My third bansuri lesson with Dr. Kerry Kriger was quite exciting! Firstly, he had an interesting virtual background cover photo of Indian musical legends, while on the video call. It felt like I was in a room of musical legends watching me! The ‘vibe’ of the lesson was entirely different.Continue Reading
The bansuri sounds really nice when you play it with rhythm. Rhythm is something that’s both innate within you, and all around you. And playing in rhythm is great practice!
In this insightful, entertaining, soulful and enlightening lesson with Dr. Kerry, I learned the importance of playing the bansuri with a sense of rhythm. In the world of Indian classical music notation, you use various symbols to denote the rhythm.Continue Reading
I’m Akshay, a bansuri enthusiast and one of Dr. Kerry Kriger’s new students. I’m going to be sharing my journey of learning to play the bansuri, so you can join the fun! To give you a bit of a background, I did some research online to find a good bansuri teacher, and found Dr. Kerry’s style to be unique, blending eastern and western styles. His videos were different from the ones I’d seen, so I decided to reach out to him.Continue Reading