Programme Details

Bachelor of Arts (Music-Western Classical, Psychology/Honours)

  • Bangalore Central Campus
  • Open From : 06-May-2024
  • Open Until : 02-Jun-2024


Overview

 
 

Music is an artform which enables expression throughout all areas of the experiences psychology scientifically pursues. The Music and Psychology programme provides an integrated understanding of both disciplines. The programme aims to develop musical, artistic and psychological skills in practical ways to build experience 

grounded in scientific backing with familiarity in emerging technologies. Students who have secured 75% marks and above in the first six semesters are eligible to qualify for a 4-year degree (Honours / Honours with Research) in Psychology, or may be eligible to pursue an Honours degree in Music.

 

Why choose this course?

  • Dual focus: Western Classical Music & Psychology

  • Expert music faculty from across the world

  • Learner-centred NEP curriculum

  • Diverse Foundational Knowledge and Skill Set Development

  • Focus on Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Adaptive Skill Development

  • Unique Blend of Hands On Learning & Cutting Edge Research Integration

 

What you will learn?

 
  • Throughout the course, students will develop a deep and comprehensive understanding of their chosen musical specialisation: either voice or piano.
  • Students will learn to harness their creative abilities to transform their ideas into compelling performances, media productions or visual artworks.
  • Students will acquire the skills to critically analyse and assess different artworks to gain a deep understanding of the creative process.
  • Students will gain experience working in teams, learning how to collaborate effectively with professionals from diverse artistic backgrounds, fostering a spirit of innovation and adaptability.
  • Students will gain valuable insights into the music and creative media industry, including its history, current trends, and business practices. Students will explore how music and creative media can transcend borders and cultures, promoting cross-cultural understanding and addressing global issues.
 

Modules

 
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Holistic Education

Year 1

  • Music Dialogues - I/II
  • Music Theory - I/II
  • Practical Fundamentals of Music - I/II
  • English
 
 
  • Basic Social Psychology
  • Summer Internship
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Holistic Education

Year 2

  • Performance Specialisation - III/IV
  • Basic Cognitive Process
  • Functional Kannada / Functional Hindi / Basic Sanskrit / Foundation Tamil / A1 and A2 French
  • Music Dialogues - III
  • Music Philosophy and Modal Theory
 
 
  • Health Psychology
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Industraial Psychology

Year 3

  • Performance Specialisation - V/VI
  • EHarmony and Musical Analysis / Choral Arrangement / Musical Theatre
  • Event Management / Music Pedagogy / Choir Conducting Techniques
  • Basic Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
 
 
  • Performance Portfolio
  • Repertoire Analysis
  • Research Approaches in Music
  • Seminar and Publication

Year 4

  • Research Manuscript
  • Research Philosophy
  • Field Work
  • Professional Performance
 
 

Career prospects

 
  • Graduates can pursue a career as a performer, musicologist, theorist, composer, event manager or conductor of music.
  • A graduate has the opportunity to work as educators in schools, colleges, community centers and private institutions teaching music and psychology 
  • With a background in psychology the students can work as an assistant psychologist or in areas such as nursing, social work, mental health work, services for individuals with disabilities, mentoring young offenders and work in social services is vital.
  • Graduates of music and psychology can either work for a performing arts company or practice as a professional.
For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID’s:
 
Bangalore Central Campus
The Office of Admissions,
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road,
Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No: +91 92430 80800
Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9400
 
Email IDs
Indian candidates: admissions@christuniversity.in
Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road,
Bengaluru - 560 076, Karnataka, INDIA
 
Ph. No:  080 4655 1306
Email:
 admissions.bgr@christuniversity.in
Bangalore Kengeri Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Kanmanike, Kumbalgodu, Mysore Road,
Bengaluru - 560 074, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9800, 9802, 9820
Email:
 admissions.kengeri@christuniversity.in
Bangalore Yeshwanthpur Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Nagasandra, Near Tumkur Road,
Bengaluru 560 073, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 97422 44407, +91 80 6989 6666
Email: admissions.yeshwanthpur@christuniversity.in
Delhi NCR Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road,
Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003
 
Ph. No: 1800-123-3212
Pune Lavasa Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,
PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra
 
Ph. No : 1800-123-2009,
Email:
 admission.lavasa@christuniversity.in
Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Office remains closed on Sundays, Government Holidays and Any special events)
 
Applicants may apply online for the programme from 8th December 2023 on the University website till the date of applications officially closing.
 
