University Hindustani Music Club
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.
UHMC has three sections
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Mohammad Aslam (Department of ENT, JNMC)
Prof. Khalid Bin Yusuf Khan (Chairman, Department of Sanskrit)
Mr. Mohd Sarim Ashrafi (M.A. Mass Comm)
- The opening ceremony of the club.
- Little champs
- Coordinate with Western & Fusion Music Club.
- Talent hunt
- Closing Ceremony
Overwhelming response on YouTube to our video production ‘Hum Dekhenge’.
Represented in Goonj, North Zone Cultural Fest (PUNJAB)
- Represented in North Zone Cultural Fest (UP)
- 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).
- Mr. Arun Gangoli: 1961 -1962
- Mr. Baqar Mujtaba: 1962-1963
- Mr. Aslam Rizvi: 1963-1964
- Mr. Rasheed-Uddin: 1964-1965
- Mr. Zaheer-Uddin: 1965-1966
- Mr. Md. Zafar Farooque: 1966-1967
- Mr. Tasadug Husain: 1967-1968
- Mr. Bhavesh Banerjee: 1968-1969
- Mr. Tanvir Haziq: 1969-1970
- Mr. Mohd. Zafar: 1970 -1971
- Mr. Shakeel Hussain: 1971 -1972
- Mr. Zafar Haider Naqvi: 1972-1973
- Mr. S. Javed Haider: 1973-1974
- Mr. Mohammad Aslam: 1974-1975
- Mr. Mohammad Aslam: 1975-1976
- Mr. Mohd. Shamim: 1976-1977
- Mr. Tariq Fayiaz: 1977-1978
- Mr. Mohd. Aleem Hanfi: 1978-1979
- Mr. Shakeel Ahmad: 1979-1980
- Mr. Munnawar Haziq: 1983-1984
- Mr. Mohd. Younus: 1984-1985
- Mr. Balender Kumar Singh: 1985-1986
- Mr. Khalil Khan: 1986-1990
- Mr. Danish Mahmood: 1990-1991
- Mr. Masroor Ali Quraishi: 1991 -1992
- Mr. Syed Mohsin Ali Alvi: 1993-1994
- Mr. Mirza Farrukh Beg: 1994-1995
- Mr. Tariq Husain: 1995-1996
- Mr. Azeem A. Khan: 1997-1998
- Mr. Mohd. Kashif Khan: 1998-1999
- Mr. Mohd. Tariq Intizar: 1999-2000
- Mr. Sabil A. Ata: 2000-2001
- Mr. Ansar-ul-Haque: 2002-2003
- Mr. Asif-uz-Zaman: 2003-2004
- Mr. Asif-uz-Zaman: 2004-2005
- Mr. Shabbar Imam (Student Convener): 2005-2006
- Mr. Ahmad Zaib (Student Convener): 2006-2007
- Mr. Shahzad Alam (Student Convener): 2007-2008
- Mr. Fahad Khan (Student Convener): 2008-2009
- Mr. Mohd. Shanwaz: 2009-2010
- Mr. Fahad Khan: 2010-2011
- Mr. Ishrat Ali: 2012-2013
- Mr. Mohd. Shaban: 2013-2014
- Ms. Shumaila Anis Khan: 2014-2015
- Mr. Azharuddin (Student Convener): 2014-2015
- Mr. Mohd. Yaseen Malik (Student Convener): 2015-2016
- Mr. Gulrez Hussain: 2016-2017
- Mr. Mohd Alqamar: 2017-2018
- Mr. Mohd Sarim Ashrafi: 2018-present