Sangeet Research Academy is an Indian classical music training and research centre, located in Kolkata
. It was established in 1978 by a company called ITC Limited with the objective of preserving and promoting
Hindustani Classical Music
. The complex is situated in 10 acre campus.
The centre is based on the traditional Indian system of the guru-shishya parampara (master and pupil tradition). This centre specializes in the vocal medium. The faculty consists of renowned gurus and gifted scholars. A team of professionals reviews the rendition of each student and grades him or her accordingly. Every Wednesday evening a free concert is held. The centre also does commendable scientific research work. The various compositional forms available in Indian classical music are researched upon.
The academyís archives boasts of rare recordings of Indian classical exponents. The audiometric facility employs state-of-the-art gadgets like the Spectrum Analyzer and a Digital Sonograph. There is accommodation facility for both masters and their pupils in the centre. Food is served at a subsidized rate.