Learn Hindustani Classical Music Online for Prarambhik Exam









by Ashvini Modak

25 Years Experience

Awarded Surmani in 2000. A senior disciple of Padmabhushan Dr. Prabha Atre.

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Course Summary

This course curriculum is designed as per the Gandharva Mahavidyalay syllabus. The emphasis will be on the practical part of the course. Students who aspire to appear for the Prarambhik level examinations can enroll in this course. 

There are 7 levels of vocal music exams. The final and the seventh level - Visharad is equivalent to Graduation. This course is for the first level.  

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Ashvini Modak

Ashvini Modak

Experience: 25 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Indian Classical Music
  • Education


    Master of Music (Gold Medalist) from Khairagarh University, Chattisgarh

    Sangeet Visharad from Gandharv Mandal, Mumbai

  • Work Details

    Work Details

    Teaching Faculty - Gurukul of Padma Bhushan Dr. Prabha Atre Foundation.


About the Course

Highlights of this course -

  • Swar Gyan - Understanding shuddha swaras and using them to practice singing different patterns
  • Raga Gyan - Learn the composition of the given Ragas - Durga, Kafi, Khmaaj, Bhimpalasi, Bageshri, Bhupali, Des
  • Learn to sing aroh, avroh, pakad and simple phrases to understand Raga
  • Taal Gyan - Keherwa, Dadra, Tritaal/ teentaal

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 is a Gold Medalist in M.A. Music from Khairagarh University. 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. 
She has several accolades to her name such as the Pandit Jitendra Abhishek Yuva Gayak Puraskar, Gaurav Padak by the Pune Municipal Corporation, Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar by Brihan Maharashtra Mandal Delhi,  Pandit T.D. Janorikar Award by Gaanwardhan- Pune, Surmani by Sur Singar Samsad Parishad- Mumbai, and many more.
Ashvini Modak was selected in the music talent competition held in 2002 at Vedic Heritage- New York. She is also a recipient of a scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI- New Delhi.
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). Today, she is recognised as one of the top vocalist of her generation, and also as one of the torch-bearers of ‘Kirana Gharana’.

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