Type of Instrument

Music for the Mind & Soul returns – January 30th

Despite the new national lockdown restrictions, our Music for the Mind & Soul concert series is continuing to thrive in its new digital format, with a further 3 concerts lined up in as many months.

‘My Video Playlist’ – Flute Jayanth

Renowned and much-loved Flute artist ‘ Flute Jayanth’ takes us through the tracks which has inspired him the most.

‘My Video Playlist’ with Kousic Sen

Our Artist in Residence, tabla artist Kousic Sen, highlights some of his most favourite Indian classical music tracks in the first of our new series of artist playlists.

Congratulations Prabhat

The Milapfest family would like to extend a massive congratulations to Prabhat Rao for receiving a Distinction in his Masters in Music today.

Music for the Mind & Soul: Jonathan Mayer and Kousic Sen

Featured for the first time at Milapfest’s long-running concert series, Jonathan Mayer’s versatility and distinctive approach are tribute to his education in both Indian and Western classical music, and his studies in composition with his father, the late Indo-Jazz artist John Mayer.

Music for the Mind & Soul: Jonathan Mayer and Kousic Sen

Featured for the first time at Milapfest’s long-running concert series, Jonathan Mayer’s versatility and distinctive approach are tribute to his education in both Indian and Western classical music, and his studies in composition with his father, the late Indo-Jazz artist John Mayer.

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt with Rajkumar Misra

Grammy award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is a well-known international artist, and expert improviser. He will be joining us for an exciting concert at The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool in October.

The Mandolin

The violin

The violin used in Indian classical music is similar to the one used in Western classical traditions. In Carnatic music, the tuning is the same. The tuning is slightly modified for the Hindustani violin, but the playing style remains the …

The Veena

The veena is among the oldest of Indian musical instruments. From the references to Vedic writings, it can date back to around the first millennium B.C. Temple sculptures from the 2nd century B.C. show a type of veena being played. …