Applications for each programme will close approximately a week before the scheduled selection process.
 
All applicants must visit the page: https://app.christuniversity.in and register by entering NAME (as printed on Class 10 Marks Card), EMAIL-ID and set a password.  (The email id and mobile number provided will be used for sending confirmation and application status-update messages). An applicant can apply for as many programmes using the same ID as long as the prescribed eligibility criteria for the specific programme is fulfilled.
Applicants must have the following documents before filling the application online:
  • Copy of statement of marks of class 10 and class 11 final report or class 12 Board result (Mandatory).
  • Fill in all the details in the “detailed application” page. Scan and upload a recent passport size photograph (3.5 cms x 4.5 cms formal dress with white background not more than 100 kb) and click “Submit”. On clicking Submit, a viewable and editable page will appear on the screen. In case you need to make any corrections; you may edit the data/details and then click “Confirm Submission”.
  • Applicants will have an option to choose the selection process venue and date, before making the payment for the application.
  • Payment may be made through card/UPI/net banking. After successful payment, click on submit. A 9 (Nine) digit Application number will be generated. If unable to print the application form due to system/power/internet failure, logon to https://app.christuniversity.in, under the “Application Status” page enter the registered Email-ID and password to view and print the application form.
(After payment if you do not receive the 9 (Nine) digit application number, then your application process is incomplete, and payment will go in for refund process. The refund will take about 15 working days and must be checked with your bank).
 
Important
Candidates falling under any of these categories (PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS) must send the required supporting documents (Copy of Passport, Copy of PIO / OCI card whichever is applicable and Copy of Class 10 and Class 11/12 Marks card) in an A4 size Envelope ONLY through Registered Post / Courier to The Co-ordinator, Office of International Affairs, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, India, Phone: +91 80 4012 9439.
  • Kindly take a print of the application form and keep it for reference.
  • All applicants must make a note of the username, password, application number of the, programme applied for and the selection process date for all further purposes.
  • The Important Dates section must be referred to before filling the application, or candidates can choose the selection process venue and dates while filling the application online.
  • No request for change of date will be entertained.
  • The selection process will be conducted on the dates chosen (start date of process will be indicated in the application) while filling out the application or as announced by the office of admissions. Selection process will be held in person at the venue opted while filling the application. Kindly upload all the qualification-related documents (class 10 and class 11/12), in the given link on your application status login page under the document upload tab within Five (5) days after submitting the application form online. Else your application will be rejected.
Note:
 
The Admit card for the programme will be updated ONE or TWO days before the scheduled process and can be accessed from https://espro.christuniversity.in/Application/.
 
It is required to have all the original marks cards available and a photo identity card for verification at any stage of the selection process.
Office of Admissions will communicate with the applicant only through university website www.christuniversity.in under the link “Application Status” or click the link: https://espro.christuniversity.in/Application/
 
Applicants are cautioned against the following:
The University does not authorise any third party/individual to conduct selection process or offer/process admission on its behalf.
Receiving SMS/Email from unauthorized/unknown sources promising/confirming admissions.
Applicants interacting with such sources will be doing so at their own risk.

Selection process results will be available on https://app.christuniversity.in. Selected candidates will receive an E-Offer of admission that will be valid up to the date mentioned in the Offer of admission.  

 

All selected candidates must note that admission is provisional and subject to University rules.

 

Selected candidates must download the offer of admission on the ‘Application Status’ link https://app.christuniversity.in.

 

To process admission

  • Candidates must choose the preferred date and time from available options to facilitate a smooth admission process.
  • Admission must be processed in person at the campus where the programme is offered as published in the offer of admission.
  • As per UGC guidelines, fee payment has to be made through online/NEFT mode.
  • Payment options and details will be available in the provisional offer of admission.
  • Fees for the first year including non-refundable registration fee of Rs. 5000/-must be paid in full as part of the admission process.

