Sitar Lessons

Instrument Sitar
Length 30 / 60 minutes
Age +8 years
Locations Online
Start Date Throughout The Year
Term 4 Lessons/1 Month or 12 Lessons/3 Month or 24 Lessons/6 Month
Admissions Open admission
Genre Hindustani classical, Folk, Pop

Learn how to play the sitar through one of our comprehensive methods that takes you through a progressive approach, addressing technique, musicality, and so much more.

Program Information

The tar is a very in-demand instrument, and we will offer you many new and exciting musical opportunities. The Farabius Academy of Music offers one-on-one instruction and group sessions on multiple instruments. All students are taught basic instrumental technique, posture, technical exercises, and playing Indian repertoire.

Each online sitar lesson takes place between one teacher and one student for either 30 or 60 minutes. For children's sessions, parents can attend their child's classes.



Our goal is the development of our students to their highest musical level through private lessons. Creating the correct foundation for technique and appropriate repertoire is of utmost importance. Our amazing sitar faculty takes care of utilizing elements of different teaching methods that work best for each student. Beginner students start with the fundamentals, like holding the instrument, finger placement, reading music, rhythm, and learning simple songs. Intermediate and advanced students continue to progress with increased proficiency in techniques and significant Indian repertoire. Our sitar curriculum covers the following subjects:

  • Note reading and recognition
  • Indian traditional ornaments
  • Counting, rhythm reading
  • Technique
  • Rudiments of theory
  • Memorization
  • Ear training


Levels / Ages offered:

The Farabius Academy of Music provides online private sitar study at all levels and ages. Students in private study can learn with no prior experience, all the way to extensive professional experience, and we will ensure you have an enjoyable experience. We offer different levels of teacher experience and qualification so that we can adequately provide for the wide range of learning styles, difficulty levels, and ages who seek sitar study with us.



  • No skills required; you can be a beginner student
  • You will need a sitar
  • The most important part of music study takes place at home; the more you practice, the better you will be
  • Get excited about learning sitar, as an inspired learner learns faster and easier



Selecting repertoire is one of the most challenging and important tasks that we take on in the development of our students’ musical educations. Students at all levels will be given a selection of repertoire from multiple eras of music (Traditional, Hindustani classical and Folk) to study and perfect.


Important Facts & FAQs

  • Highly recommended for students of 8 years or older
  • Offered but less recommended for students 6 years or younger
  • Extremely useful for children and adult learners
  • The most effective format for learning technique, traditional repertoire and radif