Music Theory & Practice, Initial
Music Theory & Practice, Advanced
Forms & Analysis & Applied Music
History of Western Music, Initial
History of Western Music, Advanced
All teaching is as in the Indian Gurukula tradition therefore, as near as possible on a 1 to 1 basis thus shaped to each student's aesthetic, professional, and commercial need.
Difficulties whilst learning
Objectives of the Teaching Process
Qualifications to be developed within the Curriculum
The present curricula covers the program outlined above and at present are non-residential daytime and evening studies, each proceeding at the student's pace and on a one-to-one basis.
The William Joseph International Academy for Performing Arts, situated in Bangalore, caters to the promotion, performance and education of the Performing arts across India.
The Academy is affiliated to the Royal School of Church Music [ London ] and is the first music school across India to be ISO 9001 - 2008 certified.
All programmes run under the ancient Gurukul System.
Students applying for the 2 Year Diploma in Music must have a basic knowledge of Music theory and be able to sing.
The Programme runs on a 4 semester basis. Only students who complete the required course material and pass in all examinations will be awarded the Diploma.
The Music Programme visualized aims at providing methodical training to a selected few of the church musicians of our country in general, so as to build in them competence to lead their respective choirs or singing groups in their churches. Broadly, the aims are classified as given under
The training envisaged will be conducted in the form of a full time course for 2 years, wherein the trainee admitted can either be a day scholar or resident.
The tutorial system is co-educational. Faculties presented in the aims such as instrumental accompaniment, choir training, choir directing, voice training, basic harmony, etc. are governed by individual faculty staff, who are generally experts in the field. The entire faculties are administratively monitored by a faculty chief, who will be solely responsible for executing the training programme in a professional manner. The training is interspersed with terminal proficiency tests, examinations and a number of field trainings wherever possible.
All students to take up 2 instruments plus Vocal techniques
Future curricula will remain as already outlined, being improved where necessary. Residential fulltime courses are the ultimate aim, these developing alongside the non-residential, so that each student's studies are never out of contact with professional or other imperatives.
The Academy is the teaching and the Association the performing Body; other performing groups affiliated with the Academy being free of this arrangement, but directly linked with the Academy.
The Academy teaches in English and can teach in other Indian languages. Our aim is to provide serious musicianship both for the classical and popular entertainment worlds, both here and overseas, and for the Church. Already one or two of our students, having gone overseas, have found their place in western musical circles.
Here, in India, we recognize that church ceremony can be enriched by the input of the European best, and the adaptation of Indian traditions to the developing musical potential available to the world wide Christian Communion. Church and other Musicals are not out of place here
The only Music School across India to have been ISO certified under the Norweigien Accreditation Board.
The Royal School of Church Music, London