The Circle of Beats and Rhythm

Shillong Jun 27: Shillong reverberated with rhythms and beats of melodious sounds when the students and faculty of the Department of Music, Martin Luther Christian University took to the stage on the evening of June 27, 2018 and performed in the musical performance titled, “Ha Jylli ki Khriang”, at the U Soso Tam Auditorium Hall.

The literal translation of the title of the performance is “The Circle of Rhythms”, and it has been named so because this particular performance is a melting pot of the different genres.

The main objective of this performance is to provide a platform for the students from both Post Graduate and Graduate classes to showcase their skills and technicalities that they have learnt throughout the semester.

“This musical performance is a part of their curriculum which gives the studies the confidence, they can showcase their creativity and originality in music. This sort of showcase can also help our students to been seen by potential employers, like music studios etc.”, informed the HoD of the Department, Dr. Mebanlamphang Lyngdoh.

On this day the department also released a music album, with original music by the faculty and the students. The album was released by Mr. O Slong, Manager, Meghalaya Cooperative Apex Bank, the Bank was also a major sponsor for the production of the album titled, “Ha Jylli Ki Khriang”.

Among those in attendance in the audience was the Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr VT Darlong, the representatives from the Meghalaya Cooperative Apex Bank, other invitees also included the former Vice Chancellor of the MLCU, Mr RG Lyngdoh.

The students performed songs from different genres which included Indian, Western and Traditional Music from across the NE.

The performers also included the students from the different departments of the Univresity, who took Music as their Minor paper, they performed a Indian Cassical number and were accompanied on the Tabla by Mr. MP Bora, faculty Department of Music, St Anthony’s College, Shillong.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
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