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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).