New Delhi: Breaking the conventional paths of education, music industry pioneer Guitarmonk today announced Indiaâ€™s first music job empowerment program with the launch of a three-year UGC-approved Bachelor Degree in Guitar.
So far, education related to instrumental music in our country is cover by only two to three music streams mainly as Sitar, Vocals. But with the launching of Guitar graduation, we look forward to see a landmark change in the upcoming music genre. Guitar graduation, which is a complete skill development and a job oriented course, is going to start its first 2015 academic batch at Delhi-NCR.
â€œFor those who donâ€™t do the usual, there is always an extraordinary option and especially for this rare breed Guitarmonk has come with an unconventional offering. This is a skill development program with which a student can easily start a job after successful completion of course. It is also a good option for aspirants looking to do something in music or creative streams. While the nature of subject is art, entertainment and relaxation, there is a way to chose it as a career now,â€ said Kapil Srivastav.
The course will have a â€˜launch me’ platform that will create a complete video song for all students to brings them in forefront in media and social media. It will expose them with pre and post production stages and creates a platform to generate their fan base for ever. Besides launch me music legalities, music management, music marketing are some of the key components of the program.
This 3-year program is not only meant for students but corporate professionals as well. Not only meant for fresher but practicing musician as well.
The three-year program is equipped with a separate placement cell called ‘CHIP STRINGS’ to help students with job offers post graduation.
â€œThere is a great dearth of dedicated and qualified music teachers in school. Many schools across India call us every now and then for trained teachers or assessment for recruitment of teacher. Many PhD from colleges as DU calls us to learn guitar and keyboard.
And Guitarmonkâ€™s Bachelor Degree bridges all that requirements. This course not only exposes them with different genres of music but also keeping the worldâ€™s most popular instruments Guitar & Keyboard as the core subject, which bridges all components of music to be a complete musician.â€
Lastly, â€œTime has arrived when people will know and start perceiving guitar as one of the full timed profession and academic subjects. We are proud as Guitarmonk to be 1st in India and a face from India to build empowerment through guitar,â€ says Kapil Srivastav.