Selected applicants must download the E-Admission Card and be personally present at the Office of Admissions of the selected campus with all original marks cards and one set of photocopies to be submitted for verification at the time of admission. Parents (at least one parent) are requested to accompany the student for the admission process

  • Class 10 Marks Statement and Class 11/12 Marks Statement (Mandatory).
  • Students pursuing International curriculum must note that eligibility is according to AIU stipulations:
        1. Applicants pursuing IB curriculum must have 3 HL and 3 SL with 24 credits.
        2. Applicants pursuing GCE / Edexcel must have a minimum of 3 A levels with a grade not less than C.
  • Transfer Certificate (TC) of Class 12 from the last qualified institution must be submitted by 30 August 2024 (Mandatory).
  • Migration Certificate of Class 12 (applicable for all candidates except Karnataka state board applicants) must be submitted by 30 August 2024 (Mandatory).
  • One Stamp size and one passport size photograph formal dress with a white background (Mandatory).
  • Two Copies of the Online Payment Receipt (Mandatory).
  • Copy of valid ID proof (Aadhar Card / Aadhar Enrolment Receipt / PAN Card / Voter ID Card).
  • Candidates falling under any of these categories (NRI / PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS) have to submit:
  1. Copy of Passport and Visa Details (Mandatory).
  2. PIO / OCI have to produce a copy of the PIO / OCI card whichever is applicable (Mandatory).
  3. Foreign Nationals has to submit the Medical Fitness Certificate (MFC) from any recognized medical practitioner certified by the Medical Council of India and (If available while applying)
  4. Resident Permit (RP) (If available while applying)

All mandatory documents must be submitted for verification during the admission process.

 

An undertaking for pending original documents unavailable currently [applicable only for candidates writing/passing their exam in March – June - 2024], must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. These documents must be submitted on or before 30 August 2024.

  • Failure to submit the pending documents will be treated as unsuccessful in the qualifying examination or considered “Not Eligible”, and admission will be terminated from CHRIST (Deemed to be University) without any claim.
  • All admitted students must open an account at South Indian Bank, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Branch as part of the admission process and must carry relevant ID proof (Aadhar Card and Pan Card).
  • The University ID card is a smart card, which is both an ID cum ATM card with a chip containing the student personal details. All transactions within the University campus after the commencement of classes, including fee payment, will be processed only through this card. It is also an access card for Library and other restricted places.
  • Selected candidates who fall under International student category (ISC) should register with the Foreigner Regional Registration Officer (FRRO / FRO) of the Local Police in Bengaluru, India within 14 working days from the date of admission or arriving in Bengaluru.

The date of commencement of the academic Year 2024 will be intimated during the admission process.

 

Please Note:

  • The University does not collect any capitation/donation other than the fees mentioned on the website.
  • All those admitted to the programme will have to purchase a laptop at their own cost if required by the department.
  • Admitted students who wish to avail bank loan will be provided with a recommendation letter on request by presenting the original fee paid receipt to the Office of Admissions.
  • The decision of the admission committee is final and binding.

Applicants are cautioned against the following:

The University does not authorise any third party/individual to conduct selection process or offer/process admission on its behalf.

Receiving SMS/Email from unauthorized/unknown sources promising/confirming admissions.

Applicants interacting with such sources will be doing so at their own risk.

 

  • The University does not collect any type of Capitation / Donation other than the fee mentioned in the website.
  • If the Application is incomplete or incorrect, the University Management has the right to reject it.
  • Kindly do not send any original marks cards through post or courier.
  • All selected candidates must note that admission is provisional and subject to University rules.
  • Ignorance of the Terms, Conditions, and guidelines will not be considered as an excuse for non-fulfillment of any stipulated process.
  • It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for 2 years, there will be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.
  • Fees should be paid within the stipulated date for the first year and before the commencement of final examinations of the 2nd semester, 4th Semester, 6th Semester, and 8th Semester for the consecutive years.
  • All those admitted to the programme will have to purchase a laptop at their own cost.
  • Admitted student who wish to avail Bank Loan will be provided a recommendation letter on request by presenting the original fee paid receipt to the Office of Admissions.
  • The decision of the Admission Committee is final and binding.

