Singer-composer Shekhar Ravjiani and GIIS launch one of a kind Music School

Popular musician Shekhar Ravjiani has launched a music school with the Global Indian International School and acting legend Amitabh Bachchan and singing star Neethi Mohan are among those who want to register for admission! 

India’s renowned music composer-singer, Shekhar Ravjiani believes, “Music is not just an expression but a channel to spread joy and happiness in the world.”

The popular singer-composer of the Vishal-Shekhar duo gets to do just that, together with the Global Indian International School (GIIS) by launching a music school to groom new talent. 

He shared his delight at this collaboration in his tweet. 

The GIIS-Shekhar Ravjiani School of Music

The GIIS-Shekhar Ravjiani School of Music will have a focused curriculum with Shekhar’s expertise and GIIS’ state-of-the-art infrastructure and data analytics technology. 

“I believe that learning is a continuous process and my thinking perfectly resonates with the vision and philosophy of GIIS, of providing holistic education and focusing on value-based learning beyond academics”, says Shekhar. 

A first of its kind collaboration between a global education institution and an Indian musician, the focused program will be accessible to over 15,000 students across GIIS’ 21 campuses across the globe. 

“I have already started working with students from Japan, Abu Dhabi, India, Malaysia and Singapore over these last few months,” says Shekhar. 

In future, some workshops on music could also be available to non-GIIS students within the GIIS campuses worldwide. 

GIIS

GIIS’ signature educational framework of Nine Gems is aimed at fostering all-round character development in students through an integrated, holistic approach to learning.  

Performing Arts is one of the major components among these nine unique values that GIIS emphasizes on, to make its students, global citizens. 

The music school's program would nurture and mentor upcoming talent in the field of music within the school’s curriculum which takes a holistic approach towards education. 

Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder & Chairman of GIIS, says, “We always strive to provide our students the best education through a holistic educational framework by adopting the best industry practices through our well-designed personalized modules”. 

The GIIS – Shekhar Ravjiani School of Music is taking holistic learning a step further and we are happy to provide this unique platform where students can continuously learn and become renowned artists of tomorrow: Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder & Chairman of GIIS. Photo: Connected to India
The GIIS – Shekhar Ravjiani School of Music is taking holistic learning a step further and we are happy to provide this unique platform where students can continuously learn and become renowned artists of tomorrow: Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder & Chairman of GIIS. Photo: Connected to India

GIIS has Smart Campuses around the world which use savvy technology and have the latest infrastructure to impart education that is relevant for the 21st century. Its dedicated music studios will be of great benefit to the GIIS - Shekhar Ravjiani school of music. 

The school uses data to track and measure student performances in all nine areas of excellence, and the music school curriculum will benefit from this technology as well. Data collected on student performance over the course of the curriculum will help them improve their style and technique.

"The GIIS – Shekhar Ravjiani School of Music is taking holistic learning a step further and we are happy to provide this unique platform where students can continuously learn and become renowned artists of tomorrow,” Termunikar says. 

As part of the Vishal- Shekhar music duo, the singer and composer has over 600 songs to his credit. Photo Courtesy: GIIS
As part of the Vishal- Shekhar music duo, the singer and composer has over 600 songs to his credit. Photo Courtesy: GIIS

Shekhar 

The multi talented Shekhar Ravjiani brings his subject matter expertise and more than 20 years of industry knowledge in the field of music. One half of the famous Vishal- Shekhar music duo, the singer and composer has over 600 songs to his credit in over 70 movies, including Ra One, Chennai Express, Ek Tha Tiger, War and scores of others. 

He has also been a judge in many popular music reality shows such as SaReGaMaPa, Voice kids, and Indian idol. 

“Mentoring and teaching young and budding talent is my way to give back and show gratitude to everyone who believed in me and my journey,” says Shekhar. 

Founded in 2002 and winner of 150 international awards, Global Indian International School (GIIS) is a global network of premier international schools with more than 15,000 students across 21 campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, UAE, Vietnam and India. 

GIIS is a member of the Global Schools Foundation (GSF) which has been recognised worldwide for high standards of governance and established academic criteria. 

More information on the GIIS-Shekhar Ravjiani School of Music  is available here. 

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Lakshmy Iyer
Lakshmy Iyer – Senior Correspondent, ASEAN & Entertainment

Lakshmy has been contributing regularly as a freelance writer since 2012. Her writing has been an amalgamation of the language, literature and rich cultural experiences of India as well as South East Asia. An Instructional Designer by profession she is passionate about lifelong learning. Art is her medium of reflection. She participates in art exhibitions thus contributing to the local art scene and using this platform, supports social causes in Singapore as well.

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