Under the able guidance of the ECA convenor Dr. Vindhyachal Mishra and directions of eminent faculty, the “Malhar” Music Society had an eventful year of activities. Malhar held auditions to enrol new members to its fold. The auditions were held by senior members of the society under the guidance of associated faculty on 12th August 2015 and several talented members were inducted under Indian Vocals, Western Vocals and Instrumentals categories. This year, the society inducted two specialist Tabla players- Indrashish and Pragun, while Kevin Stephan was inducted as a drummer cum guitarist. Vishal Patil and Md. Ataullah Raza Khan were elected to represent the Society in the ECA council on 22ndSept 2015.
While Indian vocalists Harsha and Nabila made their mark at many events, fests and seminars hosted within the college by singing the ceremonial Saraswati Vandana, Vishal Patil and Aditya Bhati provided instrumental support on the Keyboard. Bhashkar, an aspiring Flautist, also won 1st prize in PGDAV (Eve.) college in the solo instrumental category. Shekhar Soni also participated in the same for solo singing. Bhashkar participated in Lady Shri Ram College fest in the solo instrumental category and made it up to the final round. Vishal also participated in the same for the solo singing category and got selected for its final round. Bhashkar and Pragun participated in St.Stephens college festival in the duet instrumental category. A team of four students, Vishal, Shekhar, Bhashkar and Hanny of Malhar SBSEC visited the prestigious IIT Kanpur annual cultural festival, “Antaragni 2015” held between 29th Oct - 1st Nov 2015.
Bhashkar, Vishal and Pragun participated in “Vasundhara 2016”, the annual Geography Department fest of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Morning College (Feb 18-19, 2016) and won the 1st prize in acoustics. Bhashkar and Indrashish participated in the annual festival of the Department of Political Science SBSEC “Yugantar 2016” held on 24th Feb 2016. Malharians made their presence felt in organising, conducting and also participating in the Students’ Union annual cultural fest of the college “Sapratang 2016” held on 18th and 19th March 2016. On 8th April 2016, Bhashkar & Vishal won 1st prize in the talent hunt of “Tejas 2016”, the B. A. Programme annual fest of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening College. The society hopes to make its presence felt in the DU circuit in the coming session with greater zeal and vigour, and win greater accolades for the college.