Course Duration52 Weeks
Masters in Music - UM (Uitvorend Musi) from Rotterdam World Music Conservatory
Flute Teacher - Moorchana Sangeet Vidyalaya
Students undergoing this Fifty-Four week course will be first introduced to Hindustani flute and the holding of the instrument. Students knowing the way to hold and blow the flute will be at an advantage. Students after their initiation into playing the flute by correcting the holding and blowing a flute would get introduced to the seven plus 5 fundamental notes of Hindustani classical, comprising of major and minor notes such as sa, re, ga, ma, pa, dhi, ni. Moving on students will be taught to play shuddh and komal swar or notes; in other words, students through this exercise get to learn about major and minor scales. Further on students get to practice the notes in different patterns, practising ascending and descending notes. Ahead in the course students get introduced to talas or rhythmic cycle that adhere to a specific number of beats. In this instance, the teacher will teach students teen tala which consists of 16 beats, dadra, a six beat tala, rupak tala consisting of 7 beats and keherwa tala made up of 8 beats. Progressing further in the course students after learning about talas get to learn ragas such as bhoopali, yaman and durga. Students by the culmination of this course also learn to play the Indian national anthem and a few major scale based Bollywood songs.
After successful completion of this course, students can gear themselves for the next course by Suchismita Acharya: Ragas On Flute | Hindustani Classical | Flute Ragas Course Online
About Suchismita Acharya: Suchismita Acharya is renowned flautist known to the world as an exemplary disciple of renowned and highly decorated flute exponent, Padmavibhushan Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia. She is also known to be the other half of the duo, known as ‘flute sisters’. The flute sisters consist of Suchismita and her sister Debopriya both refined artists excelling in playing flute in Hindustani style. Suchismita did her masters in music from Rotterdam World Music Conservatory in Amsterdam, through the Nuffic scholarship she earned from the Indian embassy in Netherlands. She has also been honoured with the Sangeet Prabhakar, (bachelor degree in music) for flute and vocal and Sangeet Praveen, (masters degree in music) flute and vocal from the distinguished Prayag Sangeet Samiti in Allahabad. Suchismita has been fortunate to have performed in the company of her guru, besides travelling in and outside of India, exhibiting her talent at different concerts. Suchismita’s talent and skill have been further accentuated with the recognition and honour of being identified as Sur Mani in 2001 and the Sahara Excellence Award in 2013.
This basic course in bamboo flute played in the Hindustani style of music is apt for anyone interested to learn the popular wind instrument adhering to the northern Indian style of music. This course is taught by Suchismita Acharya an ardent disciple of Padmavibhushan Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, the most popular, highly decorated exponent of the bamboo flute. Students enrolling for this course benefit learning in the same style and method that the revered exponent of the flute would have taught. Suchismita herself an exponent of the flute practising for the last twenty years will ensure that she leaves no stone unturned in training her students maintaining the same standards as her revered guru or master Padmavibhushan Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia.
Students enrolling for this long-term course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 3 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since long-term courses are detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.
Students are advised to have a bamboo flute preferably of the G Key or A Key
It would be an advantage if the students enrolling for this course is aware of holding and blowing into the flute.