Awarded first in Pratima Chandra Memorial award competition, 2018 & Yuva Sangeet Ratna by Art Council of England, 2013.
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Learn basic voice techniques in this Vocal Grooming for Bollywood Singing course for beginners. Students will be able to sing Indian and Sufi songs as well as Ghazals. Voice throwing and culture will be covered, enabling students to understand and perform songs in a traditional style while also adding their own personality and flair to the musical pieces. The course is for those aged over 5 years and takes place across one 45-minute class per week over 24 weeks.
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Graduate Diploma in Economics from University of Essex, UK
M.Sc. in Economics from UCL, London
Vocalist - Hindustani Classical
Singer, Performer - Music
This Vocal Grooming for Bollywood Singing course for beginners does not require its students to have any previous knowledge - simply an interest in music and an enthusiasm for learning. It will cover all the basics of voice techniques needed to sing traditional Bollywood songs, providing students with an excellent base upon which they can build as they go forward on their musical journey.
She would help students develop the voice tone, provide exercises for developing a good range of voice, teach techniques for voice modulation, help develop other voice skills that are used in popular music, apply these skills in Bollywood songs, Geet, Ghazal and other forms of popular music, teach the notation underlying each song, develop an idea of the beats involved in the songs and how to emote and express through popular songs.
In this course, she aims to inspire beginners with the same passion she has herself and pass on some of the expertise she's gained over her successful career. Students can expect to be competent in performing a range of Bollywood songs by the end of the course and will be able to feel confident in their new vocal skills. They'll be well equipped to tackle simple songs and be in a good position to move onto intermediate training and classes if they wish to grow their musical skills further.
About Angira Kotal: Angira was introduced to Hindustani classical music at a very early age by her mother Smt Ratna Kotal and soon she came under the tutelage of Shri Shyamal and Smt. Mandira Lahiri. She received taalim from Late Pandit Biresh Roy in subsequent years. However, music training was not continuous for her because of academic priorities. Angira graduated in Computer Science Engineering in 2010 followed by a short stint working in Cognizant Technology Solutions. She resumed learning music in 2011, after a long gap of nine years, under the aegis of Ustad Jainul Abedin. She quit her job in 2011 and took up music as a career. Angira also holds a Graduate Diploma with Distinction in Economics from University of Essex followed by a Masters Degree with Merit in Economics from University College London. During her stay in the UK she won the title “Yuva Sangeet Ratna,Young Musician of the Year Award 2013” organized by Milapfest, UK and supported by Arts Council England. Currently, she is receiving advanced taalim from the renowned vocalist Pandit Omkar Dadarkar. She has won the Pratima Chandra Memorial Award 2018 in khyal and thumri and has performed in prestigious platforms in the UK and Kolkata. Under the thoughtful and pragmatic guidance of her guru, she hopes to take forward the legacy of Hindustani Classical Music both in time and space.
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