The Luit Konwar Rudra Barua State College of Music started its pioneering journey as the only institute of its kind from 2nd October,1981. The aim of setting this Govt. College was to study analyse and develop the 500 year old living tradition of Sattriya Music and Dance in the light of Indian classical Music . A centre for excellence and achievement in dance and music , it is today one of the finest institutions for performing arts . Professional courses like B.Music is its strength. Located at its cutting edge of knowledge LKRB State college of music has not just kept pace with the changing world but has been a pioneering spirit behind innovation in the field of performing arts.
This is the only government music college in the entire State under the umbrella of Cultural Affairs Department , govt. of Assam . The college has been providing valued service to the young talents for development of Music and Culture not only in Assam but also in the entire Northeast India. It is playing the most important role in the development of the varied vivid culture in the region . The college is enriched with faculty who are renowned & graded artists of the North East India.The college has a very glorious history with exemplary achievements in the past . The alumini of this institute are spread all over the world and many are in the active pursuit of music education and performance . Initially the college began in the premises of Rabindra Bhavan Complex and now it has shifted to its permanent campus at Panjabari , near Shilpagram . The process is on for construction of a permanent building of the college by the state government . The would be complex would include hostel facilities , Auditorium , Accoustic library etc .
The journey well began has infinite potential to evolve further setting newer standards of excellence.