Master the Basics of Kanjira - Part I

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by Sunaad Anoor

5 Years Experience

Winner of Kalavanta 2015. Has received the 'T A Harihara Award' from 'Krishna Gana Sabha', Chennai and the 'Raga Laya Prabha Award' from 'Sri Ram Lalitha Kala Mandir'.

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Instruction Language

: English, Kannada

Course Summary

"Playing the Kanjira requires a great deal of skill and dexterity, but it is also a deeply spiritual experience. When you connect with the rhythm of the drum, you connect with the universe itself." - T.H. Subash Chandran, Indian percussionist

Do you wish to experience the potential of this traditional Carnatic percussion instrument? These classes are designed to provide students with an introduction to the basic rhythm system in Carnatic music and the fingering techniques used in playing the Kanjira. Through these classes, students will gain an understanding of the style of Kanjira playing and the role of the Kanjira player in Carnatic music. By learning the technical aspects of rhythm, students will also develop the ability to appreciate the nuances and depth of rhythm in music in general.


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Sunaad Anoor

Sunaad Anoor

Experience: 5 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Indian Classical Music, Experienced in Teaching, Fingering Techniques, Konnakol, Artist, Classical Music, Kanjira
  • Education

    Education

    MS in Mass Communication from Jain College CMS

About the Course

The classes will introduce students to the following concepts associated with Kanjira:

  • Bala Pata (Basic lessons)
  • Bala Varse (Basic patterns)
  • Introduction to Chaturashranade (Rhythm in 4 beats)
  • Introduction to Konnakkol (Rhythm language of Carnatic music)
  • Introduction to Mohra (Special composition)
  • Introduction to Korvais/Mukthayams

About the Teacher: Sunaad Anoor hails from a family of musicians and is carrying forward the legacy as the fifth generation musician. He has been groomed under the guidance of his Gurus, father Vidwan Anoor Dattatreya Sharma, uncle, Vidwan Anoor Ananthakrishna Sharma, and cousin, Vinod Shyam Anoor.

Sunaad has been awarded 1st place for Kanjira in the AIR National level competition in 2012. He is also an AIR-grade artist. He has received the ITC Sangeetha Research Academy Award. He also won Kalavanta 2015. Sunaad has received the T A Harihara Award from Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai and the Raga Laya Prabha Award from Sri Ram Lalitha Kala Mandir. 

Sunaad has shared the stage with several esteemed musicians in and around India, Singapore, and the USA. He has toured with the Amithias project and played with the prestigious HR big band at Frankfurt Jazz Festival, in Germany. Sunaad has also played other percussion instruments with ensembles like Layalahari, LayaLavanya, Kalarava, Lakshya, and many more


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Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

9 Online live sessions completed

9 Online live sessions completed

Our teachers recommend customized classes for an effective learning experience. Here's why!

Every individual

  • Has a unique learning style

  • Is at a different learning stage

  • Has different posture and instrument holding style

  • Has different mind-hand coordination

  • Has a different understanding of rhythm and melody

  • And a different GOAL!

What you get?

World-class  masters as  teachers

World-class masters as teachers

Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

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Course studio that amplifies passion learning

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Access to global creative community

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a  time

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

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