Intermediate Course Level - I

Learn finer nuances of music expression


This course is designed to dwell deeper into Alankars and introduces the student to the concept of Rhythm and Raga, which when fused together creates the magic of soulful Indian Classical Music. To start the journey of Ragas, you will be introduced to Raga Bhoopali and its various elements.

What You'll Learn

  • Advanced Alankars.
  • Introduction to Rhythm.
  • Elements of Raga.
  • Introduction and exploring raga Bhoopali.
  • Composition, Taans, and Tihayis.


  • An open mind.
  • Ability to invest at least one hour every day for self practice.
  • Well-versed with different kinds of alankaras.
  • A basic understanding of Laya./li>

Your Mentor


Himanshu Nanda is a disciple of Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and is the founder director of The Mystic Bamboo Academy in Pune, India. With more than a decade of experience as a performer and a teacher in India and around the world, he is all out to share the nuances of bansuri playing to anyone who would like to explore this journey.

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Hear From The Students

"Every step is a discovery in bansuri practice and this is exactly what he teaches. His vast experience clubbed with his spiritual knowledge is a double combo which one can see in his teaching style. One has to live the life he wants to preach and that is exactly what Himanshu Bhaiya is."
Abhisekh Sinha, Engineer, Bangaluru, India

"Bhaiyaa is truly an inspirational personality. I just love being with him. Apart from learning in-depth music, I have learned a lot of compassion, patience, perseverance and most importantly how not to give up. He will light the fire in you and yet it will be cool. Looks contradictory, you need to experience it. His spirituality is contagious, you will get drawn into it before you even know it. He is a great troubleshooter to have on your side."
Dhananjaya Deshpande, Management Professional, Nairobi, Kenya

"Himanshu Bhaiya, is an exceptional Teacher, Visionary, Mentor, Philosopher and a Guru who can be as strict as it gets, and as lenient when the time calls for it. I owe whatever I am to Him."
Kshitij Saxena, Musician, Pune