Learn to play the Indian Bansuri (bamboo flute) – Open Classes in Auroville & Private Lessons (online)
– Hindustani Classical, Jazz Music and other Styles –

 

Private Online Lessons

The Indian Bamboo Flute, the Bansuri, is great to learn via private online lessons. The sound of this flutes transports very well, so you can use just a tablet, computer or even a smart phone.

If you are interested, please get in contact using the dates given … here. I will send you some details about technical requirements and the price-list.

One first call then is free, to test everything out – after this you can decide.

 

Flute classes in Auroville

Thursdays
15:00-16:00  Warm-ups & Alaap (good for beginners also)
16:00-17:00  Aspects of Indian Music & Jazz (improvisation, raag, taal, intonation, scales, playing some compositions etc)

Drop in is possible at any time, flutes available to borrow or buy.
I always get flutes from Kanti Patel in Bombay, please check his website … here.
Usually I carry a stock of medium A-Flutes with me, I pass them on for the same price.

Place

TLC Basecamp, Auroville
links to the destination … on OpenStreetMaps, … on GoogleMaps

 

Please send me a message via the dates given  … here. I will send you the price-list and we can check weather you need to borrow or buy an instrument.

 

North Indian Classical (Hindustani), Jazz  &  other styles of music

I do offer lessons for various styles of music on the Indian Bamboo Flute, the Bansuri. My personal background is Jazz on the guitar, but I recognized the Bansuri as a fully mature instrument on which you can play all sort of musical styles. In this way I want to promote the Bansuri as an instrument, but also the possibility to get truly into the Indian Classical Music as well.

In my teachings I can cover:

  • fundamental technique to control the instruments
  • usage of a drone to get good intonation
  • usage of metronome to develop rhythm feel
  • music theories, but practical playing approach goes first
    – North Indian Hindustani Classical Music (Taal, Raag)
    – Jazz & Western Music (general music theory)
  • … and much more, due to the needs of the participants

For students taking private online lessons or participating in the flute classes in Auroville there also is an internal area on this webpage, where additional teaching material will be provided.

 

These programs are running under the Auroville activity
“Divine Arts”
I am living in Auroville, South India, and my income generating activities all go under the required umbrellas.
With you contribution you do not only support me and my family, but also the International Township of Auroville.

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