Learn Carnatic Vocals- All Levels

Beginner, Intermediate

by S DEVU NARAYAN

7 Years Experience

US $18 per class |

for 1-on-1, 60 mins class

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Instruction Language

: English, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi

Course Summary

‘Karaneshu attati iti carnataha’ literally translates into, ‘that which pleases the ears is Carnatic music’! The age-old musical art has a rich cultural and traditional history. Do you too wish to tick off learning Carnatic Vocal Music from your checklist? These classes designed by accomplished vocalist Devu Narayan are an ideal bid for those who wish to learn the captivating art form from scratch. 

 

 

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Teacher's Profile

S DEVU NARAYAN

Experience: 7 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Indian Classical Music, Advanced Vocals, Experienced in Teaching, Classical Singing
  • Education

    MA MUSIC from UNIVERSITY OF KERALA

    BA MUSIC from UNIVERSITY OF KERALA

  • Work Details

    MUSIC FACULTY - TECHSARIGA

About the Course

For those who are starting from scratch, there are three different stages in learning Carnatic vocal music:

Basic

  • Aspects of Raga and Taal through vocal exercises (Varishas)

Duration: 24 weeks

Intermediate

  • Introduction to small compositions like Gitam, Swarjathi, and Jathiswaram in different Ragas and Taal 

Duration: 12 weeks

Advanced

  • Complicated aspects of Ragas and Taal with Manodharma through compositions like Krithi, Padam, Javali, Thillana, etc.

Duration of one composition: 2 weeks

About the Teacher: Devu Narayan is a Carnatic Music vocalist, teacher, and researcher based in Kerala. A disciple of Guru Smt. Shobana Krishnamoorthy for the last 12 years, Devu was initiated to the world of art and music as a toddler and was trained under several Acharyas. 

Devu has a strong academic background in Carnatic Music and has secured ranks in Bachelor’s and Master’s (University of Kerala) degrees. Devu has also qualified State Eligibility Test (SET Kerala). 

She has impressive Carnatic vocals teaching experience and has worked at various schools, including the prestigious Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pangode, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Aakkulam, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kozhikode, and L'ecole Chempaka International School, Sreekaryam. 

She has also been associated with TechSariga as a guest faculty and consultant in Carnatic Music. A 'B Grade artist' recognized by Akashvani (Prasar Bharati), Devu has performed at various concerts and music festivals, including Chembai Sangeethotsavam. She has several accolades to her name.

 

 

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Available For All Age-Groups

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Every individual

  • Has a unique learning style

  • Is at a different learning stage

  • Has a different voice texture, tonal quality and intonation

  • Has a different understanding of rhythm and melody

  • Has different breathing capabilities

  • And a different GOAL!

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Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

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Factoid

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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