Music Courses in India


Music is considered as part of the tradition of a country. Though there are many forms of music, few are more popularized. Fortunately, many schools are introducing certain courses in music and musical instrumental playing to the student right from the primary schooling. The deep interest over music is desired to join the stream. The capability to catch up the timing and rhythm is the main criteria for the discipline.

Courses offered and the eligibility:

Learning shall be started at any age. Few people start learning from the very young age, privately. But those who wish to possess a certificate must have certain education qualification and age limit, specified by the institute.

Many universities offer the following courses

  • Certificate in Music : passing in 7th and few colleges require passing in 10th or equivalent
  • Diploma in Music: Passing in certificate course in music or equivalent
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Music: passing in diploma in music or equivalent
  • B.A. in Music: a diploma in music or passing in 10+2
  • M.A. in Music : graduation in music
  • M.Phil. in Music: post graduation in music
  • Ph.D. in Music: post graduation in music

The courses are offered by many institutes in both instrumental and vocal, in different styles of both classical and western music. Those who wish to take part in any of the program may follow the admission notifications. Few universities also offer distance learning programs. Students have to undergo practical and theoretical tests at the end of the program.

Scope of the placement and the payment:

The following are the areas which provide the musicians a great scope of placements.

Every school started realizing that extra-curricular activities help the healthy growth of the kids. Thus, a music teacher is a mandatory requirement for the schools. A Government music teacher is paid equal payment as any other subject teacher. Even in most of the private schools, the payment is equal to the other subject teachers. Besides, many people prefer to learn individually paying high. NET exam enables one to attain lectureship.

In the mass media, play back singing is the popular opportunity. Apart from that, Music Direction and Track Singing or chorus singing are the other opportunities for singers. Instrumental players have great demand in film industry. The Tele industry also has the same kind of opportunities. Advertising field and radios too provides a great scope to the enthusiastic music artists.

Music companies compose albums. They encourage the experiments of the new comers as well as the renowned. Many hotels feel proud to conduct the concerts of reputed singers and instrumental players. Even in the parties and weddings, people prefer to arrange an orchestra.

The payment in mass media may be flexible, based on the opportunities. Yet, hard work never keeps one down which is proved by many earning in six digits and stabilized in the field.

Even for those who are not trained but blessed with musical sense, the contests conducted by televisions and by different organizations are providing equal chance to exhibit the talent along with the learnt and certified.

Singers are to update regularly with different styles of singing. They ought to have consciousness of throat and respiratory related precautions. Instrumental players are to update with the technological advancements and cope with the contemporary requirements.

For the dedicated music lovers, it is a great choice of the career and satisfies both the soul and pocket.

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