Candidates falling under any of the below mentioned categories must apply under the International Student Category:

  1. Foreign citizens,   
  2. PIO card holders and   
  3. OCI (Dual Citizens)

International students coming from Non-English speaking countries should:

  • produce evidence of passing the qualifying examination in English medium or   
  • have IELTS 6.0 with no sub-score below 5.5 or TOEFL (paper) 550, TOEFL (computer) of 213 or TOEFL (IBT) of 79 scores

Candidates without the above pre-qualifications will have to enroll either for

  • Intensive Certificate course in English Language (Full Time) conducted from March to May each year or   
  • One Semester Certificate course in English Language (Part Time) conducted after regular class hours from June to December.

Note: The International Student category fee structure is binding for the full duration of the programme and cannot be transferred /changed in between.

Candidates from the above listed categories having pursued Indian Educational qualification and who may have applied under the Indian States Category will have to pay the International Student Category Fee. The decision of the Admission committee is final.

Candidates seeking admission through International Student category (Foreign Nationals/PIO/OCI) will have a separate application process, with the following options to apply for any programme at Christ University.

  • Online Application form

Email ID for any clarifications: isc.admission@christuniversity.in

 

Students are welcome to apply under the Non Resident Indian category for the programmes offered by the University. Application process is common for all category of applicants

Students who fall under any of the following classifications can apply under NRI Student category and be liable to pay the fees applicable to the category for the entire duration of the programme

1. NRI defined under the Indian Income Tax Law

2. Either of the parents is outside India (except Nepal) on Work Permit / Resident Permit.

3. Indian citizen financed by any Institution / agency outside India, even if parents are Residents of India.

4. Indian Citizen who has pursued studies for qualifying examination in any foreign / Indian syllabus outside India..

5. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the programme for candidates who;
   5.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
   5.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under NRI category

Admission to all programmes is based on academic achievement and CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Selection Process. Candidates should submit the final results of class 12 on or before August 30th of the admission year.

Applicants must read through the Selection process, Fee Structure and other details under the preferred programme given on our website before proceeding with the application process.

NRI SELECTION PROCESS VENUE FOR 2024

 

ELIGIBILIY CRITERIA:

ELIGIBILIY CRITERIA:
•    Eligibility for the programme is a pass at the +2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) in any stream (Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce & Management, Sciences) from any recognised Board in India.
•    Candidates writing the +2 examinations in March-May 2024 may apply with their class X and XI marks.

Students pursuing International curriculum must note that eligibility is according to AIU stipulations:

•    Applicants pursuing IB curriculum must have 3 HL and 3 SL with 24 credits.
•    Applicants pursuing GCE / Edexcel must have a minimum of 3 A levels with a grade not less than C.
•    It is preferred that applicants to the programme have at least some experience in reading western notation.
Please refer to the detailed Audition Guidelines below:

AUDITION GUIDELINES:
1.    Apply as per guidelines stipulated to get the E-admit card
2.    The Department of Western Music, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) currently offers practical specialisation only in Voice and Piano. Thus, we only accept candidates who are willing to specialise in either voice OR piano. Please note the guidelines below:

•    Before attending the LIVE auditions and offline interview at the university, the candidate is to record a video of themselves performing TWO contrasting pieces: preferably from the western art traditions one technique-focused, another musicality-focused, according to the following guidelines:

  1. Candidates are to state the sentence "This recording is for my 2024 audition for [name of programme applied] at CHRIST university. I will be performing [introduce your piece name and composer]"
  2. If two separate recordings are made, this introductory sentence is to be repeated at the beginning of the second recording.
  3. Ideally these pieces must be contrasting in styles (to display both technical and emotional abilities).
  4. An individual piece is to be roughly 2-5 minutes in length as a minimum. No repeats within a piece are necessary.
  5. The camera should be pointed in a way to show the performer (and Piano / keyboard if applying) clearly.
  6. Ensure that the audio quality is sufficiently audible, and that your audition is recorded in one take. No editing of the video or the audio is allowed. 
  7. Posture and technique will be considered when watching your video.
  8. Please refer to the sample repertoire mentioned below for voice and piano.

   PLEASE NOTE: As already mentioned, currently we offer practical specialisations in only Voice and Piano 

  1. Therefore, the audition videos will be accepted for voice OR piano only, and NOT for any other instruments. 
  2. Also, The student can either opt to specialise in Voice OR Piano. NOT BOTH. 

