3 Exclusive Musical Events at SaPa in December 2022

Eager teenagers, no less enthusiastic than Swedish teen environmentalist, Greta Thunberg, in their passion to ‘clean up’ India’s education system. A workshop that explores how Maths and Science are deeply embedded in music and musical instruments. Another workshop where children exercise their arms and limbs and express themselves through different dance forms! What do these […]

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8 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Christmas Carols

Reds and greens, wrapped gifts, bells, stars, decorated trees, feel-good movies, the plump, snuggly, jolly man shimmying down chimneys, and of course those melodious, soulful, and heartening carols – the ubiquitous signs of Christmas are here!  Yet, did you know that carol singing was not always a staple of the Christmas tradition? Nor was it […]

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Why you should become a music teacher – 6 reasons plus how & where to become one

If you want to learn something better, you should teach it. This especially rings true for music teachers. Unlike formerly, when a music teacher’s career began when the musician or singer in that person decided to hang his/her boots, many musicians and singers today choose to become educators for its own merits. Not as a […]

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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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