In this course, students will be exposed to the fundamentals of Carnatic music and Guitar fingering techniques. On the completion of this course, students will be ready to play simple carnatic songs (Krithis) on the guitar. This course would give the students a great head start on the techniques of playing the Indian Carnatic Music on a modern western instrument thereby making the course unique.
Beginner Carnatic Guitar
Course Introduction Video
Introduction to Carnatic music and Music theory
A brief introduction to Carnatic music, Indian Carnatic Raaga and Thala system.
Lessons that teach the fundamental ascending and descending melody sequences. This module also includes Aakaram training.
Alakarams are lessons composed in a variety of thalams that focuses on improving the rhythm aspects of the student. It involves singing/playing the notes in different speeds.
Geetham and Swarajathi
These simple lessons give the students a great exercise on combining the melody, notes and the thala.
Basic carnatic songs with a focus on improving the melody aspects of singing/playing.
One to One, High quality classes through an in-built customized video call application that works on the browser without the need to install any external software like skype or facetime. All you need is a Laptop, Chrome/Firefox and a good internet connection. There is also a built-in class recorder which lets users record their lessons and playback later for practise.
Dashboard - Progress Tracking
Every student is provided with a dashboard with features to track practice, performance and course progress. It displays course modules, class feedbacks, improvement tips, next class timings and a lot more information.
Class Schedule / Rescheduler
A calendar that displays the upcoming classes, concerts and other events. A easy drag-drop interface to allow rescheduling of classes to allow maximum flexibility.
Course Gallery holds the course ebooks, course related videos, notations, informative pictures and various other information that is regularly updated and maintained.
Completed classes are updated with class notes, improvement tips, practise notes and feedbacks from Guru that are stored in the form of a timeline for future reference.
Music Theory Blackboard
A music theory Q and A blackboard that is maintained by the Guru to educate the students in music theory.
Please note that the fee differs based the class time slots, the fee payment type and a few other criteria.
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