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Applications for Graduate Diploma in Christian Music (senate of serampore)- 2017-18 are invited. For details contact Sruti office (30 May 2017)

  Sruti School of Litugical Music

                                        Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam

 Graduate Diploma in Church Music and Worship

                                    (Recognized by the Senate of Serampore (University)

Patron HH Baselius Marthoma Paulos II, Catholicos of the East 
Principal         Rev.Fr.Dr.O.Thomas
Director         Rev.Fr.Dr.M.P.George
Dean of Studies         Rev.Fr.Dr.Regi Mathew
Registrar                   Rev. Fr. Dr. Jose John
Coordinator 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  Diploma Course in Church Music and Worship . The course is offered  as a token of our gratitude to Almighty God in the context of the successful celebration of the Bicentenary of the Seminary and the Silver Jubilee of the Sruti School . It is our hope to train young priests 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 a pastor.
Duration : One year  (July to April)
Course content
     *Introduction to Indian Music ( Carnatic Music, Hindustani Music)
     * Introduction to Western Music. Staff notation, Sight Reading…
     * Liturgical Hymns
     * Liturgical Music – East Syriac and West Syriac  traditions
     * Choir formation and Choir conduction
     * Digital Music
        Total  500 hrs. (1/3 Theory and 2/3 Practical’s)
Course structure: Two semesters, July to October  &  November to April
Faculty  Rev.Fr.Dr.M.P.George
                        Fr Varghese P Varghese
                        Fr Jiby K Paul
                        Dr.Anil cherian
                        Fr. Jose Kochuparampil (Syro-Malabar Church, Changanachery Diocese)
                        Shri. Sathyaneshan
Theory Classes will be conducted by the Faculty of the Orthodox Theological Seminary.
Classes :  Tue 9.30 am to wed  4.00 pm
Application Form  Rs.250 (US $ 10)
Admission Fee Rs.1000 (US $ 25)
Course Fee  Rs.12500 (US $ 300)
                                                (Food and accommodation, Exam fee, University Fees .... are excluded)
(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)
Discipline The participants have the opportunity to participate in the campus life and corporate worship     in the Seminary chapel at the appointed time. All participants are expected to keep the discipline of the Seminary campus. Contact No 04812585384