Course Duration24 Weeks
b com, Gniit from mumbai
Owner - Om creations
Throughout the course, you will be instructed in different styles of Carnatic singing. However, to begin with, students will be taught different vocal exercises to help master the range of Carnatic vocal sounds.
Weeks one through eight will focus on five key techniques:
Throughout weeks 9 to 16, students will be guided through 8 simple songs called geetams, all based on swaram and Sahityam in a song like structure, with the view to further the student's learning toward keertanams. Finally, in weeks 17 to 24, student's will learn Varnams, a higher level of song-based structures which also include Sahityam and Swaram.
About Teacher: Shriram Iyer has learnt 20 years of Carnatic classical music first under the Bharatiya Music & Arts Society, Mumbai and then went on to pursue further advanced studies under the Sangeeta Natak Academy award winner Smt. Alamelu Mani. He has been a performing artist at All India Radio, Mumbai division and has given various classical concerts around the World. Shriram Iyer has won various awards in the Carnatic music category from the keertanam to ragam tanam pallavi level at the prestigious Shanmukhananda, Tamil Sangam and the prestigious Gold medal at the National level at the All India Radio.
Multilingual singer and performer Shriram Iyer began his career in 1998. He specializes in modern concepts and is known for his unique ability to blend various genres of music. Well versed in classical, Bollywood, Sufi and fusion, Iyer’s command of the many musical genres has led him to a place of notoriety within the musical community.
Iyer has performed playback singing for films including IQBAL, Umar, Udaan, No One Killed Jessica, Shor in the City and more. Iyer composed and sung title tracks for many serials including Shaabaash India, Titan Antakshari, Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Lil Champs & Rock N Roll Family for Zee TV and also Zinda Dil for Zee Next. Times Music launched Iyer’s album ‘OM- a fusion’ which has since been nominated for the Sangeet awards held in San Francisco.
Students enrolling for this long term course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 student. 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, long term courses are 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.
As a course for beginners, there are no required prerequisites before enrolling in this course. Students will need to ensure they have ample time to not only attend the online courses but also practice at least thirty minutes a day on their own between courses to ensure proper progress. No materials are needed for this course. All ages and skill levels are welcome to enroll.