Institute of Western Music & Speech

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The Institute of Western Music & Speech was established in 1960 and from that time onwards, it was known as the “Association of Teachers of Western Music and Dramatic Art”. The school offering highly qualified and experienced teachers in the field of Music, Speech, and Drama, and also who completely dedicated themselves totally towards achieving a common aim that of promoting, nurturing and developing all their inner the talents of the children of our country in the industry of Western Music, Speech, and allied subjects.


Now, the IWMS Institute is a fully fledged and recognized by the state, which incorporated in the year of 1988, by the Act of Parliament No. 44 without share capital or other commercial attribute. This musical institute has grown in stature, and has founded the reputation as the biggest, most progressive and innovative, local Examining Body in Sri Lanka conducting a record number of examinations island-wide, in Music, Speech and allied subjects in all grades along with Diploma courses. The syllabuses compiled by qualified experienced examiners who are in keeping with internationally accepted standards. The Institute met this challenge way back in 1971, when the conduct of foreign examinations was discontinued.


The Institute of Western Music & Speech has always catered to the needs of the teachers of in all the relevant industry including by way of organizing seminars, workshops and programmes, they have paved the way for closer co-operation, understanding and cordiality among the teachers of Music and Speech and the Examiners of the Institute. A long felt need was realized in 1993 when the Institute moved in to its own premises at No. 12, Kotalawela Gardens, Colombo 04. The office is managed by a highly knowledged efficient staff, whilst the members render their honorary services to the Institute for now. The Institute of Western Music and Speech is a firmly rooted body, comprising a membership who professionally qualified teachers who give their contribution immensely towards the perfect functioning of the Institute and the conduct of its examinations. Its funds and property are vested in the Institute and are devoted solely for the better advancement of the Arts, Music, Speech and allied subjects as set in its Constitution.

To Improve Music and Speech Skills

  • Teachers of English
  • Speech
  • Spoken English
  • Music
  • Theory of Music
  • Teacher's Certificate in Music

To Enrich The Institute

  • Group Classes
  • Certification
  • Private Classes
  • Class Rooms
  • Exam Hall
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Qualified Education
  • Examination

Price For To Improve Your Skills

  • Diploma Music

    Rs. 7,200

    Improve your artistic expression in performance through technical competence and stylistic understanding. Apart from your music studies, you could able to improve the transferable skill.

  • Speech & Drama

    Rs. 7,200

    Build the confidence level of your child with the language skills and good speech through IWMS's center Drama Programmes and Speech. drama and Speech will provide your children the great opportunity.


What are the main uses and purpose of the IWMS Diploma/Teachers’ Exams?

This is great opportunity mainly for the teachers who wish to go under professional training. You could get the professional qualification which you've wanted from the field of either Music or speech or language. This is specially for those don't have professional qualification in those fields.

Which places are the Speech & Music Practical Examination Centres?

The examination centres are located at Kandy, Trincomalee, Kalutara, Batticloa, Gampaha, Kalmunai, Matara, Sammanthurai, Bandarawela, Badulla, Kurunegala, Nuwara Eliya, Galle, Kuliyapitiya, Wennappuwa, Hingurakgoda, Kegalle, Hatton, Mirigama, Weliveriya, Ragama, Ehaliyagoda, Wattala, Colombo 08, Kandana, Ratnapura, Kiribathgoda, Matale, Nugegoda, and Anuradhapura Places.



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  • Tuesday
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  • Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
  • Friday
    09:30 - 23:30
  • Saturday
    09:30 - 23:30
  • Sunday
    08:00 - 16:00

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