Shankar Mahadevan Academy makes high quality music education available from the convenience of home. All classes, course materials, customer support, teacher/student communication, and assessments are conducted online, and for this reason technology is a key part of the student experience.
To participate in self-study courses, students need the following
Computer with either Windows 7 (recommended), Windows Vista, Windows XP or Mac OS
High-speed Internet connection
Audio headset with microphone
The following software installed:
Microsoft Internet Explorer™ version 7 or higher, Firefox™ version 3.0 or higher, or Safari™ 4 or higher
Adobe Flash™ 6.0 or later
Electronic Shruthi Box (Electronic Tanpura or Tambura box).This is required for classical music courses, and is optional but highly recommended for Hindi Movie and Devotional song courses.
Electronic Taalmala.This is required for all Hindustani classical music courses (Level 102 onwards).
Additional requirements for instructor-led courses:
Built-in or external webcam for video calls
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