The Advanced School of Carnatic Music of The Music Academy, Chennai, invites admissions for the First year course which leads to a diploma. The three-year course focusses on manodharma sangita. The faculty includes R. Vedavalli, Chenglepet Ranagnathan, P.S. Narayana Swamy, Suguna Varadachari, Prof. Ritha Rajan, S. Sowmya and Mullaivasal Chandramouli. The last date to submit applications is May 31. For details, aspiring students may contact: The Music Academy, 168, TTK Road, Chennai-600 014 or email Ph: 28112231/ 28115162.