About the Masterclass

Are you a Carnatic musician trying to find your individuality? Are you wondering how to collaborate effectively with artists from other genres? Or are you just an Aruna Sairam fan looking for an opportunity to spend more time with the legend herself? Here's the perfect session for you.

This is a chance for you to explore the joy of Indian classical music and take a journey with Aruna Sairam, in this power-packed 90-minute session.

You will also learn to:

  • Train and develop your singing voice with practice tips and simple exercises
  • Be a creative musician while maintaining the essence of classical music
  • Engage meaningfully with your audience through tried and tested techniques

There will be some time to answer a few questions at the end of the session.

About the Instructor

Aruna Sairam is a Carnatic vocalist, Padma Shri awardee, and Vice Chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi. She has performed across India and abroad, and is on a mission to make South Indian classical music global. She was the first South Indian classical vocalist to perform at the BBC Proms at London's Royal Albert Hall in 116 years, and she's also the first Carnatic musician to perform in the Oud Festival of Israel (Jerusalem).

Some of Aruna Sairam's many awards include: Sangeetha Kalanidhi from the Madras Music Academy, U S Congress Proclamation of Excellence, and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award from the Government of India. She was also appointed as Advisor to the Department of Culture, Tamil Nadu, on Musical Education by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

About SaPa

Led by singer-songwriter Bindu Subramaniam and violinist Ambi Subramaniam, SaPa - Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts - takes in learners as young as three years old and helps them fall in love with music. We offer personalised and group classes in every musical discipline - from Carnatic vocal to Western instrumental. We also offer self-paced courses and workshops led by the world's best-loved muicians. All learning material at SaPa - curriculum, textbooks, and assessments - are designed and developed in-house. Our vision is to give every child a long and fulfilling journey with music, and to promote non-competitive excellence.