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The institution was established in 1924 by it's founder Principal, Late Shri Bansilalji, disciple of the veteran musician, Late Pandit Maniramji of Mewati gharana and is amongst the oldest, biggest and the most reputed schools of music, dance and other art forms in Delhi. During the span of 9 decades, Saraswati Music College has produced musicians of outstanding repute, such as music director Shri.O.P.Nayyar, Padma Vibhushan Pt.Jasraj, playback singer Mohammad Rafi and many others. The institution is run by Saraswati Music College society (Regd.) and is affiliated to the Prayag Sangit Samiti, Allahabad.

Over the years, under the aegis of Shri Balram Saini, who took the mantle from the founder, the institution has grown and evolved both in size and scope of activities. With his futuristic vision, not only did the institute organised a number of cultural and star-studded events in India and around the world, but also expanded its operations with a new building in south Delhi with modern facilities bringing forth international fame to Indian music. The institute contributed to cultural ties with other countries and popularised Indian art & Culture across the globe.

Though the philosophy of the institute has ever been to restore Indian Classical music and culture, popularize it among the masses and educate people in various art forms through modernized methods of instruction, and training by highly qualified teachers, the institute also has a Western Music Department for those interested in Western Classical/Contemporary music with special master classes in guitar for senior students and pro guitarists. Western music students can appear for grade examinations under the Trinity College of Music now known as the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, UK.

The institute has its own state of the art video & audio studios for training students up to the highest levels of performance and professionalism. It also provides well equipped practice/jamming rooms to its students and other upcoming musicians for them to avail the best of facilities. www.katharasstudios.com

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