Hindustani Music Club

Hindustani Music Club

History

The oldest club, it was established in 1962 by the renowned vocalist (late) Ustad Shafi Ahmad of the ‘Agra Gharana’; the oldest sangeet (music) Gharana of India. Prof Khursheedul Islam was the coordinator at the time. Arun Gangoli was appointed the first student secretary of the club.

Mentors

Dr. Mohammad Aslam (Department of ENT, JNMC)

UHMC has three sections

  1. Vocal Section: Instructor – Johnny Foster (won “Young Voice Of India” award in 1991) – Mr. Johny Foster, Music Teacher at Aligarh Muslim University has been nominated as an expert member of the National Cultural Board of Indian Universities Association.

    He was nominated by the Prof. RB Lal, Vice Chancellor SHATS University of Allahabad and President, Association of Indian Universities, Delhi.

    He is a recipient of national and international awards and honors in the field of classical music. National Minorities’ Commission has also awarded him.

  2. Tabla Section: Instructor – Dr. S.R. Chishti is the Instructor & Incharge of Tabla Section. He is the High-Grade artist of A.I.R. and has written a book named “Fun-e-Tabla” in Urdu and one more book on Tabla in Hindi is under publication.

  3. Sitar Section: Instructor – Rafi Ahmad – In Sitar section Mr. Rafi Ahmad S/o Late Ustad Shafi Ahmad is the Instructor and Incharge. He is the last scion of Agra Gharana.

President

Prof. Khalid Bin Yusuf Khan (Chairman, Department of Sanskrit)

Secretary/Club Functionary (2017-2018)

Mr. Mohd Alqamar (B.Sc. Hons Botany)

Activities

  • The opening ceremony of the club.
  • Little champs
  • SUR
  • Workshops
  • Coordinate with Western & Fusion Music Club.
  • Talent hunt
  • Closing Ceremony

Key Achievements

Overwhelming response on YouTube to our video production ‘Hum Dekhenge’.

Represented in Goonj, North Zone Cultural Fest (PUNJAB)

Famous Personalities

  • Dr. Nurul Hasan (Sitar Player) now is in the US.
  • Javed Naqvi (Sitar Player and Vocalist) based in Delhi.
  • Dr. Manazir (Vocalist) based in Dubai.
  • Farrukh Baig (Vocalist and Composer).
  • Ajay Jhingran (lyrist and Singer) based in Mumbai.
  • Dr. Rehana Khusro (Vocalist).
  • Dr. Mohammad Aslam (Vocalist).
  • Mohd. Zafar (Vocalist).
  • Mohd. Shamim Ahmed (Vocalist).
  • Tanveer Haziq (Vocalist).
  • Mohd. Nazar (Tabla Player).
  • Shabi Haider (Tabla Player).

Past Secretaries

  1. Mr. Arun Gangoli: 1961 -1962
  2. Mr. Baqar Mujtaba: 1962-1963
  3. Mr. Aslam Rizvi: 1963-1964
  4. Mr. Rasheed-Uddin: 1964-1965
  5. Mr. Zaheer-Uddin: 1965-1966
  6. Mr. Md. Zafar Farooque: 1966-1967
  7. Mr. Tasadug Husain: 1967-1968
  8. Mr. Bhavesh Banerjee: 1968-1969
  9. Mr. Tanvir Haziq: 1969-1970
  10. Mr. Mohd. Zafar: 1970 -1971
  11. Mr. Shakeel Hussain: 1971 -1972
  12. Mr. Zafar Haider Naqvi: 1972-1973
  13. Mr. S. Javed Haider: 1973-1974
  14. Mr. Mohammad Aslam: 1974-1975
  15. Mr. Mohammad Aslam: 1975-1976
  16. Mr. Mohd. Shamim: 1976-1977
  17. Mr. Tariq Fayiaz: 1977-1978
  18. Mr. Mohd. Aleem Hanfi: 1978-1979
  19. Mr. Shakeel Ahmad: 1979-1980
  20. Mr. Munnawar Haziq: 1983-1984
  21. Mr. Mohd. Younus: 1984-1985
  22. Mr. Balender Kumar Singh: 1985-1986
  23. Mr. Khalil Khan: 1986-1990
  24. Mr. Danish Mahmood: 1990-1991
  25. Mr. Masroor Ali Quraishi: 1991 -1992
  26. Mr. Syed Mohsin Ali Alvi: 1993-1994
  27. Mr. Mirza Farrukh Beg: 1994-1995
  28. Mr. Tariq Husain: 1995-1996
  29. Mr. Azeem A. Khan: 1997-1998
  30. Mr. Mohd. Kashif Khan: 1998-1999
  31. Mr. Mohd. Tariq Intizar: 1999-2000
  32. Mr. Sabil A. Ata: 2000-2001
  33. Mr. Ansar-ul-Haque: 2002-2003
  34. Mr. Asif-uz-Zaman: 2003-2004
  35. Mr. Asif-uz-Zaman: 2004-2005
  36. Mr. Shabbar Imam (Student Convener): 2005-2006
  37. Mr. Ahmad Zaib (Student Convener): 2006-2007
  38. Mr. Shahzad Alam (Student Convener): 2007-2008
  39. Mr. Fahad Khan (Student Convener): 2008-2009
  40. Mr. Mohd. Shanwaz: 2009-2010
  41. Mr. Fahad Khan: 2010-2011
  42. Mr. Ishrat Ali: 2012-2013
  43. Mr. Mohd. Shaban: 2013-2014
  44. Ms. Shumaila Anis Khan: 2014-2015
  45. Mr. Azharuddin (Student Convener): 2014-2015
  46. Mr. Mohd. Yaseen Malik (Student Convener): 2015-2016
  47. Mr. Gulrez Hussain: 2016-2017

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