L E A R N I N G W I T H A R J U N
For over 15 years, Arjun has devotedly taught hundreds of students, sharing with them the joy, power, and beauty of North Indian classical music.
Arjun's approach to teaching draws upon his deep, 30+ years of study in North Indian classical music, along with his knowledge of Western classical music and his research into the modern psychology of music learning. As a result, he is able to offer an integrated, student-focused, adaptive, yet traditional educational experience, for students of all ages and skill levels.
C L A S S E S / W O R K S H O P S
ONLINE COURSE | Ali Akbar College of Music
Apr 23 - June 18| 2022 |
This course feature live 2-way interaction as well as video recordings available after each class meeting.
Tuesdays | 4:00PM - 5:00PM US-Pacific time
Instrumental 1 (Beginning/Mixed Instruments)
Includes beginning - intermediate level repertoire of Ali Akbar Khan, along with skill development exercises and basics of raag and taal (melodic and rhythmic forms). Open to players of all instruments who have basic playing ability.
Indian Classical Music Immersion | In-Person & ONLINE
East-West School of Music at Ananda Ashram, Monroe NY
Jul 2 - Jul 3| 2022 |
Sat 3:00pm - 5:30pm | Sun 10:00am -12:30pm & 2:30pm - 5:00pm
A weekend immersion workshop in the melodious sounds of North Indian Classical Music. Learn fundamentals as well as deeper levels of rāga (melodic forms), tāla (rhythm cycles), rhythmic phrasing, vocal and instrumental styles of music, training methods, musicality, performance aesthetics and universal concepts of music, all through the lens of classical repertoire. Focus will be on practical playing as well as interactive discussion with students. All instruments and levels welcome, as long as students have basic playing ability.
Registrants will have access to recordings of the sessions following the workshop.