Instructor-Led courses following the Perfecting Carnatic Music Level 1 syllabus covering Sarali and other Varisais, Alankarams, Geethams, Swarajatis and practical theory appropriate to the levels.
Carnatic Preliminary 101
Carnatic Preliminary 102
Carnatic Preliminary 201 Part 1
Carnatic Preliminary 201 Part 2
Carnatic Preliminary 101 Voice Culture, Sarali and Jantai Varishais
This is the entry level course for Carnatic Music beginners who don’t have prior experience in learning music. The course will cover voice culture exercises, fundamentals of music theory, sarali varishais and jantai varishai.
Video Lessons Taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. These can be accessed through the Acharyanet Subscription.
(These are not included in the course and may be purchased separately.)
At the end of this course, students will be confident with aspects of melody and rhythm and be able to render the varishais in at least 2 speeds in both swaram and akaram.
They will also be trained on the practical implementation of various types of gamakas or also called ornamentation, such as Kampitam (oscillation) and sphuritam to help gain fluency in the rendition of double notes through the jantai varishais exercises
Students will be taught the concept and names of the 16-note system unique to Carnatic music.
Courses include review sessions by the Director, Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Appropriate assignments will be given to enable the development of the student’s musical intuition.
(The fees quoted above are for one-on-one classes. Fees may vary depending on the faculty's availability. For group class fees, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.)
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Enrolment is based on self-assessment of your needs, levels and capabilities. If at any time, faculty or you deem that you require extra help/inputs, Acharyanet can arrange for extra classes at appropriate costs.
Enrolment is also open to students who face challenges due to time zones or time constraints and wish to gain access to the recorded sessions of the course instead of the live sessions. Students may record the sessions at their end.
Confirmation: Upon enrolment, you will receive an email and phone call from us to help orient you for the classes.
The Classes Will Include The Following:
Platform: Zoom/Skype or equivalent video conference.
Schedule: The course coordinator will help students get started with schedules, learning materials and faculty assignments.
Duration: Each session will be anywhere from 35 – 50 minutes based on the content to be covered.
Classes will be conducted in a group or individual setting based on enrolments and levels.
Course timings may be changed based on travel schedules of faculty but adequate notice will be given to everyone. If students are unable to attend class, they should inform 48 hours in advance and the faculty will make an effort to make up based on their availability and schedule. Please note the class will be made up only if the teacher has an availability.
Students are welcome to record their classes but strictly prohibited from sharing it with anyone else.
Carnatic Music Exams And Certifications
Acharyanet exams and certifications offer a great opportunity for students to test their skills and proficiency. This is not a mandatory requirement for those enrolled in courses. Learn more at Certifications & Exams.
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