The ‘International Institute of Music, Speech & Drama’ was established in 2002 as an independent, progressive, flexible and friendly examining body. Whilst manifesting a steady growth in the field of Music, Speech and Drama, we constantly endeavour to introduce new techniques of teaching methodologies to international standards.
The Institute takes great pride in being able to enhance the quality of the study of English for students from various parts of the island and mould them into individuals with a profound knowledge of the English language enabling them the ability to articulate with ease and confidence.
The Institute conducts examinations at a number of centres in the island giving equal opportunity to students from diverse areas. Thus the reputation of the Institute has now spread far beyond the city in which it began. The choice in curriculums facilitate teachers to develop the skills in their students in the areas of Music, Speech & Drama, Spoken English, General English & Oral Communication for all Grades and Diploma levels.
Speech & Drama Grade & Teaching Diploma Syllabus has been approved by the Society of Teachers of Speech & Drama (STSD) UK. LIIMSD Teacher’s Diploma has been accepted for full STSD Membership. Examinations will be held once a year examined by an Examiner of a Foreign Examination Board.
IIMSD also conducts Foreign Examinations of the London College of Music Examinations of the University of West London UK in Theory of Music and Music and Speech & Drama and allied subjects. These Examinations are held 3 times a year.
The Sri Lanka Festival of Music, Dance and Speech affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech UK is held annually throughout Sri Lanka in 40 centres during the months of May, June & July with the adjudicators from the British Federation. The festival provides a platform for performers of all ages to present their work before the professional adjudicators who assess their performance. Reports, Certificates, Medals are awarded to every performer. Trophies are awarded to winners.
The International Summer Youth Camp of Music, Drama and Dance is also a highlighted event organized by IIMSD. It is held annually during the months of April with Directors from the UK and Ireland.
The specialty of the International Institute of Music, Speech & Drama is that it’s not limited for the students in Colombo and makes sure that they focus more on the remote areas and brings out the best in those students. The Institute conducts examinations at centres all island which gives equal opportunities to students from diverse areas.