Nominated for Sangeet Natak Academy Yuva Award (2008). And has extensively toured Europe and the Middle East to perform.
US $24 per class |
for 1-on-1, 60 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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Here is a comprehensive course for professionals that will help them in their objective of becoming ‘A Complete Musician.’ This course is open to everyone who has completed the fundamental and intermediate course in Hindustani classical.
The mentor of this course - Sudokshina Manna Chatterjee would emphasize finetuning the existing knowledge of the students and taking it forward to the advanced level.
The exhaustive curriculum of this course includes - intense lessons on advanced Ragas, Meendkhands, voice gym, Khayal, Dhamars, Thumris, Hori, Chaiti, Ghazals, Bhajans, Tarana, Trivat, Baramasyas.
It will not only enrich the learner's repertoire of genres and songs but will also prepare each learner for achieving the performer level.
The complex Meendkhands shipshape the voice in such a way that it can traverse through 3 and a half octaves effortlessly with a perfected pitch.
The practice of Vistaar, sustaining notes, Om, and voice gyms not only increases the aesthetic sense it makes the voice agile.
The techniques for singing fast and nonstop Taans and sargams in all the prescribed ragas increase the technical prowess in a commendable manner.
Phd from Rabindra Bharati University
Masters in Hindustani Classical Vocal Music from Rabindra Bharati University
B.A Honours in English Literature from Sri Shikshayatan College
Lecturer in Hindustani Classical Vocal Music - Vivekananda College For Women
Music Teacher and founder member - Arohan Academy of Tabla and Vocal Music
Music Teacher - Samskritiki Sreyaskar
Music Teacher - Mahadevi Birla World Academy
Music Teacher - Swar Sangam ( Birla Academy)
Kanada ke prakar or types of Kanada
Learning Darbari kanada
Raga details/ Drut Khayal,Alaap,taans
Advanced and complex Meendkhands and practicing them with rhythm cycles.
An introduction to Kajri and Hori.
Learning a Hori in Raga Khamaj Rhythm cycle Dadra with behelwas and Laggi
Learning Rhythm cycle Jhumra( 14 beats) and Vilambit Jhumra (56)
Learning Vilambit Khayal of Raga Darbari in Jhumra.(Sthayi and Antara)
Vilambit Khayal of Raga Darbari in taal Jhumra continued with Alaaps and Taan sargams.
Learning a Ghazal of Faiz Ahmed Faiz set to Raga Puriya Dhaneshree and rhythm cycle of Rupak.
Kharaj bharan techniques with Practice of Om... Learning a Tarana in Raag Darbari Kanada
Learning of Raga Shree( with raga details,chalan,Aochaar,Alaap,
sargams and taans in rhythm cycle Jhanptaal Madhyalaya.
Learning of Bandishi Thumri in Raga Bhairavi in Teental with behewals and Laggi
Sarang ke prakar - learning about the types of Sarang / Learning of a Krishna Vandana
Learning a late night raga Sohni (Raga details,chalan,Aochaar,Alaap,
sargams and taans in rhythm cycle drut ektaal)
Introduction to the rhythm cycle Dhamar and learning a Dhamar in a Morning raga Jaunpuri Thaye laya( Sthayi and Antara)
Dhamar in Dhamar taal continued
Revision of Sthayi and Antara with layakaris like Dwigun,tigun and Chaugun.
Meera Bhajan in raga Mishra Jogia
Set to Keherwa bhajni theka
Voice excercises for Stretching the voice.Paltas traversing 3 octaves in 3 different ragas.
Knowledge on the time theory of Raga, Biographies of legendary musicologists and artists.
How to render raga mala while singing Thumri
Learning a Jhula in raga Tilakamod with ragamala.
Sufi song chaap tilak and techniques to incorporate elements of pure classical music in a Sufi song.
An idea on the knowledge of Ragas and how to identify ragas from all ten Thaats are discussed.
How to identify the notes of a raga ? How to make Notation in Hindustani system.Notation writing.
Seasonal Ragas( Monsoon and Spring ragas)
Learning Basant and Surdasi Malhar.( Raga details)
Basant bandish in Drut Ektal
Alaap and Taans.
Comparative study between 20 ragas.( With raga details)
Technique of saying nonstop fast Sargams.
Learning of the technique of cooling down the voice after each practice session.
Learning of Raga Sur Malhar or Ramdasi Malhar bandish in either Drut Teentaal or Ektaal.
Learning of Baramasya set to Raga Pahadi
Learning of a Trivat in Raga Yaman...with Sargams and Taans
What if Chaturanga?
Learning of a Chaturanga in Raga Kedar
Knowledge about morning ragas of Bhairav Asavari and Todi Thaats with raga details and small chalans.
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The advanced course is a thoroughfare from the intermediate level towards reaching a matured performance level.
This course is also for performers to fine-tune their acquired skills and expand their range of knowledge vertically as well as horizontally.
The all-encompassing course designed by Sudokshina will help the students to explore several genres and sub-genres within the ambit of Hindustani classical music.
The students will learn innovative voice exercises that will enhance the range and agility of their voices.
This course explores the Ragas and the rhythmic system in the minutest of details.
Learn one popular composition from each of the semi-classical forms.
Learn the music theories, evolution stories of the Gharanas, and much more.
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This course is for learners and practitioners who are already proficient in rendering Khayal and are also comfortable with all other genres in Hindustani classical vocals. They can use this course to hone their vocal skills further and advance towards mastery.
It is recommended that students complete the preceding course - Intermediate Hindustani Vocals.
Requirements for the class -
Any device ( PC, Laptop, Mobile phone,Tablet, ipad)
A good internet connection
Harmonium for practicing ( optional)
Tanpura for practicing (optional). It can be substituted by apps like Droid tanpura, itablapro, ishala etc
Though notes are shared during classes via screen sharing and notes will be shared after the completion of the lesson, the learner can keep a notepad and pen for taking notes.
Preferably a quiet and well-lit room for doing the class.
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