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AR Rahman’s KM Conservatory – Admissions & Registration Details

Here is the details regarding A.R Rahman’s music school “KM Music Conservatory“.

km-conservatory-logo.gifThe mission of the KM Music Conservatory is to provide students with a strong artistic, intellectual, and technical foundation for pursuing professional careers in music. The KM Music Conservatory and Audio Media Education will be India’s first Apple authorized training center, and it will be located at Chennai.

The KM Music Conservatory is located in Kodambakkam, Chennai, adjacent to the AM Studios complex and the Music Technology classes will be held at the Audio Media Education facility at Alwarpet. This is a temporary accommodation until 2009, when the larger facility will be available.

Cources offered by KM Music Conservatory

3)Proposed (Degree and Post-Graduate )

Preparatory Program

Admissions are open to all regardless of education and prior music training (any age group). This part-time course will prepare students for admission into the Foundation Program.

Instruments currently offered:
Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Percussion, Hindustani and Western Voice, Guitar, and Harp

Double Bass, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone

Duration: 2 to 5 Years

Foundation Program

Sundents who enroll in this course will undergo rigorous training in music that provides students with the skills and techniques to understand and perform a variety of musical styles. In addition students will also be offered an education in music technology offered by Audio Media Education. This course will prepare students for admission into the Degree Program.

Courses of study will include:

  • Music Theory
  • Music History
  • Music Appreciation
  • Sight-singing
  • Choir
  • Private Instructions in Voice or Primary Instrument
  • Basic Piano
  • Audio Engineering Theory
  • Apple Certified Logic Pro Course

Duration: 1 – 2 years

Proposed Program

Degree Program:

Bachelor’s Degree in Western and Indian Music and Music Technology, with a focus in either performance or composition. A student must have completed the Foundation Program prior to taking this degree program.

Concentrations: Performance, Composition, Music Technology
Duration: 3 years

Post-Graduate Programs:

Master’s Degree:

A student must have completed the FBachelor’s Degree prior to taking this degree program.

Courses of study will include:

  • Music Performance
  • Composition
  • Music Technology
  • and Music Education

Duration of course: 2 years.

Diploma in Indian Music and Music Technology: A Foreign Exchange Program

This program is designed especially for international students who wish to spend a semester or more working and studying music in Chennai.

Courses of study will include:

  • Carnatic Music
  • Hindustani Music

Duration: 1 year.

Prospectus purchase :

Applications should be post-dated no later than May 31 2009.

Price of Application
(a) Online : $ 35 USD
(b) direct / postal: Rs 1100/-

For more details refer to the prospectus page or visit the website. Also you can contact KM Music Conservatory via online enquiry form.

{ 17 comments… add one }
  • prahadeesh May 31, 2009, 8:06 pm

    can i get the admissions after the due date

  • T.kamalahasan June 19, 2009, 1:49 pm

    Hello sir good morning i am kamalahasan very intrested person in music. music is my soul i want learn music but my positions is very poor stage in financial. please help me sir way to learn music in your study center. this my contact number-9944088150.

  • arvind kumar October 18, 2009, 12:31 pm

    sir,i m a artist (paintings) i like singing n i m very hard fan of a.r rehman’s, i want get singing knowlege in dioploma please guid me, this is realy great that those want make career in music they can get good knowlege abut music.

  • Sachin Shekhar November 21, 2009, 12:17 am

    Hello sir, I am a die hard fan of A R Rahman sir. Not only this but i am really really interested in learning music and music technology. My aim is to become a music director and reach the limits which A R Rahman sir has set. i already know western drums, little guitar,have a knowledge of music notations. Presently I am pursuing my multimedia 4 year course. I wanted to know about the location and details of this institute. I am very very very much involved in music and would seriously join this course in the future. I kindly request you to provide me the necessary details and just guide me with music as my career.Thanks Sir.

  • Anindita Chakraborty December 1, 2009, 7:17 pm

    Sir, i want to state that ,like thosands of people, music is my passion, i sing a little bit,a very common voiced person without much extraondinary quality,……………i earn my living in kolkata being a doctor.i started learning music when i was at 5 yrs at Agartala ,very remote area in Northeast INDIA.i started loving music after i graduated from medical school.i have tried several ways to learn diffrent types of music here in kolkata a concise way.i have been very fascinated about your music school eversince i have heard about it.is there any way to learn differnt vocal music from your school sir? my knowledge in music is incomplete,i want to learn more and oneday i want to sing in front of people.thats my dream for my ownself.please help.

  • yashasvi December 10, 2009, 12:20 pm

    how do i apply for the 2010 batch of km music conservatory chennai?what is the fee structure?? please inform.

  • kriti rajoria December 12, 2009, 11:11 am

    i just wanted to ask about the fees.
    and the admission fee.
    how much is it ?

  • pradip ramanathan December 14, 2009, 8:58 pm

    Sir i would like to join KMMC to study audio engineering starting in 2010, when is the last date for admission?

  • saurabh pandya December 15, 2009, 12:48 pm

    sir , i would like to knw about the fees structure…

  • harsh December 26, 2009, 12:42 pm

    I would like to know

    Percussion Includes DRUMs

  • Lakshman December 28, 2009, 8:56 pm

    Hello Sir/Mam,

    I want to know the details about Western Vocal training courses in KM school of Music. When will the admission begins for 2010 batch. I would like to know the fee structure.

  • ramanan venkatraman January 3, 2010, 12:22 am

    sir, i am an undergraduate student in delhi. i want to pursuit my career in music big time. i am a guitarist and a huge huge huge huge diehard fan of your music. i wanted to learn from your school as i know that it is much usefull and lively tha others. i wanted to know the details about the fees as i would be surely joining the school in 2010. i am very much pationate about music. music for me is life and life is music. PLEASE CONSIDER MY REQUEST AND LET ME KNOW.
    i am eagerly waiting for a reply. take good care.

  • rakesh January 7, 2010, 9:17 am

    Respected sir,
    I am rakesh one of the great fan of rahman sir as well as ilayaraja sir.I completed my B.tech degree n am very much intrested to be one of the student of rahman sir I would like to complete all the courses in K.M music conservatory.plz tell me the fee structure and admission for 2010 batch.I can play musical keyboard and guitar.thank you sir..

  • MUHAMMAD ABDULLAH WAHIDI January 14, 2010, 12:11 pm

    Sir :
    I am very keen to learn music from your KM Music Soncervatory Institute, please help me in getting admission in your Institute and provide/guide me all the procedure for enrolling myself in your Institute. I don’t want to waste my a single minitue in learning here and there and want to join immediately under your guidance. Hope to hear some thing soon from your side. Please consider me as your student. I have good jknowledge in GUITAR / Harmonium/ Classical Indian Singing. Thanks a lot in advance for considering me and a favorable reply.

  • shekar January 28, 2010, 12:15 pm

    sir i’m mechanical engineer in pune. since childhood i’m grown up listning to a r rehman’s music and i’m very fond of his music. i know drums and music is my passion and i want to make career in music field and i want to join your k m institute i just want to know if there would be any elegibility test to join the institute.

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