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Music Department: DSB Campus, Nainital

In the D.S.B. Campus of Kumaun University, Nainital the “Music Department” was established in the year 1973. The Under-Graduate classes for Vocal & Instrumental Music (Percussion & Non-Percussion) are operating since the establishment of the Department in the D.S.B. Campus. From the year 2004, Post-Graduate classes in Vocal & Instrumental Music (Percussion) commenced in the in the Department of Music, D.S.B. Campus, Nainital. “Sitar” as a subject (at the Under-Graduate level) was re-introduced in the D.S.B. Campus in the year 2013 after a long gap of 14 years. In the year 2015, the Deptt. Of Music, D.S.B. Campus was successful in introducing “Sitar” at the Post-Graduate level as well. In the year 2014 three students were enrolled for Ph.D. Course in the D.S.B. Campus, Nainital. Under the Cell for Ethnomusicography & Film Making (CEFM) a “One Year Diploma Course in Music Appreciation” was introduced in the Department of Music in the Academic Session 2016-17. The Theme of the Diploma Course for the Session 2016-17 was “Indian Classical Music & Folk Culture of Uttarakhand”. The students of the Department of Music, D.S.B. Campus have excelled academically & professionally. Musical Concerts are organized in the Department at regular intervals in order to promote Indian Classical Music & also for the betterment of students. The students of the Department of Music, D.S.B. Campus are regular participants in Youth Festivals & various other cultural events.

Head of Department

Name : Dr. Gagandeep Hothi

Phone : 9412840085

Email : gaganhothi@gmail.com

Faculty Members of DSB Campus, Nainital
S.No Name Designation Specialization Email Phone Photograph Academic Profile
1 Dr. Ravi Joshi Assistant Professor Hindustani Vocal Music ravijoshimusic@gmail.com 9927332773 Dr. Ravi Joshi View Profile
2 Dr. Ashok Kumar Arya Assistant professor Hindustani Percussion (Tabla) kumarashok93@gmail.com 9410579437 Dr. Ashok Kumar Arya View Profile
3 Dr. Gagandeep Hothi Assistant Professor & Head Hindustani Classical Music (Sitar) gaganhothi@gmail.com 9412840085 Dr. Gagandeep Hothi View Profile
4 Mr. Alankar Mahtolia Asst. Professor (Contractual) Hindustani Vocal - Khayal alankar.mahtolia@gmail.com 9811528193 Mr. Alankar Mahtolia View Profile