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Indian Music Academy

The Indian Music Academy is a new institute by Sharmila Mathur in Edmonton, Canada that offers Sitar, Tabla, Voice and Harmonium, and a course for musicians. We offer courses around Edmonton.

Sitar
• Sit and hold the Sitar with the correct posture
• Play alankaars (progressions) specific to the correct movement of the right and left hand
• Play a composition and taans in a raga with various ornamentations
• Learn the concept of taals and play the above composition with a taal played on tabla
• Tune Sitar with a Guitar tuner available in music stores or on smartphones (free application)
• Understand tonal qualities and structure of the instrument
• Learn basic concepts, notation system, and historical background of Indian Music

Tabla
• Sit and play different bols (syllables) on Tabla with the correct posture and hand movements
• Tune Tabla with a Guitar tuner available in music stores or on smartphones (free application)
• Understand tonal qualities and structure of the instrument
• Play a taal, toda, and tihai on Tabla
• Learn basic concepts, notation system, and historical background of Indian Music

Voice and Harmonium/Keyboard Course
• Sing the basic scale of Indian Music and alankaars (progressions)
• Learn the technique of voice modulation to improve the tonal quality and expand your vocal range
• Sing a composition (chant or bhajan) composed in a raga with alaap and taans
• Play the same composition on harmonium or keyboard
• Learn the concept of taals and play the above composition with a taal played on tabla
• Learn basic concepts, notation system, and historical background of Indian Music

Course for Musicians
• Play a composition and taans in a raga with various ornamentations on your own String, Key, or Wind instrument
• Learn the concept of taals and play the above composition with a taal played on tabla
• Learn basic concepts, notation system, and historical background of Indian Music
• Learn and develop the art of improvisation following the rules and the mood of the raga

Visit our website to view course outlines, venues, fee, and information about our upcoming free workshops or call Sharmila on +1 (780) 265 5232

Phone: (780) 265-5232

3312 20 Ave
Edmonton, AB
T6T 0L5
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