Graduate Diploma in Church Music and Worship

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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 Paulose II, Catholicos of the East & Malankara Metropolitan

Principal           : Rev. Fr. Dr. Thomas

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

Registrar           : Rev. Fr. Dr. Jose John

Director             : H.G. Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem Metropolitan

Asst. Director   : Rev Fr. Dr. 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 admission for the new batch of 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.

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.        5.    DWM/ ED 416    Introduction to New Testament

6.        6.    DWM/ ED 417    Introduction to Old Testament

7.        7.    DWM/ ED 418    Introduction to Theology

COLLEGE PAPERS

1.       Syriac

2.       Piano - Practical

3.       Classical Music – Practical

4.       Ekkara / East Syriac Songs – Practical

       5.       Digital Music (Theory)

       6.       Hindustani Music      

       7.      Music Therapy        

       8.      Projects     

COURSE STRUCTURE

Duration: One year, Two semesters (June to October & November to March)

Class: Tuesday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

FACULTY

Ø  Rev. Fr. Dr. O Thomas                  :           Introduction to Music Therapy

Ø  Rev. Fr. Dr. M.P George                :           Introduction to Music Theory

Ø  Rev. Fr. Dr. Reji Mathew               :           Introduction to New Testament

Ø  Rev. Fr. K. V Alias                         :           Introduction to Old Testament

Ø  Rev. Fr. Dr. Jose John                  :           Italian

Ø  Rev. Fr. Dr. Varghese P Varghese:           Syriac Language and Music

Ø  Rev. Fr. Varghese Joseph             :           Introduction to Theology

Ø  Mr. Anil Cherian/ Mr. Denny Ipe   :           Western Music/ Piano

Ø  Prof. Joseph Varghese                 :           German

Ø  Dr. Zachariah Mani                        :           Hindustani Music

Ø  Sri. Sathyaneshan                         :           Carnatic Music (Practical)

(Rtd. Prof. RLV college of Music)

Ø  Sri. Jarly Mathew Thalikasthanam:           Carnatic Music (Theory)

 OFFICE STAFF

Mr. Thomas K. S (Office manager)

Mrs. Sindhu Biju (Receptionist)

 FEES STRUCTURE

1. Application & Admission     :           Rs. 2500

2. Course Fee                            :           Rs.12500

3. University fee                        :           Rs. 6000

At the time of admission Rs.8500/- And the remaining amount in 2 instalments (September& January). Foreign students should pay the entire course fee at the time of admission.

 Scholarship:   Scholarships are available for deserving students.

 Discipline:       The students have the opportunity to participate in the campus life and co-operate worship in the Seminary Chapel at the appointed time. All the students are expected to keep the discipline of the Seminary campus

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