Learn the system of melodic scales (ragas) and rhythmic patterns (talas) that form the basis of the music of the Indian sub-continent
- Learn the basics of raga and tala - the fundamental building blocks of Indian classical music
- Learn popular compositions in multiple Indian languages including Sanskrit, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Bengali
- No experience necessary
Dr. S. Raj Chaudhury trained in classical and semi-classical music for nine years in India and was the founding director of the Auburn University Indian Music Ensemble where he taught for seven years. A vocalist by training, he also plays tabla (drums) and the harmonium (organ).
JJ Moody, Program Director