Shankara Arts Foundation

Shankara Arts Foundation is a registered non –profitable organisation, established in the year 2007 at Varanasi. Varanasi is well known as the city of Lord Shankar (Shiva). The Foundation is named after the deity, which is the name of a Raga too.


The main objectives of the Foundation is to provide high skilled training in music, and the mission is to promote and encourage artists based exclusively on talent, and not by inheritance of musical legacy by birth alone.The Foundation teaches the right aspects of learning classical music in a Guru-Shishya-Parampara way and gives the opportunity to maintain high level of music through the audio and video recordings of the legendary artists.Shankara Arts Foundation conducts workshops and lecture-demostration series every quarterly which gives the platform for thinking, learning and teaching through performance, discussion and appreciation.


There is Shankara Music Festival helds every year in the memory of Smt. M.S. Subbulakshmi which gives the stage for the established and young talented artists as well.


Shankara Arts Foundation provides the facility to learn Indian Classical Music, semi classical music for vocal, Hawaiian Guitar- Shankar Guitar (Innovative form of Hawaiian guitar) and Sitar. These teachings are provided in the way of Guru-Shishya parampara (the oldest & traditional Indian way of learning).


Facebook link for Shankara Arts Foundation-https://www.facebook.com/shankaraarts.varanasi