Kritis and Keerthanams | Advanced Level

First Name
Aishwarya Vidhya
Last Name
Raghunath
Course Summary

Kritis and Keertanams form the backbone of Carnatic Music and are what make this music so unique and different from other forms. By learning many compositions, and by learning many compositions in the same raga, the student will understand the different contours of the raga and the different composing styles of the different composers.

Lives In

Bengaluru
Karnataka
India

Course Duration
24 Weeks
Number of Students per section
2
Course Level
Professional
Instruction Language
English
Taught On
Skype
Individuals
US$36.00

per week per student

1 week =
1
class
1 class =
60
minutes

Educator Profile

Educator Profile

Profile Picture
Instructor
First Name
Aishwarya Vidhya
Last Name
Raghunath
Number of years of relevant experience
15 Years Experience
From: India
Teacher Skill Keywords
Carnatic Music
Carnatic Vocals
Study Details
B.Tech, Biotechnology
P.E.S.I.T

Course Details

The course will encompass well known and rare compositions of great composers. The process of discovering and appreciating music through compositions is very inspiring. The imbibing of these compositions will yield greater musical internalization and hence aid in manodharma singing and hence overall musical growth. Upon mastering a good number of compositions and achieving the required level of proficiency, the student will begin learning the approach to manodharma.

The course will provide an overall feel for Carnatic music and the sentiments of the different composers in different languages.

About Aishwarya Vidhya Raghunath: Aishwarya Vidhya Raghunath is an emerging proponent of the Veena Dhanammal Bani of Carnatic classical music. Her family introduced her to the world of music at the young age of three and she performed on stage for the first time just 10 years later. Since then, she has been awarded the Government of India Scholarship (Ministry of Culture, 2008-2010) and has been rated an A-graded artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan. Aishwarya has performed at countless venues nationally and internationally for a multitude of functions and assemblies. Not only a musician, Aishwarya is also a biotech engineer having served as an executive at Biocon before committing to a full-time musical career. Today, she is as an instructor on ipassio is passing on the tradition of Carnatic music through passionately constructed lessons provided to students across the globe.

The ipassio Edge

Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 or 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since this course is detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.

Course Specific Benefits

 

 

Prerequites

Intermediate level of learning in Carnatic music. Should have learnt varnams and some kritis.

Weekly Schedule

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Section
Section A
Sun 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
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Section B
Mon 08:30 PM - 09:30 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
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Section
Section C
Thu 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM America/New_York
2 Seats
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Section D
Tue 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM America/New_York
2 Seats
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FAQs

Question
How much time should a student enrolling for this course practice everyday?
Answer
Students should practice a minimum of 30 minutes every day. If they can devote more time to practice, they will learn better and faster.
Question
What if a student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
Answer
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, two days prior to the class. In such a case, the teacher will reschedule the class and conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student. In case the student misses to give two days prior notice about his absence to the teacher, then the decision to conduct another class for that student is completely based on teacher’s discretion.
Question
What if the teacher wishes to reschedule a class?
Answer
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students two days prior to the class. The teacher will conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student.
Question
How long will the teacher take to revert to a query raised after class hours?
Answer
The teacher will try to revert back to queries raised after class hours within a 24 hour period.

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