B.Mus (Hons.) Contemporary Performance
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Principal Instrument Choices: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Western Vocals, Indian Vocals
This programme aims to develop high level instrument/vocal proficiency and musical versatility across contemporary genres such as Pop, Rock, Indie, Jazz, Blues, Funk, R&B, Soul, Dance, Bollywood, etc. You will study instrument specific performance techniques and perform in ensembles that develop band performance skills as well as stylistic versatility. You will develop your overall musicality and musicianship through a structured study of music theory, traditional and contemporary harmony, arranging, and aural training.
Students choosing Indian vocals as their principal instrument will follow a learning path that prepares you for the Bollywood music industry at large, as well as the independent music industry, with a particular focus on Classical Fusion Music and Playback Singing. The studies will prepare you to be a versatile singer both on stage and in the recording studio.
Along with these domain specific skills, you will gain a broad understanding of a wide variety of musical styles and cultures, music history, and global media & entertainment business practices, and apply these skills and knowledge to shape your performance profile.
You will engage in a number of collaborative projects with students from other creative and technical specialisations, and participate in social immersion projects, professional internships, portfolio development and personal and lifestyle enhancement programmes that open up networking opportunities and develop professionalism, entrepreneurial abilities, leadership, problem solving, communication and team skills.
Duration : 4 Years
Credits: 160 (40per year)
If you are musically inclined, creative, and love the energy and excitement of performing music live for an audience or singing bollywood and Indian pop repertoire for films and OTT content, you should enrol in this programme.