Departments

Department of Music (Vocal)

 

          Music (Vocal) Deptt. of Khalsa College Garhdiwala came into existence in August 2009.  At present Music (Vocal) subject is offered to the students as an elective subject in UG course. There are approximately all the instruments which are required for the students for there practical and essential knowledge. Harmoniums(One scale changer, one coupler, one simple), Four Tablas, Electronic Tabla, Electronic Tanpura (Two), Manual Tanpuras (Two male and two female), Svarmandal, Santoor, Dholaks, Dhol Two, Duffli, Algoza, Sitar, Sarangi, Bugchoo etc. Computer is available in the Department with the Studio Softwares for the vast knowledge and the scope of the subject. All the books and Magazine “SANGEET” and “Amrit Kirtan” related to the Subject are available in the college library. There are 143 books are in the library. The department has its own ‘sound system’ for the preparation of University Festivals, and Inter college competitions. Prof. Gurpinder Singh prepares the musical Items for University Zonal, Inter-Zonal and Inter-Varsity Festivals and Inter College competitions. Under his training and guidance the team has won the university Youth festival :---

1)      Total No. of Positions in ‘Zonal Youth Festival’ (Session 2009-10 to 2017-18) -  70  Items

2)      Total No. of Positions in  ‘Inter-Zonal  Festival’ (Session 2009-10 to 2017-18)-   10  Items

3)      Total No. of Positions in ‘Inter-Versity  Festival’ (Session 2009-10 to 2017-18)-  05  Items

4)      Total No. of Positions in ‘Inter- College Competitions’(2009-10 to 2017-18)- 13 Items   

Total:-  97   

             The students of Music Dept. Pavitar Singh(Tabla Vadak), Harpreet Singh(Classical Vocal,Gazal) and Dara Singh(Folk Song) Receiving University Colour And Gold Medal From V.C. P.U. Chandigarh for His Participation In Inter-Versity Compitetion Session 2013-14.

          Department of Music participates in every function organized by the college.             

 

          Students of department participated in “Antakshri” Programme at Doodarshan Kender Jalandhar on February 2012. Prof.Gurpinder Singh’s Religious Song “Kharku”(Title Song) was released in International Market on April 19th 2014 by Revolution Records(www.mr.jatt.com)  and Patriotic Song  Tiranga was released in International Market on Aug. 15th, 2017 By Fresh Records. Tiranga Song by Amrik Jasal, Gurpinder Singh Music TMT (USA) Lyricist by song Tiranga. https://mr-jatt.com>download-uogh>tiranga>tiranga

          Two students of Music department has been selected by ustad Pandit Arvind Parikh (Kirana Gharana) to improve their skill in Music vocal classical. Four Students of Music Dept. were selected for Master of Performing Art Degree by Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar.  Two Students of Music Dept. Selected the field of Music Director.  Students of  Dept. who are Performing as Professionals are :--

1)      Harpreet Singh Hassrat  Released his 1st  Album “ Love Forever”

2)      Pavitter Singh  Perfoming with “Ustaad Zakir Hussain”

3)      Dara Singh Released his 1st  Album  “One Sided Love”

4)      Atul Kumar  Released his 1st  Album  “Yakeen”

                 Head of the Dept. was Eight Time awarded by College for Sincerity, Hard work in the field of Cultural activites in the session of  2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18. Received “Certificate” preformed the duty of  Contigent Incharge of Khalsa College Garhdiwala during the Panjab University Zonal Youth & Heritage Festival of Zone Hoshiarpur ‘B’ held at S.P.N College ‘Mukerian Hsp. From 5-10-2016  to  8-10-2016.  Received ‘Dr. M.S. Randhawa’ Award at Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Memorial book fair by Panjabi vikas manch Hariana, Punjab  and  Received “Award Of Honour” in the field of services in Music and permotion of Punjabi Culture in Annual function at Sir Marshal Spors School Bains Awan (Tanda) in Dec.2014.

                     Our College is a situated in a rural area. Even then we are trying to do our best to attract the students .We guide them by going door to door and provide best opportunities to hit their targets. Our aim is not to give them only the bookish knowledge but to make them good citizens also so that they can contribute to the development of nation.

