Courses & Workshops

Music diploma courses; Music Academy, NGS; Chennai

Here is a listing of music courses offered at two well-known places in Chennai.

The Music Academy, Madras - Instrumental Classes

Applications are invited for the following - Instrumental Classes:  Part time (Weekly 2 classes, 6 years course) in Mridangam & Veena. Violin (5 years Course). Vocal for Beginners (4 years course) - The Candidates who have the standard of singing Varnams will be eligible for third year.

Mridangam: Director - Sangita Kalanidhi Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman; Veena - Vidushi R Ramani;

For details contact: 28112231, 28115162

Last Date for receipts of application: 30th June 2016

Contacts - 168, T.T.K. Road, Chennai-600 014, www.musicacademymadras.in, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Music Academy, Madras  / Advance Diploma Course

Admissions open for the one-year course in Advanced Diploma in Carnatic Music (Vocal). Duration:3 years with 2 semesters every year, Mid July – November end and Mid January – June end
Classes: Monday thru Friday 0800 am – 12:30 pm

Eligibility :Applicants should have minimum educational qualification of +2 (successfully completed). Age: 18 to 35 years. Should be able to sing Varnams and Kritis with knowledge of Manodharma Sangita.

Applicants should send their bio-data giving full details of their musical training. Shortlisted Applicants will be called for an interview by the Academic Council. Selected candidates will be intimated. The decision of the Academic council will be final and binding.

Number of seats available: 10. Last date for receiving applications: Friday, July 1, 2016

Classes Commence: July 25, 2016.

Faculty: Dr. R. Vedavalli – Director, Trichur Ramachandran, Prof. Ritha Rajan – Academic Coordinator, Dr.R S Jayalakshmi – Academic Coordinator. Other gurus - P S Narayanaswamy, Suguna Varadhachari, Neyveli Santhanagopalan, S. Sowmya, Shyamala Venkateshwaran, Sriram Parsuram.

For further details contact: Tel: 2811 2231 / 2811 5162 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Narada Gana Sabha - Intermediate and Advanced Course

Swami Haridhos Giri School of Music invites applications are invited from young students of Carnatic, Music for Intermediate and Advanced Course in  Carnatic Vocal Music. School Opens in the second  Week of June 2016.
Maximum age limit 35 years.  Applicants should know minimum 5 Varnams..
Classes in the evenings.  Applications available at Sabha office.

Director: P.S. Narayanaswami, Faculty: Prof. Dr. R.S. Jayalakshmi & C.R. Vaidyanathan

Contact - Narada Gana Sabha Trust,, 314 T.T.K. Road, Chennai 600 018, Phone: 2499 3201