Support CDMS

The Centre for Development of Music Studies works hard to raise significant funds to support the highest level of professional training students from all over the world every year. The Centre for Development of Music Studies strives to provide excellence in music training, education and experiences for people of all ages and levels of ability. There are a number of ways you can support CDMS in achieving this mission. From donating your time as a volunteer to making a financial contribution to the school’s Annual Fund, The CDMS asks for your support. The School attracts the country’s finest professional musicians to work with its orchestras and to lead master classes and workshops. To ensure that the CDMS can continue to provide its students with the highest levels of training and performance opportunities and remain one of the leading music schools in India, we provide the following ways to get involved in supporting.

Join Us - Become a CDMS Friend
Provide a Scholarship - Support a talented young musician
Infrastructure Fund – Support for CDMS’ expansion

Volunteer – Become a voluntary teacher
Library books – Donate a music book for the library.
Music CDs/DVDs - Donate a performance, audio and Video CD/DVD.
Performance Events - Support the CDMS events
Restore a Score - Support vital conservation work
Community & Outreach - Find out more about CDMS Sparks and Creative Leadership
Fundraising Events - Meet other supporters and enjoy music at the CDMS
Planned Giving - Remember CDMS in your Will.


For further information on supporting the work of the CDMS please contact us in the address above or write to us at

Ragtime Timeline

1900 New Orleans Style
1920 Hot Jazz Chicago Style
1930 Swing Kansas, Gypsy Jazz
1940 Bebop Blues, Vocalese
1950 Main Stream, Cool Blues, HardBop, Bossa Nova
1960 ModalFree, JazzSoul, BluesGroove
1970 Blues Funk, Fusion Modern, MainStream
1980 Afro-Cuban Jazz, Post Bopreturn, Classic Blues, Acid Jazz
1990 HardBop, Revival Classisism, Smooth Jazz, Jumpblues, Retro Swing
2000 European