The music society of Manav Rachna University, MRU MOKSH, organized an intra college singing competition, SURSHETRA, on January 30, 2020. The competition was open for all students of all semesters of Manav Rachna University (MRU), Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) and Manav Rachna Dental College (MRDC).
The judges for the competition were Mrs. Rachna Bhel, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, MRIIRS, and Mr. Prashant Dixit, MRIIRS, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science. They both were accompanied by Dr. Shruti Vashist, Dean, DSW MRU. The judgment criteria for vocal auditions were – Diction, Tonality and Stage Presence.
There were 13 students in total who registered for the competition. During the competition, the students were allowed to perform in both Western and Indian Classical genres of Music. Some performances like the ones by Arshdeep Kaur of BA B.Ed., Rajani Nair of BA B.Ed. and Gauri Verma of B.Tech CSE was really appreciated by both the judges and the audience.
Aman Kumar of BBA, MRU, won the competition with his melodious voice and also received a cash prize.
In the end both the judges gave their short individual performances to cheer up everyone present there.