•    Candidate is to email a link to their recorded video to  music.admissions@christuniversity.in by at least THREE days BEFORE the date of their interview, otherwise your interview will be forfeited.
3.    Once recorded, the candidate is to upload their video to either Google Drive or YouTube with access and/or external viewing enabled so faculty can watch the recording.
4.    During the interview with the department of music, each candidate will be asked to undertake some basic musical aural tests such as imitating rhythms and melodies; and will be interviewed based on their professionalism, attitude, academic and musical experiences.
 
Guidelines for Vocal auditions:
Submit a performance of two vocal works:


•    One of the vocalizes of Vaccai (any of the list of choice - Intervals of Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth)
•    Any simple Arias / Art songs. 
•    Please find below the sample list of arias and composers for vocal audition submission: 

  1. Caldara "Come Raggio di Sol"
  2. Caldara " Sebben, Crudele"
  3. Pergolesi "NINA"
  4. Giordani "Caro Mio Ben"
  5. Scarlatti " O Cessate di Piagarmi"
  6. Caccini "Amarilli, Mia Bella"

•    PLEASE NOTE: Additional Requirements for Voice:

  1. A certificate from a certified ENT(MBBS) / phoniatric (no more than 6 months old) that shows a healthy throat / vocal condition.
  2. It is preferred that applicants to the programme have at least some experience in reading western notation.

Guidelines for Piano auditions:
•    Ideally any 2 Western classical piano pieces of the candidates choice.
•    Sample list of composers: J.S. Bach, D. Scarlatti, Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Chopin, Liszt, Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Debussy, Ravel, Satie, to name a few. 

  1. The candidate is free to choose piano works by any of the western classical composers of their choice. The list above is only for reference. 

•    It is preferred that applicants to the programme have at least some experience in reading western notation.

Prerequisite Musical Knowledge
1.    Read western music notation in treble and bass clefs.
2.    Scribe western music notation with accuracy. 
3.    Name notes of all major; natural, harmonic and melodic minor scales.
4.    Identify diatonic intervals and triads aurally. (Preferred)
5.    Basic conducting patterns: 2/4; 3/4; 4/4; 6/8; 9/8 & 12/8. (Preferred)

Recommended Performance & Musical Background
1.    Grade 6 practical certificate from any recognised music accreditation (ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall, AMEB, etc.).
2.    Grade 5 theory certificate from any recognised music accreditation (ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall, AMEB, etc.).

Values Sought:
1.    Studious disposition
2.    Determined: Practices often
3.    Leadership potential
4.    Creative thinker
5.    Pragmatic problem-solver
6.    Emotionally expressive
7.    Curious learner
8.    Culturally open-minded
9.    Optimistic

Requirements have been negotiated with industry representatives (Music academies, associations and societies in Bangalore)

1. Admission Registration fee of INR 5000/ (Non-Refundable)
2. Programme fee as per the below table
 
Year
# Karnataka
Other Indian States
NRI
SAARC / AFRICA / PIO / OCI / ASEAN
Other Foreign Nationals
Time of Payment
1
110,000 INR
130,000 INR
200,000 INR
2,700 USD
3,200 USD
Within seven days of the declaration of the Selection Process Result
2
110,000 INR
130,000 INR
200,000 INR
2,700 USD
3,200 USD
On or before March 15, 2025
3 110,000 INR 130,000 INR 200,000 INR 2,700 USD 3,200 USD On or before March 15, 2026
4 140,000 INR 170,000 INR 250,000 INR 4,000 USD 4,000 USD On or before March 15, 2027
# The fee for Karnataka domicile students, as indicated in the table, is the actual fee payable and excludes the scholarship amount.
 
It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for four years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.
 
1. NRI fee is applicable for the first year for candidates who have studied foreign syllabus (has to be approved by UGC / AIU) in the qualifying examination of study in India. In subsequent years Other Indian States fee will be applicable.
(The above condition is not applicable to NRI and candidates applied under NRI Category).
 
2. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the Programme for candidates who;
    2.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
    2.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.
 
3. To claim the Indian category fee, the candidates should have studied last 7 years in India. (Not applicable for OCI, PIO and Foreign Nationals).
 
4. Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if applicable.
 
