Beginner Course

Build a solid foundation with Alankaras, Raag Introduction & Rhythm


After overcoming initial sound production challenges, you can now progress to mastering the seven swaras and finger dexterity on the Bansuri. This course establishes a firm foundation with essential "Alankars" (note patterns) for mastering the instrument and grasping ragas' intricacies, vital in Indian Classical Music. It also covers Raga Bhoopali, offering insight into ragas interpretation and Bansuri performance techniques.

What You'll learn

  • How to play Seven Swaras
  • Breathing Techniques 
  • Introduction to Saptak (Octaves)
  • Essential Alankars
  • Introduction to Laya (Single Double speed)
  • Characteristics of various Alankaras
  • Raga Bhoopali


  • An open mind
  • An earnest desire to learn Bansuri

Himanshu Nanda

I am Himanshu Nanda, one of the senior most disciples of the legendary Bansuri Maestro Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and the founder director of The Mystic Bamboo Academy in Pune, India. With over a decade of experience as both a performer and teacher in India and around the world, I am passionate about sharing the nuances of bansuri playing with anyone interested in exploring this musical journey.

Course Curriculum

"Every step is a discovery in bansuri practice and this is exactly what he teaches. His vast experience clubbed with his spiritual knowledge is a double combo which one can see in his teaching style. One has to live the life he wants to preach and that is exactly what Himanshu ji is."

Abhishek Sinha
Engineer, Bangaluru, India