Department of Music & Dramatics
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  Establishment:  
  • 20th  July 1984 - The department was formally inaugurated at the hands of great master late Pt. Mallikarjun Mansoor.
  • June 1986 - Padmashree P. L. Deshpande inaugurated the Certificate and Diploma Course in Dramatics and Post Graduation in Vocal Music.
  • June 1991 - The well known Tabla Masterao Allarakhhasaheb inaugurated the Instrumental Music Wing which includes Diploma Courses in Sitar, Tabla, Harmonium.
  • June 1993 - Department started
  1. Post Graduation Courses in Instrumental Music i.e. Sitar, Tabla and Harmonium
  2. Certificate Course in Sugam Sangeet
  3. Ph. D. Research Wing
  4. Diploma Courses in Portrait / Composition / Landscape
  5. Diploma Courses in Dance – Bharatnatyam & Katthak.
  • June 1998 - For the encouragement of ‘Lokkala Shahiri’ in Maharashtra, Department started Certificate Course in Shahiri.

    In the beginning the number of students both gents and ladies was only 27. Now it has crossed the figure of 175.

  Faculty: 

Dr. Mrs. Bharati Vaishampayan

Professor & Head

Dr. Mrs. Shubhada Waingankar

Sr. Lecturer (Vocal)

Shri. N. V. Chitnis

Lecturer (Drama)

Shri. Prashant Desai

Lecturer (Tabla)

  Courses:

Sr. No.

Name of the Course

Subject

Duration

01

Diploma Course in Classical Music

Vocal Music

2 Years

02

Diploma Course in Instrumental Music

Tabla, Sitar, Violine, Harmonium

2 Years

03

Certificate Course in Sugam Sangeet

 

1 Year

04

Diploma Course in Classical Dance

Bharatnatyam

2 Years

 

Diploma Course in Classical Dance

Katthak

2 Years

05

Diploma Course in Portrait, Landscape, Composition

 

2 Years

06

Certificate Course in Shahiri

 

1 Year

07

Certificate Course in Dramatics

 

1 Year

08

Diploma Course in Dramatics

 

1 Year

  • POST GRADUATE COURSES :
     

    Sr. No.

    Name of the Course

    Subject

    Duration

    01

    M. A. Music (VOCAL)

     

    2 Years

    02

    M. A. Instrumental Music

    Tabla, Sitar, Harnomium, Violine

    2 Years

    03

    Ph. D. RESEARCH WING

       
  Eligibility For Admission:

Sr. No.

Name of the Course

Eligibility

01

Diploma Course in Classical Music

‘X’th Standard pass

02

Diploma Course in Instrumental Music

‘X’th Standard pass

03

Certificate Course in Sugam Sangeet

‘X’th Standard pass

04

Diploma Course in Classical Dance

‘X’th Standard pass

 

Diploma Course in Classical Dance

‘X’th Standard pass

05

Diploma Course in Portrait, Landscape, Composition

‘X’th Standard pass

06

Certificate Course in Shahiri

‘X’th Standard pass

07

Certificate Course in Dramatics

‘XII’th Standard pass

08

Diploma Course in Dramatics

The student who passed the Certificate Course in Dramatics

09

M. A. VOCAL MUSIC

  1. Any degree of Statutory University & Diploma in Music OR Sangeet Visharad of Recognised Body like Gandharv Mahavidyalaya
  2. B. A. with Music (Special) of Statutory University
  3. Each candidate desirous of admission to M. A. (Music)

Course will have to given an Audition Test as a qualifying one.

10

M. A. INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

  1. Any degree of Statutory University & Diploma in Instrumental Music OR Sangeet Visharad of Recognised Body like Akhil Bhartiya Gandharv Mahavidyalaya.
  2. B. A. with Music (Special) of Statutory University
  3. Each candidate desirous of admission to M. A. (Instrumental)

Course will have to given an Audition Test as a qaulifying one.

