How To Play Shruti Box for Absolute Beginners with Ixchel Prisma


Welcome to your first lesson on how to play the shruti box with Ixchel Prisma. In this video you will learn some basic techniques to make a steady sound on the instrument, how to start the instrument most effectively, how to tune to different keys PLUS a few different vocalizations that work well with the shruti box.

Ixchel was also nice enough to do a comparison on the 3 most common sizes of shruti boxes available:

About Ixchel Prisma: Ixchel Prisma is a vocalist, songwriter, performer and sound healer who blends subtle electronic sounds, acoustic instrumentals, uplifting lyrics, wide ranging vocals, and poetry, submerging listeners into a full spectrum experience. In addition to writing her own music, ixchel has also been studying sacred healing songs from indigenous cultures for many years. She is a student of maestro manuel rufino and a member of Dream Seed. Check out Ixchel’s music at

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