Awarded Surmani in 2005. Album Sufiana Rang Sonal Ke Sang on Apple Music, Hungama, etc.
US $30 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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This course takes place in once a week for 60-minutes over the duration of 15 weeks. Instructor Sonal Shah has designed a creative and accessible lesson plan catering to absolute beginners of any age. Students will receive expert guidance through classical Hindustani voice training and vocal techniques. Catering to children learning for the first time, or mature students finding their dreams, this course is ideal for anyone seeking a professional singing career. The only prerequisite of this course is a basic understanding of the eight basic notes (swaras) of Hindustani music.
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Master of Arts in Music from S.N.D.T. Woman's University in Mumbai ;
B.P.A. (Vocals) from M.S. University ;
Sangeet Visharad from Bhruhad Gujarat Sangeet Samiti in Ahmedabad.
Lecturer - M.S. University- Vadodara
This course will use a variety of lessons, practices, and quizzes to teach voice training techniques, tonal exercises, and voice command. This course is based on the Hindustani classical vocal music techniques playing off the seven basic notes of Hindustani music. This course provides the foundational information any professional singer needs to acquire.
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.
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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.