Dept of Music - Activities 2014
Activities conducted by the Department of B.A., Music, Animation & Dance – during September 2013 to August 2014

Guest Lectures:
The Department of Music, Animation & Dance organized a guest lecture on the topic “Navarasas” on 10th January 2014 by Natyacharya Sri C. Hemanth, a renowned classical dancer from Vijayawada. He explained all the “Navarasas” by enacting each individual one and explaining a detailed history of each enactment. Students and faculty of B.A., Music course attended the Lecture.
The Department of Music, Animation & Dance organized a guest lecture on the topic Sound Design by Fr. Lourdu Raj, XIR, Ranchi, on 6th February 2014 for the students of B.A., Music and Animation course. He explained to the students the concepts of Music and Sound Engineering. He placed special emphasis on the modernisation of Techniques in Advanced Film Making.

Workshop on Clay modelling and Painting
The Department of Music, Animation & Dance organised a two day workshop on Clay Modelling and Painting on 13th & 14th February 2014. Mr. Bhaskar Rao, H.o.D. Animation, Loyola Academy, Hyderabad, was the Resource Person. He explained in detail about the making of clay basic preparation and its modelling. On the second day, a painting workshop was organised and Mr. N. Sridhar, Lecturer, Dept. of Visual Communication, ALC, acquainted the students of B.A., Music and B.Sc., Visual Communication with the basics of painting and its techniques.

Exhibition of Works produced in workshops:
The Department of Music, Animation & Dance organized an Exhibition on 15th February 2014 in which the works produced in the Clay and Painting workshops organized by the Department were exhibited. Fr. Rex Angelo, SJ, Vice Principal (PG), ALC, inaugurated the Exhibition. Over 30 models and 30 paintings of excellent quality produced by the students under the guidance of their lecturers were exhibited.

Guest Lecture on Animation
The Department of Music, Animation & Dance organised a Guest Lecture on the topic “Principles of Animation” on 22nd March 2014. Mr. Bhaskar Rao, H.o.D. Dept. of Animation, Loyola Academy, Hyderabad, delivered the lecture. Students and faculty of B.A., Music-Animation attended the Lecture
Music Competition

The Department of Music, Animation & Dance organised a City Level Music Competition to mark the Music Day on 21st June 2014. About 90 students from different Schools in the City took part in the competition. Mr Chakravarthy, a renowned classical singer from the city, Mr.A. Sampath Kumar and G.M. Swami acted as the judges for the competition. Prizes and Certificate of Participation were given to the participants.

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