  Various Activities of the Department:
  • In the view of Ideal Significance of the Sawai Gandhav Mahotsav held every year at Pune, the Rajarshi Shahu Sangeet Rajani Mahotsav organized at Kolhapur since 1991 by Music and Dramatics Department. During the last eleven years festival’s prominent personalities like Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Smt. Kishori Amonkar, Pt. Hariprasad Chourasia, Smt. Malini Rajurkar and Ustad Rashid Khan have presented their artistic excellence. Shahu Sangeet Rajani is also social projection of Shivaji University which earns additional reputations.

  • On the occasion of 51st Death Anniversary of Late Khan Saheb Bhurji Khan, the Department of Music and Dramatics organised ‘Gharana Sammelana’ during the period 30th September to 4th October, 2001. Round about 80 well known Artists were participated and performed in this sammelana. Some of the well known Artists are : Padmabhushan Dr. Gangubai Hangal, Late Pt. C. R. Vyas, Pt. Yashwantbua Joshi, Pt. Sangameshwarbua Gurav, Pt. Rajan-Sajan Mishra, Smt. Malini Rajurkar, Pandita Dhondutai Kulkarni, Pt. Babanrao Haladankar etc. This Sammelana was a rare opportunity for music lovers. They enjoyed Sammelana for five days. Lalitkala Vibhag achieved the honour to arrange this Sammelana for the first time in India on University level. This event is greatest achievement of this department.

  • Different Workshops : Ideal illustration of Gurukul Paddhati as well as University department academical guidance and blessings of bujurg vocalists and instrumentalists like Pt. Babanrao Haldankar, Pt. Yashwantbua Joshi, Pt. Bhai Gaytonde, Pt. Arvind Mulgaonkar, Pt. Suresh Talwalkar, Shri. Yashwant Deo etc.

  • During the year 1999-2000, Tabla Workshop was organized by the department in the memory of late Ustad Amir Hussain Khan Saheb. 25 students from various places of Maharashtra and Goa were participated and Pt. Arvind Mulgaonkar, Pt. Sudhir Sansare and Pt. Sudhir Mainkar gave their valiable guidance.

  • Harmonium and Organ Workshop was arranged during 3rd to 5th March 2000. Many renowned artists were participated in this workshop. Students of the department were highly enlightened by them. Pt. Rambhau Vijapure, Pt. Manohar Chimote, Pt. Arvind Thatte were some of the artists worked as key resource persons.

  • Efforts to maintain the tradition of Lok Kala Parampara : Along with classical music with a view to maintain the tradition of lok kala music, the department opened a same section Shahiri Course in 1998. In the rural musical arts, folk songs such as Powada, Gan-gavlan, Shetakari geet etc. are presented which are vary simple to understand for common man. These geet prakars are incorporated with subject of importance of education, literacy, and aids awareness etc. so the ultimate aim of these geet prakars is to develop the society through above various subjects. Shahir Shri. Bapurao Vibhute, Shri. Madhukar Nerale, Shri. Vijay Jagtap, Shri. Rajaram Jagtap gave their valuable guidance for the development of this section and it hoped that this section will also achieve highest targets.

  • Music Appreciation is the special activity of Music and Dramatics Department for music lovers and for students. The matter of satisfaction is that today lot of students are studying Indian Classical Music in various institutes and vidyalayas. For these students this activity will be arranged on every 3rd Saturday of every month. The various subjects like Classical Music, Semi-classical Music, Natya Sangeet, Sugam Sangeet, Film Sangeet and Lok Sangeet etc. are included in this activity. The well known artists as well as the department staff will participate in this activity from Kolhapur and around Kolhapur. In a view to develop the depth of study of music, one of the part of this activity is listening of recordings of vocal performances of various artists.

  • To maintain Sangeet Natak Tradition and as well as to give exposure to the students of the department, every year one sangeet natak was arranged by the department like Sangeet Sharada, Sangeet Swayamwar, Sangeet Soubhadra etc. In the year 2001-2002, the students of the department presented five Sangeet Natya Praveshas in Sangeet Natak Competition held by Natesh Rangabhumi, Marshel, Goa and Mhardol, Goa and won various prizes.

Contact:

Department of Music and Dramatics 
Shivaji University, Kolhapur - 416 004
 
PHONE : 0231 - 2690571/ 2693643 EXT. : 5221/5222