Nevada (US), Dec 7 (ANI): Oscar winner musician A.R. Rahman's world famous KM Music Conservatory has opened admissions for its prestigious Diploma Course starting next year.
Students in this program will undergo "rigorous training" in music that provides students with the skills and techniques to understand and perform a variety of musical styles.
Majors being offered in this four-semester long Diploma include Piano, Western Voice and Hindustani, Western Flute, Violin, Cello, Conducting, Composition, and Music Technology.
Course of study includes Western Music Theory and History, Music Appreciation, Sight-singing, Choir, Private Instruction in Primary Instrument, Audio Engineering, Ear Training, Folk Tradition, Background Score, and Composition/Theory.
Acclaimed Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged other renowned musicians of India to open more such conservatories to nurture and channelize the abundant musical talent of India and to showcase the richness of Indian music, elements of whose theory were first found in ancient Hindu scripture Sama-Veda.
Zed, who is chairperson of Indo-American Leadership Federation, applauding Rahman for conservatory, urged him to not refuse talented students who could not afford the tuition and provide them scholarships. (ANI)