Our musical traditions

Indian Classical Vocals - Carnatic Music
Tabla Percussions
Choral Singing Ensemble/Bhajans

Learn the nuances of Indian Classical Carnatic (Karnatic) Vocal singing & Tabla from an experienced teacher hailing from a highly accomplished musical family. Carnatic music predominantly originates from South India, but has an universal appeal across all sections, language being no barrier. What is Carnatic Music and how is it different from Hindusthani Music?


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Carnatic Vocal/Singing – Carnatic Music Circle runs Group/Skype lessons throughout the week. Classes are run by Mrs Preetha Gopal for beginners/intermediate/Advanced levels and caters for Adults and Children of all ages. The teaching is based on the age old tradition of learning the Swaravalis and gradually build up to Alankarams, Gitam & Varnams. Here are some testimonials

A student will start with learning (click on the links below to learn)

  1. Sarali Varisai which is the basics of the the swaras(Videos Available)
  2. Janta Varisai – next level (Videos Available)
  3. Dhatu Varisai, Mel Sthayi Varisai, Mandhra Sthayi Varisai  (Videos Available)
  4. Alankarams
  5. Geethams and Swarajathis
  6. Varnams & Keerthanais

Inorder to maintain some variety, some Bhajans or Krithis, Abhangs or Shlokas will be added as the classes progress. Some Bharatanatyam students require to know Carnatic Songs for their accompaniments. This will be taught on a required basis. Study material will be provided to the student to aid in his/her learning. As the lessons progress, participants will learn the concept of the various Ragams to sing in clear adherence to Shruthi and Talam. Interested students can participate and contribute towards various performances/concerts on a regular basis. We have plethora of opportunities to perform both in house as well as in outer forums/platforms.  Students will be comprehensively prepared towards music exams and earn grades. Lessons are also provided via Skype or any other online mediums. 

Tabla LessonsPercussion lessons in Tabla are held as group lessons and are conducted for children and adults on Sunday evenings. Lessons usually delve into the theory & practical aspects such as Kaydas/Paltas and gradually progressing into taals, Moharas, Mukhdas and Relas. Lessons include theory and the necessary preparation for Grade exams conducted by the Open University.

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Our students have passed their Vocals/Tabla Grade exams with flying colours.

Write/Enquire about Lessons or call on 07906 535762

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All lessons conducted in Shirley/Solihull/Birmingham. Set up your Direct Debit here 

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