About Us

The Swar Gunjan Music Academy is the premier Indian music training institution in the Greater Toronto Area. We are a not-for-profit organization with a music-based mandate that is led by renowned vocalist and Singer Pramesh Nandi.

The focus of our organization is on enhancing local talents through musical training to individuals, children, seniors and individuals with disabilities as well as the presentation of inclusive events showcasing Indian musical artists to the Greater Toronto Area community.

With strong support from the stake holders, community members and volunteers we strive our best to promote local arts, culture and heritage through training and by organizing variety of programs and events such as musical shows, festivals, dramas, classes, and seminars.



PRAMESH NANDI

Executive Director

Swargunjan Music Academy was founded and registered as not-for-profit organization in 2011 by renowned vocalist Pramesh Nandi of Mewati Gharana of Padmavibhushan Pandit Jasrajji. PrameshNandi,was born and raised in Gujarat, India, with the fragrance of music in his family. He was guided and influenced by many music teachers, and performers in the beginning, then leaned systematic Indian classical music of mewati gharana from Shri Niraj Parikh. Advanced classical training was taken under the strict guidance of Pandit Hemang Mehta of mewati gharana, who is a senior disciple of Pandit Jasrajji. A "Guru-Shishya Parampara" is maintained and he is still learning on a regular basis from Pandit Hemangji.

Pramesh has worked as a singer, music director and composer in television serials. He has organized many musical events and shows around the world. He has been awarded with "JEWEL OF THE COMMUNITY" award by Secretary of the Indian Consulate General of Canada.



Our Goals

Swar Gunjan seeks to achieve these goals through our music academy:


  • Professionally teach our students and provide a high-quality and equitable learning experience
  • Promote cultural music through training and performances
  • Preserve Indian culture and heritage by serving the diverse members of the community


Our Values

As an organization, we share a set of core values that help define us and the work we do. The following values are integrated deeply within our services and the ways in which we work together with our supporters, clients, industry partners and key stakeholders.


  • Integrity: Swar Gunjan recognizes the importance of honesty, fairness and transparency in our actions, interactions, and motives.
  • Professionalism: We only provide our clients with exceptional service and ensure that our students are gaining their knowledge from experts from the field.
  • Excellence: Swar Gunjan puts forth a consistent standard in the delivery of our services and seek to continuously improve our organization in whichever way possible by committing to excellence.
  • Inclusiveness: We strive to provide inclusive training to a diverse group which includes but is not limited to children, youth, seniors and individuals with disabilities.


Mission

Our mission to is bring awareness and education through needs-based programs and services in music, arts culture and heritage with the goal of fostering healthy, vibrant and inclusive communities.



Vision

To bring positive change in the cultural, musical and artistic development of communities through: education, training, engagement and empowerment.