunt Session. For students from other countries, the scholarship is awarded based on their higher potential demonstrated in the Talent Hunt Session.
  • What is the Talent Hunt Session?
    The Talent Hunt Session is a crucial assessment that allows our expert instructors to evaluate the candidate's musical abilities and potential. It is an integral part of the scholarship selection process and helps us identify deserving candidates. Anyone with prior booking can attend this session for completely FREE of cost.
  • How do I apply for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship?
    There is no separate application process for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship. Indian students joining through our school partners are automatically considered, and other candidates will be evaluated during the Talent Hunt Session.
  • Can I use the scholarship for any course at ICCE?
    Yes, the Charles L. Hanon scholarship can be applied to any of our music courses offered at ICCE, including piano, guitar, vocal, flute, violin, and brass courses.
  • Is the scholarship renewable every year?
    The Charles L. Hanon scholarship is a one-time award, and it is not renewable. However, students who have received the scholarship are eligible to apply for other scholarships and financial aid programs at ICCE.
  • How will I know if I have been awarded the scholarship?
    Once you have completed the Talent Hunt Session, our admissions team will inform you if you have been awarded the Charles L. Hanon scholarship.
  • Can I transfer the scholarship to someone else?
    No, the Charles L. Hanon scholarship is non-transferable and can only be used by the recipient.
  • Is the scholarship applicable for online courses as well?
    Yes, the Charles L. Hanon scholarship can be used for both in-person and online courses offered by ICCE.
  • How valuable is the Charles L. Hanon scholarship certificate?
    The Charles L. Hanon scholarship is an international-level scholarship, and being awarded this certificate is a prestigious achievement. It not only offers financial support for your musical journey but also serves as a testament to your talent and dedication in the field of music. The certificate holds lifelong value and can be a valuable addition to your achievements.
  • Can I use the Charles L. Hanon scholarship for grade certifications exams?
    No, the Charles L. Hanon scholarship is specifically designed to provide financial support for our music courses and is not redeemable for grade certifications exams.
  • How is the scholarship amount determined?
    The scholarship amount, which can be up to 30% rebate on course prices, is determined based on the candidate's performance in the Talent Hunt Session and their potential demonstrated during the evaluation process.
  • Are there any additional requirements to maintain the scholarship?
    To maintain the Charles L. Hanon scholarship, students are expected to actively participate in their chosen course, demonstrate dedication to their musical development, and adhere to ICCE's code of conduct and policies.
  • Can international students also apply for the scholarship?
    Yes, international students can apply for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship. They will be evaluated during the Talent Hunt Session to determine their eligibility for the scholarship.
  • Is there a limit to the number of scholarships awarded each year?
    The number of Charles L. Hanon scholarships awarded each year is subject to availability and the discretion of ICCE. We strive to recognize and support talented students through this scholarship program.
  • Can I apply for multiple scholarships simultaneously?
    Yes, eligible students can apply for multiple scholarships simultaneously, including the Charles L. Hanon scholarship. However, the award of multiple scholarships is subject to ICCE's scholarship policies.
  • How will the scholarship amount be applied to my course fees?
    If awarded the Charles L. Hanon scholarship, the rebate amount will be applied to your course fees during the payment process, reducing the overall cost of the course.
  • Can I apply for the scholarship after starting my course?
    The Charles L. Hanon scholarship is awarded at the time of course enrollment and is not available for application after the course has commenced.
  • Is there an age limit for applying for the scholarship?
    There is no specific age limit for applying for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship. Eligibility is primarily based on talent, potential, and performance in the Talent Hunt Session.
  • Can I apply for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship if I have already received another scholarship at ICCE?
    Yes, eligible students can apply for the Charles L. Hanon scholarship even if they have already received another scholarship at ICCE. However, the final decision will be based on the evaluation process and availability of funds.

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