Northern School of Music is a leading music school in Kolkata for keyboard classes that enables the students to learn synthesizer in Dumdum Station area. It happens to be the only synthesizer school in North Kolkata providing International Examination for Keyboard. Students of keyboard class are taught different genres of music which includes Bollywood songs in staff notation. The students are also taught various sound and playing techniques of different melody instruments and percussion by our teachers.
Along with learning keyboard, Northern School of Music has structured courses which focuses on Improvisation, Composition and Music Arranging, Aural Tests, Sight Reading, Scales, and Technical Study. Theory of Music is taught with the practical lessons on the keyboard and it is entirely optional, though highly recommended.
Regular concerts and competitions are held in which the students, who are learning from our keyboard teachers for more than 6 months, must compulsorily participate. As part of concert preparation, the students learn to play in an ensemble and band. The concept of playing the lead keyboard and accompaniment are taught along with individual learning experience. Keyboard students get to perform and practice with other instruments like piano, guitar, violin, drums, etc.
International Examination is available from Trinity College London (TCL) and Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). Certification is optional, though it is recommended as it opens the door to many opportunities.
Western Classical Music is taught to the students of the Keyboard class by our teachers. For students who do not wish to sit for the examination, and for students who have completed his/her syllabus for examination, are taught different genres of music including Bollywood songs in staff notation on the Synthesizer. Fusion Music is also taught at NSM.