Admissions are now Open
- 27 Aug 2017
"I proudly tell everyone that I am from USA (Universal Sangeet Academy) and that my mission is to take music to the people. Parks, cultural corners like Ravindra Bharathi, are
my addas and I attract people who are interested in learning to
. I charge a nominal fee of one rupee a day and it is a 100-day course. As soon as someone finishes the course, I ask them to pay it forward by buying someone a flute. a flute
Money and fame are not on my list. So, I politely reject film offers or opportunities to make a fast buck. I quit a well paid corporate job to dedicate my life to music and I would like to keep it that way. My needs are simple and I am content with whatever little I have. For a musical nomad like me, wherever I lay my bag that’s my home...and wherever I teach music, that’s my academy. Admissions are open."