Master in Divine Music

Master in Divine Music

Master in Divine Music (3 Credits) Fees: $299 (INR 10,000 for Indian Students)

Overview: The Master in Divine Music program offers a specialized curriculum for individuals who have undergone extensive training in traditional Indian music under the guidance of a guru or at a music school. This program provides an avenue for participants to formalize their training and obtain credits for their expertise. Whether you're a seasoned musician or have already completed Sangeet Visharad, this course offers an opportunity to deepen your understanding and practical skills in divine music. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience, participants will explore the spiritual and cultural dimensions of Indian classical music, preparing them for advanced professional pursuits in the field.

Course Content:

  1. Foundations of Indian Classical Music:
    • Exploration of the fundamental concepts, principles, and aesthetics of Indian classical music.
    • Study of raga, tala, and other essential elements of classical music theory.
    • Analysis of historical developments and key figures in the tradition of divine music.
  2. Advanced Musical Techniques:
    • Mastery of advanced techniques and nuances specific to various musical instruments or vocal performance.
    • Practice sessions focusing on improvisation, ornamentation, and expression within classical compositions.
    • Development of a personal musical style and interpretation under the guidance of expert instructors.
  3. Cultural and Spiritual Contexts:
    • Examination of the spiritual and cultural significance of divine music in Indian tradition.
    • Exploration of devotional themes, lyrical content, and philosophical underpinnings embedded in classical compositions.
    • Integration of spiritual principles and mindfulness practices into musical performance and interpretation.


  • Instrumental/Vocal Training Sessions: Engage in intensive training sessions focused on refining instrumental or vocal techniques under the guidance of experienced instructors.
  • Riyaz (Practice): Dedicate time to daily practice (riyaz) to enhance technical proficiency and mastery of classical compositions.
  • Performance Workshops and Recitals: Participate in performance workshops and recitals to showcase skills, receive feedback, and gain performance experience.
  • Cultural Immersion and Field Visits: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Indian classical music through visits to temples, music festivals, and interactions with renowned musicians.
  • Research and Reflection: Conduct research on specific aspects of Indian classical music, reflect on personal learning experiences, and contribute to scholarly discussions within the field.

The Master in Divine Music program offers a comprehensive and immersive learning experience, blending traditional teachings with contemporary pedagogical approaches. Participants will emerge with a deepened appreciation of Indian classical music, refined skills as performers, and a heightened sense of spiritual and cultural connection through music.