All you need is inspiration and dedication. We would rather have kirtan novices with a strong desire to learn and practice than an amateur musician with no desire to learn anything new. We are aware that there will be different levels of knowledge, and we hope to nicely facilitate eve
No part-time participation is allowed (only exceptions). Still, we are offering 8-day Kirtan Connection as an alternative also for those not able to come for a longer time. Please visit the Kirtan Connection page.
We are aware that everyone will have a different level of proficiency in singing or mrdanga and kartal playing. So the teachers will cater to individuals to the best of their ability to make sure that everyone can advance. There will normally be more private sessions than whole group
Visiting teachers like Madhava and Jahnavi will mainly do kirtan and give classes. There might be some practical sessions with them, but do not count on it. So if you hope to learn mrdanga from Madhava, that will probably happen indirectly by taking part in his kirtans. The practical
There will not be separate classes for students on different levels. We are well aware that everyone will be on different levels. So, although there will be group sessions, teachers will do their best to give time and attention to individual students, to ensure that they are able to a
There will most likely be supervised kirtan practice in small groups during the instrument sessions, and perhaps even at separate times. The students can also perhaps organize this during their free time. Indeed, it is not suitable to practice before the Deities.