Apple and A R Rahman tie up for Two Music Labs in India

  • Apple India has joined hands with AR Rahman to open two Mac Labs in Chennai and Mumbai which will offer music scholarship to 10 students per year.

Apple India and A.R. Rahman will be partnering to open two new music labs at Rahman’s schools named KM Music Conservatory (KMMC). Apple announced on Wednesday that one lab is going to be set in the flagship campus in Chennai and the other will be situated in the upcoming new campus in Mumbai.

The music labs will Mac-equipped. The students will be educated on how to make music using Apple’s music creation app, Logic Pro X. Furthermore, this partnership will is also give 10 full-time musical scholarships to students from impoverished backgrounds.

A R Rahman is a self-professed Logic Pro X loyalist and wants to familiarise his students with the software too.

Rahman said, “Music is a healer for today’s world and we share the same affinity and love of music with Apple Music. The labs and scholarships at KMMC make an invaluable contribution to helping to develop the talents of tomorrow’s musicians and composers. For over 20 years, I’ve been a loyal Logic Pro user and am excited to be on this journey together with Apple.”

At Rahman’s KM Music Conservatory, students master both part-time and full-time courses in Hindustani and Western classical music. After a two-year diploma course, they have the choice to further persue their studies for a third year at Middlesex University London, where they complete a BA Degree in Music.


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