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Notes of a nation

Notes of a nation - Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam

August 23, 2022 | The New Indian Express

The national anthem of a country is a matter of pride - a symbol of patriotism.

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Standing Up For Soft

Standing Up For Soft, Soothing Music - Bindu Subramaniam

March 09, 2022 | Team Provoke Lifestyle

Born as Seetaa Subramaniam in Los Angeles, California, to violinist L. Subramaniam and vocalist Vijayashree (Viji) Subramaniam.

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Polymath music teacher

Polymath Music Teacher - Bindu Subramaniam

February 2022 | EducationWorld - Magazine People

SaPa provides joyful age-appropriate education in Carnatic, Hindustani classical and Western music.

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Story of a Violinist

Story of a Violinist who is leading the music revolution in India through SaPa - Ambi Subramaniam

May 07, 2022 | The Lalith Dhanush Show - Podcast

Featuring Ambi Subramaniam, one of the most learned violinists in India on this episode of The Lalith Dhanush Show.

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Entrepreneurship just a choice

Is Entrepreneurship just a choice b/w GREED and VANITY? - Bindu Subramaniam

June 05, 2022 | The Lalith Dhanush Show - Podcast

Our guest for this episode, Bindu Subramaniam is a singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, music educator, and Co-Founder of a renowned institution SaPa

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Women on Top with Gauri Devidayal

Women on Top with Gauri Devidayal - Bindu Subramaniam

April 20, 2022 | Gauri Devidayal

Music is an art that is synonymous with discipline and devotion. This can be a bit overwhelming for young kids to follow.

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Story Tellers and Story Sellers

Making Music Learning Fun with Ambi and Bindu Subramaniam

Dec 17, 2021 | IVM Podcasts - Story Tellers and Story Sellers

On the episode, Vineet talks to Ambi & Bindu Subramaniam about the SaPa School of Music and their mission to make music learning more fun & accessible.

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Teacher Plus Magazine

A Bit of Music Can Dispel the Blues! | Bindu Subramaniam

March 2022 | Teacher Plus Magazine

Exam season is stressful enough without adding in the ongoing anxiety and exhaustion of living through a global pandemic.

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Music Will Always Be Safe

Music Will Always Be Safe | Bindu Subramaniam

Aug 02, 2022 | Serenade Magazine 2022

I have started looking at the story of Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts (SaPa) as a story in three parts, which I shall creatively refer to “normal”, the “new normal” and “what now?”

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Music and Secularism

Agenda - MOM Power Conference 2022

July 29, 2022 | Mompower360 | Motherhood

The Ultimate Conference for Moms to learn, grow, reconnect, be inspired and have fun!

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Listen While You Workout

Listen While You Work(Out) | Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam

July 29, 2022 | The Authors run SaPa

Have you ever wondered why most group exercise classes have music playing?

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Music and Secularism

Music and Secularism | Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam

July 26, 2022 | The New Indian Express

With a trend towards hoslidtic education in India, I am seeing more importance being given to subjects like music, dance, theatre, and art as part of school curriculum.

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Let women do the talking panel discussion

Let Women Do The Talking Panel Discussion | Bindu Subramaniam

July 02, 2022 | SaPa

LWDTT is a powerful forum for women in the music industry. Our CEO and Co-founder Bindu Subramaniam was part of a panel discussion during which she spoke about how it is important to remember that you are not your art, and that many of us deal with imposter syndrome.

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FEMINA Icons of the South 2021-2022

Bindu Subramaniam featured in Femina Icons of the South coffee table book

July 13, 2022 | FEMINA

The idea is simple; we can’t predict what the workplace will look like decades from now, but we will always need well-rounded, responsible people on board. SaPa in Schools uses music to help children appreciate cultural diversity and build language skills. It impacts 30,000 children across India each year.

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SA PA’ SIBLINGS – ON A MUSICAL MISSION

‘SA PA’ SIBLINGS – ON A MUSICAL MISSION

June 28, 2022 | Future of Earth - UK Magazine

SaPa is a home for great music and musicians, and since 2007, has operated with a vision to make quality music accessible to every learner.

