Flute Ragas Classes Online | Hindustani Classical







by Suchismita Acharya

20 Years Experience

Disciple of Padma Vibhushan Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia. Recipient of Sahara Excellence award, 2013.

US $36 per class |

for 1-on-1, 45 mins class

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Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

This course will train students in the advanced levels of playing the bamboo flute in Hindustani style. Students will be taught advanced techniques of fingering, playing complex compositions and ragas. They will also be taught less complex classical bhajans and Bollywood songs. By the culmination of this course, the student is expected to have vastly improved on his fingering techniques apart from the understanding and ability to play complex ragas, few bhajans and Bollywood songs on the flute.

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Teacher's Profile

Suchismita Acharya

Experience: 20 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Flute, Bamboo flute, Bansuri
  • Education

    Masters in Music - UM (Uitvorend Musi) from Rotterdam World Music Conservatory

  • Work Details

    Flute Teacher - Moorchana Sangeet Vidyalaya

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  • About the Course

    This course looks to advance on the lessons taught in the basics course. Students in this long term course are introduced to the advanced level of finger techniques essential for improvisation and playing at speed. Further on in this course, students will be taught ten different ragas to add to their repertoire of flute ragas learnt in the basics course. Students will learn popular ragas such as bihag, desh, bageshree, vachaspati, shuddh sarang, nat bhairav, bhimpalasi, jait, bhairav and malkauns. They will be taught the techniques to render the mentioned talas in advance tala structures. This course will enable students to graduate from the novice level to proficient by making them practice the different ragas in advanced talas. They will learn different improvisation techniques and techniques to play the instrument at speed. This course will also create a strong foundation in educating students on theory enabling students to understand the raga and the different aspects within the raga. It would educate them about the tala structure and its application in terms of the different ragas. Students by the culmination of this course would also be trained on a few classical bhajan and Bollywood songs.

    If the student wants to get more insights on the basics of playing bamboo flute, here is another basic course tailored by Suchismita Acharya: Basics Of Flute | Hindustani Classical

    Value Additions: This course helps you to graduate from being a beginner in Hindustani classical flute playing to becoming proficient. It will help you be confident and play with ease the wind instrument. You will gain confidence because of the structured approach in this course that will look to introduce you to complex ragas and talas, complemented by theory lessons on the same. Understanding complex ragas and tala structure will enable you to apply the same to other musical pieces you wish to master playing. You will by the end of this course will not just be trained on ten ragas and advanced talas, you will also be able to confidently render few classical bhajans and bollywood songs on the flute. This course will also help you improve on your fingering techniques that will help you play complex music pieces at speed.

    Course specific benefits: This course enables students to delve deep into the foundational aspects of hindustani classical music by teaching students about complex ragas and tala structure. It also educates students on the fingering techniques required to render complex pieces of music at speed. This course is taught by Suchismita Acharya an ardent disciple of Pt. Hariprasad Chourasia, the most popular, highly decorated exponent of bamboo flute. Students enrolling for this course benefit learning in the same style and method that the revered exponent of the flute would have taught. Suchismita herself an exponent of the flute practicing for the last twenty years will ensure that she leaves no stone unturned in training her students maintaining the same standards as her revered guru or master Padmavibhushan Pt. Hariprasad Chourasia.

    About Suchismita Acharya: Suchismita Acharya is renowned flautist known to the world as an exemplary disciple of renowned and highly decorated flute exponent Padmavibhushan Pt. Hariprasad Chourasia. She is also known to be the other half of the duo, known as ‘flute sisters’. The flute sisters consist of Suchismita and her sister Debopriya both refined artists excelling in playing the flute in hindustani style. Suchismita did her masters in music from Rotterdam World Music Conservatory in Amsterdam, through the Nuffic scholarship she earned from the Indian embassy in Netherlands. She has also been honored with the sangeet prabhakar, (bachelor degree in music) for flute and vocal and sangeet praveen, (masters degree in music) flute and vocal from the distinguished Prayag Sangeet Samiti in Allahabad. Suchismita has been fortunate to have performed in the company of her guru, besides travelling in and outside of India, exhibiting her talent at different concerts. Suchismita’s talent and skill have been further accentuated with the recognition and honor of being identified as Sur Mani in 2001 and the Sahara Excellence Award in 2013.


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    Based on the archaeological findings, Flutes are the earliest known musical instruments, as many flutes dating back to about 43,000 to 35,000 years ago have been found in the Swabian Jura region of present-day Germany. This establishes a developed musical tradition existed since the earliest period of modern human presence in Europe.

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