Welcome to the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, a venture I am truly excited about. 

Our vision is to make learning of Indian music easy, accessible, and exciting to people worldwide.

Our philosophy is simple - to impart high-quality learning in music through innovative methods while having a great deal of fun. Whether you are just starting to learn music or are an experienced student, I can assure you that this journey of music learning and appreciation will be fun and very rewarding!
- Shankar Mahadevan
Fall Term Started | Enrollments for Fall Term closed

Our Fall Term batches have started. Enrollments have closed for the fall term batch. To enquire for the next term write to us at admissions@shankarmahadevanacademy.com or fill up the enquiry form here.

To know more about the courses please contact:
SHUBA: 650.785.8898   |  MANISHA: 408.636.3257
Email: admissions@shankarmahadevanacademy.com
Address:
iGurukul Center
2067 AGNEW RD, SANTA CLARA, CA 95054

Courses for Beginners 

Hindustani Vocals for Adults HV101

Ages: 14+
Duration: 12 sessions, 1 session per week
Time: Sundays 1:00 - 1:45 PM
Course fees: USD 329 + USD 25 (one-time registration fee)


Carnatic Vocals for Adults CV101

Ages: 14+
Duration: 12 sessions, 1 session per week
Time: Sundays 11:15 - 12:00 PM 
Course fees: USD 329 + USD 25 (one-time registration fee)


Grow with Music Course for Children GWM102B

Ages: 4+-6
Duration: 12 sessions, 1 session per week
Time: Sundays 10:15  AM to 11:00 AM
Course fees: USD 329 + USD 25 (one-time registration fee for new students)

Hindi Movie Songs for Adults

Ages: 14+
Duration: 12 weeks, 1 session per week
Time: Saturdays, 11:00 - 11:45 AM
Course fees: USD 165 + USD 25 (one-time registration fee)


Courses for Continuing Students

Hindustani Vocals for Adults HV102

Ages: 14+
Duration: 12 weeks, 1 session per week
Time: Saturdays, 12:00 - 12:45 PM
Course fees: USD 329

Carnatic Vocals for Adults CV102

Ages: 14+
Duration: 12 sessions, 1 session per week
Time: Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:15 PM
Course fees: USD 329


 

Carnatic Vocals for Children CV103

Ages: 7-13
Duration: 12 sessions, 1 session per week
Time: Thursdays 5:30 - 6:15 PM
Course fees: USD 329

Carnatic Vocals for Children and Adults CV104

Duration: 12 sessions, 1 session per week
Children's Batch: Thursdays 6:30 - 7:15 PM. 
Adult's Batch: Tuesdays 7:30-8:15 PM. 

Course fees: USD 329

Hindustani Vocals for Children HV100B

Ages: 5-10
Duration: 12 sessions, 1 session per week
Time: Sundays 10:00 - 10:45 AM
Course fees: USD 329

Hindustani Vocals for Children HV100C

Ages: 5-10
Duration: 12 sessions, 1 session per week
Time: Sundays 11:00 - 11:45 AM
Course fees: USD 329

Hindustani Vocals for Adults HV103

Ages: 14+
Duration: 12 weeks, 1 session per week
Time: Saturdays, 10:00 - 10:45 AM
Course fees: USD 329

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Meet your Teachers

Bay-Area
Subhashini Gunapu is a Carnatic Classical vocalist and Veena player. She has trained in Carnatic Classical vocals under Guru Vidwan Ramachandra Rao & learnt the Veena under her grandfather Vidwan Gopinatha Das & Smt Usha Shastry. Subhashini has performed in many music festivals and has recently collaborated with Hollywood music producer Christopher Franke as well as renowned Sitarist Ashwin Batish. She has also accompanied Dr Balamurali Krishna for the album Narasimha Suprabhata.
Bay-Area-Teacher
Manisha Ramachandran started learning Hindustani Classical Vocal music at a young age. Her interest in music was encouraged by her mother at a young age after which she proceeded to learn music and take examintions under Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. She has continued to learn from several vocalists and gurus and teaches in the Bay Area.