Our vision is to reach out to over 100 schools to educate over 30000 children in a period of 4 years.
The story of muSIKSHA
The objective of muSIKSHA is to Democratize Music. (Music as a curriculum for primary school kids starting class 2 till 5 )
Music comes naturally and we from "muSIKSHA" believe that every child is born to sing and express. But the same is not triggered in most children at the most crucial point in their lives . Especially in one's childhood, he or she can easily cultivate a music habit. Everyone can sing if given the right amount of push along with an atmosphere to learn and sing. Every child is naturally expressive.
Parents and Teachers should nurture the child to express their innate talents through physical and mental learning activities. Music as a language is structural, mathematical and architectural and is taught as an art and through intervention of technology, musical learning can also be taught as a science. Such a democratic approach removes all cultural barriers and can provide opportunities for all children to aspire learning music. Music is represented by 7 alphabets (sa re ga ma pa da ni ) and expressed through sound frequencies.
The sound frequencies form the base for multiple creative expressions of music. As a child begins to experience music early in their years, such a physical learning activity strengthens the right-brain functionalities of a child's ability to think creatively, practice discipline, build peer relationships, express oneself confidently and grow one's self-esteem.
How well a child is nurtured to express enhances the creative energy flow, number crunching abilities, brings harmony to mind-body relationship and eventually the child starts to internalize the sound frequencies and begins to appreciate the joy of musical expressions. Learning Music also helps the child to reflect upon their thoughts and behaviors mindfully thus minimizing the compulsive need for instant gratifications.
Our approach to musical learning is to represent aural music lessons visually to aid the music teacher and to connect the learner through a digital learning platform for sustaining longer attention spans. Digital enablement moves musical learning from academic practice methods to technology powered teacher-led learning methods.
Musical learning cognitively enhances multi-tasking abilities ( pitch / beats / lessons ) and thinking constructively and sequenced breathing enhances lung power of the child and boosts the immune system. Children with special needs are naturally inclined to sounds and music and motivating them to express their creativity through music empowers the child's self-esteem. Music learning contributes to a child's skill development in their early years :
* Singing improves speech and communication skills
* Rhythm improves motor skills
* Listening improves the ability to focus & learning
* Memorizing Lyrics allows the child especially special child to constructively apply their innate memory capacities in "Singing to Perfection" with a sense of pride and achievement.
Overcoming their communication barriers, children with special needs can adopt music to communicate and express their feelings. There are research studies that proves the power of music to heal depression, anxiety, emotional trauma, insomnia , ASD and other neurocognitive conditions.
The purpose of reaching out to schools is to bridge the teacher-learner proximity gap, Enable online presence and guidance through a mentor, to introduce music practice tools that supports the teachers teaching methods and through an evaluation process offer every child an opportunity to learn & practice music at affordable price.
M K CHANDRASEKAR
Founder & Music Enthusiast