Online course in Carnatic Vocals

A unique course with a blend of traditional teaching of music infused with the practice of pranayam techniques to enhance vocal abilities and short stories from the music world will ingnite and inspire the young learners to dwell deeper into the subject

Carnatic Vocals - Navya (Beginner Level) - Module 1, Level 1

Learn the fundamentals of Carnatic Vocals Online 

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About the course

A beginning into the fundamentals of Carnatic music taught in an interactive and fun way. The focus is on laying a strong, sound foundation for the commencement of a journey into the music world. The experienced team of WFAC trainers and professionals have curated a 20 module program to complete the curriculum up to the Visharad (graduation) level, as recognized by universities across the globe. These modules are of varying lengths (3 months to 6 months). Once a module is completed, you are eligible to join the next one.

Course Overview

  1. Brief history of Carnatic Music
  2. Basic practice lessons.
  3. Short stories, shlokas and small songs.
Know Your Teacher

This is our team of teachers. Please select a time suitable for you. The minimum age requirement for all our classes is 6 years of age.

Shri. Saicharan Bhaskaruni

Saicharan Bhaskaruni has a Diploma in Carnatic Vocals from Potti Sriramulu Telugu University and has also studied under Guru Sri D V Mohana Krishna. This multi-talented musician is also a B grade artist in Light Music with All India Radio and completed his Grade 4 Piano from Trinity University. He has sung over 1000 movie songs, composed 30 and sung over 75 Keerthanas for TTD SVBC Annamayya Paataku Pattabhishekam apart from winning numerous state and national awards.

Smt. Yamini Subbalaxmi Sripada

Smt. Yamini Subbalaxmi Sripada is a disciple of Smt.Radha Venkata Raman (disciple of Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman). She is a Gold Medalist in MA Carnatic music from Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, also plays the Veena and is a Graded artist in Carnatic vocal and Devotional music at All India Radio, Hyderabad. She has had several concerts in India and abroad.

Smt. Tejaswini

Smt. Tejaswini is a trained classical playback singer with an MA in Music from Telugu University, Hyderabad. She started singing at the tender age of 4 and is a disciple of well known Carnatic vocalist Smt. Seshulatha Vishwanath Kosuru. She has performed with many legendary singers, sung in some well known Telugu movies, participated in and won several Telugu reality shows. She is recognized for her performance in the program "ETv Paadutha Teeyaga" in which she stood second.

Smt.Sirisha Devulapalli

Smt.Sirisha Devulapalli is a dynamic and talented Carnatic vocalist. After her initial training under Sri I.V.L.N.Sastry she furthered her learning with Smt.Dr. Saraswati Vidhyardhi, Dr. Seshulata, Sangeeta Kalanidhi Nedunoori Krishnamurty and Hyderabad Brothers. She is an MPhil in music and a graded artist at the AIR Hyderabad. She has been the recipient of prestigious academic awards, scholarships and prizes at several music competitions. Sirisha has also performed in several television channels.

Dr.Meena Ganapathy

Dr.Meena Ganapathy has been teaching music for the past 15 years. She has completed her Ph.D. in Music from Music Academy Madras and is a well-known music therapist who also works with special children and blind children. She believes singing is joy and group singing brings a definitive change in the energy levels.

Course details

Duration: 6 months

No of classes: 8 classes /month

Medium of Instruction: English

The course begins: From 17th May onwards

Teachers : 

Shri.Saicharan Bhaskaruni, Smt.Yamini Subbalaxmi Sripada, Smt. Tejaswani, Smt. Sirisha Devulapalli

Days

Batch 1 – Ladies and Kids (closed)

Monday: 8.00 pm IST

Thursday: 8.00 pm IST

Batch 2 – Men, Ladies and Kids (Closed)

Tuesday: 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm IST

Friday: 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm IST

Batch 3: Ladies and Kids (closed)

(Kids) : Monday  and Wednesday – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm IST

(Ladies) Monday and  Wednesday: – 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm IST

Batch 4: Only Men (closed)

Monday – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm IST

Wednesday – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm IST

Batch 5: Ladies and Kids

Friday: 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm IST

Saturday: 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm IST

Smt. Tejaswini

Smt. Tejaswini is a trained classical playback singer with an MA in Music from Telugu University, Hyderabad. She started singing at the tender age of 4 and is a disciple of well known Carnatic vocalist Smt. Seshulatha Vishwanath Kosuru. She has performed with many legendary singers, sung in some well known Telugu movies, participated in and won several Telugu reality shows. She is recognized for her performance in the program "ETv Paadutha Teeyaga" in which she stood second.

Days

Batch 2 – Men, Ladies and Kids

Tuesday: 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm IST

Friday: 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm IST

Smt.Sirisha Devulapalli

Smt.Sirisha Devulapalli is a dynamic and talented Carnatic vocalist. After her initial training under Sri I.V.L.N.Sastry she furthered her learning with Smt.Dr. Saraswati Vidhyardhi, Dr. Seshulata, Sangeeta Kalanidhi Nedunoori Krishnamurty and Hyderabad Brothers. She is an MPhil in music and a graded artist at the AIR Hyderabad. She has been the recipient of prestigious academic awards, scholarships and prizes at several music competitions. Sirisha has also performed in several television channels.

Days

Batch 3 : 

Monday:

Children – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm IST

Wednesday:

Children – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm IST

Ladies – 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm IST

Batch 4: Only Men 

Monday – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm IST

Wednesday – 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm IST

Dr.Meena Ganapathy

Dr.Meena Ganapathy has been teaching music for the past 15 years. She has completed her Ph.D. in Music from Music Academy Madras and is a well-known music therapist who also works with special children and blind children. She believes singing is joy and group singing brings a definitive change in the energy levels.

Days

Batch 5: Ladies and Kids

Friday: 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm IST

Saturday: 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm IST

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