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 SRUTI SCHOOL OF LITURGICAL MUSIC

ORTHODOX THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, KOTTAYAM

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CHURCH MUSIC AND WORSHIP

Recognized by the Senate of Serampore (University)

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Patron                          :  H.H Baselios Marthoma Paulos II,

   Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan

Principal                     :  Rev.Fr. Dr. O.Thomas

Dean of Studies         :  Rev.Fr. Dr. Reji Mathew

Registrar                     :  Rev.Fr. Dr. Jose John

Director                      :  Rev.Fr. Dr. M.P.George

Assi. Director             :  Rev Fr. Varghese P Varghese

 

            The Sruti School of Liturgical Music (founded in 1989), the Music Department of the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, has great pleasure in announcing the Graduate Diploma Course in Church Music and Worship. It is our hope to train young priests, sisters and laymen in improving the quality of liturgical music in our churches.

 

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CHURCH MUSIC AND WORSHIP

 

ELIGIBILITY OF ADMISSION: Bachelor degree in any subject from any recognized university in India or abroad. The application is to be recommended by the Parish Priest or Pastor.

  

COURSE CONTENT.

 

SENATE PAPERS-

                           1.  DWM/ED 401 -  Music Theory I

                           2.  DWM/ ED 402 -  Music Theory II

                           3.  DWM/ ED 403 -              Indian Music I

                           4.  DWM/ ED 404 -  Indian Music II

                           5.  DWM/ ED 416 -  Introduction to New Testament

                           6.  DWM/ ED 417 -  Introduction to Old Testament

                           7.  DWM/ ED 418 -  Introduction to Theology

    COLLEGE PAPERS-

                           1.  DML02/DML03  : German/Italian   

                        2.                                 : Syriac      

                           3.  ED401                  : Piano – Practical     

                           4.  ED403                  : Classical Music – Practical      

                           5.  ED404                  : Ekkara / East Syriac Songs – Practical                   

                           6.  DM05                  : Digital Music (Theory)

                          7.  Hindustani Music 

                           8.  Music Therapy 

                           9.   Projects

Total 500 hrs. (1/3 Theory and 2/3 Practical)

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE STRUCTURE: 

 

Duration:         One year, two semesters, (July to October & November to April)

Classes:            Tuesday 9.30 am to Wednesday 4.00 pm

 

 

FACULTY 

           

1)      Rev Fr Dr O Thomas                                       - Introduction to Music Therapy

2)      Rev.Fr.Dr.M.P.George                                    - Introduction to Music Theory

3)      Rev Fr Dr Reji Mathew                                  - Introduction to New Testament

4)      Rev Fr K V Alias                                              - Introduction to Old Testament

5)      Rev Fr Dr Ninan K George                             - Introduction to Theology

6)      Rev Fr Dr Jose John                                        - Italian

7)      Rev Fr Varghese P Varghese                                     - Syriac Language and Music

8)      Fr.  Jose Kochuparampil                                - History of  East Syriac

(Syro-Malabar Church)

9)      Mr. Anil cherian / Thomas Jacob                 - Western Music/ Piano

10)  Prof. Joseph Varghese                                   - German

11)  Dr. Zachariah Mani                                        - Hindustani Music

12)  Sri. Sathyaneshan                                          - Carnatic Music

(Rtd Prof. RLV college of Music)

13)  Sri.  Jarly Mathew Thalikasthanam             - East Syriac Music

 

OFFICE STAFF

 

1)      Rev Fr Viji Kurian Thomas                -Administrator

2)      Mr. Thomas K                                     -Office manager

 

                       

FEES STRUCTURE:

A.         Application Form                    : Rs. 250

B.         Admission Fee                         : Rs.1500

C.         Course Fee                                : Rs.12500

D.         University fee                          : Rs. 2500

E.          Food                                             : Rs. 5000

F.          Accommodation (optional)  : Rs. 4000

 

                        (at the time of admission Rs.8000. and the remaining amount in 2 installments.

                        Foreign students should pay the entire course fee at the time of admission)

                       

SCHOLARSHIP Scholarships are available for deserving students.