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Sri Lanka
Ritual Drumming and Dance

Embark on a captivating musical expedition to the enchanting island of Sri Lanka, where the melodies of ancient traditions and cultural diversity come together to create a symphony that echoes through time. Our music education program invites you to explore the rich and vibrant tapestry of Sri Lankan traditional music, a realm where rhythms evoke the heartbeat of the land and melodies tell stories of history and heritage. Delve into the intricate techniques of iconic Sri Lankan instruments like the tabla, sitar, and miruthangam, guided by our passionate music educators who are dedicated to preserving and sharing this unique musical legacy.


Discover the profound cultural significance and emotive power of Sri Lankan music as you explore genres such as Baila, Raban Padha, and Kavi. Our skilled educators will lead you through the spirited melodies that celebrate life, love, and the island's natural beauty, enabling you to master the distinct scales and rhythmic patterns that define Sri Lankan music. Immerse yourself in the traditional dances and rituals that accompany the music, and learn to infuse your playing with the authentic expressions that resonate with the people of Sri Lanka. Whether you're a dedicated musician seeking to broaden your horizons or a music enthusiast captivated by the sounds of this vibrant nation, our music education program promises an immersive and enlightening experience that will deepen your appreciation for Sri Lankan musical heritage and inspire your own artistic journey.

Teaching Artists


Sumudi Suraweera, PhD.

drumset, percussion

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