Carnatic Music Circle runs Group/Skype lessons throughout the week. Classes are run by 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.
A student will start with learning (click on the links below to learn)
- Sarali Varisai which is the basics of the the swaras(Videos Available)
- Janta Varisai – next level (Videos Available)
- Dhatu Varisai, Mel Sthayi Varisai, Mandhra Sthayi Varisai (Videos Available)
- Geethams and Swarajathis
- Varnams & Keerthanais
- Bhajans, krithis, songs
Inorder to maintain some variety, some Bhajans, Abhangs or Shlokas will be added as the classes progress. Some Bharatanatyam students require to know Carnatic Songs for their accompaniments. 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. Students will be comprehensively prepared towards music exams and earn grades. Lessons are also provided via Skype or any other online mediums.