Course Duration104 Weeks
B. Com ( Regular) from Delhi University
Sarod from Senior Disciple of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Sangeet Bhaskar from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh
Sangeet Visharad from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh
Senior Diploma from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad
Indian Classical Music at the Intermediate Level is a course in expanding knowledge and technique for string players. Students will learn moderately difficult songs and melodies throughout this course, in a number of different genres. First, students will learn compositions in a variety of popular and famous rhythmic patterns, as well as rare ragas of Senia gharana, in the style of Hindustani legend Mian Tansen. Next, students will learn improvisations on classical bandishes, which will allow them to branch out from structured compositions. Finally, folk music and light classical compositions will be taught. This variety in styles and techniques will improve the ability of any student who chooses to enroll in this course.
Students of Pandit Abhik Kumar Sarkar will have the opportunity to learn from an expert musician who has been playing and teaching Indian classical music for over 30 years. Students will be able to build on their existing knowledge and add a variety of songs and methods to their repertoire.
If the student wants to learn more insights on the Basic's of playing classical Indian music on a variety of string instruments. Whether on sarod, violin, Indian slide guitar, or sitar, Here is another course tailored by Pandit Abhik Kumar Sarkar: Hindustani / Indian Classical Music Lessons For Beginners | Sarod, Violin, Indian Slide Guitar & Sitar
About Pandit Abhik Kumar Sarkar: Notable sarod exponent Pt. Abhik Kumar Sarkar has been playing classical music for most of his life, learning vocals and sarod at an early age from his father. Later, since his childhood he has been learning from Padma Vibhusan Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, under the guru-shishya parampara at New Delhi, India. He also had the opportunity to learn Carnatic Music Ragas from Violin Exponent Shri D. Nageshwaran. One of the finest Sarod players, Abhik developed his own unique style of blending both the Senia gharanas of Sarod. For the last 30 years, Abhik has been performing in India and abroad in festivals and concerts, earning many awards and recognitions such as “Sangeet Shiromani”, “Sangeet Sadhak Samman”, “Tarana Samman (Senior)”, “Swar Kriti” felicitation, Certificate of recognition from Mr. N Bains of the House of Commons, Canada and the Bal Shree National Title by Nehru Bal Samity in New Delhi. He is also empanelled in the “Established Category” by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR),New Delhi in the field of Indian Classical Music – Sarod. Abhik has taught all over the world at many institutions, with a large number of his students becoming professional musicians themselves.
Students enrolling for this long term course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 3 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since, long term courses are detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.
Before signing up for this course, students must have a string instrument of their choice (sarod, violin, Indian slide guitar, or sitar) and an electronic tanpura, which provides a continuous tone to accompany Indian classical melodies.