Received Honorary Citizenship of Baltimore and Maryland, 1983. Performs regularly on All India Radio and TV channels.
US $48 per class |
for 1-on-1, 45 mins class
Recommended: 1 class per week | 12-16 weeks to level up
Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time
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Foundational to advanced levels of musical training under the careful guidance and supervision of an experienced vocal instructor, Sandip Ghosh. Students will receive a holistic musical education that is inspired by the tradition and values of Hindustani music. The course is aimed to provide students with strong, artistic, intellectual, and technical foundations in music. This 15-week course creates a strong foundation for students looking to step into the world of Hindustani classical music. Students will become well-versed in the meaning and application of the three fundamentals of music: melody, rhythm, and lyrics. Additionally, students will learn exercises focused on building voice texture and development. Perfect for students with an interest in listening, understanding, and appreciating Hindustani classical music, this course will provide the basics as well as the intermediate, advanced techniques needed to explore this musical genre.
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B.Sc. from Calcutta University
Vocal Artist, Teacher - Hindustani Classical Music
Acclaimed Artist - All India Radio And Doordarshan
Founder - Dithi (A Musical Institution)
Students of this course will flourish under the instruction of an expert in Hindustani classical music and will receive an excellent introductory education. After the course has ended, students will be able to expand on the concepts and topics they’ve learned, including the appreciation of music and vocal ability. Starting with the basics, students will be introduced to musical notation and vocal exercises. Once these have been covered, students will be introduced to raga music and the concepts of tala and laya, or speed and rhythm. The main objective of this course is to conduct a musical journey in which the enrolled student is transported to the ultimate proficient, professional level of Hindustani classical singing.
The topics covered in Beginners level:
1) Detailed knowledge of Swara and Taal;
2) Finer points of Raag elaboration;
3) Alankaars; and,
The topics covered in intermediate and advanced levels:
1) Compositions in various Taals;
2) Advanced training in Raag elaboration;
3) Compositions in Madhyalaya and Vilambit laya; and,
4) Training in traditional styles and gayaki of Raag elaboration.
About the Instructor: Sandip Ghosh is one of the most outstanding artists in present-day Hindustani Classical Music. He is gifted with a rich and melodious voice and demonstrates exquisite command of rhythm, originality, clarity of diction, and versatility, thereby mesmerizing audiences across the globe. In addition to Hindustani Classical music, he also performs Bhajan, Bengali Semi-Classical, Nazrul Geeti, Rabindra Sangeet, and Shyama Sangeet with equal competence.
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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.