project for establishing Harivallabh Music & Research Academy was initiated
in the year 2007.
Our plans got a boost when S. Prakash Singh Badal declared a grant of Rs. One Crore, for the establishment of the Academy during the Sangeet Sammelan in 2007.
History reveals that the only effective method to impart the complex techniques of any art form, especially music, is through long years of close involvement between teacher and student. This enables the teacher help the student imbibe music as an art form, while yet allowing it to naturally unfold in its full creative splendour.
Sangeet & Research Academy is being created with the aim of stemming the
process of gradual distortion and dissipation in traditional forms and
techniques of Indian classical music.
basic objectives Harivallabh Sangeet & Research Academy are:
Harivallabh Sangeet & Research Academy shall provide the security and the comforts of a home and the opportunity for a brighter future to both the gurus and the scholars. It shall achieve this through the implementation of its objectives based on a training system that is essentially the Guru-Shishya Parampara with suitable contemporary fine-tuning.
The quality of the average listener plays a vital role in the development of music. In the current Indian classical music scenario, where the audience has assumed the role of the most decisive patron, the task of nourishing a solid base of high quality listeners has become a critical factor for the survival of the best values in music.
Sangeet & Research Academy shall undertake the task of creating a wide
variety of platforms all over the country and abroad, which attempt:
The Progress Report
Construction of Harivallabh Bhawan
The firm foundation of this long awaited project was laid in June 2006 with the magnanimous donation of a piece of land by Shree Devi Talab Mandir Prabandhak Committee to Shree Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Mahasabha for building Harivallabh Bhawan to house the proposed music school, Sangeet & Research Academy, an auditorium to hold music workshops and small concerts and to house the music library and archive.
The project got a boost when the Chief Minister of Punjab S. Parkash Singh Badal announced a generous grant of Rupees One Crore for the establishment of Harivallabh Sangeet & Research Academy.
Manoranjan Kalia, Minister for Local Bodies, Industry, Punjab handed over
the cheque of Rs.One Crore to accelerate the activities.
Phase -1 -
To build the outer shell and internal structural work. - The work has
already been completed.
Phase - 2 - To carry out the interior finishing and furnishing work. To get the acoustics work and Air Conditioning work completed. To ensure installation of electrical, electronic equipments is complete within two years. - The work on this is in progress.
Phase - 3 - To complete the roof top garden cum open air music concert hall within three years
On the Academic side:
Harivallabh Music School - On 7th January 2010, Harivallabh Music School was inaugurated to impart formal education in Indian Classical Music to school and college students – free of cost.
5 Sangeet Aacharyas have given their consent to establish and carry forward Guru – Shishya Parampara.
Music Archive and Music Library - A well equipped Music Archive has been setup for the benefit of Research students. For the present it has been housed in the office of the Treasurer. It will be shifted in Harivallabh Bhawan as soon as the same is ready
Music Workshops & Sangeet Seminars – Lecture cum Demonstration music workshops and Sangeet seminars are being organised at regular intervals for the benefit of students of music.
Work on the establishment of Harivallabh Sangeet Vishvidyalaya is still in the planning stage.
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