The Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory is a center for musical studies which opened in the fall of 2007 in the sub-metropolitan city of Lalitpur, just outside Kathmandu, Nepal. The mandate of the Conservatory is to create a music environment where musicians can become knowledgeable in various musical subjects, be exposed to different music genres, and most importantly, where all musicians, from beginners to advanced, can receive a proper music education. Our comprehensive curriculum allows students to choose from among a wide variety of courses including applied lessons in various instruments, music arranging, improvisation, jazz and Hindustani music theory and history, ear training, midi instruction, studio recording - subjects not offered elsewhere in Nepal. To achieve this we are recruiting teachers from abroad to help train the Nepali people so that in the future the school will feature a highly skilled, competent and fully Nepali staff. With its professional staff, wide variety of courses offered, frequent performance opportunities, consistent interaction with fellow musicians and outstanding facilities, the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory is developing a much deserved reputation as the preeminent center for musical study in Nepal.