Stalwarts

List of Past Directors/Deans:

Sr.No. Name of Director/Dean/Principal Departmental Affiliation Tenure
1. Pt.Onkarnath Thakur-Principal Vocal Music 1950-1957
2. Act.Prof.Prem Lata Sharma-Principal Musicology 1957-1961
3. Prof.B.R.Deodhar-Principal Vocal Music 1961-1964
4. Act.Prof.Prem Lata Sharma-Principal Musicology 1964-1966
5. Prof.Lalmani Mishra-Dean Instrumental Music 1966-1968
6. Prof.K.S.Kulkarni--Dean Visual Arts 1968-1970
7. Prof.Lalmani Mishra-Dean Instrumental Music 1970-1972
8. Prof.K.S.Kulkarni-Dean Visual Arts 1972-1974
9. Prof.Lalmani Mishra-Dean Instrumental Music 1974-1976
10. Prof.K.S.Kulkarni-Dean Visual Arts 1976-1978
11. Prof.Prem Lata Sharma-Dean Musicology 1978-1983
12. Prof.(Smt)N.Rajam-Dean Instrumental Music 1983-1985
13. Prof.K.C.Gangrade-Dean Instrumental Music 1985-1987
14. Prof.(Smt) N.Rajam-Dean Instrumental Music 1987-1993
15. Prof.C.R.Jyotishi-Dean Vocal Music 1993-1999
16. Prof.R.P.Shastri-Dean Instrumental Music 1999-2001
17. Prof.C.R.Jyotishi-Dean Vocal Music 2001-2002
18. Prof.(Mrs.) Krishna Chakravorty-Dean Instrumental Music 2002-2005
19. Prof.(Mrs.) Ranjana Srivastava-Dean Dance 2005-2008
20. Prof.Ritwik Sanyal-Dean Vocal Music 2008-2011
21. Prof. Sharada Velanker Vocal Music 2011-
Eminent Personalities:

Sangeet Martand Pt.Omkarnath Thakur
Prof. Premlata Sharma (Emeritus Professors)
Prof. Lal Mani Mishra
Prof. M. R. Gautam
Padmashree Balwant Rai Bhatt
Padmabhushan Prof. N.Rajam (Emeritus Professors)
Pt.Srirangam R Kannan (Karnatik Vocal)


Visiting Professors in the Faculty:

Bharat Ratna Pt. Ravi Shankar
Padmabhushan Thakur Jaidev Singh
Pt. Mahadev Prasad Mishra
Padmabhushan Smt. Girija Devi
Smt. Manju Sundaram

Eminent Personalities Groomed in the Faculty

Late.Prof.Lal Mani Mishra,
Late.Prof.Premlata Sharma
Prof.Smt.N.Rajam
Late.Anand Shankar
Late Dr.Subhadra Choudhary
Prof.Radhey Shyam Jaiswal
Prof. Indrani Chakravarty
Prof.N. Ramanathan
Sri.Atul Desai
Sri.Omprakash Chaurasia
Prof. Anil Bihari Beohar

Luminaries from Abroad :

Prof. Alain Daneilon (France)
Prof.Stephen Slavek (USA)
Dr.Patrick Moutal (France)
Prof.Lewis Rowell (USA)
Dr.Allyn Miner (USA)

Many faculty members have been honoured with Padma Shree and Padma Bhushan awards,Sangit Natak Academy (National/State), UNO certificate of merit.
Many members of the faculty have also served as Fellows and members,Sangeet Natak Academy and Vice chancellors.

Outstanding Performances of Faculty Members:


A. I. R. / Doordarshan (National programme, Radio Sangit Sammelan, Direction)
Several notable performances by teaching and accompanying staff members.
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