Department of North Indian Classical Music

The Department of North Indian Classical Music is one of the oldest departments of the university. The objective of the department is to provide a concentrated study in north Indian classical music from pre-historic times to the present day in a multicultural and interdisciplinary context. The department teaches both specialized and wide-ranging courses to engage with scholarly research and creative practices, and encourage them to initiate national and international dialogues concerning the theories and histories of art and culture. The department offers a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Special) in North Indian Music. This program has been designed with the intention of covering all aspects of North Indian Music. The graduates will be able to gain an in-depth knowledge of North Indian Classical Music as well as other related subject areas. The department has over 300 students and approximately thirty permanent lecturers and twenty visiting lecturers.

  • Mission

    • To provide infrastructure, education, training and research oriented opportunities to encourage creativity, restoration and innovation.
    • To liberate intellectual potential lies within the arts disciples to reach and explore new dimensions of knowledge and true spirits of music.
    • To promote research activities in all forms of Music leading to the betterment of the society.
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  • Add: 21, Albert Crescent, Colombo 07
  • Tel: +94-11-2033710
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