Programs, Classes & Private Lessons

Carnatic Raga Music Courses

Carnatic music is most commonly associated with southern India with its origin in ancient Hindu traditions. Carnatic music's main emphasis is centered around vocal music with accompanying instruments usually featuring violin, mridangam, and the tambura, although ancient stringed instruments, flutes, accompanying percussion instruments may also be included

Voice Culture for Carnatic Vocal Music Stage Performance

Individuals interested in studying Carnatic Raga music can take group classes in Carnatic vocal music instructed by Maha Narasimhan and Mamtha Dhulipala. 


CourseCRN Day Date Time Fee
Learn Master Compositions of the Trinity with ManodharmaCRN 1614
Sunday Mar. 19 - May. 14, 2017 10 - 11 a.m. $175

8 Classes

Individuals who wish to try the first two class may do so for a fee of $60.00.  Please contact our registration desk at 403.440.6821

Please note: continuation in the course past the two day trial offer requires full registration.

 Learn Master Compositions of the Trinity with Manodharma

  • Progress to krithis or songs using concepts learned
  • Students will be taught specific compositions of Carnatic Music Trinity, i.e., Thyagaraja, Mudduswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastri
  • Compositions will be chosen to present a diversity of raga-s, tala-s, and languages
  • Students will learn and apply concepts in manodharma (improvisation) , e.g. raga alapana, niraval, and kalpanasvaram