Online Carnatic Violin Lessons | Beginner Level







by Mathur Srinidhi

15 Years Experience

Performed in many shows in India, USA, Europe, etc.

US $24 per class |

for 1-on-1, 60 mins class

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time

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Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

This 24-week Carnatic Violin course on ipassio focuses on learning the basics of the musical genre for those aspirants who wish to start their journey in Carnatic music. Mentor and acclaimed violinist Mathur Srinidhi trains students through skype in an online series of weekly, live, 1-on-1, digital lessons in Carnatic techniques and playing styles. After the completion of this course, learners will have a well-developed, musical understanding of the violin in Carnatic music. This course is best for those students who are looking to build their skills as Carnatic Violin players.

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Teacher's Profile

Mathur Srinidhi

Experience: 15 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Fingering Techniques, Violin, Bowing Techniques
  • Education

    Master's Degree in Music from Madras University

  • Work Details

    Violin Artist, Performer, Teacher - Music

  • 10 Online live sessions completed

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

    This online series of Carnatic Violin lessons are taught by veteran Mathur Srinidhi. These start off with learning the basics of the musical genre of Carnatic music. It is perfect for beginners who are looking for an introduction. The course fits well for those who need to learn sarale varase, janti varase, upper sthayi (octave) and lower sthayi (octave), dhatu varase, (jumping notes), alankaras in 7 talas, Pillari geetams, sanchari geetams, and jathiswarams. As beginners in the genre of Carnatic music, they will learn these in the following patterns: 10 sarale varase in 3 playing speeds, 6 janti varase in 3 playing speeds with a special finger-style technique, 4 dhatu varase in 3 playing speeds, 4 uppersthayi varase in 3 playing speeds, 4 lower sthayi varase in 3 playing speeds, 7 alankaras in different talas in 3 playing speeds, 4 Pillari geetams with swaras with a technique to play lyrics in 2 playing speeds, 5 sanchari geetams in 5 different ragas with swaras with a technique to play lyrics in 2 playing speeds, 4 jathiswarams in different ragas.


    Your mentor will also teach you the rules and techniques of putting tala in your hand using different fingers. Choosing Carnatic violin will be beneficial for learners as 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 instructor Mathur Srinidhi during the initial meeting session. Since this course is detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this musical genre. 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 teacher: Mathur Srinidhi is a very talented and senior violin artist from Bangalore. He has a master's degree in music from madras university with a distinction. He has passed the vidwat examination in violin with the highest marks. He has traveled to many countries like the US and Europe for music performances. He has trained more than 200 students among whom many have passed music exams, some students have emerged as performing artists too.

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    Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

    Milestone-based learning for best results

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    Teacher's performance bits for reference


    Andrea Amati was the first one to create violin of the family that we see today. He made around 38 violins between 1560 and 1574, which were then delivered to the Charles IX of France. Some of those instruments are still surviving and are playable even today.

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    What Makes ipassio Your Best Fit?

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    Online, real-time classes

    From the comfort of your home, 1 on 1 online interactive classes are scheduled at your convenient time.

    World class performers as educators

    World class performers as educators

    Award-winning teachers customize the course just for you. Their structured learning methodology lets you always track your progress.

    Pay as you go

    Pay as you go

    No long-term commitment. Pay for as few as 2 classes at a time. When you can't make it for the class, you can mutually reschedule with ease.