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12 week(s)
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Students will be introduced to more rigorous forms of exercises in different ragams helping them enhance their range and repertoire of different scales. Voice culture exercises help in improving the range and enhancing the voice culture of the students so that singing Gamakas becomes an easy task. They will also be introduced to a new form of Carnatic music called Swarajathi and new geethams will be taught in different ragas.

Learning of Swarajathis and Geethams introduce them to newer swara patterns and ragas, in turn bringing out the Creativity in students which help them apply concepts learnt to Manodharma Sangeetha.Swarajatis are useful for a student to learn the intricacies of both swaras and thalam or rhythm control at the same time


Course Format

Batch Size: 1

Duration: 12 weeks, one 45 mins lesson per week


1. Learn Briga Sadaka Varisais - very helpful voice culture exercises that help student attain perfection of singing fast phrases which will be introduced in Krithis later.

2. Learning two geethams in the Raga Kalyani and khamboji

3.The student will also be introduced to learning two swarajathis - Ragam Bilahari and Anandabhairavi

4. Create simple phrases and different patterns in Raga Kalyani and Bilahari

5. Learn a simple Divya nama keerthana - Ramakodanda Rama in the Ragam Bhairavi

Student should have completed CV101, 102, 103 and 104 or should know Basics of Carnatic music, be familiar with Talams, alankarams. Should know a few geethams. Should be familiar with and be able to identify ragams-shankarabharana,Mayamalavagowla,Mohana,Malahari, and sing in correct pitch.


Student must complete CVESa exam with a passing grade of Honors or above.

Bhriga Sadhaka varisais
  • Shankarabaranam
  • Mayamalavagowla
  • Mohanam
  • Shuddha saveri
Swarajathi - Bilahari
  • Practice varisais in Bilahari
  • Ra Ra venu
Anandabhairavi geetham
  • Rave Maguva
Kalyani Geetham
  • Kamalajadala
Kamboji - Geetham
  • Mandara
  • General knowledge about musical instruments and order
  • forms of Carnatic music (2 forms)
  • Raga lakshanas
Divyanama Keerthana
  • Raama Kodanda Raama - Bhairavi

At the end of the course the student should be able to

- Sing bhriga varisais in 2 ragas - Shanakarabharanam and Mayamalavagowla  (swaras and akaaram)

- Sing both the geethams in swara and sahithyam in proper shruthi and tala

- Sing Bilahari Raga swarajathi well with the right gamakams and with proper thalam

- Understand Anandabhairavi and sing the swarajathi in swaram and sahithyam well

- Create simple patterns in Raga Kalyani