Carnatic music is a system of music commonly associated with the southern part of indian sub continent,with its area roughly confined to four modern states ; Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala & Tamil nadu.Carnatic classical music has retained its individuality for nearly 700 years. It is a discipline when presented with the systamatic rule. This music is called Carnatic classical music & shastriya sangeetha.The learning text and exercises are more or less uniform accross all the south indian states the learning structure is arranged in increased order of complexity.
Shruthi Sangeetha Vidyalaya is classical carnatic music school in Bangalore, India run by Smt Anupama Rao
Vocal Carnatic music is taught in a unique format that has been designed by her to address the overall development of the students. Students are taught both, the theory and techniques of singing as well as other attributes that enable to them to grow as individuals and musicians.
Students are taught the theory and practice of compositions of a diverse set of composers at both the basic and advanced levels. Additionally, they are also familiarized with various dimensions of performing such as stage presence, handling the sound systems etc. This provides a unique platform for students to learn and appreciate classical music and also become confident performers. In addition to regular carnatic music classes, workshops, vacation classes, projects and other collaborative programs are also held periodically. Workshops are conducted by eminent musicians – thus giving the students another forum to interact and learn.
Another unique feature is the degree of involvement and collaboration between the Guru - Smt Anupama Rao, the students and parents of the students in the musical development of their children. All participate actively in the various events that are held.