Gujarati Lagna Geet (Wedding Music)

First Name
Sonal
Last Name
Shah
Course Summary

This short-term course in Gujarati wedding vocals is designed for students who already know Gujarati and want to learn classical wedding celebration songs. Designed by Indian Classical exponent and Sufi artist Sonal Shah, this course is great for both hobbyist and professional singers alike. Lessons are face-to-face online each week for 45 minutes over the course of 15 weeks. Learn to perform Gujuarati lagna geet with confidence and excellence, whether performing for friends, on stage, or in the studio.

Course Duration
15 Weeks
Number of Students per section
2
Course Level
Professional
Instruction Language
Hindi
Taught On
Skype
Individuals
US$24.00

per week per student

1 week =
1
class
1 class =
45
minutes

Educator Profile

Educator Profile

Profile Picture
Instructor
First Name
Sonal
Last Name
Shah
Number of years of relevant experience
30 Years
Teacher skill Keywords
professional singer
Professional teacher
stage singer
Indian Music
sufi singer
Study Details
M.A.(MUsic)
S.N.D.T. Woman's University- Mumbai
B.P.A. (VOCAL)
M.S.UNIVERSITY
Sangeet Visharad
Bhruhad Gujarat Sangeet Samiti- Ahmedabad
Work Details
Organization / Institute Name
M.S. University- Vadodara

Course Details

During this course, expert vocalist Sonal Shah will guide students through learning the standard songs of the Vidhi-Hindu marriage tradition. These include the opening song to Ganesh, each song that accompanies the steps of the traditional wedding (from sweets to oaths), as well as the final vidaay. This course includes a total of 13 basic songs of traditional Gujarati lagna geet.

    Below is the full list of songs each student will learn to master:

    1. Pratham shree Ganesh
    2. Kankotri
    3. Mandvo
    4. Ponkhnu
    5. Jaan Aagman
    6. Manglashtak
    7. Kanya Aagman (two songs)
    8. Hastmelap
    9. Mangal Phera
    10. Kansar
    11. Akhand Saubhagya
    12. Vidaay

    About Mrs Sonal Shah: Sonal Shah is an experienced Sufi vocalist and composter who began performing at age 9. She has performed countless concerts since and was classically trained in music from SNDT Women’s University, with a post-graduate degree and gold medals. An award-winning artist, Shah received the Kala Gujari Award for her contributions to Sufi music and the Surmani National Award for Indian Classical Vocal Music. Fluent in four languages including Urdu, Shah has been teaching students in university and privately in the art of Sufi and Ghazal vocal tradition for many years. Her extensive experience and education, as well as a lifetime dedicated to music, makes Sonal Shah a compelling teacher for any student with an interest in Indian Classical music.

    The ipassio Edge

    Students enrolling on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. The sessions will help you in creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The sessions will be customized based on each student's goals and required area of improvement.

    Prerequites

    Sonal Shah’s lesson plan includes understanding the meaning of each song, the proper pronunciation and melody, as well as performance technique. Students who speak Gujarati and have a basic understanding of Indian Classical music will do best in this course. Career vocalists looking to add Lagna Geet to their repertoire will benefit from lessons from an experienced professional and beginners can start earning money as a Professional Lagna Geet singer in just 15 weeks.

    Weekly Schedule

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    SECTION DAY & TIME Available
    Section
    GUJARATI LAGNA GEETO
    Mon 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM America/New_York
    Tue 10:45 PM - 12:15 AM America/New_York
    2 Seats
    +91-97400-50326 for any questions.

    FAQs

    Question
    How much time should a student enrolling for this course practice everyday?
    Answer
    Students should practice a minimum of 30 minutes every day. If they can devote more time to practice, they will learn better and faster.
    Question
    What if a student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
    Answer
    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.
    Question
    What if the teacher wishes to reschedule a class?
    Answer
    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.
    Question
    How long will the teacher take to revert to a query raised after class hours?
    Answer
    The teacher will try to revert back to queries raised after class hours within a 24 hour period.
    Question
    Can this course be customized?
    Answer
    Yes, the course can be customized.
    Question
    Can students of all age enroll to this course?
    Answer
    Students aged 8 or above can join this course.

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