Learn Hindustani Classical Vocals Online - Performers’ Edge


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

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a timePay as you go, 2 classes at a time

You can choose your time slots in the next step. ipassio has thousands of happy learners from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Europe, UAE, and India.

Instruction Language

: English, Bengali, Hindi

Course Summary

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.


Learn on

ipassio Video

ipassio Video

Google Meet

Google Meet



WhatsApp Video

WhatsApp Video



Teacher's Profile

Sudokshina Manna Chatterjee

Sudokshina Manna Chatterjee

Experience: 35 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Experienced in Teaching, Hindustani Classical Music, Sufi, Ghazal, Hori, Kajri, Bhajans, Bollywood Singing, Chaiti, Rabindra Sangeet, Live Performance Coach
  • Education


    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

  • Work Details

    Work Details

    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)

About the Course

Lesson 1

Kanada ke prakar or types of Kanada

Lesson 2

Learning Darbari kanada

Raga details/ Drut Khayal,Alaap,taans

Lesson 3

Advanced and complex Meendkhands and practicing them with rhythm cycles.

Lesson 4

An introduction to Kajri and Hori.

Learning a Hori in Raga Khamaj Rhythm cycle Dadra with behelwas and Laggi

Lesson 5

Learning Rhythm cycle Jhumra( 14 beats) and Vilambit Jhumra (56)

Learning Vilambit Khayal of Raga Darbari in Jhumra.(Sthayi and Antara)

Lesson 6

Vilambit Khayal of Raga Darbari in taal Jhumra continued with Alaaps and Taan sargams.

Lesson 7

Learning a Ghazal of Faiz Ahmed Faiz set to Raga Puriya Dhaneshree and rhythm cycle of Rupak.

Lesson 8

Kharaj bharan techniques with Practice of Om... Learning a Tarana in Raag Darbari Kanada

Lesson 9

Learning of Raga Shree( with raga details,chalan,Aochaar,Alaap,

sargams and taans in rhythm cycle Jhanptaal Madhyalaya.

Lesson 10

Learning of Bandishi Thumri in Raga Bhairavi in Teental with behewals and Laggi

Lesson 11

Sarang ke prakar - learning about the types of Sarang / Learning of a Krishna Vandana

Lesson 12

Learning a late night raga Sohni (Raga details,chalan,Aochaar,Alaap,

sargams and taans in rhythm cycle drut ektaal)

Lesson 13

Introduction to the rhythm cycle Dhamar and learning a Dhamar in a Morning raga Jaunpuri Thaye laya( Sthayi and Antara)

Lesson 14

Dhamar in Dhamar taal continued

Revision of Sthayi and Antara with layakaris like Dwigun,tigun and Chaugun.

Lesson 15

Meera Bhajan in raga Mishra Jogia

Set to Keherwa bhajni theka

Lesson 16

Voice excercises for Stretching the voice.Paltas traversing 3 octaves in 3 different ragas.

Lesson 17

Theory class

Knowledge on the time theory of Raga, Biographies of legendary musicologists and artists.

Lesson 18

How to render raga mala while singing Thumri

Learning a Jhula in raga Tilakamod with ragamala.

Lesson 19

Sufi song chaap tilak and techniques to incorporate elements of pure classical music in a Sufi song.

Lesson 20

An idea on the knowledge of Ragas and how to identify ragas from all ten Thaats are discussed.

Lesson 21

How to identify the notes of a raga ? How to make Notation in Hindustani system.Notation writing.

Lesson 22

Seasonal Ragas( Monsoon and Spring ragas)

Learning Basant and Surdasi Malhar.( Raga details)

Lesson 23

Basant bandish in Drut Ektal

Alaap and Taans.

Lesson 24

Comparative study between 20 ragas.( With raga details)

Lesson 25

Technique of saying nonstop fast Sargams.

Learning of the technique of cooling down the voice after each practice session.

Lesson 26

Learning of Raga Sur Malhar or Ramdasi Malhar bandish in either Drut Teentaal or Ektaal.

Lesson 27

Learning of Baramasya set to Raga Pahadi

Lesson 28


Learning of a Trivat in Raga Yaman...with Sargams and Taans

Lesson 29

What if Chaturanga?

Learning of a Chaturanga in Raga Kedar

Lesson 30

Knowledge about morning ragas of Bhairav Asavari and Todi Thaats with raga details and small chalans.














... Read More

Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

12 Online live sessions completed

12 Online live sessions completed

Our teachers recommend customized classes for an effective learning experience. Here's why!

Every individual

  • Has a unique learning style

  • Is at a different learning stage

  • Has a different voice texture, tonal quality and intonation

  • Has a different understanding of rhythm and melody

  • Has different breathing capabilities

  • And a different GOAL!

What you get?

World-class  masters as  teachers

World-class masters as teachers

Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

Course studio that amplifies passion learning

Course studio that amplifies passion learning

Access to  global creative community

Access to global creative community

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a  time

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

Milestone-based learning for best results

Milestone-based learning for best results

Statement of Accomplishment

Statement of Accomplishment

Teacher's performance bits for reference

Teacher's performance bits for reference


Contact us in case of any questions



Not able to decide on a teacher?

Take Our Help


What Makes ipassio Your Best Fit?

Online, real-time classes

Online, real-time classes

From the comfort of your home, 1 on 1 online interactive classes are scheduled at your convenient time.

World class performers as educators

World class performers as educators

Award-winning teachers customize the course just for you. Their structured learning methodology lets you always track your progress.

Pay as you go

Pay as you go

No long-term commitment. Pay for as few as 2 classes at a time. When you can't make it for the class, you can mutually reschedule with ease.