M A from University of Madras
This online, live, 1-on-1 series of Veena lessons by the teacher Meera Krishnan will focus on advanced learning of the musical instrument Veena and is perfect for the students who are already undergone the Veena practice and learning who knows the genres it can be played in as well as the different intricacies of the instrument itself. She will train enrolled students through skype and or WhatsApp video in an online series of weekly, live, 1-on-1, digital lessons in veena playing techniques and advanced level wise, playing styles. The course fits well for advanced learners as the Students can also pick up the various genres such as semi-classical, devotional, and film songs, etc.
If a student wants to learn the advanced level of performing in Veena then this course is perfect for those endeavoring to pursue a musical hobby on a very serious note. Each student’s goal will determine the course content and direction - it will be customized according to the needs of the student and the same will be established and shall be maintained with the teacher. Since this course is 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.
About the instructor: Meera Krishnan is a well-known personality in the media industry. She started her career as a singer and performed worldwide along with all leading composers and singers on stage. She has performed in many music and music video albums as Singer. She has sung in Tamil films too and to the name, a few is Arunachala, Gopala Gopala, and others. She has done Veena Concerts in marriage functions, public shows, corporate shows for the past many years all over the world. She is also known as a News Reader by the media as she was a new reader in Doordarshan and then in Sun TV. She is now performing in various Tamil, Malayalam movies, Television serials, and ad films. She completed her post-graduation in music and is an acclaimed, proficient veena player and one of the few to perform Konnakkol as well.
After the successful completion of this course and the continuous practice by the student as trained by the teacher, the enrolled learner will be able to play the Veena in any medium. be it virtually or on stages.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be rest assured that they will receive special attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their student's progress in-depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, ensuring that each enrolled student gets the maximum out of this course. Since this course is detailed, the participating 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 duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.
The prerequisites for this course include Veena, Meetu, Notebook, and Pen. Most importantly the concentration during the class and the passion for the music.