Course - Under Graduate
Bachelor of Arts in Music

Duration: 3 Years/ 6 Semesters
Eligibility: Higher Secondary or Equivalent +2 Examinations in any stream ad Clearance of Aptitude Test conducted by the Department**

In the context of the culture of India and its Northeast region, this course provides a comprehensive knowledge and skills in music in the varied areas of the Music Industry while streamlining students’ area of interest in music.

About the Course:-

Year

Course Description

Competencies

First Year
1st & 2nd Semesters

Technicalities in Music, Music Performance, English and Communication

Core Competencies

Second Year
3rd & 4th Semesters

Enhanced Technicalities in Music, Enhanced Music Performance, English and Communication

Core Competencies

 

Third Year
5th & 6th Semesters

  • Traditional Music, Indian Classical Music (Any One)
  • Western Music, Church Music (Any One)
  • Music Event Management, Music and Psychology
  • English and Communication

Core Competencies
(with Specialisations)

Course of study: Traditional Music of Meghalaya, Indian Classical Music, Western Music, Church Music, Sound, Music Event Management, Music and Psychology, English and Communication.

This course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice ensuring optimum learning by the students.

  • Theoretical Knowledge: Lectures, Assignments, Group Discussions, Interactive Sessions
  • Practical Knowledge: Presentations, Reviews, Fieldwork and Field Visits, Public Performances, Community Projects, Research Project

Course Outline for BA in Music

Semester I

Course
Code

Subject

Credits

BMUS101:

Proficiency in Western Music I (T&P) (G/P/S)

4

BMUS102:

Indian Classical Music I (T&P) (Hindustani Vocal)

3

BMUS103:

Traditional Music of Meghalaya I (T&P) (Percussion)

3

BMUS104:

Introduction to Church Music (T&P)

3

BMUS105:

Sound Management I (T&P)

2

BMUS106:

Musical Performance I

2

ENGL101:

English and Communication I

4

 

TOTAL CREDITS

21

Semester II

Course
Code

Subject

Credits

BMUS101:

Proficiency in Western Music I (T&P) (G/P/S)

4

BMUS102:

Indian Classical Music I (T&P) (Hindustani Vocal)

3

BMUS103:

Traditional Music of Meghalaya I (T&P) (Percussion)

3

BMUS104:

Introduction to Church Music (T&P)

3

BMUS105:

Sound Management I (T&P)

2

BMUS106:

Musical Performance I

2

ENGL101:

English and Communication I

4

 

TOTAL CREDITS

21

Semester III

Course
Code

Subject

Credits

BMUS201:

Proficiency in Western Music III (T&P) (G/P/S)

4

BMUS202:

Indian Classical Music III (T&P) (Hindustani Vocal)

3

BMUS203:

Traditional Music of Meghalaya III (T&P) (Songs)

3

BMUS204:

Choral Music (T&P)

3

BMUS205:

Sound Management III (T&P & Project)

2

BMUS206:

Musical Performance III

2

ENGL201:

English and Communication III

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS

20

Semester IV

Course
Code

Subject

Credits

BMUS211:

Proficiency in Western Music IV (T&P) (G/P/S)

4

BMUS212:

Indian Classical Music IV (T&P) (Hindustani Vocal)

3

BMUS213:

Traditional Music of Meghalaya IV (T&P) (Wind)

3

BMUS214:

Contemporary Christian Music (T&P)

3

BMUS215:

Music Pedagogy

3

BMUS216:

Musical Performance IV

1

ENGL211:

English and Communication IV

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS

20

Semester V

Course
Code

Subject

Credits

BMUS301A:
OR 
BMUS301B:

Proficiency in Western Music V (T&P) (G/P/S)

Church Musicianship I (T&P)

5

5

BMUS302A:
OR 
BMUS302B:

Indian Classical Music V (T&P) (Hindustani Vocal)

Traditional Music of Meghalaya V (T&P) (P/St/S/W)

5

5

BMUS303:

Research Methodology

3

BMUS304:

Music Psychology

4

BMUS305:

Musical Performance V

2

ENGL301:

English and Communication V

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS

22

Semester VI

Course
Code

Subject

Credits

BMUS311A:
OR 
BMUS311B:

Proficiency in Western Music VI (T&P) (G/P/S)

Church Musicianship I (T&P)

5

5

BMUS312A:
OR 
BMUS312AB:

Indian Classical Music VI (T&P) (Hindustani Vocal)

Traditional Music of Meghalaya VI (T&P) (P/St/S/W)

5

5

BMUS313:

Research Project

3

BMUS314:

Music Event Management and Marketing

4

BMUS315:

Musical Performance VI

2

ENGL311:

English and Communication VI

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS

22

Career prospects:

  • Music Teacher
  • Performer
  • Music Author
  • Music Arranger & Score Creator
  • Music Event Manager

**Aptitude Test for the new Applicants for BA in Music and MA in Music will be conducted in the Department of Fine Arts, Nongrah Nonglum.

The test will cover the following areas: -
1. Playing an Instrument
2. Singing
3. Aural Test

Number of Seats
1. BA- 30 Seats
2. MA-20 Seats
Applicants are requested to bring the original documents during the Aptitude Test.

This course is offered in:-

Martin Luther Christian University,
Nongrah Nonglum, Shillong 793006,
Meghalaya

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, while upholding and conserving its bio-cultural heritage, by providing knowledge and skills that will enable our students to become global citizens and by recognizing the Christian legacy of the University and its commitment to Christian institutions and the Christian community.

Our Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Meghalaya
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
E-mail: admin@mlcuniv.in , registrar@mlcuniv.in, admissions@mlcuniv.in
Website: www.mlcuniv.in