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For A Mental Space To Do YOUR Best Each Day

Attitude Makeover Podcast

June 28, 2022 | Attitude Makeover

Dr. Bindu Subramaniam and Dr. Ambi Subramaniam - For A Mental Space To Do YOUR Best Each Day

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Sound of music on animals

Sound of music on animals

May 24, 2022 | The New Indian Express

We've all heard of pets singing along while their humans practice music (my cats run up and down the piano keyboard at odd hours), and it’s hilarious.

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Sound of music on animals

Go get the blues

May 22, 2022 | Sunday Mid- day

Corky Siegel pours 55 years of experience with the harmonica into an online course

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Prodigious Subramaniams - Ambi & Bindu in conversation with The Raaga Room

Prodigious Subramaniams - Ambi & Bindu in conversation with The Raaga Room

May 01, 2022 | The Raaga Room

AMBI SUBRAMANIAM
Hailed as "India's Itzhak Pearlmann" by Ozy Magazine, Ambi Subramaniam has been trained by his father and guru Dr. L. Subramaniam since he was three years old, and gave his first performance at the age of seven.

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Expressions Espresso with Bindu & Ambi Subramaniam

April 29, 2022 | Sudha Ragunathan

Watch the Subramaniam siblings in the second episode of Season 5 of Expressions Espresso. In the Young Minds segment, the siblings take us through their journey and the discipline and values ingrained by their parents.

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NEP 2020 with Dr Bindu Subramaniam & Dr Ambi Subramaniam

NEP 2020 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐞𝐝𝐚𝐠𝐨𝐠𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜 𝐄𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 with Dr Bindu Subramaniam & Dr Ambi Subramaniam

April 26, 2022 | NISA Education

Did you know that music enhances your learning ability? Dr. Bindu Subramaniam and Dr. Ambi Subramaniam will shed light on the role of music as teaching tool.

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Love is Blue(s): Corky Siegel’s story

Love is Blue(s): Corky Siegel's story

April 21, 2022 | The Hindu

“When someone compliments you on your music, just say thank you and stop criticising yourself. Play your music, play whatever makes you happy,” says Corky Siegel, musician and singer-songwriter.

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From SubraMania to SaPa: Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam strike the right note with music academy

From SubraMania to SaPa: Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam strike the right note with music academy

August 21, 2017 | Yourstory

Born in a home filled with music, the children of violinist L Subramaniam, late singer Vijayshree and Kavita Krishnamurthy, Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam are honing the next generations of musical talent at Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts.

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SaPa Introduces 'Learn To Play The Harmonica' A Self- Paced Course By Legendary Blues Musician And Songwriter, Corky Siegel

SaPa Introduces 'Learn To Play The Harmonica' A Self- Paced Course By Legendary Blues Musician And Songwriter, Corky Siegel

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If you love the mouth organ instrument, Harmonica and want to learn the art of playing it then Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts (SaPa) brings to you a self- paced course for the...

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Being a mother taught me to be patient and use time effectively: Bindu Subramaniam, Founder & CEO, SaPa

Being a mother taught me to be patient and use time effectively: Bindu Subramaniam, Founder & CEO, SaPa

May 10, 2021 | SME FUTURES

As a Founder & CEO at SaPa- Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts, Bindu is currently focused on the incorporation of music in every child's life. In a tete-a-tete with SME Futures, Bindu opened up on her relationship with her mother...

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Indian musical instruments you should know about

Indian musical instruments you should know about

19th October 2021 | The New Indian Express

With Deepavali coming up, and the Dasara season still in our rearview mirrors, festive music continues to be a major part of our day.

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Striking the Right Note in Bengaluru

These Talented Siblings Are Using Music to Transform the Lives of 25,000 Kids!

June 5, 2019 | the better india

At the end of the day, a child is a child. Depending on their environment, there may be differences in how they are taught to think and learn, but once you get past that, they all react to music in the same way.

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Love Carnatic music? Don't miss this Masterclass by Padma Shri Aruna Sairam

Love Carnatic music? Don't miss this Masterclass by Padma Shri Aruna Sairam

01st May 2021 | The New Indian Express

Padma Shri Aruna Sairam, the renowned Carnatic vocalist and Vice Chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi, will be conducting a MasterClass this evening hosted by SaPa India...

