South Indian PercussionSouth Indian Percussion

SOLKATTU is a system of spoken syllables and hand gestures used to teach and communicate rhythmic ideas in all of South India's performing arts. It has been part of Wesleyan's program in karnatak music for more than 40 years. Students of many different musical traditions have found solkattu valuable for building and sharpening rhythmic skills and for understanding the intricacies of karnatak tala (meter).

Audition Information

Admission by interview.  Students should contact the instructor ( to interview and determine class time.

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