Music Courses

The Temple of Fine Arts offers part time courses for both Hindustani and Karnatic music. These include vocals, violin, veena, mridangam, tabla, sitar, flute, and harmonium. A course in western classical piano following the ABRSM syllabus is also offered.

 

Karnatic Vocal Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM60 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

Beginners are introduced to swaravali varisai, jantai varisai, tara sthayi swaravali, alankara, geetham and Thirupugazh. The dattu swaravali is introduced in Stage Two and the krithi in Stage Three. More complex musical structures and forms are introduced in Stage Four and Five - including tana varnam, ashtapadi and thillana. Music theory accompanies all stages of learning.

Karnatic Vocal Instructors - Kumari Sivamany Selliah / Shri Sampagodu S Vighnaraja / Shrimati Mallika Ravishanker

 

Hindustani Vocal Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM60 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

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Hindustani Vocal Instructors - Shri Raina Arvinder Singh / Kumari Yashashree Kadlaskar

 

Violin Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM60 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

Beginners are introduced to swaravali varisai, jantai varisai, tara sthayi swaravali, alankara, geetham and Thirupugazh. The dattu swaravali is introduced in Stage Two and the krithi in Stage Three. More complex musical structures and forms are introduced in Stage Four and Five - including tana varnam, ashtapadi and thillana. Music theory accompanies all stages of learning.

Violin Instructors - Shrimati Kanagamani Vijayendra / Shri Amalan Gnanasegaran

 

Veena Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM60 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

Beginners are introduced to swaravali varisai, jantai varisai, tara sthayi swaravali, alankara, geetham and Thirupugazh. The dattu swaravali is introduced in Stage Two and the krithi in Stage Three. More complex musical structures and forms are introduced in Stage Four and Five - including tana varnam, ashtapadi and thillana. Music theory accompanies all stages of learning.

Veena Instructors - Shrimati Vijayalakshmi Arumugam / Shrimati Rajalakshmi Muthukrishnan / Kumari Gayathri Ashok

 

Mridangam Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM60 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

Mridangam Instructors - Shri Ravishanker

 

Tabla Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM50 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

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Tabla Instructors - Shri Prakash Kandasamy / Shri Pradip Dongol

 

Sitar Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM60 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

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Sitar Instructors - Dr Subramony / Shri Kumar Karthigesu / Kumari Kalpana Paranjothy

 

Flute Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM60 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

Beginners are introduced to swaravali varisai, jantai varisai, tara sthayi swaravali, alankara, geetham and Thirupugazh. The dattu swaravali is introduced in Stage Two and the krithi in Stage Three. More complex musical structures and forms are introduced in Stage Four and Five - including tana varnam, ashtapadi and thillana. Music theory accompanies all stages of learning.

Flute Instructors - Shri Sampagodu S Vighnaraja

 

Harmonium Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Fees: RM60 per month * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

The course uses the North Indian or Hindustani style of singing and music accompaniment.

Harmonium Instructors - Shri Raina Arvinder Singh

 

Western Classical Piano Classes: One hour duration / 1x per week * Features scheduled assessments of student learning * Examinations required for each level

The course follows the Associated Board of Royal School of Music (ABRSM) syllabus. The beginner enters at Beginner Level and then moves on to Grade One and finishes at Grade Eight. The fees for the individual grades are as follows:

Beginner Level - RM80 per month [45 min class / 1x per week]

Grade One - RM90 per month [45 min class / 1x per week

Grade Two - RM100 per month [one hour class / 1x per week]

Grade Three - RM120 per month [one hour class / 1x week]

Grade Four - RM135 per month [one hour class / 1x week]

Grade Five - RM155 per month [one hour class / 1x week]

Grade Six - RM185 per month [one hour class / 1x week]

Grade Seven - RM215 per month [one hour class / 1x week]

Grade Eight - RM245 per month [one hour class / 1x week]

Piano Instructors - Shrimati Sharmini Sivadas / Shrimati Jyotsna Prakash / Ms Lucy Pereira / Ms Lorraine Emmanuel

 




The Temple of Fine Arts        114 - 116, Jalan Berhala, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia        Tel: +60-3-2274 3709

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