The aim of Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya is to empower children from socially marginalised and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to realise their potential through music. With this approach we are confident they will be able to create a brighter future for themselves and contribute towards the conservation and diffusion of India’s vast musical heritage.
The school provides a musical and academic education to one hundred and sixty children. In addition, food, accommodation, health care and clothing are also provided, and everything is free. There are no fees at all.
Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya educational is traditional and modern in its educational approach at all times. Tradition is taught through the ancient disciplines of Indian Classical Music. The modern educational programme is based on the educational syllabus in Karnataka State, and great emphasis is put on teaching English as the main language of communication. Computer studies are also important to prepare the students to meet the demands of today’s rapidly evolving world.
Founded in November 2002, Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya is located in a quiet valley near the city of Dharwad in Karnataka State, South India. Established on three acres of land a short distance from Kalkeri Village, the school consists of simple buildings made from traditional materials.
In this peaceful setting, the children enjoy the tranquillity necessary for their academic studies, music practice and many other cultural activities.
The students are trained and taught by a team of experienced and motivated teachers, and many of the music teachers are professional and renowned musicians in their own right. A professional and dedicated team also looks after the children’s physical, psychological and welfare development.
The aim of Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya is to empower children from socially marginalised and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to realise their potential through music. With this approach we are confi.....read more