Check our On-Demand Classes
The Indian harmonium originating in Europe was brought to India by Western traders or missionaries in the late nineteenth century. It became an integral part of Indian music and is used to accompany folk, classical, Sufi, and ghazal compositions for both music and dance. The harmonium can produce harmonies and drone notes that enhance the melodic lines of kirtan singers. It is also easy to learn and play, making it a popular instrument for devotional music.
Mridanga Drum Classes
The Indian mridanga drum is a two-headed percussion instrument that originated at least 2,000 years ago in South India. It is one of the oldest and most sophisticated drums of India, and plays a role in many stories of gods and ancient art. The mridanga drum can produce complex and intricate patterns of rhythm that enhance the melodic lines of kirtan singers.