This course will help you recognise patterns in music - melodic (ragas and modes), rhythmic (talas and time signatures), and chord progressions correlate musical patterns with fields of study ranging from poetry (rhyme and meter) to population growth (Fibonacci sequence).
At the end of this session, you will appreciate
- Music as a practice, to be approached as a set of skills that are mastered slowly and diligently
- Music as a metaphor, to better understand data organisation and information representation
Who should attend:
The course has no pre-requisites. You could be an aspiring artists, poets or a scientists . It will also be relevant for those who are keen to pursue a career in music
Ragavan has spent over 15 years in the fields of Computer Data Networking and Embedded System Design, and around 5 years in Music Education and General Education. As the Head of R&D at Imagin8ors Pte Ltd, he put on his tech tinkerer hat to create curriculum-aligned, STEAM-driven innovative educational activities for children.
He started his Data Networking career at FORE Systems, Warrendale Pa. Later he moved to Silicon Valley. He worked in Cisco Systems as a Senior Dev Engineer, and later at Marvell Semiconductors as Apps Engineering Manager for Wireless Systems.
Since 2011, his work in India has ranged from product management and operations to music curriculum, content delivery, and app-based activity development.
As an Indian classical vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, he takes great pride in the culture and literature. He spends much of his time and energy in performing and propagating Indian classical music. He is also a life-long student of the musical traditions of the West especially Blues, Jazz, and Western classical music.