The very ancient traditional, folk and classical Music is living heritage of Nepal .The traditional of Music education in Nepal is Quite long as Guru Sisya Parampara ( teaching and learning traditional, folk and classical music).In 1963 (Kartik 2020 B.S.) some music lovers from Jhochhen Tale Kathmandu established Kalanidhi Sangeet Mahavidhyalaya,music college to contribute to the proliferation and development of music in Nepal. the establishment of this college marks the beginning of the institutional development of Music education in Nepal. this college has been renamed as Kalanidhi Indira Sangeet Mahavidhylaya KISM in 1963 (2025 B.C.)This College is acknowiedged and accreditated by Bhat Khande Sangeet M.V.in Lucknow, India and by Prayag Sanggeet Samiti in Allahabad India. Late sir Pandit Ranga Rao Kabambari was the first prist principal of the college. Subsequent principals are Late pt.Ganesh B.Bhandadri and Sangeet pravin Sir Nar Raj Dhakal and sir Mohan pd. Joshi.