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Why adults should learn Carnatic music

Why adults should learn Carnatic music

09th November 2021 | The New Indian Express

BENGALURU: We tend to associate learning Carnatic music with young children. And while it is a great idea to start learning music as early as possible, there’s no such thing as...

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Next Gen: Ambi and Bindu Subramaniam On The Importance Of Music Education

Next Gen: Ambi and Bindu Subramaniam On The Importance Of Music Education

Mar 13, 2019 | Rolling Stone

The composers talk about introducing a music curriculum in government schools in Karanataka with the Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts.

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SONG IS ALWAYS BIGGER THAN SINGER: USHA UTHUP ON LIFE IN LOCKDOWN

SONG IS ALWAYS BIGGER THAN SINGER: USHA UTHUP ON LIFE IN LOCKDOWN

May 22, 2021 | SUNDAY GUARDIAN LIVE

After 51 years in the music industry, Usha Uthup is still raring to go, by adapting to a virtual format for performances and taking on numerous projects of social relevance.

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Music for over the top platforms

Music for over the top platforms

01st June 2021 | The New Indian Express

This trend has continued over decades with placement of music in television and film (as opposed to composing music specially for TV and film).

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Music for over the top platforms

Studying with musical notes

06th July 2021 | The New Indian Express

If you are listening to your favourite songs, those might actually distract you, because you’ll follow along with the music.

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Master the strings

Master the strings

FEBRUARY 07, 2019 | The Hindu

The Subramaniams — L Subramaniam and his children Ambi and Bindu, have brought out a book on learning the violin

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Striking the Right Note in Bengaluru

Striking the Right Note in Bengaluru

27th July 2019 | The New Indian Express

Violin maestro and legendary musician L Subramaniam and playback singer wife Kavita Krishnamurthy have passed the baton to their children...

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Why 'Sa' is not equal C

Why 'Sa' is not equal C

27th July 2021 | The New Indian Express

BENGALURU: Most Indian musicians want to explore the relationship between Indian and western music, since the world is getting smaller, and we all want collaborate with artistes from different musical...

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'I am still nervous about shows'

'I am still nervous about shows'

23rd March 2021 | The New Indian Express

Playback singer Usha Uthup, who is conducting an online masterclass, speaks to Express about her 'compulsive optimism', being nervous on stage, and more...

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Music has a way of transforming you: How the Subramaniam siblings are changing the lives of 25,000 kids

Music has a way of transforming you: How the Subramaniam siblings are changing the lives of 25,000 kids

15th July 2019 | The New Indian Express

Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam are helping the next generation hone their musical skills at Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts

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From SubraMania to SaPa: Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam strike the right note with music academy

From SubraMania to SaPa: Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam strike the right note with music academy

August 21, 2017 | YourStory

Born in a home filled with music, the children of violinist L Subramaniam, late singer Vijayshree and Kavita Krishnamurthy, Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam are honing the next generations of musical talent at Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts.

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Bengaluru musicians to aid United Nations with their melodies

Bengaluru musicians to aid United Nations with their melodies

25th June 2018 | The New Indian Express

BENGALURU: Musicians Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam, children of popular violinist Padma Shree L Subramaniam were recently chosen by the United Nations to represent India in the 10,000 deeds campaign to aid UN’s Sustainable Development Goals...

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Konnakol Playhouse: Teaching rhythm in fun way

Konnakol Playhouse: Teaching rhythm in fun way

10th May 2019 | The Times of India

CHENNAI: The ‘thaka dhooms’ fill the air inside the hut-like auditorium as mridangist Akshay Anantapadmanabhan leads more than 1,000 children from across the country in a konnakol jamming workshop. The ‘thaka dhooms’ get faster, they’re joined by ‘thaka dhimis’ as the children are clearly enjoying themselves...

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Students Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa to loving school more

Students Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa to loving school more

20th March 2018 | The New Indian Express

BENGALURU: Anita O is a class seven student at the Government Model Primary School, Bengaluru. For the past three months, classes at her school have been a bit different and a lot more exciting...

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One song, 30 kids, and a million dreams

One song, 30 kids, and a million dreams

17th June 2018 | Bangalore Times

We have seen the trio — Bindu Subramaniam, Ambi Subramaniam and Mahesh Raghvan — adding that Carnatic touch to western chartbusters before. It’s a combo that has, so far, never failed to impress, and has won hearts...

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