Margazhi in Singapore

SYAMA is bringing the Chennai margazhi ambience to Singapore.

Lecdems and Workshops:

Lec-dem on Fri 18th Dec:

Lecture demonstration by Dr. S Sowmya7-8PMFacebook LIVE

Buy access from FB events page:

Workshops on Sun 20th & Sat 26th Dec.

Vocal workshop by Neyveli Sri R Santhanagopalan11 AM to 1 PMTotal 4 hrs
Instrumental/Vocal workshop by Sri R Parthasarathy (Delegate is FULL)2- 3PMTotal 2 hrs
Laya Workshop by Sri Sheejith Krishna4-6 PMTotal 4 hrs

How to attend: Zoom link and password will be provided for all delegates. You will need a Mac/PC or a laptop with a good camera and a headset with mic, in a well-lighted room.

Small class size: Only 10-15 students

Registration closes on: 18th Dec. Book fast!

(If you just want to join as an observer, you can buy the observer ticket from our FB events page anytime before the event: )

Vocal workshop: Sri Neyveli Santhanagopalan – S$99.99

Name: Manodharma margam

Description: Authentic way of understanding manodharma and raga aspects in Carnatic music and incorporating in performance, as perceived by the musical trinity. Guru Sri Santhanagopalan will use some important kritis to impart the concepts.

Category: Advanced

Shruti:5.5/6 (G# or A)

Requirements: Must have learnt singing carnatic music for 7-8 years. Must be concert singers using manodharma practise for at least 3-4 years. Materials and workshop recording included.

Instrumental/Vocal workshop: Sri R Parthasarathy – S$49.99 (Delegate is now FULL)

Name: Structured approach to Kalpanaswaras

Description:  In the first session, student will learn the basics of using jathi syllables and create simple patterns. In the second session, students will learn how to create a koraippu and korvai in 2 different talas

Category: Intermediate

Shruti:2.5/3 (D# or E)

Requirements: Due to Sruti, this workshop is intended for veena/violin/flute players. However vocal students can also join. Must have learnt carnatic music for 5-6 years. Ideal for those who have just started full concert performance

Laya workshop: Sri Sheejith Krishna : S$99.99

Name: Laya, the life breath

Description:  Explored through the Tala Dasa Prana and the art of nattuvangam, this workshop comprises of discussions on architecture of a Jati and the creative process of Jati choreography in Bharatanatyam

Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old and have learnt Bharathanatyam for 7-8 years.

How to Buy?

Available slots as of 14th December:
Vocal Workshop (Advanced): 5
Kalpanaswaram workshop (Vocal/instrumental): FULL
Laya Workshop: 3

Scan the below QR code to make payment via paynow/paylah app. enter the specified amount, and email the screenshot of successful payment to, with <YourName>_<WorkshopName> as subject. You will receive details for joining the workshop

Margazhi in Singapore Concerts and other fun events

We are also extremely happy to announce our lineup of heritage events by our own artistes for this margazhi…in Singapore!

Children events:
20th December – Thiruppavai quiz based on meaning of the songs ( by Sri Krishna Premigal Swami Satsangam) – For children 15 years old or less in Singapore
21st December – Kolam workshop (Conducted by Smt Uma Jayaram) – For 12 years and above in Singapore
22nd December – Bharathanatyam juniors quiz (Conducted by Ms Akshaya Srikumar) – For 10 -18 years old in Singapore
24th December – Carnatic Music juniors quiz (Conducted by Ms Bharati Murali) – For 10 – 18 years old in Singapore

Adults events:
23rd December – Bharathanatyam Gameshow (In Jeopardy-style, conducted by Dr Sujatha Mohan, Chennai) – For senior dance professionals and teachers in Singapore
26th December – Carnatic Music Gameshow (In Jeopardy-style, conducted by Vidushi MS Vidya of SIFAS) – For senior music professionals and teachers in Singapore

Register for the above fun events. Winners receive shopping vouchers! (Last date 15th December)