Mysuru, November 4:- “Music gives peace of mind to all,” said the Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore, Prof G Hemanth Kumar.
“Whether you know music or not, just listening to it gives satisfaction and happiness. It gives peace of mind. It is also the art to devote God. The university is in the heart of the city. A new plot of land has been provided to the university near the ring road. I wish the music university to grow further in the coming days,” he added.
“There are a lot of universities around. But the music university is unique. Music can’t be forced on all. It should come from within. Art comes as a blessing of God. Learn from what your guru teaches you,” said Prof SC Sharma of NAAC. He explained how Dr Gangubai Hanagal achieved despite adverse conditions.
Former vice-chancellor of KSOU Prof D Shivalingaiah, vocalist Dr Muddu Mohan, vidwan Vijaya Raghavan, vidushi Vasantha Lakshmi, Prof HS Umesh and others were present.
Vice-Chancellor of Music and Performing Arts University Prof Nagesh Bettakote and others were present. (MR/GK)