Online Carnatic Music Classes

Carnatic Classical

Aruna Sairam | Faculty Head

The Carnatic Preparatory course is designed for the aspirant who has an appreciation of Carnatic music but has never learned the music in the shiksha paddhathi. Carnatic vocal classes are adaptation of the initial pedagogical lessons, and will prepare the student for the pace and demands of the Intermediate course.
Voice Training:
nThe curriculum is delivered in combination with Scientific Voice Development. Music teachers are trained in the concepts and principles of Frederick Husler, adapted to the needs of Indian Music by Ananth Vaidyanathan. The human voice is naturally a singing voice, irrespective of musical talent. Musical tone and skills are innate potentials of the human voice. The voice is developed by activating its potential nature through simple songs and allowing it grow easily and naturally along a path of increasing musical complexities.

Carnatic music is one of the most complex musical genres in the world. The complex grammar and aesthetics of Carnatic ragas, their highly nuanced gamakas, the great compositions – all require deep conditioning of the mind, voice and aesthetic sense. The celebrated Carnatic shiksha paddhathi – the system of basic training, is one of the most brilliant pedagogical systems in music. This series of online Carnatic music classes is built on the basis of this Paddhathi, combining the inculcation of exercises along with development of song sense.
Voice Training:
The curriculum is delivered in combination with Scientific Voice Development. Teachers are trained in the concepts and principles of Frederick Husler, adapted to the needs of Indian Music by Ananth Vaidyanathan. The human voice is naturally a singing voice, irrespective of musical talent. Musical tone and skills are innate potentials of the human voice. The voice is developed by activating its potential nature through simple songs and allowing it grow easily and naturally along a path of increasing musical complexities.

Carnatic music performance demands command over raga grammar, complex gamakas, the highly mathematical sense that goes into the rhythmic dimension of music, and finally the genius of improvisation that demands extraordinary levels of creativity in melody, rhythm and voice. The Advanced Carnatic singing course takes the student towards the direction of high level performance in a methodical manner – creating a solid base of techniques, concepts and skills that the student can build on over a lifetime of continuous growth as an artist.
Voice Training:
The curriculum for south Indian Classical Music is delivered in combination with Scientific Voice Development. Teachers are trained in the concepts and principles of Frederick Husler, adapted to the needs of Indian Music by Ananth Vaidyanathan. The human voice is naturally a singing voice, irrespective of musical talent. Musical tone and skills are innate potentials of the human voice. The voice is developed by activating its potential nature through simple songs and allowing it grow easily and naturally along a path of increasing musical complexities.