Competitions

“ To promote the study of Hindustani Classical Music, its’s various branches and provide a platform to the upcoming talent.”
With this primary objective in sight DMCC started organizing various competitions since early 1980.

These competitions are organized and conducted for different age groups. The competitions are held in Mumbai and nine other cities every year.

Following competitions are organized between the month of July and Febryary.

Harmonium Competition

Juniors:  For the age group 10 to 16 years
Seniors:  For the age group 17 to 25 years
 

Tabla Competitions

Juniors:  For the age group 10 to 16 years
Seniors:  For the age group 17 to 25 years
 

Hindustani Khayal Gayan Competition

For the age group 16 to 30 years
 

Hindustani Khayal Gayan Competition for Senior Citizens

For the age group 65 years and above
 

Natya Sangeet Spardha

For the age group 16 to 30 years
Two or three candidates are selected for the Natya Sangeet Scholarship every year from the contestants.
 

Sugam Geet Gayan Spardha

Group A: For the age group 30 to 50 years
Group A: For the age group 51 years and above
 

Bharat Natyam Competitions

This dance competition is organized in association with Kalavardhini Charitable Trust each year.
 

Inter Collegiate Light Music Competition

This competition started in 1981
From the beginning the competition has received a very good response from the students due to it’s novelty.
Now every year, with the assistance of local music institutions DMCC is conducting elimination rounds at Pune, Nagpur, Jalgaon, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur, Akola, Nasik, Indore and Mumbai. The selected finalists from each centre come to Mumbai in the month of December for the Final Round. A two day workshop on the various topics of music is arranged for the finalists.
Limca Book of Records has recognized this competition as, “The Longest Running and unbroken annual music competition in India”
For this national record, Limca presented “The Certificate of Acknowledgement” to DMCC in the year 2014.
Many of our prize winners have gone to become renowned artists nationwide.
DMCC regularly invites them as judges for the various competitions. DMCC also invites them as solo performers for many of their music programmes.