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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can benefit from Acharyanet lessons?

There are many free resources for learning Carnatic Music that can be found online. Acharyanet is unique in that the Carnatic Music Lessons offered on the site are high quality comprehensive video lessons taught only by renowned gurus in Carnatic Music. Whether you are a student, teacher or performer, there are many ways to benefit from Acharyanet and become a better musician or teacher. Whether it is strengthen your fundamentals like varisias and geethams, improve your repertoire in varnams or krithis of great composers or to master advanced concepts in manodharma, you will find all the relevant lessons here.

Why was Acharyanet founded?

For passionate students of Carnatic Music, the hurdles to learning are many. Some don’t find the right teachers, or live in remote places where access to lessons are difficult or the hectic schedules prevent them from doing justice to learning effectively. Acharyanet was founded to give another effective venue for students to learn the right way from great gurus, all from the comfort of their homes. It is not meant to replace learning from a guru in person, but more to supplement and strengthen fundamental concepts and help one practice effectively. All video lessons are recorded with a student audience with a comprehensive format including explanations of ragas and other releveant information about the composer and composition.

How can I benefit from Acharyanet?

Carnatic Music is a challenging art form that is best learned from a knowledgeable Guru in live one-on-one sessions. Acharyanet is a supplemental form of learning which offers comprehensive video lessons from stalwarts in music that helps one to improve their knowledge. By combining both live classes and the reference material from Acharyanet video lessons, one can make substantial progress in learning Carnatic Music. It is very important to master the fundamental concepts with the guidance of knolwedgable gurus. The lessons on Acharyanet can help one understand many important concepts from saralivarisai practice to manodharma.

I would like to try out the subscription for Free first before joining. Is that possible?

Definitely, that’s why we have the 7 Day Free Trial. If you decide to continue you after trial period, you will continue the subscription. If you cancel within the 7 days, you will not be charged. For Indian Users, if you cancel within the free trial period , we will refund you completely. 

Does Acharyanet have live classes?

Yes, we have launched syllabus-based courses taught by distinguished faculty. These courses are available for beginners, intermediate level and advanced learners. See more details at Acharyanet Online Institute for Musical Excellence.

Can I download lessons from the site?

This feature is no longer available. However, some lessons are available for individual purchase for limited duration for streaming access. 

What other services does Acharyanet offer for members?

We care about our members and want them to have the best learning experience. Acharyanet members are invited to join our closed Whatsapp group and Facebook groups where they can share thoughts about music, useful resources and renditions of lessons learned from the site. We also invite members to join online events, webinars and live events that help them interact with musicians and improve their knowledge.

Can I pay yearly and save some money?

Definitely! You can save as much aswith a yearly plan versus monthly plan.

What level do I have to be to learn the lessons on Acharyanet?

The lessons are for everyone right from beginner to advanced. We have the Perfecting Carnatic Music Level 1 and 2 for the Beginner and Intermediate levels that follow a syllabus and certifications. The rest of the material on the site is available for learning at your speed and convenience.

Can I cancel my account if I’m not using it?

Absolutely! You can cancel anytime and come back and join when you are ready for more learning.

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Acharyanet strives to make learning affordable for our learners around the world. Our goal is to archive and document  the valuable lessons from great masters so that students all over the world can access them at a fraction of the cost. Our pricing is chosen to help us bring more valuable lessons to you and help us maintain and cover development costs.

If you are a free or new user on Acharyanet, the pricing that is displayed will be activated when you subscribe. Acharyanet will honor the pricing so long as you remain a paid active subscriber, but in the event you miss a payment, cancel your subscription, or choose to reactivate or renew at a later time, the price of your Acharyanet subscription will be at the then-applicable Acharyanet price.

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