Online Course in Carnatic Violin

One of the smaller members of the stringed family, the violin is rich in history. The violin has a human shape and a human voice, appropriate for the country of its modern origin – Italy, the land of opera and the celebration of the human voice. The violin plays a profound role in chamber music, orchestral music, opera, ballet and various other folk forms. The violin has also come to be incorporated in Indian music.

Violin - Navya (Beginner Level) - Module 1, Level 1

Learn the fundamentals of the Carnatic Violin online

About the course

A beginning into the fundamentals of Carnatic Violin 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 15 module program to complete the curriculum upto the Visharad (graduation) level, as recognised 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. Practice exercises ( Sarali Varasai, Jantai, Dhatu, Alankara).
  2. Simple songs for practice

Course details

Duration: 6 months

No of classes: 4 classes /month

Medium of Instruction: English

Minimum age requirement: 6 yrs

The course begins: From 17th May onwards

Know Your Teacher

Shri Mathur R Srinidhi

Shri Mathur R Srinidhi is a disciple of Sangeetha Vidya Sagara Vidwan R.R.Keshavamurthy and Vidwan R.N.Thyagarajan. He is a rank holder in both vocal and violin vidwat exams with a Masters in Music from Madras University. An ‘A’ grade artist at All India Radio and Doordarshan, he has been bestowed with several prestigious awards and has had the honour of performing with the stalwarts of the Indian Music galaxy all over the world.

H R Aniruddha Ram

H R Aniruddha Ram is a disciple of Vid. Sri. C.N.Chandrashekar and has been practicing violin for 15 years. He started his music career at the age of 9 under the guidance of Vid. Sri. Ananthapadmanabha Rao where he trained in Carnatic vocal music for 15 years. During this time, he picked up playing the violin under the guidance of Vid. Sri. Mallesh Aaradhya and with Vid. Smt. Vijayalakshmi he trained in Carnatic Classical music for 4yrs. He has composed music for short movies and has played live music for various theatre groups. His interests include playing Carnatic classical music, Carnatic fusion, symphony and violin covers.

Smt. Radhika Srinivasan

Smt. Radhika Sreenivasan had her initiation to music at Kolkata under the tutelage of Sri Anantharaman and further vocal training under Sri Ranganathan. Violin training under the able guidance of Smt. Vasantha Kannan and further under Sri D. Seshachary (of Hyderabad brothers’ fame. She is presently under the tutelage of Sangita Kalanidhi A Kanyakumari ji. She is a B High with AIR Radio. She has given performances with many senior musicians in Hyderabad and given concerts at Bramha Gana Sabha, Narada Gana Sabha in Chennai and Kartik Fine Arts in Hyderabad. She has been a jury member for many competitions and was the examiner for BA exams conducted by Telugu University. In 2015 she performed a few times as an accompanist at Naadaneerjanam - TTD . She was the r ecipient of the ‘Award of Excellence’ for Carnatic Violin for the year 2017-2018 presented by Kalasagaram

Teachers: Smt. Radhika Srinivasan


Batch 1: Tuesday 6 pm to 7 pm IST

Batch 2:  Wednesday 8 pm to 9 pm IST

Batch 3 : Thursday 8 pm to 9 pm IST

Fees per month

National: Rs.3000/-

International – US$ 100

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