5. All Candidates If “Selected” after appearing for the final selection process, the fee may be paid through the following option:
  • Payment can be made through Net banking / NEFT / RTGS
  • Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee admission.
Entrance Requirements (for BA.Music/Psychology)

ELIGIBILIY CRITERIA:
•    Eligibility for the programme is a pass at the +2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) in any stream (Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce & Management, Sciences) from any recognised Board in India.
•    Candidates writing the +2 examinations in March-May 2024 may apply with their class X and XI marks.

Students pursuing International curriculum must note that eligibility is according to AIU stipulations:

•    Applicants pursuing IB curriculum must have 3 HL and 3 SL with 24 credits.
•    Applicants pursuing GCE / Edexcel must have a minimum of 3 A levels with a grade not less than C.
•    It is preferred that applicants to the programme have at least some experience in reading western notation.
Please refer to the detailed Audition Guidelines below:

AUDITION GUIDELINES:
1.    Apply as per guidelines stipulated to get the E-admit card
2.    The Department of Western Music, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) currently offers practical specialisation only in Voice and Piano. Thus, we only accept candidates who are willing to specialise in either voice OR piano. Please note the guidelines below:

•    Before attending the LIVE auditions and offline interview at the university, the candidate is to record a video of themselves performing TWO contrasting pieces: preferably from the western art traditions one technique-focused, another musicality-focused, according to the following guidelines:

  1. Candidates are to state the sentence "This recording is for my 2024 audition for [name of programme applied] at CHRIST university. I will be performing [introduce your piece name and composer]"
  2. If two separate recordings are made, this introductory sentence is to be repeated at the beginning of the second recording.
  3. Ideally these pieces must be contrasting in styles (to display both technical and emotional abilities).
  4. An individual piece is to be roughly 2-5 minutes in length as a minimum. No repeats within a piece are necessary.
  5. The camera should be pointed in a way to show the performer (and Piano / keyboard if applying) clearly.
  6. Ensure that the audio quality is sufficiently audible, and that your audition is recorded in one take. No editing of the video or the audio is allowed. 
  7. Posture and technique will be considered when watching your video.
  8. Please refer to the sample repertoire mentioned below for voice and piano.

   PLEASE NOTE: As already mentioned, currently we offer practical specialisations in only Voice and Piano 

  1. Therefore, the audition videos will be accepted for voice OR piano only, and NOT for any other instruments. 
  2. Also, The student can either opt to specialise in Voice OR Piano. NOT BOTH. 

•    Candidate is to email a link to their recorded video to  music.admissions@christuniversity.in by at least THREE days BEFORE the date of their interview, otherwise your interview will be forfeited.
3.    Once recorded, the candidate is to upload their video to either Google Drive or YouTube with access and/or external viewing enabled so faculty can watch the recording.
4.    During the interview with the department of music, each candidate will be asked to undertake some basic musical aural tests such as imitating rhythms and melodies; and will be interviewed based on their professionalism, attitude, academic and musical experiences.
 
Guidelines for Vocal auditions:
Submit a performance of two vocal works:


•    One of the vocalizes of Vaccai (any of the list of choice - Intervals of Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth)
•    Any simple Arias / Art songs. 
•    Please find below the sample list of arias and composers for vocal audition submission: 

  1. Caldara "Come Raggio di Sol"
  2. Caldara " Sebben, Crudele"
  3. Pergolesi "NINA"
  4. Giordani "Caro Mio Ben"
  5. Scarlatti " O Cessate di Piagarmi"
  6. Caccini "Amarilli, Mia Bella"

•    PLEASE NOTE: Additional Requirements for Voice:

  1. A certificate from a certified ENT(MBBS) / phoniatric (no more than 6 months old) that shows a healthy throat / vocal condition.
  2. It is preferred that applicants to the programme have at least some experience in reading western notation.

Guidelines for Piano auditions:
•    Ideally any 2 Western classical piano pieces of the candidates choice.
•    Sample list of composers: J.S. Bach, D. Scarlatti, Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Chopin, Liszt, Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Debussy, Ravel, Satie, to name a few. 

  1. The candidate is free to choose piano works by any of the western classical composers of their choice. The list above is only for reference. 

•    It is preferred that applicants to the programme have at least some experience in reading western notation.

