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College of Music & Dance

The Kendra’s college of Music & Dance founded in 1952, has a long established reputation for excellence in the field of performing arts. It is a lively cultural centre reflecting a fusion of rich artistic traditions and contemporary insights.

 

The College offers training in major classical dance styles and music of India, namely Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Odissi and Chhau dances and Hindustani Classical Vocal and Instrumental Music. Eminent gurus of these disciplines supervise the teaching programmes to help the students excel in their subject of study.

 

The campus is located in the heart of Delhi’s cultural hub, the Mandi House area. It nestles in the calm atmosphere of about two acres of space, surrounded by several prominent national centres of arts namely, Sangeet Natak Akademi, Lalit Kala Akademi and National School of Drama. With a large number of theatre halls, open-air performance venues, art galleries, studios, libraries and cafes the area around the college gives an excellent opportunity to its students to experience the best of culture and performing arts.

 

The campus is within a short walking distance from the nearest metro station.

Updates
Ms. Marcela Diez, Director General, Cervantino International Festival, Mexico accompanied by Ms. Mariana Aymerich Ordonez, PR Director of the Festival visited Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra and met the Director and Vice-Chairperson Smt. Shobha Deepak Singh on Tuesday, 5th December 2017. The visit was held under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR's) 'Distinguished Visitors Programme 2017-18'. Besides holding discussions on matters of mutual interest, the visitors also witnessed a brief demonstration of dance by the artists and students of the Kendra.

 

Under the Kendra's Jhankar series of Music and Dance presentations, a Sarod recital by the Kendra's Senior Guru and eminent musician Shri Biswajit Roy Chowdhury is being held on Saturday the 9th December 2017 at 5.30 p.m.. The programme will be organised in the 'baithak' style in the newly refurbished basement hall of the Kendra. A few chairs, however, will also be kept for the elderly. The programme is particularly meant for serious 'rasikas' and young professional artists of Hindustani Classical Music. Those interested are most welcome.

 

Ms. Marcela Diez, Director General, Cervantino International Festival, Mexico accompanied by Ms. Mariana Aymerich Ordonez, PR Director of the Festival visited Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra and met the Director and Vice-Chairperson Smt. Shobha Deepak Singh on Tuesday, 5th December 2017. The visit was held under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR's) 'Distinguished Visitors Programme 2017-18'. Besides holding discussions on matters of mutual interest, the visitors also witnessed a brief demonstration of dance by the artists and students of the Kendra.

 

Under the Kendra's Jhankar series of Music and Dance presentations, a Sarod recital by the Kendra's Senior Guru and eminent musician Shri Biswajit Roy Chowdhury is being held on Saturday the 9th December 2017 at 5.30 p.m.. The programme will be organised in the 'baithak' style in the newly refurbished basement hall of the Kendra. A few chairs, however, will also be kept for the elderly. The programme is particularly meant for serious 'rasikas' and young professional artists of Hindustani Classical Music. Those interested are most welcome.