MA (Global) - Music


Master of Arts (Global) - Music

2 Years – 4 Semesters – Full Time

Bloom as a Global Music Performer-Professional-Entrepreneur



Overview

A new-age Master’s level practical programme, blending varied streams of Indian and Global music, encouraging careers as performers, researchers, and music industry professionals.

1.Programme is designed to provide an in-depth exploration of Indian Music with a focus on performance & research in the professional music field.

2. The students have options of specialisation in Hindustani Vocal/ Carnatic Vocal/Konnakkol/Music Research & Musicology from the 3rd semester onwards.

3. The Programme aims to acquaint students with research concepts and enhance students’ interest in taking up novel projects & studies in specific areas of music performance & research.

4.The programme has a balanced approach towards all the streams of music. This would be essential in grooming students to become performers, musicians, and music industry professionals.


Outcome

Upon successful completion of MA (Global) Music programme at VU, the student will be able to :

1

Acquire technical skills requisite for artistic self-expression in at least one major performance area at a level appropriate for the particular music concentration

2

Display knowledge and skills sufficient to work as a leader and in collaboration on matters of musical interpretation

3

Demonstrate sufficient understanding of and capability with musical forms, processes, and structures to use this knowledge and skill in compositional, performance, analytical, scholarly, and pedagogical applications according to the requisites of their specializations.

4

Work on musical problems by combining, as appropriate to the issue, their capabilities in performance; aural, verbal, and visual analysis; composition and improvisation; history and repertory; and technology.

5

Display an overview understanding of the repertory in their major performance area and the ability to perform from a cross-section of that repertory

6

Demonstrate growth in artistry, technical skills, collaborative competence, and knowledge of repertory through regular ensemble experiences

7

Develop the ability to form and defend value judgments about music and to communicate musical ideas, concepts, and requirements to professionals and laypersons related to the practice of the major field.

8

Develop teaching skills, particularly as related to their major area of study

9

Explore areas of individual interest related to music in general or to the major. 


SEM - I

 

Programme Name- M.A. (Global)- Music

Semester I

Course Type

Course name

Credits

GC

Origin and Evolution of Indian Music-1

4

GC

Abhyasa gana (Hindustani/Carnatic)

4

GC

Sabha Gana (Hindustani/Carnatic)

4

GC

Manodharma Sangeeta 1 (Hindustani/Carnatic)

4

GE 

Sanskrit for music 1/

Introduction to Western music

(Choose any 1 Course)

4

 

SEM - II

 

Programme Name- M.A. (Global)- Music

Semester II

Course Type

Course name

Credits

GC

Evolution and Classification of Ragas and Talas

4

GC

Abhyasa Gana 2

4

GC

Advanced Compositional forms 

4

GC

Interpretation of Musical forms

4

GE 

Sanskrit for music 2/Global Music

(Choose any 1 Course)

4

 

SEM - III

 

Programme Name- M.A.(Global) Music

Semester III

Course Type

Course name

Credits

GC

Musicology

4

SC

SC 1 - Raga Tana Pallavi 1 /

Alap and layakari in Vilambit 1 /

Konnakkol 1

4

SC

SC 2- Research Methodology/

Ethno musicology

4

SC

SC 3 - Project -  LGMF Internship/

Audio Video project

4

SE

SE 1-Music Education 1 /

Rhythmic Improvisation on Compositions-1

4

 

SEM - IV

 

Programme Name- M.A.(Global) Music

Semester IV

Course Type

Course name

Credits

GC

Indian Musical Instruments 

4

SC

SC 4-Raga Tana Pallavi 2/

Alap and layakari in Vilambit 2 /

Konnakkol 2

4

SC

SC 5- Tillana- Tarana /

Ragamalika compositions and Improvisation

4

SC

SC 6- Dissertation 

4

SE

SE 2- Music Education 2 /

Rhythmic Improvisation on Compositions-2

4

 

 

 


Programme is designed by the co-founders of the Lakshminarayana Global Centre of Excellence (LGCE) – Violin Icon Padmabhushan Dr. L Subramaniam and legendary Bollywood playback singer Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam.

  • Programme is designed by the co-founders of the Lakshminarayana Global Centre of Excellence (LGCE) – Violin Icon Padmabhushan Dr. L Subramaniam and legendary Bollywood playback singer Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam.
  • Emphasis on the Gurukul system of learning - Holistic approach to music (70% focus on practical learning).
  • Rooted in traditional Indian music with an emphasis on performance.
  • Immersion / Exposure to elements of global music
  • An opportunity to learn from professional performers as faculty, which would add a valuable dimension to the student’s performing abilities.
  • Workshops on various subjects conducted by global music icons Dr. L. Subramanium & Smt. Kavita Krishnamurthy Subramaniam.
  • Guest lectures by renowned Indian & Western music professionals on the relevant curriculum subjects.
  • On-campus recording studios to learn audio/visual music technologies.
  • Meeting and interacting with world-class performers from around the globe as part of their event management activity in the curriculum
  • Opportunity to proceed to Ph.D. programme and other  musicology & research based areas in Music

80 Credits (Learning: Tutorials: Practice / Projects).

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Outcome Based Education (OBE)

Option of pursuing Major (Concentration) + Minor Specialization.

