SMS 2015 – Teachers Experience

Every year, the degree students are given an opportunity to teach in the SMS program. This opens their minds to a greater understanding of music and gaining teaching experience. Here’s a report from two of the degree students were part of the teaching team for SMS 2015. Clinton Fredrick, third-year student. Teaching in the Summer Music Seminar 2015 was my first experience at...
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Massimo Folliero

Humble man, down to earth person and a world class performer. It was one of the best piano concert performed in India. Massimo covered music of Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms and the music truly came alive. For many in the audience it was the first time experiencing a proper classical piano concert. The response was very positive and well appreciated. When asked, how he was able to ...
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Spreading Goodwill & Happiness

The Bangalore Conservatory presented an exceptional performance of Christmas opera on 14 December, 2012 to a packed out auditorium at the  St. Joseph's High  School premises.  It was part of BC's  Annual Christmas Concert & graduation 2012. Here's Deccan Herald's review on that splendid evening! http://www.deccanherald.com/content/299330/spreading-goodwill-happiness.html ...
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“Wowing” Performance

The students from the Bangalore Conservatory are required to present recitals as part of their partial fulfillment for the bachelor of music degree. One such splendid recitals was performed by a final year student from the Conservatory, Don Rynjah on 3 December, 2012 at the New Life Campus hall. Don is a 3rd year student of The Bangalore Conservatory, who performed to various ...
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John Gratien – Almuni Talk

In the last 4 years, The Bangalore Conservatory has produced more than 30 graduates in Music.  Most of them today are full-time, professional music educators and performers. Alumni Talk will present success stories of many such graduates from time to time. Here’s John’s story: John hails from Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu. Raised in a Christian family, even as a child he had...
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A Memorable Experience

From time to time the students from The Bangalore Conservatory are exposed to projects outside Bangalore, and one such experience that they recently had was being a part of a 300 member choir, the Hymn Project. The Hymn Project is a unique endeavor to produce a collection of hymns where choirs from different parts of India participate to produce a melodious tune of the traditio...
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Reawakening – Culminating Concert

“Like the rising sun that shines, from the darkness comes a light, I hear Your voice and this is my Awakening!” It was blissful evening listening to the students from The Bangalore Conservatory perform the Culminating Concert of SMS (Summer Music Seminar), Reawakening. The choir sang to various, beautiful compositions in English as well as in Spanish, like Amor De Mi Alma, by G...
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SMS 2012

“The Summer Music Seminar has offered me an intensive and in-depth study of music, an exposure far more than what I expected!” A total of 36 students from different parts of India and Korea participated in this year’s Summer Music Seminar, which was held from May 7 to June 9, 2012.  The enthusiastic group of students worked real hard grasping the contents of a three-month sem...
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The Sweet Sound of Patriotism

Albin hails from a small town, Idukki in Kerala where his parents used to be farmers. His parents’ constant support to study music motivated Albin to a foundation course with the KM Conservatory in Chennai with vocals as his Major.  Albin composed about 250 new compositions of his own within a year of studying music. Later as he considered studying further, Radhika, a friend of...
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Choir & Conducting

There is no greater satisfaction and the feeling of validation than when with a gesture; silence is turned into something so divine – Michael Louis Have you ever wondered what the person in front of a professional ensemble (orchestra/ choir) was trying to achieve by waving his hands, a “stick” in one? Doesn’t the ensemble know their music – the meter and the subtle intricacies ...
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