Admission is open for Advanced Diploma in Carnatic music (vocal), of The Music Academy.

The three-year diploma has two semesters each year. Those above 18 years of age with a minimum educational qualification of +2 (successfully completed) may apply.

They should be able to sing varnams and kritis with some knowledge of manodharma sangita.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Academic Council.

The last date for submit applications is June 22 and classes begin on July 22. For details contact The Music Academy, TTK Road, Royapettah, Chennai 600 014. Ph: 044-2811223; email: