The Music Academy is organising a series of workshops this year. The first will be a three-day workshop on manodharma, from March 25-27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Kasturi Srinivasan Hall.

It will be conducted by vidushi R.S. Jayalakshmi and violinist R.K. Sriram Kumar, and will deal with many components that constitute the basics of Carnatic music.

The workshop is open to students of music and rasikas. Those interested can register by paying Rs. 100 at The Music Academy office during working hours on all working days. Bonafide music students can avail of a concession. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. For details, call 28115162.