Learn To Play An Instrument {Gurgaon Edition}

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If your New Year’s resolution is going to be ‘Learn to play an instrument’, read on to figure out the best places to learn music at in Gurgaon.

Theme Music Institute

For almost 28 years, Theme has been adapting to the ever changing scape of music. They offer courses in piano, guitar, violin, and vocals, and are affiliated with LCM, ABRSM, Trinity College London, Registry of Guitar Tutors, Rock School, and Trinity Rock & Pop, Theme has been very successful enhancing the Western Classical field in India. They employ the best of the music learning models and even have specialised courses in piano for ‘little mozarts’ and adults.

One World College Of Music

A relatively new kid on the block, One World College of Music was established in 2012 with the belief that performance is integral to music. Learning to play together contributes to the truly musical atmosphere of this school. The facility has the best infrastructure in Delhi NCR with sound-isolated performance rooms, practice rooms, and a recording studio. Their facility is available 24/7 to students looking to practice or record.

The faculty is trained in Western Contemporary {Jazz, Blues, Rock and Pop}, Western Classical and Hindustani Classical genres. Stick around long enough and you may get the chance to perform not only at their regular recitals but also as a part of their gigs across venues in the city.

Performers Collective School Of Music

Better known as the Gurgaon School of Music or GSM, Performer’s collective has been the hub for budding musicians to learn in a focused yet fun manner since 2003. With over 600 students across 18 disciplines of music and the performing arts, PCSM has a great atmosphere for aspiring musicians to meet talented, professional, and dedicated teachers.

They follow the syllabus of Rockschool, London, and are also an examination center for the Trinity College, London. For early beginners, PCMS offers the Orff Schulwerk Program, a specialist program for children between the ages of 4 – 7 years which focuses on developing the musical instincts of the child.

Lorraine Music Academy

Started in 2009, Lorraine Music Academy offers a wide array of courses for both children {upto 17 years} and adults {upto 85 years}. The students are exposed to wide range of musical and creative opportunities through training programs, workshops, recitals, concerts and public performances.

Assessments are done through periodic Internal Examinations and students are prepared to give examinations by Trinity College London, ABRSM, and RockSchool. Lorraine also focuses on team building, developing self-confidence, personality, and creativity. They organize regular concert performances ranging from audiences of 50 to 500.

Institute Of Music Dynamics

Located in the heart of Gurgaon, IMD is a contemporary music institute offering its courses in music production, arranging, guitar, piano/keyboard, drums, vocals. The institute further extends its services to providing facilities like a recording studio/ practice pad. Their qualified faculty including a few big names like Gussy Rikh, Kenny Emmanuel, and Thu Le who manage different departments and hold masterclasses, seminars, and workshops.


MusicTek offers courses in guitar, drums, piano, keyboard, bass, western vocal, hindustani vocal, tabla, and harmonium. They offer instruction as per the syllabi of Trinity College London, Rockschool, and Prayag Sangeet Samiti for students opting to appear for graded certificate and diploma exams.

The institute doubles as an examination center, too. For children, they have child group classes that engage kids’ minds and bodies through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama and playing instruments. To enhance performance quality and confidence, they organize weekly band classes called Jam band.