Usha Mangeshkar Lays Foundation For Lata Mangeshkar Music School
THANE, (IANS) – Veteran playback singer Usha Mangeshkar performed the ground-breaking ceremony for the proposed ‘Lata Mangeshkar Sangeet Gurukul’ on September 27.
The music academy, which will be a traditional Indian ‘Gurukul-style’, is being constructed at the Ideal Park area of the town and will be the first of its kind coming up in memory of the late Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar.
Usha Mangeshkar is the youngest of the Mangeshkar siblings.
The LMSG will come up in a ground-plus two storied building, with a musical theme-based architecture, spread across some 25,000 sq feet.
It will be divided into sections for vocal and training instrumental music led by renowned artistes and gurus.
The music academic modules would be designed keeping in mind professional music courses that are available with certifications from recognized music colleges/universities, and it will also tie-up with top institutions to conduct professional examinations.
The Maharashtra government has pledged Rs 25-crore for the music academy.