About the Course

Learn the fundamentals of the Indian classical violin directly from India's best violinists Dr. L Subramaniam and Dr. Ambi Subramaniam. The course has been designed to help students develop a strong foundation, understand the importance of technique, and most importantly, fall in love with the Carnatic violin.

About the Instructors

Subramaniams

Dr. L. Subramaniam is one of the world's leading musicians and composers. He created the global music idiom and his music has spanned various genres including Carnatic, orchestral, fusion, and film. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the Padma Shri, and numerous other national and international awards.

Dr. Ambi Subramaniam, hailed as 'the new king of Indian classical violin' by The Times of India & 'India's Itzhak Pearlmann' by Ozy Magazine, is a violinist, entrepreneur, and music educator. He has been trained by his father and guru, Dr. L Subramaniam, since the age of three giving his first performance at the age of seven. He is also the co-Founder & Director for SaPa and SaPa in Schools.

Who can take this course?

Musicians or beginners interested in learning the Carnatic violin.

What you'll learn

Dr. L. Subramaniam and Dr. Ambi Subramaniam - Carnatic Violin - Part 1

  • 4 and 5 String Violins
  • Indian Playing Posture
  • Bow Hold Technique
  • Playing Open Strings
  • Parts of the Violin
  • The Middle Part of the Bow
  • Violin Tone
  • Left Hand Posture
  • Seven Notes
  • Playing a One Octave Scale
  • Practice Tips
  • Introduction to Saralai Varisai

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