 

Mr. Gurpinder Singh

Designation :Head of deptt. & Assistant Professor

Qualification :M.A., M.Phil., NET

Specialization :Music (Vocal)

Email :gurpindersinghgurraj@yahoo.com


Courses Offerd
Name of course No of Seats
Music as Elective Subject in B.A. 60

Special Award or Achievement by the Students

1. Three students are doing Ph.D from various Universities.

2. Four students have done M.Phil from various universities.

3. Four students are working as Assistant Professor at various colleges.

Faculty Achievements:

Research and Publications

Dr. Jagdish Kumar

I. Research Projects:

  • Undertook UGC, New Delhi funded Minor Research Project titled, “Printing Press and Development of Punjabi Language, 1849-1919” for the amount of Rs. 1,10,000/ in April 2010.

II. Curriculum Design:

  • Significant contribution in preparing Syllabus for the Under Graduate Course in History as member of Undergraduate Board of Studies in History of Panjab University, Chandigarh for the period 1.4.2009 to 31.3.2013.

III. Publications:

  • Book Titled Communal Politics in the Punjab, published by Unistar Books Pvt. Ltd., Chandigarh, 2010.
  • Research Paper titled “Communalism - A Historiographical Analysis” published in Proceedings-Punjab History Conference-41 st Session, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2010.
  • An Abstract titled “Communalism : A Historiographical Analysis” published in Proceedings of Indian History Congress-64 th Session, held at University of Mysore, Mysore from 28-30 December, 2003.

IV. Papers Presented in International , National Conferences/ Seminars :

a) International Conferences

  • Presented a paper titled “The Arya Samaj and Hindu Consciousness in the Colonial Punjab” at 72 nd session of Indian History Congress held at Punjabi University, Patiala, 10-13 December, 2011.
  • Presented a Paper titled “Communalism in Modern India-A Historiographical Analyses” in 74 th session of Indian History Congress, held at Cuttack-Orissa on 28-30/12/2013.
  • Presented a paper titled “Communalism - A threat to the Composite Culture of the Punjab” in an International conference on Social Space of Composite Culture in the Punjab held at PURC- Kauni Muktsar on 6-7 Nov. 2014.

b) National Conferences

  • Presented a paper titled, “Communalism-A Historiographical Analysis”, at Punjab History Conference held at Punjabi University, Patiala on 14-16 March, 2009.
  • Presented a paper titled “Punjabi language and Language Policy in Colonial Punjab” in National Conference on Information Technology, Society and Literary Restructuring during 12-13 March, 2012 organized by Panjab University Regional Centre, Muktsar.
  • Presented a Paper titled “Rise and Growth of Hindu Politics in Colonial Punjab 1890-1920” in National Seminar on Imaging the Punjab: Politics, Society, Culture and Literature organised by Panjab University Rural Centre, Kauni (Muktsar) on 6-7/02/2014.

c) National Seminars

  • Presented a paper titled “Arya Samaj and Hindu consciousness in colonial Punjab”, at UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Political Ideas of Swami Dayanand: Impact and Relevance in 21 st Century India’ held at R.K. Arya College, Nawanshahr on 24/02/2009.
  • Presented a paper titled “Swami Vivekanand and colonialism in India”, at UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Socio-Economic and Religious ideas of Swami Vivekanand’ held at R.K. Arya College, Nawanshahr on 25/09/2010.
  • Presented a paper titled “Historical Perspective of Human Rights Violation”, at UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Violation of Human Rights in Punjab-A Case of Peasants’ suicide’ held at Guru Nanak National College, Doraha on 22-23/01/2011.
  • Presented a paper titled “Human Rights Violation in colonial India”, at UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Defining Human Rights: Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities’ held at Guru Nanak College, Killianwali (Muktsar) on 23/02/2011.
  • Presented a Paper titled “Marriage in Globalised India: Challenges and Responses” in National Seminar on Human Rights Issues in Early Marriage organised by Centre for Women Studies, University of Calicut- Kerala on 17/10/2013.
  • Presented a Paper titled “Colonialism and Communalism in Colonial Punjab” in National Seminar on Nature of Nationalism in Punjab – from Ghadar to Ghadar organised by G.H.G Khalsa College, Gurusar Sudhar Ludhiana on 30/03/2015.