Western classical music
Western Classical music in India has become very nonexistent but has only patronized by the Indian Zoroastrian community, the Protestant Christian community in Chennai and Bangalore, and small esoteric groups with historical exposure to Western classical music. It’s very rare to find western music education except for the western keyboard, drums, and guitar instruction which managed to gain some interest. Certain institutions in India helped to improve western classical education. like KM Music Conservatory (founded by Oscar-winning Composer A.R.Rahman), Calcutta School of Music, Eastern Fare Music Foundation, In 1930, Mehli Mehta set up the Bombay Symphony Orchestra. His son Zubin Mehta has enjoyed a long international conducting career. The Bombay Chamber Orchestra (BCO) was founded in 1962. Delhi School of Music, Delhi Music Academy, Guitarmonk, and others supporting Western classical music.. In 2006, the Symphony Orchestra of India was founded, housed at the NCPA in Mumbai.