Friday 26 September 2014

Sharad Navarathri

                                            Aim Hreem Shreem Shree Maathre Namaha.

Saturday 28 June 2014

Admissions open!

Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University: admissions open

The Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University was established on 14.11.2013 by the Government of Tamil Nadu and the Chief Minister is the 1st Chancellor of this University and 'Veena' E Gayathri is its Vice-chancellor.
The University introduces postgraduate courses in Vocal, Veena, Violin, Mridangam, Thavil, Nadaswaram, Flute, Bharathanatyam and Postgraduate Diploma Course in Digital Photography and Visual Communication from the academic year 2014-2015.
The University is presently located in the campus of the Tamil Nadu Government Music College, Dr.DGS Dinakaran Salai, Chennai-600 028.
The University will offer Postgraduate courses as mentioned below:-

Department Course
Department of Vocal

M.A. Music – Branch I Vocal

Department of String Instruments
M.A. Music – Branch II Veena
M.A. Music -  Branch III Violin

Department of Wind Instruments
M.A. Music – Branch VI Flute
M.A. Music – Branch VII Nadaswaram

Department of Percussion
M.A. Music – IV – Mridangam
M.A. Music – VIII Thavil

Department of Dance
M.A. Music – Branch V - Bharathanatyam

Department of Fine Arts Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Photography and Visual Communication

The Postgraduate Diploma course in Digital Photography and Visual Communication has been designed keeping in mind the aspirations of the younger generation.
The course content includes Papers in Visual Design teaching basics of graphic design, drawing, Multimedia teaching 2D and 3D animation, photoshop, web design and other modern tools in sound recording and processing, Digital Photography teaching Photographic techniques, lights and lighting, photo journalism, and more. Besides, this course has also been included to the list of elective subjects for the Postgraduate courses offered by this University.

The affiliated colleges and recognised institutions would offer following courses:

BFA in Ceramic Design, Painting, Sculpture, Textile Design, Visual Communication and Print Making in Government Fine Arts College, Chennai.

BFA in Ceramic Design, Painting, Sculpture, Textile Design and Visual Communication in Government Fine Arts College, Kumbakonam

B Tech in Traditional Architecture, BFA in Traditional Drawing and Painting, BFA in Traditional Sculpture to be offered by the Government College of Architecture and Sculpture,  Mamallapuram

Five Year Integrated Graduate Course in Music and Dance at the Kalaikaviri College of Fine Arts, Trichy

Certificate courses in Music with branches in Vocal, Veena, Violin, Nadaswaram, Flute, Mridangam, Thavil and Bharathanatyam, Ghatam, Ghanjira, Morsing to be offered by the Tamil Nadu Government Music Colleges, Madurai and Chennai.

Diploma courses in Music with branches in Vocal, Veena, Violin, Nadaswaram, Flute, Mridangam, Thavil and Bharathanatyam, Ghatam, Ghanjira, Morsing to be offered by the Tamil Nadu Government Music Colleges, Thiruvaiyaru, Coimbatore, Madurai and Chennai.

B.A. and M.A. degree courses in Music with branches in Vocal, Veena, Violin to be offered by the Tamil Nadu Government Music Colleges at Thiruvaiyaru.

B.A. degree course in Music with branches in Vocal, Veena, Violin to be offered in Tamil Nadu Government Music Colleges at Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai.
For more details, visit www.tnmfau.in

Friday 16 May 2014

STUNNING VICTORY!

                 Her Excellency Chancellor, Tamilnadu Music and Fine Arts University/The Honourable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.

 Leading the path towards Peace, Prosperity and Progress!! HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Tuesday 25 March 2014

OCEAN- Electrifying fusion band led by Ghatam Vidwan Guru Prasad




1) N.Guru Prasad- Ghatam.
2)OCEAN-  (From left-Thirunageswaram S.Manikandan-mridangam, Ravishankar Iyer- vocals and keyboards, Guru Prasad- Ghatam and Coordinator, Raghavendra Rao- Violin, Balaji Sairam- Mohrsing, Harihara Sharma- Khanjira.)
3) Thirunageswaram S.Manikandan- Mridangam.
4) Thirunageswaram S.Manikandan- Mridangam.
One of the most successful programmes of Musical Marathon (66hours nonstop on the occasion of Honourable Chief Minister Puratchi Thalaivi Amma and Her Excellency Chancellor's (Tamilnadu Music and Fine Arts University) birthday celebrations from 24/02/14 10 am to early hours of 27/02/14 in Government Music College, Adyar, Chennai.

Monday 17 February 2014

Grand Era

Sri.R.K.Srikantan lived and breathed the essence of Carnatic music. His astral journey is conducted by the unparalleled music he epitomized till his last breath......

Thursday 30 January 2014

Tantra in daily life ( Part 13)

People have talked so much about raga therapy, nobody so far has talked about "sahithya therapy"!
 Just pick out the most beneficial ( to attain cherished goals/dreams and for addressing problems of any nature) stanza or a two from any krithi and improvise musically ( neraval) in first and second speeds.
To enhance beauty, attraction and virtues:- "Koti manmadha roopude sathguna sagara chandrude..." (Charanam of "Satileni...."Poorikalyani, misra chaapu, Ponnaiah Pillai.
To destroy enemies and protect oneself:-"Ravana Madhanam Rakshitha Bhuvanam........"(Charanam of Bhajare Manasa, Abheri, Adi, Mysore Vasudevachar).
To attain grace of Mother, Father, Guru and God:- "Thalli thandri guru deivamu neevani" (Charanam of Valli Nayakane, Shanmukhapriya, Adi, Muthaiah Bhagavathar).
To get rid of undesirable and bad company:- "Hiranmayeem Lakshmeem sada bhajami, heena maanavaashrayam thyajami..."(Pallavi of Hiranmayeem Lakshmeem, Lalitha, Rupakam, Muthuswami Dikshithar).
To achieve a goal:-"Saadhinchane O Manasa..." (Pallavi of Saadhinchane O Manasa, Pancharathnam in Arabhi, Adi, Thyagaraja Swami).
Repentance and seeking God's forgivance:- "Dudukugala..."(Pallavi of Dudukugala, Pancharathnam in Gowla, Adi, Thyagaraja Swami.
To discover or retrieve lost person or a cherished belonging:- "Kanugontini....."(Pallavi of Kanugontini, Bilahari, Adi, Thyagaraja Swami).
a)For beauty and grace, all krithis of Goddess Tripura Sundari, b)for valour and integrity krithis of Lord Rama, c)for attracting crowds krithis of Lord Krishna, d)for attracting wealth and prosperity, krithis of Goddess Lakshmi, e)for academic achievements krithis of Goddess Saraswathi...........