Option to choose university level and department level minor electives and open electives.


Dr. Ruchira Kedar
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Ruchira Kedar
Assistant Professor
Pt. Tanmoy Bose
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Pt. Tanmoy Bose
Eminent Faculty
Dr. Dattatreya Velankar
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Dattatreya Velankar
Eminent Faculty
Dr. Meera Rajaram Pranesh
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Meera Rajaram Pranesh
Eminent Faculty
Dr. Rajani Jairam
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Rajani Jairam
Eminent Faculty
Prof. Mitali Saraf
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Prof. Mitali Saraf
Eminent Faculty
Prof. Ragini Sanath
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Prof. Ragini Sanath
Eminent Faculty
Prof. Vivaswath Rao
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Prof. Vivaswath Rao
Eminent Faculty
CH Sreekanth
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

CH Sreekanth
Assistant Professor

  • Build a strong foundation to becoming a world-class performer in various genres.
  • Take up careers in the Sound industry as Audio Engineers, Audio/Video Producers, Sound Recordists, Programmers, Sound Designer, Music Arrangers with leading Music Companies or as freelancers.
  • Work in Digital Marketing, Content Production, Advertising and Multimedia
  • Work in Music Therapy as an entrepreneur
  • Establish your own set-up as a Music Producer, Composer and Content creator & collaborator
  • Work in fields of Event Management, Artist Management with Event industry as employees or freelancers
  • Pursue Careers in Academics and Research, Government and Semi-Government Undertakings & NGOs
  • Work as a Music Educator all over India and abroad
  • Pursue Higher Education in Music at prestigious institutions all over the world
  • Pursue further research areas in Global Music


 

“It is a unique course. I get to learn so many elements of music. I have been learning Tabla for the past nine years but I had no idea about other genres of music. At VU I got to learn Indian music as well as global music.”

Yash Deshpande, S.Y.B.A Hons.Music (Percussion), VU

 

“I am a Melophile and was looking for a University that would provide me a substantial platform and career boost in the new-fangled era of music. I felt that elation with Vishwakarma University for their robust academic framework, the global approach to education with vibrant learning ecosystem and exposure in music with different cultures.I would like to thank the global icons Dr.L Subramaniam Sir and Kavita Krishnamurthy Ma’am for providing an exceptional platform to live my dreams."

Riddhi Rajput, S.Y.B.A Hons.Music (Hindustani Vocal Music), VU

 

“This course is very interesting as it gives equal importance to Hindustani music, Carnatic music and Western music. We also have very helpful faculties. They help us a lot. We also have Dr. L. Subramaniam Sir and Kavita Krishnamurthy ma'am often times visiting our university and guiding us. Apart from all these, we also have workshops on Hindustani music, Western music and Percussion. I learnt a lot of things in these 2 years."

Siddhiie Kapshikarr, S.Y.B.A Hons.Music (Hindustani Vocal Music), VU


  1. Prof.Ruchira Kedar, HoD, was awarded Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar by Sangeet Natak Akademi, Govt. Of India
  2. Prof.Ruchira Kedar, HoD, was invited to perform at Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav, one of the most prestigious music festivals in India.
  3. Prof.A.S.Gnanamoorthy, was invited to accompany Padma Bhushan Dr. L.Subramaniam, Program Founder & Mentor,  at Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav, one of the most prestigious music festivals in India.
  4. Prof. Ruchira Kedar was invited to conduct a 4 day workshop at Tripura University by Sangeet Natak Akademi, Govt. Of India
  5. Prof. Ruchira Kedar was invited for a  performance at INS Shivaji, Lonavala by SPIC MACAY
  6. Prof.A. S. Ganamoorthy performed at Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival 2020 at Delhi, Hyderabad & Pune
  7. Shreya Joshi, an SYBA student,  participated and got 3rd position in Inter-collegiate music competition organized by Savitribai Phule Pune University and Modern College, Pune
  8. The students from the School of Music VU participated in “Firodiya Karandak” , a very prestigious inter-collegiate Theatre competition and were placed in the TOP 15 category for their drama titled, “Atpadi Special”
  9. Ankit Kumar Bharti, a FY student was awarded 1st prize as lead guitarist in prestigious inter-collegiate competition Firodiya Karandak, Pune

Option 1- Online

Option 2 – In Person

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges an application form fee.


1. Graduate in Music from this university or any other recognized University

or

2. Graduate in any subject other than music- from this university or any other recognized University & passed Sangeet Visharad or equivalent degree in Music

or

3. Graduate in any Subject other than Music, but having excellent ability of pursuing music, or received extensive training in Indian Classical Music at least for five years.

 

Intake : 60.

Programme Commencement Date : 1st August, 2022.


As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2022.


Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in installments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)
Swift Code HDFCINBB

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email (accounts.university@vupune.ac.in) or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.




Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.



Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Contact Numbers: 8669908324 / 8669908325

Timings: Monday to Saturday (9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.)

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

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