10 amazing facts about the violin that you didn’t know before Read more Meet the founder -Ambi Subramaniam
The violin can produce some of the most beautiful sounds you would have ever heard – taking us into an alternate universe of utter bliss! But did you know that the violin has been around for about 5oo years? In fact, the modern violin is said to have been made by Italian maker, Andrea Amati, […]
Read more Meet the founder – Dr. Bindu Subramaniam
Ambi Subramaniam is a violinist, composer, and educator. He started performing on stage when he was six years old and was described as the “new king of Indian classical violin” by the Times of India. He was also described as ‘India’s 24-year-old Itzhak Perlman’ by the Ozy Magazine. Ambi is the Associate Dean of the […]
Read more Hindustani or Carnatic Music? Which music style should my child learn
Dr. Bindu Subramaniam, Dean of SaPa Music Academy, wears many hats in musical and non-musical circles – a singer-songwriter, author, entrepreneur, mom, and educator. She has a master’s degree in law from London University, a master’s certificate in songwriting and music business from Berklee College of Music, a Montessori diploma, an MPhil, and a PhD […]
Read more What is the right age to start music classes for my child?
“My child has decided to learn vocals/instrumentals. But we are confused about whether to choose Hindustani or Carnatic classical Music.” Many parents have this dilemma. Are you one of them? If this is something you have been mulling about, let’s explore these two beautiful musical styles/systems. A ‘note’ on music Music is about silence and sound. […]
Read more Can my child make music a career?
Music is something every child should learn. But, when should you start thinking about music classes for your child? Is there a right age to begin? Is it 12, 8, 5, or 3 years? You might be off by years! The right time to start music for children Studies say that the earlier you engage […]
Read more Why choose SaPa online music classes?
Music is an exciting field to be in today. There are many tools and technologies available for children to learn and excel. Then why did your eyebrows furrow when your child said that he/she wants to be a musician/singer? If you are an Indian parent, your comfort word is probably ‘engineering’. So, this unique direction […]
Read more The beginner’s guide to playing the Carnatic violin at home
There are options for music classes everywhere you turn today. How do you know which one is the right one for you? Well, for starters, it would help us to know who you are and what you are looking for. We have come up with some classifications; see which category explains you best. Online music […]
Read more Why should my child learn music?
Carnatic Violin 101 If you are thinking of learning a string instrument, the violin is a great place to start. It is, definitely, one of the most popular instruments that Indians choose to play. Your next choice will centre around whether you want to learn the Western or the Indian Carnatic violin. If you choose […]
Read more The beginner’s guide to playing the Western violin at home
“I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music… I get (the) most joy in life out of music.” Who do you think said this? Mozart, Beethoven, Pandit Ravi Shankar, MS Subbalakshmi? Guess again! It was Albert Einstein, who also said, “If I were not […]
Western violin 101 If you have zeroed in on the violin as your instrument, congratulations on your choice! The violin can produce some of the most melodious sounds you will ever hear. Of course, beginners will generally sound scratchy and squeaky but don’t let that put you off! We’ve all been there and done that! […]