Sandesha Kala Kendra
(Karnataka Kala Kendra)

A School for music, dance, arts and folklore

Sandesha Kala Kendra will function as part of the Sandesha Foundation for Culture and Education which is a Registered Trust. It is meant to be a school of media and arts, promoting media and the rich cultural heritage of India.

To identify, appreciate, re-create art forms in Karnataka and promote them for social interaction, integration and transformation.


1.    To study local and indigenous art forms presently in use in Karnataka in various spheres of human life such as social, cultural and religious, and promote them so that they can accelerate human development and foster human values.
2.    To conduct regular certificate / diploma courses in traditional dance and folk arts for students irrespective of their caste, creed, race or economic affiliation.
3.     To research, document and serve as a forum for exchange of information in regard to traditional and modern dance forms, folk arts, folklore and other forms of cultural expressions.
4.     To undertake production of material on people's art forms for education and thus facilitate community development.
5.    To co-operate and collaborate with artistes and other organisations, institutions and individuals involved in the pursuit of people's development.
6.     To conduct training programmes in youth leadership, journalism, yakshagana etc and to invite learned resource persons to conduct these programmes.
7.     To provide a forum for exchange of views through Kaladarshini programmes.
8.     To institute awards for excellence in arts, education and media programmes.

The following are some of the activities proposed:

a)     To start a two year diploma course in Bharatanatyam to train boys and girls from rural areas in the rich cultural heritage of India and to prepare them for the Junior and Senior grade exams conducted by the government.
b)     To organize media education classes for students and others so as to make them aware of the importance of the media and make them critical consumers of the media.
c)     To conduct part time classes in Bharatanatyam, Western Music (keyboard, drums, violin and guitar), Indian music (Tabla, harmonium, Eastern Violin, Sitar), Hindustani Vocal and Carnatic Vocal, and to prepare students for the government exams.
d)    Classes to be held during convenient after school hours so that school students may take benefit of these classes.
e)     Classes to be held for working people.
f)     To hold periodic exams in the respective subjects as per the syllabus set by the government and to award certificates to those passing these exams.

Part- time Courses

The following are subjects are taught at Sandesha part-time classes:

  1. Bharatanatyam
  2. Carnatic Vocal
  3. Western Keyboard
  4. Piano
  5. Guitar
  6. Drums
  7. Eastern Violin
  8. Hindustani Vocal With Harmonium
  9. Tabla
  10. Yakshagana
  11. Drawing & Painting
  12. Western, Semi- Classical, Folk & Filmy Dance forms
  13. Kathak
  14. Western Violin
  15. Western Vocals
  16. Journalism
  17. Light Music
  18. Sound Engineering
  19. Public Speaking & Event Management


Rules and Regulations:

Persons desiring to enrol themselves as students for these part-time courses have to fill up an application form.

A registration fee has to be paid which is non refundable.

Fees for each category of classes have to be paid separately by the 10th of each month, after which a fine of Rs. 25/- will be levied.

Students not paying the fees by the 20th of the month will not be admitted to the class.
Absence from class has to be justified by producing a leave note signed by the parent / guardian (in the space provided in the prospectus). Unjustified absence of more than three days in a month will make the student liable to be struck off the rolls. The student whose name has been struck off the roll will have to re-register himself / herself to rejoin the class. Fees have to be paid even for the period taken as leave. There will not be classes during Dasara and Summer courses when the students can join these courses without paying the registration fees for these courses.

Admissions will be made only at the beginning of the month. A student joining a class has to continue for a minimum of six months as the classes are so framed as to cover a certain portion of the syllabus during those six months.

Examinations will be held at the end of every six months (in April and October every year) and certificates awarded to those passing the exams. Dates of the exams will be notified on the notice-board.

In Western music (keyboard) students will be prepared for the Grade examinations similar to those of the Trinity College of Music, London. Application forms have to be submitted by those wishing to appear for these exams. Dates will be notified on the notice-board.

Students will be prepared for the Junior and Senior grade examinations conducted by the government (wherever applicable).

Kaladarshini programmes arranged every month will give exposure to the students. Students who wish to attend extra classes will have to pay extra fees proportionately.


Discipline and punctuality are expected of the students attending the KKK classes. Indiscipline and misbehaviour will not be tolerated. Students are expected to dress properly while attending the classes at KKK.

Students are expected to keep their footwear out on the verandah where a special rack has been put for this purpose.

No shouting or loitering about is permitted in the Sandesha premises, which are to be kept clean.

Disobedience to teachers will be viewed seriously and may entail dismissal from the class.

Homework given as part of the studies has to be done punctually and efforts made to be up to date in one’s studies.

Instruments which are given for their use have to be handled carefully and any damages will have to be made good. Students are also expected to bring to the notice of the teacher any damage to the instruments.

No instruments, materials or books of the institutions can be taken out of the institution without the written permission of the Director.
Students are expected to go back to their homes immediately after their classes. Proper arrangements have to be made by the parents to pick them after the class timings.


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