KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian students intending to pursue degree courses in Indian classical music now have the option of doing it locally, through the Sangeetha Swara Laya — a state-of-the-art Indian music academy.
The academy, established in 1999, has 12 centres in the country and is affiliated to the renowned Alagappa University in Tamil Nadu, India, and the Alagappa Performing Arts Academy in California, United States, the academy’s founder and principal Hariharan Subramaniam said.
The academy, which has 700 students, is offering various certificate, diploma and degree courses in Indian classical music. It will see its pioneer batch of 19 students graduate in August.Hariharan said the academy was the first in Malaysia to offer structured and proper training courses in Indian classical music.
The academy’s graduates have opportunities to further their studies overseas and would also enjoy bright career prospects. Those interested to pursue the courses can contact the academy via email at email@example.com or telephone 012-2990776. — Bernama