Prerequisite Musical Knowledge
1.    Read western music notation in treble and bass clefs.
2.    Scribe western music notation with accuracy. 
3.    Name notes of all major; natural, harmonic and melodic minor scales.
4.    Identify diatonic intervals and triads aurally. (Preferred)
5.    Basic conducting patterns: 2/4; 3/4; 4/4; 6/8; 9/8 & 12/8. (Preferred)

Recommended Performance & Musical Background
1.    Grade 6 practical certificate from any recognised music accreditation (ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall, AMEB, etc.).
2.    Grade 5 theory certificate from any recognised music accreditation (ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall, AMEB, etc.).

Values Sought:
1.    Studious disposition
2.    Determined: Practices often
3.    Leadership potential
4.    Creative thinker
5.    Pragmatic problem-solver
6.    Emotionally expressive
7.    Curious learner
8.    Culturally open-minded
9.    Optimistic

Requirements have been negotiated with industry representatives (Music academies, associations and societies in Bangalore)

SP PROCESS
SP PARTICULARS
SP TIME
SP MODE
Submitted Audition (SA) |
Micro Presentation (MP) | Personal Interview (PI)
&
Academic Performance (AP)
Submitted Audition (SA): Candidate will be given a score based on their video submissions.
 
Micro Presentation (MP): Candidate should be able to talk for 90seconds, on a topic given by the panel.
 
Personal interview (PI): duration: 10 minutes
 
Academic Performance (AP): Assessment of past performance in class 10 and class 11/12
 
The selection process (SA_MP_PI) will be held in person at the venue and date selected while submitting the application form online.
As per
E Admit Card
Venue Based
SA_MP_PI
Academic Performance: Applicants must upload all the qualification-related documents (class 10 and class 11 final report or class 12 Board result), in the link provided in application status login under the document upload tab within five (5) days of submitting the application form online. Else your application will be rejected.
*Applications with no marks cards or unclear scanned copies will be rejected and termed as Not Eligible.
 
The selection process E-Admit card will be generated 3 days prior to the scheduled selection process date.
  1. Please note that the preferred date for selection process will be allotted, subject to availability of slots.
  2. Candidates failing to appear for the selection process at the stipulated date, time and venue will be considered as “Not Selected”.
  3. Request for change in selection process dates, time and centre will not be entertained.
  4. Candidates must report for the selection process on the allotted date and at least 30 minutes prior to the time stipulated in the selection process admit card along with a valid identity (ID) proof (Driving License/Passport/Electoral ID/Aadhar Card) in original, without which the candidates will not be permitted to appear for the selection process.
  5. The candidates are requested to start early to avoid traffic congestions.
  6. No TA/DA or any accommodation facility will be admissible for appearing for the selection process at CHRIST (Deemed to be University).
  7. Cellular phones, satellite phone, scientific calculators, calculators etc., are not allowed into the selection process venue.
  8. Candidates have to access their selection process admit card from the link “Application Status" from the University website and print the same.
  9. CHRIST (Deemed to be University) will not be held responsible for any inadvertent error that may have crept in the online submission of application or selection processes admit card/results being published.
The candidate will have to appear for the selection process on the allotted date, time and venue mentioned on the selection process admit card with the following original documents and a set of photocopy:
  1. The selection process admit card (Mandatory).
  2. Copy of the filled-in printed application form (Mandatory).
  3. One copy of the online payment acknowledgement slip (Mandatory).
  4. Statement of marks of class 10 & 11/12 (Mandatory).
  5. A valid Photo ID (Driving License/ Passport / Electoral ID / Aadhaar Card) (Mandatory)
Candidates falling under any of these categories (NRI / PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS / NRI SPONSORED CATEGORY) have to submit:
  • Copy of Passport and Visa Details (Mandatory).
  • Candidates applying under PIO or OCI have to produce the copy of PIO or OCI card whichever is applicable (Mandatory).
  • Candidates applying under NRI sponsored category must submit sponsor willingness letter (Mandatory).

CHRIST

(Deemed to be University)

Dharmaram College Post, Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560029,
Karnataka, India

Tel: +91 804012 9100 / 9600

Fax: 40129000

Email: mail@christuniversity.in

Web: http://www. christuniversity.in

Vision

EXCELLENCE AND SERVICE

Mission

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is a nurturing ground for an individual's holistic development to make effective contribution to the society in a dynamic environment.

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