Music

Music

Introduction:

 

Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. The common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics (loudness and softness), and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the "color" of a musical sound).

 

Branches of Music:

 

  • Historical musicology
  • Cultural musicology or ethnomusicology
  • Music theory, analysis and composition
  • Music psychology
  • Performance practice and research

 

SKILL SET:

 

  • Motivation , determination and perseverance.
  • Confidence in performing before an audience.
  • Stamina and dedication to continue practising every day.
  • Reliability and flexibility as you'll need to work long and irregular hours.
  • The ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Creativity.


ELIGIBILITY:

 

  • 10+2 education completed in any stream from a recognized educational Board.
  • Preferably, Music as an elective subject at the 10+2 level.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) at the 10+2 level , Basic proficiency in Music.


TOP COLLEGES:

 

Bengal Music school , Kolkata.

 

Course: B.Mus (Honours) , B.Mus (General) , B.A/B.Sc(elective).

Duration:  3 yrs

Eligibility criteria :

A candidate who has passed the H.S. (10+2) examination or its equivalent examination is eligible to seek admission to the 1st year of the 3-year B.Mus. ( Hons. Gen.) Courses of studies provided he/she has also passed in English having full marks of not being less than 100.


For the purpose of determining eligibility for admission to the Hons Course, aggregate marks shall be calculated by adding the marks in top-four subjects in order of marks secured by a candidate. However, marks in Compulsory Environmental Education/Studies shall not be taken into account for calculation of aggregate of marks if the subject Environmental Science is studied as an elective subject of 100 marks , may be taken into account for the purpose of determining the aggregate marks.
3. Candidate taking up Hons. Course in a Subject must have obtained.
(i) A minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

Or

 50% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

Or

45% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied in his/her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied, on the basis of the selection test.

However, Candidates belonging to the Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribe community taking up Hons. Course of Study must have obtained a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate or 40% marks in the subject or related subjects at the previous qualifying examination, as the case may be.

 

 

Hindu College, Delhi.

 

Course : B.A.(hons) Karnatak Music Vocal/Instrument al (Veena/Violin).

Duration: 3 yrs.

Eligibility criteria: An Aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination determined   on the basis of one language (core/ elective), music and two more elective /academic subjects.

           

 

Madras  music academy, Chennai .

 

Course: vocal music

Duration: 4 yrs

Eligibility criteria:  Candidate must pass 12th  with minimum 60% marks and

have basic  knowledge of music .

 

 

Daulat Ram College , Delhi .        

 

Course: B.A.(hons) Hindustani music

Duration: 3 yrs

Eligibility criteria: An Aggregate of 45% marks in the qualifying examination determined   on the basis of one language (core/ elective), music and two more elective /academic subjects.

           

           

JOB PROSPECTS:

 

  • Music therapist
  • Musician
  • Private music teacher
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Sound technician, broadcasting/film/video
  • Arts administrator
  • Broadcast engineer
  • Community arts worker
  • Event manager
  • PPC specialist
  • Radio broadcast assistant
  • Radio producer
  • Theatre stage manager