India’s largest inter-school music competition ‘Band-It’ organized by Furtados School of Music (FSM) is set to experience its biggest year yet. The music competition encourages group and solo performers to showcase their talent. With participation of over 700 students, from top schools like Ryan International, JBCN International School, Global Indian International School, APL Global School, Oakridge International School, GD Goenka Public School and many more, Band-It, searches for young and fresh musical talent from across India.
Music nurtures the creative side of kids’ and also allows them to try something new and develop confidence. Furtados School of Music motivates students to bring alive their talent and exposes them to the world of music.
The competition is currently in its pre-finale phase, where students are mentored by experts from the music industry to fine tune and polish their talent further. After 2 successful years, this year the grand finale will be held in Mumbai on 16th November, where the winner will be announced and will receive prizes worth INR 2 lacs. The finale will also witness a performance by a student ensemble from the Akshaya Patra NGO.
As an educational institute that is pioneering and standardizing music education in India, Band-It as a property aims at encouraging all schools, principals, parents and students to nurture and promote musical talent. “Our plan is to make Band-It the most aspirational music competition in the country. Each year, we’re growing at a phenomenal rate and the sheer talent and passion of the students makes us feel proud.” said Tanuja Gomes, Co-founder and Co-CEO of FSM.