Indian and Western vocal music offers a wide creative landscape for students to voice their feelings and emotions. Student’s memory is enhanced as songs and notations are learnt. Various festivals and celebrations take on new meanings as songs pertaining to a particular festival are taught and performed in special morning assemblies. While popular songs and melodies are taught to enhance student interest, classical training in music is also imparted and it has been keenly observed that students respond very favorably to classical vocal training. Schooling at JD Institute Of Education goes beyond the classrooms and into the wider creative world outside. Apart from a keen focus on academics, various creative activities are taught that engage the mental and intellectual faculties of our students. Indian and Western Music, both instrumental and percussion are offered to our students. Instrumental music strengthens their fingers and also improves coordination of the mind and body. The life histories of famous musicians are discussed in the class and the students gain inspiration and encouragement from biographies of these renowned personalities. Festivals and presentations held from time to time in the school are occasions to showcase budding talent in the school. The students also regularly take part in several inter-school events and have done the school proud by winning many of such events. Undoubtedly, the pursuit of such creative activities adds another meaningful dimension to school life.
Dance is an ideal means of communication to express what is too deep, too fine for words. JD Institute Of Education, students learn to choreograph and are made conversant with various Indian and Western dance forms like Indian Classical (Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Odissi), Jazz, Hip Hop, Salsa and these are some of the most eagerly awaited moments for self-expression and the students can be seen enjoying to the hilt. Lessons in Indian and Western music generate rich cross cultural exposure and sensitize the students to this fine art.