We are a group of passionate Music lovers who express fun, excitement, sorrow, and peace through Music. Our aim is to nurture and develop a Musical culture at IIM Udaipur so that it touches every soul, resounds in every corner of the campus, and reaches the crescendo of every corner of the world to create positive vibes, amplifying the energy altogether. We strongly believe that Music is the most prominent religion that crosses all barriers of caste, creed, and gender. We leverage its power to reflect the diversity of IIM Udaipur.
Octaves collaborates with various clubs and committees for concerts and performances during many festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Teacher’s Day, Christmas, Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali, and other college events like Freshers, Solaris, Flashback, Audacity, Farewell, and many more.
Along with stage performances, we love to come up with our original compositions for our Annual fests.
The team is responsible for organizing and conducting plenty of musical events around the year for all musical enthusiasts on campus.
Octaves performs live for any and every event that requires a musical atmosphere. We collaborate with various SCOs to perform in events like Diwali, Freshers, Audacity, Ganesh Chaturthi, Teacher’s Day, New Year, etc.
Our performances include music from different genres involving rock, classical, Bollywood, regional, pop, etc. We consciously make an effort to include a variety of music in our concerts to make sure that the music caters to all sections of students with different music tastes.
This is a unique event as there is no preparation before the event, and the audience is also invited to sing the songs of their choice. Similar jamming sessions are conducted now in different events, such as Christmas, Lohri, etc.
Traditionally, the first event for the juniors on campus provides a stage for everyone (trained and bathroom singers) to come together to share their love for music and sing any song to their heart’s desire. Not being restricted to just once, but is held 2-3 times around the year and is part of the cultural festival and internal events of the college.
Rock, being one of the most renowned and popular genres of choice among the youth, is celebrated in the form of the War of Bands at IIMU. The event is held during the cultural fest of IIMU, Audacity. It is the stage for many rock bands across the nation to compete with one another. The Octaves Team kickstarts the event with their enthralling performance.
Octaves also have something for people who are yet to learn to play any instruments. We bring an event called the Air Band. It is an internal competition reserved for juniors where any music lover could form a band and act like one on stage with the presence of instruments (made by the students themselves) to show their showmanship and performance.
This event is for people to show their creativity by not just singing but also bringing their original compositions, where people compete in the genre of rap songs. This event is held during the cultural fest of IIM Udaipur, Audacity. It attracts a lot of rappers, both local and around the country.
Nothing brings out the fun in music like the game of Antakshari does. It has always held a special place in our hearts as Indians. Octaves conduct Antakshari as a part of Audacity. But we don’t just do the traditional Antakshari!! Every year, we come up with new, innovative, and fun rounds that add to the excitement and enjoyment of the participants.
This is a Solo Singing Competition which is conducted during the cultural fest of IIM Udaipur, Audacity. The event attracts excellent singers from Udaipur as well as from nearby locations. This is one event where singers are given a huge platform to showcase their talent and attract recognition. Keeping in mind the pandemic and its challenges, Octaves also hosted a solo singing competition on an online platform, which received registrations from across India.
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