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Laasya Raga is an organization that believes in imparting quality music. Students applying need to abide to the following:

  1. An application form with the correct details of the student, to be filled, found under the ‘contacts’ section.
  2. Students will have to gear up for a screening test conducted online.
  3. Applicants will be asked to sing minimum 2 carnatic/devotional/hindustani/poems/filmy classical songs of their choice
  4. Test results shared to the personalized email on the same day.
  5. Date of joining and the class timings will be intimated for the selected students.
  6. Applicants re-appearing for the screening test can do so with a gap of 30 days.

System Requirements

  1. High Speed Internet Connection
  2. Head-set with Microphone
  3. Webcam is Preferred

Courses Offered

For all age groups.

Novice - Carnatic Classical
2 Classes per Week | Online

Novice - Carnatic Classical

Time & Location

Course Duration : 9 Months

Classes per Month : 8 Classes (8 Hours)

Location : Online Class

This category focuses on students who have just begun learning or who are interested to start learning Carnatic music. Theoretical knowledge of a Swaram, Taalam, and Raagam will be given.
Confidence, aspiration and interest is cultivated among students. At the end of this training, students will have to go through an exam on theory and practical knowledge in order to get to the Intermediate Level.
Students under this category will also be able to perform in a concert using the theoretical knowledge imparted. Students will also be trained to take up exam/s in music.

Coverage

  1. Understanding the concept of pitch (1 hours approx.)
  2. → Identifying own pitch and matching different pitches.
  3. Introduction to Carnatic music and Music theory (2 hours approx.)
  4. → A brief introduction to Carnatic music, Indian Carnatic Raaga and Tala system.
  5. Sarali Swaras and Jantaswaras (20 hours approx.)
  6. → Fundamental ascending and descending of melody sequences in three different speeds.
  7. Hecchusthayi and Taggusthayi Swaras (10 hours approx.)
  8. → Introduction to sthayi – upper and lower.
  9. Alankaram (12 hours approx.)
  10. → Focuses on improving the rhythm aspects of the student by introducing various talams in different speeds.
  11. Geetham and Swarajathi (22 hours approx.)
  12. → Introduction to saahityam, and exercises combining the melody, notes and the tala.
  13. Simple Keerthana (15 hours approx.)
  14. → Improving melody aspects by introducing basic Carnatic keerthanas of Ramadas, Annamayya, Purandardas etc
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Classical Way - Intermediate Level

Time & Location

Course Duration : 18 Months

Classes per Month : 8 Classes (8 Hours)

Location : Online Class

Students who have completed their primary training in music are selected for the Intermediate Level.
Lasya Raaga believes in giving a very strong foundation in music to its students. Classes begin with Varnams sung in different Kalam (speed) and in different Taalam.
Keertanam and Kritis in different Raagams and of different composers like Tyagaraja, Muutuswamy Dikshitar, Shyama Sastry, Raamadas, Annamayya, Patnam Subrahmanyyer etc., are taught. At the end of this training, students will have to go through an exam on theory and practical knowledge in order to get to the Advanced Level.

Coverage

  1. Aadi Tala Varnams (80 hours approx.)
  2. → Selected 8 varnams are mastered with respect to swaram, saahityam, talam and kalam.
  3. Kritis and Keerthanas (50 hours approx.)
  4. → A fine selection of upto 15 kritis and keerthanas are introduced.
  5. Theory & Voice Culturing (10 hours approx.)
  6. → Mandatory concepts related to varnams, kritis and keerthanas are introduced.

Classical Way - Intermediate Level
2 Classes Per Week | Online

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HIGHWAY - Advanced

Time & Location

Course Duration : 27 Months

Classes per Month : 8 Classes (8 Hours)

Location : Online Class

Raga Alapana and Swara Kalpana play a very important role in Manodharma Sangeetam. When sung in a concert, it not only creates a magical effect on the audience, but also reflects the musical expertise the artist has in aspects of creativity, musical nuances and his knowledge.
Laasya Raga is an organization that believes in imparting quality music. Students applying need to abide to the following.
Students under this category will also be able to perform in a concert using the theoretical knowledge imparted. Students will also be trained to take up exam/s in music.

Coverage

  1. Aadi & Ata Tala Varnams (80 hours approx.)
  2. →A fine selection of 10 varnams are mastered.
  3. Advanced Kritis & Pancharatna Keerthanas (70 hours approx.)
  4. → A fine selection of upto 15 kritis and any 2 pancharatna keerthanas are introduced.
  5. Advanced Level Theory (4 hours approx.)
  6. → Mandatory concepts to understand before deep diving into advanced lessons are introduced.
  7. Manodharma Sangeetam Training (60 hours approx.)
  8. → Simple Raaga Alapana and Swarakalpana techniques are taught to enhance the understanding of a raagam.

HIGHWAY - Advanced
2 Classes per Week | Online

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