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University Collage of Fine Arts for Women
ORIGIN AND HISTORICAL DETAILS
It was dream of poet Laureate Sri KV Puttappa to establish an academic institution focusing on performing arts. Enthusiastic support of the then education Minister Sri K.V.Shankaregowda and Dr. Srimali, the then Vice Chancellor, made this dream into a reality and thus University College of Fine Arts was established. Dr. D.Javaregowda, former Vice Chancellor of University of Mysore, Mysore deserves to be considered the Master- builder of this unique institution.
1) B.P.A (Bachelor of Performing Arts) - A three year degree course (Semester)
Students focus on three electives from among Music (Vocal/Veena/Violin/Flute/ Mridangam), Dance (Bharatanatya), Dramatics, Gamaka, South Indian Studies, Aesthetics, Kannada, English, Hindi and Sanskrit.
2) Diploma -- A Part Time Courses - Two years duration
Subjects offered: Vocal, Veena, Flute, Dance and Dramatics
3) M. Music - A two years (CBCS SCHEME) Post Graduate Course - Vocal- Veena
4) M.Dance - A two years (CBCS SCHEME) Post Graduate Course
5) Ph.D in Music and Dance
a) Students Participation:
1. Invocation - all significant programs of the University
2. Cultural Programs of the University
3. Cultural Activity of the City
4. Program in aid of Tsunami Victims.
b) Faculty Participation:
1. Dr. R.N.Sreelatha - Founder and managing trustee of Shruthi Manjari foundation - organization promoting Music related activity for the past 8 years.
2. Dr.C.A.Sreedhara- founder of Nadamandira - organization-promoting Music related activity for the past one year.
University Scholarships - 05 Merit Scholarships
Endowment Scholarships -
Yamunabai Memorial Scholarshipfor Veena
Gururaja Rao, Parvathavani & GB. Joshi memorial Scholarship for Drama
G.H.Veeranna memorial scholarship for Drama
M.H.Jayamma merit scholarship for Veena
Dr.K.Venkatalakshamma endowment scholarship for Dance
Sri K.K.Hebbar Art Foundation Gold medal
Kumari Chaitra Gold Medal
The Kundapur venkataramannadeva Gold medal
The Sri Keshar subbarayan Gold Medal
The Ravi Artists, Bangalore Gold Medal
The Rajkumar Sanmana Samithi Gold medal
The Ammaiah Ramaswamiah of Mayasandra gold medal
Sri Malavalli Narayana Swamy and family endowment,
The Gubbiveeranna theatre Chair.
Prof. G.V.Gurumurthy . Associate Professor of Mathematics, 36 years of teaching experience
Principal University College of Fine Arts.
Alumni of Mathematics Dept. of Manasagangotri, Authored 10 Books
Seminar - 22 attended, Name a few- 1st Asian parliamentarian conference New- Delhi etc.,
Administrative Experience: Project Officer, Deputy Registrar for 3 and half year, co-ordinate of NSS & NAEP, from 2008 Principal university Evening college, from 2011 Principal University college of Fine Arts.
Dr. Kokila (M.A, Ph.D)
Assistant Professor of Kannada,
Ph.D., 1999 & passed UGC Exam
Teaching Experience :14 years
Published 4 books- Dr. D.S.Karkiyavara Sahitya and 4 articles.
Awards: Ist Rank Kannada M.A., with 06 Gold medals & 2 cash prizes
1) Dr. S.Geetha, M.Music Ph.D.,
Teaching Experience _ 09
Articles: 03, Workshop attended 12, Given concerts
2) Ranjani.N M.Music
Teaching Experience _ 20, worked as Administrator and Teacher, Manipal Academy school of Music & Fine Arts Udupi during 1986 to 1990.
Articles: 02, Workshop attended 18, Power point presentation -03,Trained the students of Ganabharathi school of Music and Dance Mysore.
3)M.R.Sathyavati, M.Music, M.A. (Kannada)
Teaching Experience _ 13
Ist Rank in Gamaka prouda, Gamaka Kajana, First class in Gamaka Pareena
She has given concerts in Gamaka & Music.
4) G.Aparna, B.Sc., Vidwat in Dance, Nrityavisharada & Nritya prabhakara,
Teaching Experience _ 05
Given concerts, feature as a performer. Organized some dance balley.
Awards: 04, Merit Scholarship- Sangeetha Nrithya Academy, Govt. of Karnataka
Featured as a performer in many Nritya Roopakas.
Ayama Academy of Fine Arts as Director - 11 years
UCFA- 04 years, Nirantara theatre troup - Artist
Special Educating Diploma in Hearing Handicapped Children
As a special Educator - 06 years, Now she is a Ph.D student
6)Smt. Padmavathi Narasimhan:
Daughter of late Sri M.N.A Iyengar, a well known Gamki of the state and a Freedom Fighter, Padmavathi is a post graduate in English and also a post graduate and gold medalist in Music from the University of Mysore.
She is training in music from Sri Venkateshaiah of Holenarasipur, a disciple of Sri Puttaswamaiah,
She is an Akashavani artist at Mysore and has performed for various sabhas and festivals at various places in the state including Bangalore, Mysore. She has also performed for the Dasara festival at Durbar Hall, Mysore palace. She is also a well-known music critic.
Publications: "Parakeeya"- Albert Camus' 'The Outsider' translated into Kannada 2) Article Music in Major issue of the international magazine- language in India .com. Dravidian Languages published in the May-2012.
7)Dr.K.T.Udayakiran M.Music, Ph.D
Teaching experience -04 years, Ha is specialized in Vocal, Violin & Keyboard
He had is training in vocal music from Pushpa Srinivasan, and Violin from Vidwan H.K.Narasimhamurthy.
Outstanding performers of the college:
1) Dr. R.N.Sreelatha Vocal Music
2) Dr. Meeramurthy Theatre
3) Dr. C.A.Sreedhara Flute
4) Dr. M.Manjunath Violin
5) Dr. H.K.Sheela Bharatanatya
6) Dr. K. Kumar Bharatanatya