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Art and Archaeology Certificate

AN ART HISTORY OF THE INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT by Padma Shri Dr. John R.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 4 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Bengali - Open Classes

The language of the region of Bengal (West Bengal and Bangladesh). It has a great many intellectuals, poets and scholars who have contributed to the richness of this language.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 months
  • Study mode: Weekend
Carnatic Violin Post Diploma 1

Though the violin is used in both North and South Indian music it has become an integral part of the South Indian music scene, both as a solo and accompanying instrument. This Western instrument has been beautifully adopted by our musicians in India.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
  • Timetable: Some classes conducted on weekdays too, check website
Bengali Music - Open Classes

This musical form which became more widely known through the contributions of Gurudev Tagore is a beautiful, traditional form which developed in the eastern part of India, particularly in Bengal. Bengali Music has separate sections such as Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul Geeti, Raga Pradhan and others.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Tabla Diploma 1

The most popular of all the Indian rhythmic instruments is the Tabla. Like the Mridangam this is an integral part of North Indian classical, devotional and popular music as well as Kathak.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
  • Timetable: some weekdays, mostly weekends - check timetable on website
Hindustani Vocal - Open Classes

This is the North Indian Classical Vocal tradition which developed from ancient India and has been significantly influenced by the Islamic tradition during the Mughal rule. Many great composers of both the Hindu and Islamic traditions have contributed to its richness.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
  • Timetable: Tuesdays, Thursdays and weekends
Bharatanatyam Dance - Diploma2

Bharatanatyam is one of the oldest dance forms of India. It was nurtured in the temples and courts of Southern India since ancient times.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
Bengali Music Post Diploma 1

This musical form which became more widely known through the contributions of Gurudev Tagore is a beautiful, traditional form which developed in the eastern part of India, particularly in Bengal. Bengali Music has separate sections such as Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul Geeti, Raga Pradhan and others.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
Sitar Diploma 2

Arguably the most popular of all Indian musical instruments thanks to the efforts of the legendary Indian musician Pandit Ravi Shankar. This is a beautiful instrument used both for solo performances and accompaniment.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
  • Timetable: some weekdays, mostly weekends - check timetable on website
Bharatanatyam Dance - Diploma1

Bharatanatyam is one of the oldest dance forms of India. It was nurtured in the temples and courts of Southern India since ancient times.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
Mridangam Diploma 3

Mridangam is the primary percussion instrument of most South Indian music and dance forms. This is one of the oldest rhythmical instruments which has developed over the years into its present shape.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Carnatic Vocal Diploma 1

This is designed as a general interest course for those who would like more background on North Indian music. It will not only be particularly useful for those studying music and/or Kathak dance but also for those who enjoy classical music and dance are curious about its history.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Bharatanatyam Dance - Diploma3

Bharatanatyam is one of the oldest dance forms of India. It was nurtured in the temples and courts of Southern India since ancient times.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
Mythscapes - Re-telling and Decoding Myths from Around the World

Mythscapes is a series of myth-telling and discussion sessions that will re-tell significant myths from around the world and decode the stories for patterns and insights by analyzing the comparative elements in myths from different civilizations The Mythscapes lecture and discussion sessions will explore narratives of some of the most powerful and significant myths from around the world, with a view to decode these stories and identify insights, themes and patterns by comparing them. We hope these sessions will be a reminder of Mankind’s shared journey through Time as also reveal to us how these primal tales continue to have an imprint in today’s culture and collective experiences.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Carnatic Violin Diploma 3

Though the violin is used in both North and South Indian music it has become an integral part of the South Indian music scene, both as a solo and accompanying instrument. This Western instrument has been beautifully adopted by our musicians in India.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
  • Timetable: Some classes conducted on weekdays too, check website
Carnatic Violin Diploma 2

Though the violin is used in both North and South Indian music it has become an integral part of the South Indian music scene, both as a solo and accompanying instrument. This Western instrument has been beautifully adopted by our musicians in India.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
Violin Post Diploma 2

Though the violin is used in both North and South Indian music it has become an integral part of the South Indian music scene, both as a solo and accompanying instrument. This Western instrument has been beautifully adopted by our musicians in India.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Weekend
  • Timetable: some weekdays, mostly weekends - check timetable on website
Hindustani Vocal Diploma 2

This is the North Indian Classical Vocal tradition which developed from ancient India and has been significantly influenced by the Islamic tradition during the Mughal rule. Many great composers of both the Hindu and Islamic traditions have contributed to its richness.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
Kathak Diploma 2

The North Indian classical dance, Kathak, is characterized by fast rhythmic footwork in complex time cycles. Movements include numerous pirouettes executed at different speeds and ending in statuesque poses.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
  • Timetable: Mostly held on weekends, some on Wednesday
Hindustani Vocal Diploma 1

This is the North Indian Classical Vocal tradition which developed from ancient India and has been significantly influenced by the Islamic tradition during the Mughal rule. Many great composers of both the Hindu and Islamic traditions have contributed to its richness.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Weekend
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