To be a best-in-class institution fostering the musical spark and facilitating the development of musical sensibilities to build a generation of conscientious musicians and music-lovers for the furtherance of Indian Classical Music. To that end, we will continuously strive to ensure that the educational experience for students as well as parents is exceptional and aim to foster a love of music among all whom we encounter.


The Dhvani Music School uses an approach to Carnatic music learning which blends the best of the traditional gurukula system with a more modern educational institution approach. The DNA of this approach is derived from Dr. Padma Sugavanam’s own educational experiences, which included traditional gurukula education as well as acquiring and imparting music education in the music departments of Indian and American Universities.