Greetings to all musicians from Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM), the best contemporary music college in the South East Asia. We are here to cultivate new music, interdisciplinary collaborations and new approaches to music education and performance and foster a mature community of musicians by providing them with an evolved perspective that transforms their relationship with music.
SAM provides a dynamic, diverse, and comprehensive learning environment to study music which follows the traditional Indian Gurukula form of music pedagogy and contemporary western college education practice to teach varied genres of music from across the globe. The Academy seeks to provide music education that builds character and personality, preparing students to enter the music industry as performers, arrangers, songwriters, composers, producers, teachers and more.
The fully air conditioned, fully Wi-Fi enabled SAM music facility has 10 large ensemble rooms, 8 individual practice rooms, 5 drum practice rooms and labs, 12 private lesson studios for guitar, bass, Indian percussion and voice, 4 guitar labs, 3 piano labs, 1 percussion lab, 1 voice lab, a large recital hall, a medium large recital hall, an amphitheater, a roof top performance space, a recording room linked to a recital hall and an ensemble room to record performances and rehearsals, a large library equipped with several hundred books and instructional DVDs, a media center, a large dining facility and more.
SAM has partnered with the world’s largest print music publisher Hal Leonard Publishing to bring quality books, DVDs and instruction material. Our top of the line gear includes Kawai Concert Grand, Upright and Digital Pianos, Mesa Boogie Lone Star, Mark V, Transatlantic and Express guitar amplifiers, Orange bass amplifiers, DW, PDP and Dixon drum kits, Sabian Cymbals and more.
All students and faculty receive accommodation in our modern apartment complex, just a 5 minute walk from SAM. The rooms are spacious and fully furnished with a functional kitchen, air conditioning, wi-fi, and more. Housekeeping services are provided free of cost. The apartment complex also includes other facilities like a department store, dry cleaning and laundry services, an ATM and a 24 hour clinic.