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Indian Classical Vocal Lessons For Beginners

by Arati Thakur-Kundalkar
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This course is for beginners who want to learn Hindusthani Classical Vocal Music. Taking place over the duration of 25 weeks, lessons consist of 45 minutes sessions each week. Taught by renowed vocalist of Kirana Gharana "Surmani' Arati Thakur-Kundalkar, students will gain a foundational understanding of how to sing, how to produce good voice, Swaras.  On the successful completion of this course, students can expect to understand and be able to sing all 12 natural notes and some basic ragas like Bhoop, Durga, Sarang, Des etc.

  • Course Duration25 Weeks

  • Course LevelBeginner

  • Instruction LanguageHindi

  • Classes Taken15

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Educator Profile

Arati Thakur-Kundalkar

25 Years Experience

From: India

  • Education

    B.com from Pune University

    B.com from Pune University

    MA Music from SNDT

    MA Music from SNDT

  • Work Details

    Founder Director - Swaravartan Foundation

Course Details

This course is for beginners who want to learn Hindusthani Classical Vocal Music. Taught by renowed vocalist of Kirana Gharana "Surmani' Arati Thakur-Kundalkar, students will gain a foundational understanding of how to sing, how to produce good voice, Swaras. On the successful completion of this course students can expect to understand and be able to sing all 12 natural notes and some basic ragas. Students will also learn basic Swar and Alankaras.

Students will be introduced to notes like Shuddha, Komal and Teevra, Chhota Khyal (small drut compositions) in raagas like Bhoop, Durga, Sarang, Des, Khamaj etc. Further, the students will also be given basic introduction to the taal system. Arati Ji has been teaching students in Semi-Classical and Hindustani Classical music for over 20 years and also teaches music online and holds the title of Guru on the panel of 'Lalit Kala Kendra' (Centre for Performing Arts- Pune University).

About the Teacher: Arati Thakur-Kundalkar Ji is coming to the fore in Hindustani classical music and is one of the young trailblazers of ‘Kirana Gharana’. At the age of nine, Arati Ji showed a keen interest in music and began music lessons under the expert vocalist of Kirana Gharana, Late Smt. Leelatai Gharpure. She later pursued further instruction from Padmabhushan Dr. Prabha Atre Ji and was guided by musicologist and harmonium maestro Dr. Arawind Thatte. Arati Ji has completed an M.A. in music from S.N.D.T. University where she is a high-rank holder of the university and was awarded the very prestigious ‘Gaan Heera' Puraskar. She holds the title of Sangeet Visharad in Hindustani music from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. Arati Ji is also a graded artist of AIR for light music and classical vocal. Arati Ji has received a multitude of coveted awards as well as scholarships, most notably Paingankar Puraskar, Sudha Sindhu Puraskar, Parundekar Puraskar, Sur Mani Award and Late Pramilabai Deshpande Puraskar.

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