1:1 Online MUSIC CLASSES
TAILOR-MADE for YOU.
With the RIGHT Teachers.
And the right BALANCE...
We're no 'ED-Tech startup'. We can't promise to turn you into the next A R Rahman, Freddy Mercury or Lata Mangeshkar. But we do promise that what you learn with us, you learn right - and have music as a friend for life.
Our online music classes now reach music enthusiasts in 17 countries!
ESTD. 2010, TAAQADEMY SERVES MUSIC ENTHUSIASTS ACROSS...
The Taaqademy Track Record
50,000+ Students Trained...
8,000+ School Students...
1,500+ Underprivileged Students Yearly...
300+ Live Events...
13 School Programs...
4 Award-Winning Studios...
...and Online Music Classes Now Reaching 16 Nations.
Taaqademy began with a small jam room, 4 instructors and a handful of students in 2010.
Taaqademy is now the largest ecosystem for music and musicians in the city of Bangalore. Our Online Music Programs are also taking the brand all over the country and the world.
Music is at the heart of everything we do. Including our name! The 'TAAQ' in TAAQADEMY comes from 'Thermal And A Quarter', one of India's foremost Independent English Rock Bands. With a 24-year career under its collective belt, TAAQ continues to break new ground while staying relevant.
The band's 2020 album 'A World Gone Mad' has just been awarded the #1 Spot on Rolling Stone Magazine's 'Best Albums of 2020' list, and has been featured on 'Best of the Year' lists from A Humming Heart, Indiegaga, (IND), Sounds from the Superhighway (USA), The Eppy Gibbon Show (UK) and more! Bruce & Rajeev from TAAQ are personally involved in TAAQADEMY to a large extent.
"Taaqademy is of, by and for musicians. As active performing musicians ourselves, we understand what it takes to get there - and how to do it right."
- Rajeev Rajagopal, Founder, Taaqademy
Drums, Thermal And A Quarter
"Our whole approach, our philosophy, if you like, is about getting past information to inspiration. Information is free. Inspiration is where the magic is."
- Bruce Lee Mani, Founder, Taaqademy
Guitars/Vocals, Thermal And A Quarter
Like our founders, Taaqademy Faculty are largely active performing musicians. Some have degrees and qualifications from prestigious, internationally recognized music institutions. Others are self-taught stalwarts.
This pragmatic understanding of music enables us to customize and structure courses, emphasize live performance and deliver a learning experience that inspires and motivates every student.
Taaqademy is always looking for serious musicians looking to develop long-term meaningful and sustainable careers in music.
Send your CV with links to audio/video recordings in to !
1-on-1 IS WHAT WE'RE ABOUT
We've believed that music is best taught 1-on-1 from the start. Our accountants are convinced this makes little business sense, but hey we're still here 10 years in, and still committed to this ideal. It's how we're able to tailor-make our courses for you.
BY MUSICIANS | FOR MUSICIANS
From founders to management, we're an organization that plays, lives, breathes and works with music. There's love, passion, discipline (and a cheery bit of madness) in everything we do.
CERTIFICATIONS | EXAMS
Taaqademy is an accredited trainer for RSL Awards (UK) (formerly known as 'RockSchool') and Trinity College London, two of the most popular, Internationally Recognized Music Qualifications in the world.
These Certifications, or 'Grade Exams' as they are often called, can be useful milestones on your musical journey.
They are by no means mandatory - and we have always emphasized the right balance between the rigor of examinations and the fun, discovery-based learning that is at the core of our approach.
Acoustic/Electric Guitar | Bass | Piano & Keys | Vocals | Drums | Ukulele | Music Production | Music Theory,
Debut - Grade 8
2 Examination Seasons Annually - May-June & Nov-Dec
Qualifications Available - Classical
Acoustic/Plectrum/Classical Guitar | Piano | Vocals | Drums | Music Theory
Qualifications Available - Rock & Pop
Guitar | Keyboards | Vocals | Drums | Bass
Debut - Grade 8
Examination Seasons - Please get in touch with us -
Is Good For You
"Music Education has much to contribute to the health and well-being agenda..."
- Raymond A R MacDonald
The International Journal for Qualitative Studies in Health and Well-Being.
This peer-reviewed paper discusses the revolution that has occurred with modern Music Education, incorporating as it does popular music and more informal musical activities. This allies Music Education much better with Community Music and Music Therapy, and as McDonald says, has "resulted in a regeneration of formal music activities within educational institutions".
There's little doubt that Music Education has serious, long-term health/well-being benefits.
Image: Conceptual Framework for Music, Health & Well-Being
From 'Music, Health and Well-Being' - A Review, by Raymond A R MacDonald
...and the Soul..
It is proven that any structured study of music will help with:
BUYING AN INSTRUMENT
Buying your first musical instrument can be an intimidating proposition - but it doesn't have to be! Do check out our GEAR page for some helpful hints and links to entry-level instruments that we have, over the years, found to be good, consistent value.