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Violin

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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Veena

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

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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