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         The Music College was established in 1929. A separate faculty of Fine Arts was started in 1953. The main objective of the Department is to promote, propagate and popularize our Indian culture and Traditional Art globally. Many stalwarts in the field of Music headed the Music Department like Sangeetha Kalanidhi. Shri T.S. Sabesaiyer, Tiger Shri. K. Varadhachariyar, Shri. K. Ponniaya Pillai, Thirupampuram. Shri. Swaminatha Pillai, Chithoor. Shri. Subarmaniya Pillai, Isaiarasu Shri. M.M. Dhandapani Desikar, Dr. Madurai. Somasundaram, Dr.Sirkali Govindarajan, Shri. S.V. Parthasarathi, Thanjai. Shri. K.P. Sivanandam, Tmt. Abayambika, Wg.Cdr. V.G. Subramaniyan, Shri.O.S. Thiyagarajan and Aridwaramangalam Dr. A.K. Palanivel. The students are trained to the level of accomplishment in the field of Music & Dance. Students from foreign countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia, South Africa, Mauritius, and Denmark come to learn Music and Dance in the department. So far the department has produced 12 Ph.Ds and 9 M.Phil. scholars.

Programmes Offered

  • M.F.A. (MUSIC) Vocal, Veena, Violin, Flute and Mridangam 2 years
  • M.F.A. (DANCE) - BHARATHANATTIYAM 2 years
  • B.F.A. (MUSIC)- Vocal, Veena, Violin, Flute, Mirudangam, Nagaswaram and Thavil 4 years
  • B.F.A. (DANCE) - BHARATHANATTIYAM 4 years
  • Isaikalaimani (Vocal, Veena, Violin and Flute) 4 years
  • Isaikalaimani (Mirudangam) 4 years
  • Nattiyakalaimani 4 years
  • Thevara Isaikalaimani 4 years
  • Isaikalaimani (Nagaswaram and Tavil) 4 years
  • TITLE OF ISAICHELVAMANI (Vocal, Veenai, Violin, Flute, Mridangam, Nagaswaram and Tavil) 2 years
  • TEACHER TRAINING CERTIFICATE IN INDIAN MUSIC 1 year
  • DIPLOMA IN “NATTUVANGA KALAIMANI” PROGRAMME 1 year
  • M.Phil. in Music
  • Ph.D. in Music / Dance
Contact
The Professor and Head
Department of Music
Annamalai University
Mobile: 9894020154
Tel : 04144-239098
E-mail : aumusic1929@gmail.com