ENIGMA- THE MUSIC SOCIETY OF DME
Name of the Society- ENIGMA- THE MUSIC SOCIETY OF DME
Music is the soul of life. And Enigma, The Music Society of DME seeks to preserve and feed this soul. Enigma aims at promoting music teaching and learning, musical creativity and expression, research and dialogue, and diversity and interdisciplinary interaction.
Enigma was established in the first week of August 2017. Members of the society always try to perform innovative and creative experiments in the field of music, which helps to improve the horizon of the students with respect to Music.
The field of music is as large as ocean and you take as much as you can, from it. It has been rightly said that if you want to develop yourself as a human being then music is the best way to achieve that. This is what Enigma is doing, it’s trying to develop each and every member though music.
Objectives of the society:
- The society aims to organize competitions, giving students the motivation to work hard on their skills, host performances in the college, and also to audition and shortlist students for inter-college events and festivals.
- Students of the college can showcase their talent in the form of vocal singing and instrumental music, but the society also allows them to express their artistic flare.
- Society regularly takes part in different fest and competitions, which gives them the exposure and a chance to express themselves and to entertain through the artistic medium of music.
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The following is a descriptive list of all the achievements made by Alankaar in the last semester:
|S. No.||Event Name||Description|
|1||BJMC Orientation August 13||
A performance of “MaaSaraswatiVandana”was carried out by the members of the society. The performance consisted of female vocals, sitar, guitar, etc.
|2||Rhythms October 11||
A variety of musical performances were carried out including those of solo singing, duet, group singing, western instrumental, band performance, Punjabi performance, and jam session.
Held in the auditorium, the event was for the entertainment of the Director General, and all faculty members of the college, and students.
|3||Varchasva – Participation October 30||
Students participated in the fest for the solo-singing in the event “X Factor” held by Tecnia College.
Students of Alankaar visited an orphanage and delivered a musical performance along with donations from the college.
|5||Spandan – Participation November 13||
The students of the society formed a band and made an entry after recording a music video for their performance.
Enigma: The Music Society of DME conducted the auditions for first year students for all the three schools, BBA, BJMC, LAW for inducting new members into the society on March 12, 2021. The auditions for Enigma entailed interested students recording their videos and showcasing their talents. This was a call for filling of various positions such as vocalists, instrumentalists, sound engineers and other artists. The society received an overwhelming response from over 75 students who had submitted interesting and exceptional videos of their work. The present student body of Enigma viewed the performances by all the candidates and adjudged the best out of them. In the end, the student conveners concluded the session by extending the vote of thanks to the faculty
conveners, Ms. Shreya Mahajan and Ms. Sanchita Chakraborty.
Antakshari has been a game played by people since a very long time. It’s a good recreation to spend some quality time with family and friends. But this hectic pace of life leaves no time for this.
So, to reminisce the activities we once enjoyed, the music society of DME- ENIGMA organized an online ANTAKSHARI COMPETITION- WITH A TWIST on Friday, 18th September, 2020 on zoom app. The virtual competition was attended under the guidance of the society’s faculty convener and co-convener Ms. Shreya Mahajan and Ms. Gayatri kapur. The competition became successful with the help of the entire executive committee of ENIGMA. The invitation of the competition also revolved around the society’s official Instagram account. Moving forward, this competition was open to every school and every student of DME and we received a great response from the college. The rules of the competition were told to each and every participant via mail.
There were three rounds. In the first round, WORD THROW- participants were given two words each to sing a songs from them.
In the second round, DHUN KO SUNN- participants were given an instrumental music to listen and were told to figure out the song and to sing it. In the third round, BOLLYLOVE- participants were given a movie each and had to sing songs of the movie. In between the rounds, songs were being sung by the executive committee and the participants for fun.
The students zealously participated. The competition was judged by ENIGMA’S executive committee and concluded by Ms. Shreya Mahajan and Ms. Gayatri Kapur’s address to the students.
1ST PRIZE – TEAM GATLING GUNS
2ND PRIZE- DABANG TEAM
Rhythm – A Musical Show
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. It’s a piece of art that goes in the ear straight to the heart. Music unlocks self-expression, intelligence and creativity. Music is the last true voice of the human spirit. It can go beyond language, beyond age and beyond colour straight to the mind and heart of all people.
Keeping this objective in mind, Alankaar – DME Music society organised “Rhythm – A musical Show” on 25th October 2018 in Nelson Mandela Auditorium from 3 pm onwards. The motive of the event was to provide a platform to the society members to showcase their talent on stage. Director of DME Prof. Ravikant Swami was invited to grace the occasion along with other faculty members. He expressed his interest in music while stating some of the incidents related with the great Singer cum Actor Kishore Kumar. The event had a total of twelve mesmerizing performances. The performance had combinations of western music, classical and Bollywood numbers. Students of all the departments participated in this musical event. Following are the name of the students who performed in this musical show:
|Ms Ramya (Vocalist)||Mr Ahad Ahmed khan (Instrumentalist)|
|Ms Chaviisha (Vocalist)||Mr Anmol Sachdeva (Instrumentalist)|
|Ms Anuja (Vocalist)||Mr Nitin (Vocalist + Instrumentalist)|
|Mr Shubham (Vocalist)||Mr Anurag Das (Instrumentalist)|
|Mr Shrey (Vocalist)||Mr Aman (Vocalist + Instrumentalist)|
|Ms Ritika (Vocalist)||Ms Amisha (Vocalist)|
|Mr Sharad (Vocalist)|
The audience was left spell bound with the performance of the society members. Continuous cheering from the audience, increased motivation of the performers. The anchors of the event (Mr Vinay Joshi & Ms Neelakshi) made the event more interesting by putting their good sense of humour.
The event concluded with a vote of thanks by the Faculty Convenor Ms Neha Singh (Assistant Professor). The event was well coordinated by the Co-conveners of the Society Ms Sanchita Chakraborty (Assistant Professor) and Ms Shelly Agarwal (Assistant Professor).
Tarang – A Musical Workshop
Alankaar – DME Music society organised Tarang – a musical workshop for society members. The workshop was organised on 4th of October in Nelson Mandela Auditorium from 3 pm onwards. The workshop was organised to impart knowledge about advanced guitar to the society members. Professional guitarist Mr.Gaurav Sharma was invited to grace the occasion.
Members were taught about playing “heartbeat” style on acoustic guitar. He taught 3 patterns of heartbeat style and advised members to keep practicing the same. The house was opened for questions. Students asked about finger exercises for smooth playing of guitar. Members were really happy after the workshop as it added to the existing pool of knowledge of the society members.