4 Valuable gifts your child will thank you for this Navratri/ Dussehra

Looking for ways to occupy your children this Dussehra? You’ve come to the right place! Parents (rightly!) worry that children will spend all their free time on devices, now a natural extension of their bodies! Rather than asking them not to do something, you could point them towards something else that will occupy their interest: […]

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How to tune your Western violin properly with 7 useful tips 

The violin is one of the most difficult instruments to learn and master. But it is not only playing it that is a challenge, tuning it is no cake walk either! If you have just started learning the Western violin, you might need help with tuning it. Don’t worry, it is normal not to know […]

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What is the difference between a piano and a keyboard?

Should you learn the piano or the keyboard? Millions have been drawn to key instruments. Some listen, others learn. As far as learning goes, the common dilemma that students face is whether to learn the piano or the keyboard. Both instruments offer great scope for performance; they can help you express yourself articulately (in musical […]

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6 challenges in learning music with simple tips to overcome them 

Is learning music, joining a singing class, or playing an instrument on your bucket list of things to do in life? Have you really been meaning to learn but just not gotten around to doing it? Understandably, there are some tough odds: dealing with tight schedules, not finding the right teacher, perhaps being told that […]

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7 Benefits of learning the guitar that you didn’t think about…

The guitar is one of the most appealing instruments. Maybe it is because you can easily visualise being a guitarist simply by holding and strumming the instrument. Even before your untrained fingers have taken guitar lessons! However, there are many advantages of learning the  guitar, not restricted to how good you sound and feel when […]

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How to improve your Western vocal singing skills so you can perform better: 6 Tips

When we say Western vocal music. a number of genres come to mind – classical, folk, pop, rock, jazz, contemporary, and film music. The range is quite mind-blowing!  When did you first start loving Western vocal music? Was it the sound of Gene Kelly Singin’ in the rain, or Michael Jackson questioning the Man in […]

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All you wanted to know about the Carnatic flute: Your consummate guide

If you have heard the sounds produced by the Carnatic flute, your ears have been privy to some of the sweetest melodies ever produced. The tunes from this humble wind instrument can instantly transport you to a serene setting even in the midst of all the hustle and bustle of daily life. Unassuming, inexpensive, and […]

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Does your dog like listening to music? Here are some benefits of playing music to your pets…

Music is a universal panacea. Goldilocks feels calmer on listening to Western classical, Kapi & Bilahari feel relaxed when they listen to soft piano music & Polly mimics pop and can even move to beat and rhythm. Okay, that’s great, but so what? Well, perhaps your curiosity will be piqued if you knew that Goldilocks […]

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Why Music & Movement classes for young school-going kids and preschoolers?

At what age did we start moving to music? From the time we were born (maybe even before…when your mother attended music concerts with you in tow as it were!) Research says that children as young as 5-month-olds respond to music – more than speech. So, toddlers, preschoolers, and school going kids are more than […]

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5 Fun online summer camps 2022 for children and teens

The summer of 2022 is finally starting to wear that familiar warm, youthful, and bright look and parents are back on the hunt for good summer camps for kids. After all, children can spend some part of their time in useful and fun skill-building activities amidst all the fun and freedom.  Why online classes? Still […]

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An exciting, FUN-filled summer camp of MUSIC & CULTURE for your kids!

If anyone has waited for summer more than the migratory birds, it must be your school-going kids! Naturally, after the gruelling exam season, they are entitled to that annual, well-deserved break. As a parent, however, you might be in two minds about whether the summers bring on the thrills or the chills! While you don’t […]

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9 practice techniques for beginners learning to play the Carnatic violin

Practising the Carnatic violin? Wonderful! Would you like a daily practice routine that you can follow easily? You’ve come to the right place. We have some great techniques which will teach you how to practise the violin effectively. Stirring and devotional, sweet and melodious – the sounds that a Carnatic violinist can produce can stay […]

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6 Assorted Christmas carols for children and beginners with lyrics to ring in the holiday season

How many of Julie Andrews’ ‘favourite things’ in The Sound Of Music revolved around Christmas… ♪♪ Raindrops on roses… Warm woollen mittens… Doorbells and sleigh bells… Brown paper packages tied up with strings… Silver white winters… These are a few of my favourite things. ♪♪ Is the season of Christmas one of your ‘favourite things’ […]

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