Basics of Konnakol (Vocal Percussion) - Level II

Intermediate

by Manjunath BC

30 Years Experience

Performed in more than 45 countries & with the late Bharat Ratna Pt. Ravi Shankar.

US $57.6 per class |

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: English

Course Summary

Konnakol, or the art of vocal percussion, stands on the principles of aesthetics, maths, and techniques. And mastering this art requires discipline, dedication, and proper guidance. If you are looking forward to strengthening your Konnakol basics and taking your learning journey forward, these classes by the renowned BC Manjunath are ideal for you. Students will explore different permutations and combinations of syllables used within the taal or rhythmic cycles framework through these classes.

 

 

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Manjunath BC

Manjunath BC

Experience: 30 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Konnakol, World Musician
  • Education

    Education

    from Ganakalabhushana K N Krishnamurthy, Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr T K murthy

  • Work Details

    Work Details

    Director - Freelance Musician

About the Course

Besides building upon the basics of Konnakol, these classes will delve into the taal system and explore the solfege or the alphabet system in Konnakol such as Tha, Dhi, Thom, Nam, Kita, Dhak Kita inside the tala frame. Students will learn:

  • Two basic Taals- Adi Taal and Rupak Taal
  • Traditional compositions based on the two taals to improve vocal percussion skills
  • Poetry in Konnakol with syllables and number system 

About the Teacher: Stalwart BC Manjunath has been practising the mridangam for the last 35 years and represents the fourth generation of musicians in his family.

Performing on stage for the last 30 years, BC Manjunath has had the good fortune of performing alongside the greatest music exponents, namely Pt. Ravi Shankar, Dr M. Balamuralikrishna, Mysore M. Nagraj, Dr Suma Sudhindra, Gnana Kalabhushana K.N. Krishnamurthy and many more. 

Having trained under the illustrious Sangeet Kalanidhi Dr T. K Murthy, BC Manjunath himself has been teaching since the age of 15. Touring worldwide, the vocal percussionist has performed in more than 45 countries, performing at some of the well-renowned landmark locations such as Sydney Opera House, Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York and many more. 

 

 

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Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

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