Keshava Institution is the oldest dance institution in Karnataka imparting training in Bharatanatyam, Karnatic Classical music, Veena and Mridangam. Started by Late Natyacharya Natya Vidwan Guru Sri H R Keshava Murthy KNS is recognized both by Sangeetha Nrithya Academy & Govt of Karnataka. Managed by Director - Guru Shri B.K.ShyamPrakash [Bharatanatyam Guru] & Vidhwan Shri Raghunandan S. [Bharatanatyam exponent] KNS has brought out more than 60 dance dramas, thousands of classical dance recitals across the globe, trained over 5000 students many of whom have established themselves in this field of divine art. Keshava Nrithya Shala has a structured certificate, diploma and degree courses for students and aspirants of varied expertise in classical dance. Keshava Nrithya Shala will train students to take up Junior Senior and Vidwath grade of examinations annually conducted by KSEEB, and groom them to thorough professionals. Keshava College of Music and Dance offers BA Degree in Bharatanatyam / Classical Music. Affiliation : Bangalore University. Admissions are open for the year 2010 - 2011.