Awarded Surmani in 2000. A senior disciple of Padmabhushan Dr. Prabha Atre.
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Understanding Hindustani classical Music is like getting acquainted with the soul of Indian music. The initial phases of learning this music genre might seem intimidating but making it through the stages is a rewarding experience. The course, Learn Basics of Hindustani Vocals- Level I by renowned artist Ashvini Modak is an ideal bid for those who wish to lay a strong foundation in this traditional music genre. Enjoy undivided attention through 1-on-1, OnliVe (online + live) classes where expert Ashvini will acquaint students with the techniques of Hindustani Classical Music.
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Master of Music (Gold Medalist) from Khairagarh University, Chattisgarh
Sangeet Visharad from Gandharv Mandal, Mumbai
Teaching Faculty - Gurukul of Padma Bhushan Dr. Prabha Atre Foundation.
Faculty for Hindustani Classical Vocal - Shankar Mahadevan Academy.
The course Learn Basics of Hindustani Classical Vocals- Level I is a detailed take on the fundamentals of this music genre. The course covers the following topics:
Introduction to the Shuddha Swaras- the seven standard notes of the Indian musical scale
Practicing techniques of standing notes with correct vowel sounds
Alankars- the note patterns
Raga Bhupali- Aaroha, Avroha with simple Bandish
Students can take up their Hindustani Vocals knowledge to the next level with Ashvini Modak’s Basics of Hindustani Classical Vocals - Level II.
About the Teacher: A child prodigy, Ashvini Modak started her music journey at the age of five. With an impressive experience of 25+ years, Ashvini (who belongs to Kirana Gharana) is an expert on the Hindustani classical tradition.
She has been tutored by maestros like vocalist Smt. Latika V. Vyaghrambare, Pt. Shri Bimlendu Mukherjee of Imdadkhani Gharana, and "Padmabhushan" Dr. Prabha Atre.
Ashvini Modak has a master’s degree in music from Khairagarh University in Hindustani classical vocals. Apart from being proficient in Khyal Gayaki, she has enthralled her audiences with semi-classical forms like Thumri, Dadra, and Bhajans.
Ashvini is a B High-grade artist of All India Radio (AIR) Pune. She has also been empanelled by the ICCR as a reference artist. She is working as a faculty at the Gurukul of Dr. Prabha Atre Foundation.
Ashvini Modak has participated in and conducted several workshops & seminars on semi-classical music (Thumri – Dadra) as an instructor along with “Padmabhushan Dr. Prabha Atre” at Goa (organized by Govt. of Goa).
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Traditionally, Hindu Hindustani classical music practitioners are referred to as Pandit and Muslim practitioners as Ustad. Religious neutrality has been an essential aspect of Hindustani music since Sufi times; this is why Ustads could sing compositions in praise of Hindu deities and vice versa.