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Courses & Training Programs @ Raga-vahini Music Academy
In person:  Victoria/Chaska,  Eden Prarie, MN,  and on Skype

Raga-Vahini Music  Academy has partnered with renowned Sri Padmavati Mahila Visva Vidyalayam, Tirupati, India to provide learning opportunities in U.S.A to attain Diploma in MUSIC and Certification Courses (vocal and/or instrumental).   For Padmavathi Viswavidyalayam affiliated courses, only female students can enroll.  Other Music Training programs are available for all students.

Guru Affliation with SAMPADA, SILICON ANDHRA, USA

Advanced Diploma In Music
(Age >= 9 years)

Level 1 – Diploma in Introductory Music
Level 2 – Diploma in Music
Level 3 – Diploma in Music
Level 4 – Advanced Diploma in Music

Credits: SPMVV offers 8 credits per Level .


Eligibility: Minimum age to enroll in SPMVV courses is 9.5 years at the time of enrollment, and there is no upper age limit.  No Age limit for SAMPADA course (Affliated with Potti Sriramulu University) 

Admission:  Admission upon evaluation by Raga-Vahini Academy. Please contact Raghavi Janaswamy @765 409 0641

Training:  Training adhering to the syllabus and quality standards can be obtained from Raga-vahini or any other teacher in North America


Examination: The theory and practicals examinations at the end of the year are co-ordinated with SPMVV by Raga-Vahini Academy.


Final Examination: For Advanced Diploma (Level 4) - The SPMVV Professors will personally visit USA to review and qualify students’ skills in Theory and Practicals, and  to award Advanced Diplomas to eligible graduate students in a formal Convocation.  
Qualify:  Attaining 45% marks is minimum to “Pass” the course and 70% is considered as passing with “Distinction”.  

Advanced Diploma In Dance
(Age >= 9 years)

Level 1 – Cert. in Introductory Level Dance
Level 2 – Diploma in Dance
Level 3  & Level 4  
             - Advanced Diploma in Dance

Credits: SPMVV offers 8 credits per Level.


Eligibility: Minimum age to enroll in SPMVV courses is 9.5 years at the time of enrollment, and there is no upper age limit.  

Admission:  Admissions upon evaluation by Raga-Vahini Academy and Padmavati University, Tirupati, India . Please contact Raghavi Janaswamy @765 409 0641

Training:   Training adhering to the syllabus and quality standards can be obtained from teachers associated with the Raga-Vahini Academy or any other teacher in North America

Examination: The theory and practicals examinations at the end of the year are co-ordinated with SPMVV by Raga-Vahini Academy.


Final Examination: For Advanced Diploma (Level 4) - The SPMVV Professors will personally visit USA to review and qualify students’ skills in Theory and Practical to award Advanced Diplomas to eligible graduate students in a formal Convocation. 


Qualify:  Attaining 45% marks is minimum to “Pass” the course and 70% is considered as passing with “Distinction”.  

Certificate Courses
(Age >= 9 years)
1. Certificate Course In Vaggeyakaramrutam
2. Certificate Course In Varnam
3. Certificate Course in Annamayya Sankeertanalu
Eligibility: Female Students only for now as per university Rules. But Stay tuned for opportunities for male students as well. Minimum age to enroll in SPMVV courses is 10 years and there is no upper age limit.
Admission:  Admission upon evaluation by Raga-Vahini Academy. Please contact Raghavi Janaswamy @765 409 0641

Training:  Training adhering to the syllabus and quality standards can be obtained from Raga-vahini or any other teacher in North America

Examination: The skills of students at the end of the year will be determined by practical examination and 25% of theory.
Music Training
(Age >  4 years)
 
1. Slokas & Swara/Laya Basic Training, Swaravali Exercises
(Age - 4 to 5 Years)
2. Music Training (vocal/veena)
(Age - Above 5 years)
The age is a general criteria for new students. The prior exposure for music is  considered for enrollment into suitable group​.
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