This is the elimentary level where candidates learn the basics of Shruti (Pitch), Raagam(a combination of swaras makes a raagam) and talam(Rhythmic cycle).
– The basic exercises in Raagam Mayamalavagowla
- Sarali Varsai
- Janta Varsai
- Dhattu Varsai
- Upper Sthayi
- Lower Sthayi
- Geethams (1- 13)
Namavalis (minimum 4) ( Short compositions)
COURSE DURATION – 24 weeks, with a minimum of 2 or 3 classes per week, each class being for 1 hour.