Apple Music has partnered with AR Rahman to set up two Mac Labs at the KM Conservatories based in Chennai and the upcoming new campus in Mumbai.
In the Mac Labs students will learn to create music using Logic Pro X, Aaple’s professional music creation app for the Mac.
Apple Music will also provide to contribute 10-full time musical scholarship for students from underprivileged backgrounds.
Eddy Cue, Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services for Apple said, "It's an honour to be in Mumbai and I am humbled to be in the presence of the talented A.R. Rahman to make this announcement together’’.
He also said that Apple Music and KM Music Conservatory share a deep love in discovering, sharing and nurturing musical talent and we are proud to be supporting such an institution that is investing in the future acts and music community.
A R Rahman is the founding member of the KM Music Conservatory, started in the year 2008in Chennai. It offers both part-time and full-time courses in Hindutani and Western Classical Music to students with strong artistic, intellectual and technical foundation for pursuing professional career.
Speaking on the collaboration with Apple Music, Oscar Award winning singer said that Music is a healer for today’s world and we share the affinity and love of music with Apple Music.
‘’The labs and scholarships at KMMC make an invaluable contribution to helping to develop the talents of tomorrow's musicians and composers. For over 20 years, I've been a loyal Logic Pro user and am excited to be on this journey together with Apple’’, he added.