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About Us

“Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts,” –Billy Joel Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. The common elements of music are pitch, rhythm, dynamics and the sonic qualities of texture. Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces and pieces that combine singing and instruments. Music in India: The music of India includes multiple varieties of Indian classical music, folk music, filmi and Indian pop. India’s classical music tradition, including Hindustani music and Carnatic, has a history spanning millennia and developed over several eras. Music in India began as an integral part of socio-religious life.

Career Way

Post Graduate Diploma in Music
Level Post-Graduate
Duration 2 Years
Eligibility Graduation
Entrance Exam --
Specialization --
Average Course Fee ₹ 15,410 (Total Fees)
Mode Regular
Goal As a freelance artist, Music Teacher, Music Composer

Colleges

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu
Asian Academy of Film & Television (AAFT), Noida
Bangalore University
Bengal Music College, Kolkata
Government Music College, Tripura
Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh
Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
Mumbai Music Institute, Mumbai
Raja Mansingh Tomar Music and Art University, Bhopal
Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi
University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Key Skills

Flexibility
Focus and hard work
Motivational Skills

Career Prospectous

As a freelance artist
In collaboration with others
Music TeacherMusic Composer
Sound Editor
Music Therapist
Rock Star
Music Director
Music Journalist
As a salaried member of : A Band
A Choir
A Theatrical Ensemble
An Opera Company
An Orchestra

Salary

Salaries vary enormously depending, for example, on whether you're working freelance or as a part of an orchestra.

Sound editors can earn anywhere from ₹ 10,000 to 50,000 per-month subject to one’s talent and experience.

RJs can earn around ₹ 30,000 per-month, fresh graduates, aspiring to become RJs, can command anywhere between Rs10,000 and ₹ 15,000 per-month.

 

Role Models

  • Lata Mangeshkar

    Lata Mangeshkar (born 28 September 1929) is an Indian playback singer and occasional music composer. She is the best-known and most respected playback singer in India. She is referred to as the Nightingale of India and the Queen of Melody. Mangeshkar's career started in 1942 and has spanned over seven decades. She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional Indian languages and foreign languages, though primarily in Marathi and Hindi. She is the recipient of three National Film Awards, 12 Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, four Filmfare Best Female Playback Awards, two Filmfare Special Awards, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award and many more. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was bestowed on her in 1989 by the Government of India. She is also the second vocalist, after M. S. Subbulakshmi, to have ever been awarded the Bharat Ratna in 2001, India's highest civilian honour. She was the first Indian to perform in Royal Albert Hall in 1974. She was conferred France's highest civilian award (Officer of the Legion of Honour) in 2007. Due to all of her achievements, many singers and musicians consider her to be one of the greatest female singers in the Hindi film industry.

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