Professional Life: Pandit Murli Manohar Shukla

Professional Life


Designation Period Institution Nature of work
Vocalist 1950-51 Radio Goa, Goa Indian Classical Music
1951-2008 AIR Mumbai
Music Composer 1952-54 Radio Goa, Goa Written scripts & songs based on various themes & composed tunes in classical & light music
1954-57 Leading Advt. Agencies Music for advertising short film
Arsh Kala Kunj, Mumbai Ballets & Music Programs
Various School & Colleges in Mumbai
1954-58 Radio Ceylon Composed commercial jingle songs with music for advertising short films
1957-2008 AIR Mumbai Composed light music (Contract Basis)
Correspondent & Music Critic 1952-53 Sangeet Monthly Interviewed Artistes, Wrote reviews on Indian Music & Published Own Classical Music Compositions
Vice Principal 1954-57 Lalit Kala Kendra, Mumbai Conducted Post Graduation Classes (Music)
Founder & Hon. Principal 1957-70 Swar Sadhna Mandir, Mumbai Conducted Music Classes
Music Teacher 1956-58 Indian National Theater, Mumbai Conducted Special Classes in Classical & Light Music
1965-74 BMC Primary Education Dept., Mumbai Scholastic Educational & Cultural work in Music for Primary Schools
In-charge 1971-73 BMC Music Teachers Centre’s Planned the working system for four centre’s
Parel Vocational Music Teachers Centre Arranged & Conducted refreshers course in Music
Gilder Tank Music Teachers Centre Arranged & Conducted refreshers course in Music for newly appointed Music Teachers
Dadar Woolen Mill Music Teacher Centre Arranged & Conducted refreshers course in Music for 7th Std. Music Course
Dadar Hindu Colony Centre Arranged & Conducted refreshers course in Music for 7th Std. Music Course
Author of Songs Text Book 1952-65 Written Text-Books up to Graduation Course Exam in 3 Volumes (Vocal & Instrumental)
1970-90 Classical Songs for BMC Marathi Primary School Children Std. 5th/6th/7th as per Govt. Syllabus
Prepared Guide Book for Music Teachers in 6 Languages
Founder & Jt. Secretary 1972-76 BMC Education Dept. Sponsored SANGEET SABHA, Mumbai Preparing Rules & Regulations, registration & routine work
Lecturer / Demonstrator 1960 - Till Date Various Music Centre & Institutes including TIFR Science Classes, University of Mumbai, etc. Music & Science, Appreciation of Music, Aesthetics of Music, etc.
Travelled 1950 - Till Date Various Important Places in India Attended Music Conferences, Concert, Seminars, etc. as Vocalist, Representative, Music Critic, Composer & Correspondent
Advertising Copy Writer & Translator 1954-60 Leading Advertising Concerns, Mumbai Hindi / Marathi Advertising Copy Writing & Translation
Music Instructor 1974-86 BMC Academy of Music & Art Text Book & Guide Book preparation for various courses in Music for Teachers, Composing Light / Classical Songs / Tunes, Office Administration
Delegate 1974-75 WEF International Education Conference, Mumbai Represented BMC Academy of Music & Arts
1980 All India Music Teachers Conference, Mumbai Participated / Attended in the Conferences held at Ahmedabad, Goa & Patna on behalf of BMC Academy of Music & Arts
Composer / Demonstrator 1975-76 Govt. of India TV Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad (Science Education Satellite / Rural Programs) Composing Music, Demonstration & Program Comparing based on teaching of Science through Music
Honorary Member 1985-88 Benares Hindu University, varanasi Appointed Hon, Member of the Faculty of Performing Arts, Dept. of Vocal Music
Vice Principal / Incharge 1986-90 BMC Academy of Music & Art Incharge Music Wing BMC Academy of Music & Art