Basics of Indian Vocal Music

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This 14-week course covers the basics of Indian vocal music for complete beginners. Snehendu Naskar, an experienced vocalist and playback singer, will introduce students to exercises aimed at vocal development and technique. Through live online learning, students will build their skills and learn four chosen retro numbers to perform. This course is best for students who have an interest in music and singing but have not had any music training.

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West Bengal

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14 Weeks
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17 Years Experience
From: India
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Indian Music
Playback singing
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MA in Music
Rabindra Bharati University
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Self Employed

Course Details

This short-term course provides students with a basic foundational knowledge of Indian vocal music techniques and exercises. Lessons begin with introductory voice exercises and standing note practices, followed by more difficult muchchana exercises aimed at vocal development. Once the basics are covered, students will learn four chosen retro numbers to perform—anything from patriotic to devotional songs. 

This course is best for students who haven’t had any vocal training but possess an interest in music and singing. Students of Snehendu Naskar will have the opportunity to learn Indian vocal basics from an expert who has been singing for over a decade and will bring the skills he’s learned to each lesson. By the end of the 14 weeks, Mr. Naskar’s course will allow students to move from the basics to more intermediate training, should they choose. 

After successful completion of this course, students can gear themselves for the next course by Snehendu Naskar: Lessons for Beginner Vocalists and Playback Singers and Advanced Lessons in Indian Vocal Music

About Snehendu Naskar: Snehendu Naskar is an experienced vocalist and performer who began singing at the age of 8. His first guru was his mother, Smt. Sulata Naskar. Then, he began his music career at age 11, going on to study under Sri Jayanta Sarkar. He's a talented playback singer, having performed vocals for television and movie soundtracks, and commercial jingles. He has also performed and been a finalist on popular reality television shows like Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, and DD Bangla Gaan Sudhu Gaan. Mr. Naskar teaches Indian vocal music and grooms students for playback singing. 


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Age should be above 12 years and there should be a basic interest for music.

Weekly Schedule

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Section A
Thu 08:30 PM - 09:15 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
Section B
Thu 09:30 PM - 10:15 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
Section C
Fri 06:30 AM - 07:15 AM America/New_York
2 Seats
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How much time should a student devote to practice everyday?
Students should devote at least an hour to practice every day.
What if the student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, two days prior to the class. In such a case, the teacher will reschedule the class and conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student. In case the student misses to give two days prior notice about his absence to the teacher, then the decision to conduct another class for that student is completely based on teacher’s discretion.
What if the teacher wishes to reschedule the class?
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students two days prior to the class. The teacher will conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student.
How long will it take for the teacher to respond if the student raises a question after class hours through mail or the platform?
Students can expect an immediate response unless the teacher is occupied with a show or some other commitment.

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