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The Music Academy, Madras, is a landmark institution in the history of the fine arts. It emerged as an offshoot of the All India Congress Session held in Madras in December 1927. A music conference was held along with it, and during the deliberations, the idea of a Music Academy emerged. Inaugurated on August 18, 1928, at the YMCA Auditorium, Esplanade by Sir CP Ramaswami Aiyar, it was conceived to be the institution that would set the standard for Carnatic music. In the process, it began in 1929 the practice of hosting annual conferences on music, which in turn spawned the December music festival of Madras, one of the most significant cultural events of the world.

Founded by a group of opinion-leaders of Madras Presidency, all of whom had their ideas on how the institution ought to function, the Academy soon won over the entire community of artists. Its evolution became a collaborative exercise between the two groups. The ragas are debated upon, a theory of music discussed in detail, young talent encouraged, and senior artistes given a platform to present their art to the cognoscenti. A series of publications are brought out, and these works have been of immense use to scholars and the lay public.

In the 1930s, the Music Academy championed the cause of classical dance and provided a forum for discussions on the subject and, more importantly, presented dance performances to get the public to see the beauties of traditional art that were in danger of dying. In addition to South Indian music and dance, the Music Academy has also been a venue for Hindustani music, classical dance forms from the rest of India and the world. Over the years, the Academy’s organization of the December music season became a byword for efficiency, and its auditorium has seen music-lovers from all over the world flocking to it to revel in its unique artistic atmosphere.

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