Suswaralaya College of Music Trust ® - a public charitable trust has emerged as a confluence of a few committed artists and connoisseurs for the cause and development of Indian Performing Arts. Established in the year 1999 by Vidwan Sri H.S.Sudhindra and Vidwan Sri Baluraghuraman, Suswaralaya College Of Music has been involved in imparting Carnatic Music education to many young, talented & aspiring students. The objectives of the trust are Promotion of Arts, imparting Education and Artistes' Medical Welfare Scheme-“ KalashrithaKalpaka”. (A scheme wherein a fund is being set up as an emergency medical aid for professional Carnatic musicians of Karnataka.)
Suswaralaya College of Music :
Suswaralaya College of Music apart from providing ample guidance to many upcoming & talented young musicians also organizes interesting & educative concerts. It imparts education in the field of Karnatic (Classical) Music.The students are trained meticulously on all the factors that constitute a successful concert like effective Raga-Aalapana, Neraval & Swara-Prastaram. Special emphasis is given to Sahitya & Laya Gnanam. The confluence of all these factors, we strongly believe, results in a successful & enjoyable concert. Modern educational tools like Audio-Video cassettes, CDs and books are made available for the benefit of our students. Mock performances, seminars, workshops & discussions are conducted with specific themes to encourage active participation & involvement. Many of our college students are performing artists and recipients of prestigious scholarships from state as well as central government. Some are also graded artists of All India Radio. The students are also promoted without compromising the quality.
Kalasrithakalpaka : Artistes' Medical Welfare Scheme
While Music could be backed by regular employment for some, it could be the only bread earning profession to many other artists. Those who have regular employment are better placed as regards their financial disposition. Professional musicians who have taken up music to earn their livelihood may not be well off financially at all times owing to uncertain income pattern. Unforeseen medical expenses could pose a big challenge. Kalashrithakalpaka is targeted to extend financial assistance for the emergency medical expenses to such needful musicians. Contribution of the Musician to this art will also be a factor while considering for this assistance. The trust mobilizes the required fund by donations, organizing benefit concerts, sale of publications & cassettes etc.
Ever since its inception the trust has been serving the music community, by organizing music concerts, guiding upcoming students, conducting music workshops, releasing audio cassettes and publishing books.
Suswaralaya College of Music trust has completed Ten years of its meaningful existence. It has been nurturing young talents not only by teaching but also by supervising and sharpening their musical talents.
The college conducts an annual festival where a senior musician is honored with a cash prize and bestowed with the title “SWARALAYASHRUNGA”. It also conducts quarterly music concerts. The college has published books such as “Planet Prayers”, “Directory of Karnatak Musicians of Karnataka”(Four Editions), “Siddhi Vinayakam Sada Bhaje Ham ”,“Ugabhogadarpana” and has also released cassettes /CD's/DVD's like Sushiraswana,HaridasaraSanga, Madhura Smrithi,Varnams on Violin, Shree Krishnamrutam,The Divine Strings,The Piligrimage,Tatvamrutam,Vagdevi Vandana,Waves of Melody, Swararagasudha, Vaggeya Vaibhava1-4,Abhayamba Vibhakthi Krithis , Thyagaraja Vaibhavam, Thurya Ninaada,Veena Kampana & DVD titled Sooladi-s .“The Directory of Karnatak Musicians of Karnataka(4 Editions)”& Telephone Directory of Karnatak Musicians of Karnataka has been a remarkable Herculean venture undertaken by the principal of the college Vidwan H.S. Sudhindra and his disciples.
“THE DIRECTORY OF KARNATAK MUSICIANS OF KARNATAKA” has been a remarkable Herculean venture undertaken by the Principal of the college Vidwan H.S.Sudhindra and his disciples.
Many students of our college are performing artists and recipients of prestigious scholarships (both vocal and instrumental) from both state and central government while some are graded artists.
Suswaralaya College of Music Trust ® humbly accepts voluntary contributions, donations and endowments, concert /Banner sponsorships, scholarships, for promotion of this art. (CHEQUES CAN BE ADDRESSED TO “ SUSWARALAYA COLLEGE OF MUSIC”.)