Learn The Basic Essential Core of Carnatic Violin


by Vishwesh Swaminadhan

16 Years Experience

Recipient of the MS Subbulakshmi Endowment award & grandson of Tanjore Vaidyanatha Iyer.

US $18 per class |

for 1-on-1, 60 mins class

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time

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Instruction Language

: Tamil

Course Summary

This 10-week, OnliVe (online + live) Carnatic Violin course on ipassio by acclaimed Carnatic performer Vishwesh Swamianandhan focuses on learning the basics of the musical genre with the violin. It is for those aspirants who wish to start their journey in Carnatic music. Mentor Vishwesh trains students through an online series of bi-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. Carnatic music violin mainly emphasizes seamless violin playing with the right bowing technique, and crisp fingering applications. 

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Teacher's Profile

Vishwesh Swaminadhan

Experience: 16 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Violin, Spoken English, Violin Lessons
  • Education

    English Literature from Bharathiyar University

    English Literature from Bharathiyar University

    Master of Fine Arts, Violin from Annamalai University

  • Work Details

    Senior Vocal and Violin Faculty - Kutir Music Academy.

    Senior Vocal and Violin Faculty - Gaayak.

    Senior Vocal Faculty - Artium.

    Chief Marketing Officer and Digital Marketer - Alpine Hikes

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  • About the Course

    Students enrolling for this beginner-level Carnatic violin course by violin expert Vishwesh Swamianadhan will begin with Varisai as a concept. This will help the enrolling students to reach the concert playing capabilities. It should be noted however that this practice requires patience and hard work to achieve and reach a level. The course's curriculum starts with Sarali varisai and will take you through Geethams, Gamakas, Varnams, Keerthanams, Raga alapanas, and Manodharma sangeetha.

    About the instructor: Vishwesh Swamianandhan is a Carnatic music performer, a vocalist, and a violinist for the past 10 years. He embarked on the field of teaching in the year 2016, where he personally felt that teaching music can be a lot more fulfilling, intuitive, and engaging. Vishwesh has particularly adopted a unique, different style of teaching approach for every student of his. These teaching styles are heavily influenced by his musically inclined family, enriched with musical heritage and legacy. It should also be noted that Vishwesh also happens to be the great-grandson of Mridangam Legend, Tanjore Vaidyanatha Iyer. Vishwesh began his musical learning journey under his musical parents Palakkad R Swaminadhan and Rajeswari Swaminadhan. He is currently under the able guidance of renowned musician Kunnakudi M Balamuralikrishna. Students shall benefit from Vishwesh as his style of teaching is very patient, engaging and as a tutor, he focuses on bringing the best of bowing and fingering techniques to his disciples. As a vocal trainer, he focuses on voice modulation and it's thoroughly based on the aesthetics of Carnatic Music.

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    Available For All Age-Groups


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    Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

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    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?

    Online, real-time classes

    Online, real-time classes

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

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    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.