All you wanted to know about the Carnatic flute: Your consummate guide Read more Does your dog like listening to music? Here are some benefits of playing music to your pets…
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 […]
Read more Why Music & Movement classes for young school-going kids and preschoolers?
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 […]
Read more Can and should children really learn music in school?
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 […]
Read more Online vs offline music classes: Which option helps you learn best?
Music classes at school have traditionally been equated to FREE periods. It is a time for children to let their hair down, switch off, and relax. After all, this is the one class where they don’t have to memorise anything and where exams don’t decide their advancement through the school grades. So, this may beg […]
Read more 5 Fun online summer camps 2022 for children and teens
Once upon a time…music classes used to be offline. Yes, it does sound like the beginning of a fairy tale or science fiction piece! It has been a different couple of years for the music education industry – to put it mildly. But music academies and educators have to be commended for having made the […]
Read more An exciting, FUN-filled summer camp of MUSIC & CULTURE for your kids!
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 […]
Read more 6 facts you didn’t know about the mouth organ…
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 […]
Read more 7 Ideal ways to improve your piano playing skills
The mouth organ is also called a harmonica, blues harp, French harp, or just simply harp. If you are a fan of 1970s Hindi action cinema, when you think of the mouth organ, (as it is best known in India), you might picture none other than Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. He portrayed the character of […]
Read more Fingering Exercises for the Guitar that Will Improve Your Playing
The piano is the easiest instrument to learn at the beginning and the hardest to master in the end. – Vladimir Horowitz, pianist, composer You might have experienced this with the piano. You feel confident when you start off. After all, the pitch is tuned and it is clear which key to place your fingers […]
Playing the guitar is clearly not as easy as it looks. You don’t have to hold the guitar long to realise this! However, there are some simple ways to break down difficult techniques. Towards this end, we have put together some guitar fingering exercises that will help you master basic movements along and between the […]