Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music is located at MARG Swarnabhoomi, the 1000-acre township being developed by MARG, one of India’s leading infrastructure companies. SAM campus is located on the East Coast Road, at a distance of 75 kms from Chennai and 60 kms from Pondicherry.
SAM is a 4-acre campus set in lush green surroundings. The main music facility is an imposing 29,000 sq.ft LEED Gold certified Green building, shaped uniquely like a Grand Piano. In addition to the main building, there is a large administrative building that houses all the staff and faculty office rooms. The main entrance to the music building also features some exceptional sculptures and murals that reflect the true blend of ancient Indian art and contemporary western art, that exemplifies the college ethos.
Prasanna, President of SAM here does a walkthrough of the alfresco of the campus,
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.
Recital Hall, with Benny Greb
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.
Prasanna shows more of the facility here,