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Take music lessons from Guitar Rao for Re 1 per day

Guitar Rao teaches music for Re 1 per day

Just like the nation-wide Swachh Bharat Mission which was launched in 2014, we can soon witness a Sangeet Bharat campaign. Well, only if the efforts of a 58 year old Civil Engineer from Andhra Pradesh can convince Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for such a mission. Music teacher S V Rao, better known as Guitar Rao is behind this campaign who teaches guitar to his students for only Rupee 1 per day. A civil engineer turned guitar teacher, he roams from city to city and teach music to the willing people. Nowadays, you can find him in Delhi, teaching guitar, flute and keyboard at three locations every day.

The ‘Macdonald’ Viola by Antonio Stradivari is up for auction at Sotheby

Here is a once in a life opportunity for the collectors of musical instruments to own an extraordinary piece of history. Well known auction house Sotheby along with Ingles & Hayday, a musical instrument auction house will be offering a rare Stradivarius viola later this year. Valued at $45 million, this extremely rare and exquisitely preserved viola is expected to become the most expensive musical instrument ever sold at an auction. Created by Italian luthier and crafter Antonio Stradivari in 1719, the 300 year-old instrument will be offered via sealed bid by Sotheby’s.