SRM Institute of Science and Technology launches Centre for Performing and Fine Arts

SRM Institute of Science and Technology launches Centre for Performing and Fine

Performing and Fine arts have been an enthusiastic field for many decades. The interest
towards the same has influenced many to make it a career path, to support and encourage
such talents SRM Deemed to be University, has launched the Centre for Performing and Fine
Arts at Kattankulathur campus, Chennai. The Centre boasts a nationally recognised faculty
with a world renowned Advisory Board and offers state of the art facilities for the students.
The Centre will offer degrees in Music, Dance and Fashion Designing. For existing SRM
students, the Centre will offer certificate courses in Performing Arts. The Centre will be
headed by Renowned Musician and Musicologist, Dr. Shobana Vignesh (popularly known as
Mahanadhi Shobana). The Advisory Board Members include experts from various field of
Music, Dance & Fine Arts namely Dr. L. Subramaniam, O.S. Arun, Dr. Meeta Pandit from
Music industry, Priyadarsini Govind, Smt. Radhika Shurajit from Dance and Deccan
Moorthy of Fine Arts. With the experts on board, SRM hopes to make this Centre a landmark
institution in Arts Education in the cultural hub of Chennai.
The Centre will provide several recital and concert venues for students, faculty, and visiting
artists alike, for the students of Performing Arts. The centre will also provide opportunities to
exhibit designs and merchandise for the Fashion Designing students. The collaborative
approach of regular contact with renowned visiting artists and experts in form master classes
and career workshops will allow students to launch their careers and gain valuable real-world
experience. The same approach will have unique benefits to the students as they can take full
advantage of the professional opportunities and cultural riches offered by Chennai’s vibrant
cultural scene.
To extend knowledge on related field, students of Arts will also be trained with supportive
courses like Event Management, Sound Engineering and more, giving them a holistic
educational experience. For providing the Graduates of Performing and Fine Arts, SRM has
MOUs with various foreign Universities and offers tremendous opportunities for student
exchange programmes and international collaborations. With new students joining in varied
field of studies looking out for best in their career, present batch of SRM will be launching
the first edition of their Margazhi Festival.

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