Carnatic Vocals for Beginners







by Dr. Sreyas Narayanun

33 Years Experience

Asthana Vidwan (meaning Privileged Musician) of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt, 2006. Top grade artist of All India Radio.

US $30 per class |

for 1-on-1, 45 mins class

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time

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Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

Carnatic Vocals for Beginners takes place twice a week in 45-minute sessions over the duration of 20 weeks, totaling in 40 online class sessions. Designed with beginners in mind, this course is ideal for those pursuing a professional singing career, or just picking up a fun hobby continuing the Carnatic tradition. Successful completion of this course will prepare any vocal artist for the next level Carnatic vocals course.

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Teacher's Profile

Dr. Sreyas Narayanun

Experience: 33 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Performances, Carnatic Vocals
  • Education

    A.M.I.E Mechanical from Institution of Engineers

  • Work Details

    Life Insurance Advisor - ICICI Prudential.

    Sales Engineer - Ayappan Industries.

    Cultural Quota Selector - Indian Railways

  • 219 Online live sessions completed

    This particular teacher is already a hit among our students.
  • About the Course

    This beginners course will cover all essential elements of a strong carnatic vocal foundation, including Sarali Varasa, Janta Varsai, Alankaram, Upper Sthayi, Geetam, and Swarajathis. Enrolling students will need time in their schedule to attend the online classes, along with ample free time to devote to practicing their lessons, as well as listening to other vocalists. Students will need pen and paper to take notes, no other materials are necessary to complete this course.


    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be well prepared to enter their next intermediate Carnatic vocal course with a solid foundation upon which to develop their musical career.

    ABOUT THE TEACHER: Equipped with a powerful voice spanning three octaves, Sreyas Narayanun is an "Top Rank" Vocal Artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan Chennai. Narayanun gives regular performances in many prestigious Sabhas and institutions all over the country and abroad. Known for his musical sincerity and traditional approach, Sreyas Narayanun has received many awards and accolades for his profound work in Carnatic vocals. Narayanun received his initial musical education from Sri A. Anantharama Iyer (Muthuswamy Dikshitar lineage) of Guru Guha Gaana Vidyalaya, Kolkata. Later, in Chennai, he continued his study under Professor M.A. Venugopal, where he continued his education for fifteen years. Since 2008, Narayanun has continued to learn under musical veteran Padmabhushan Sri. P.S. Narayanaswamy. Today, Sreyas Narayanun is passing on the proud tradition of Carnatic vocals to the next generation as an instructor and mentor to students from around the globe.

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    Carnatic music has one of the most intricate rhythmic systems in the world. There are 108 classical talams, or rhythm cycles, that assist in keeping time when performing a song. Many additional talams have been added over time, bringing the total number to over 175.

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