Classes starting on 2nd September 2019

About SAM

Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music is South Asia’s premium Music Institute.  Located in Chennai,India ,SAM provides the highest quality of  Music education in traditional Indian classical Music & Western music. Our diploma programs in Music performance & Audio Engineering provide  specialized training & practical exposure to musical styles from around the world, composition methods and music production technologies.  Our programs – DPM & DAEMT are full-time residential diploma courses.


SAM offers the following diploma programs in music performance and audio engineering. 

The DMP (Diploma in music performance) is a comprehensive 1yr or a 2yr diploma program where students learn theory, practical & technical aspects of music performance. The study enables students to nurture their talent & gain industry standard knowledge that enables them to sharpen their skills, making them  a professional in the studio, on the stage and in life.

The DAEMT (Diploma in Audio Engineering and Music Technology Program) teaches students subjects of sound that build a strong foundation & prepare students for real world experience in the studio or on stage.Students learn signal flow, behaviour of sound, critical listening, acoustics, signal processing, DAW, production,  Mixing, Mastering, Live Sound reinforcement, editing, Post-Production & more. Students get hands on training on  analog consoles & digital music workstations. This is a purely career oriented program where each students are taught an International curriculum by certified professionals and International faculty. 

Life at the campus

Swarnabhoomi academy of music provides a world class, musician friendly environment. Strategically located, the serene locale of SAM creates the perfect ambience that enhances your experience and boosts creative expression.


  • Professional studios
  • Rehearsal spaces
  • Classes and study material
  • Comfortable accommodation in student apartments )
  • Multi cuisine food ( 3 x meals a day )
  • Free Wi-Fi across the campus and residence
  • Use of the SAM campus facilities from 8am to 10pm

Meet our faculty

Brenda Ann Rudzinski -Voice (U.S.A)

Brooklyn-based vocalist and songwriter

Her songs combine the story-telling tradition of American folk music with infectious pop rhythms and soulful jazz harmonies

Berklee Graduate with a Double Major – Voice performance and Songwriting

Studied at Le CIM and The American School for Modern Music

Peter Farrell – Guitar (Brazil)

Peter Farrell is the protégée of George Benson – legendary Jazz Guitarist

He co-designed the curriculum for ‘George Benson Guitar Method book’

His mastery in Jazz Guitar is truly remarkable with a lot of world-famous musicians vouching for his expertise

David Loubeh - Piano (Brazil)

David Loubeh had classical piano classes with José Eduardo Martins, and Gilberto Tinetti, both renowned experts in Brazil’s classical environment.

 David is working on a Project to launch an Ear Training program on the web and through live workshops, which is revolutionary and will effectively change the life of a lot of musicians around the world.

Sreyas Narayanun - Carnatic Voice (India)

He is an ‘A’ grade artiste of All India Radio and Doordarshan, Chennai.

Apart from touring extensively within India,  he has also performed in Australia, The Gulf, and Kenya.

Umayalpurm Mali -Carnatic Rhythms (India)

Popular mridangam player who learned from Kumbakonam Rajappa Iyer and Umayalpuram Sivaraman.

He is a Copeland Fellow, Fulbright Fellow and was a faculty at Harvard University.

Umayalpuram Mali has toured widely and has visited several countries on concert tours in USA, Canada, Australia, France, Mauritius, Kenya, and Singapore.

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