Fun ways for kids to use the Dussehra break and learn new things Read more The best age for children to begin music classes
Dussehra is fast approaching, ringing in the most festive time of year. It’s also possibly the time when people feel the most connected to Indian culture and look to explore traditional roots. With Dussehra comes the joy of a ten-day school break. Kids have finished term exams, and everyone is looking forward to a break […]
Read more Ask a SaPa Expert: “Can music become my child’s profession?”
At what age should you start music classes for your child? Should you wait till they show some mild prowess before you register them for formal music classes? Or should you make the first effort and condition them to become musical? What is the easiest music instrument for a child to learn? Dr. Ambi Subramaniam […]
Read more “What music should my children listen to?” A SaPa Expert weighs in
Are you wondering if your child should pursue music professionally? Is he/she good enough? Is there reasonable scope in the music profession? So, should your child focus on music over academics? What is your role in it? Music is such a vast field today that there are many professions associated with it. It is definitely […]
Read more Ask a SaPa Expert: “How many hours a day should I practise music?”
Music has so many benefits for children – it facilitates brain development, making them creative, innovative, and collaborative while also being a source of fun and relaxation. So, naturally, as a parent, you will be interested to know what kind of music your 8 year old or 12 year old or even your infant should […]
Read more Hindustani or Carnatic Music? Which music style should my child learn
Whether you are a student, aspiring singer or musician or a professional performer, how many hours a day of practise is advisable? Can small children sit for long hours of practice? Is there an age-wise chart that parents can follow for their children? What should you do on days you don’t feel like practising? Dr. […]
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 […]
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 […]