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 The piano course in TFA has been devised to cultivate interest and musicality in aspiring students. Whether it is to realize a dream of playing the piano for ones own pleasure or to perform , individualized learning where personal attention is given, enables the student to progress and develop musical skills at their own pace. ...
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Learning the mridangam has taught students various skills ­ to conserve energy, to modulate the playing and to actively listen. Music and melodies are experienced and understood by each individual differently but rhythms and beats speak to everyone. By learning to play the mridangam the doors are opened to a whole new dimension of Carnatic ...
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With a brief history that dates back to approximately 150 years, the Tabla has been hailed as one of the most versatile drums in the world today. Having once been confined to just Hindustani (North Indian Classical) music and dance, the Tabla has now found a home in all major genres of music across the ...
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 The Carnatic flute is a bamboo woodwind instrument. The bamboo flute (லாழ) allows one to emote and create the melodious music which brings much peace in our life and has charmed people. Shri.G.Sridhar, an eminent Carnatic flautist, teaches Carnatic music and the Flute (Venu, 8­hole South Indian bamboo flute) in TFA passing his learnings from ...
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The students unravel using the violin as a tool, the intricacies of Carnatic music. With the violin they play different octaves within a small range of four strings on an instrument. The serenity of the sounds transports them to a blissful experience. Our TFA Dean, Dr L. Subramaniam the violin maestro, takes a personal interest ...
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The Veena department in TFA started in the late 1990s with the support of Pandit Ramalingam and Swami Shantanand Saraswathi. Pandit Ramalingam; an historical figure in the development of Indian Classical Music in Singapore has lent a mine of wealth in training and setting a high standard in classical music. The Veena department started with ...
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Sitar, a stringed instrument of the lute family that is popular in northern India, is a plucked instrument used mainly in Hindustani Classical Music . In appearance, the Sitar is similar to the Tanpura, except it has frets. Maestro Ustad Usman Khan initiated Sitar classes at the Temple of Fine Arts in the 1990’s. Ustad ...
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Hindustani Vocals

Students have an opportunity to learn Hindustani classical music which is sometimes also known as North Indian classical music or Shāstriya Sangeet. In Hindustani Music there are many Gharana’s but widely popular gharana’s are Gwalio, Agra, Kirana and Jaipur­Atrauli. In TFA we are offering the styles of Kirana and Gwalior­Agra Gharana. A Gharana may take ...
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Carnatic Vocals

As we learn to sing, we enrich ourselves to grow both muscially, emotionally and intellectually as music is indeed food for the soul. TFA provides a range of opportunities from learning the fundamentals of carnatic music, to acquiring more advanced vocal skills and the knowledge of the rich tradition of Carnatic music. In a nurturing ...
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