Awarded Surmani in 2005. Album Sufiana Rang Sonal Ke Sang on Apple Music, Hungama, etc.
US $60 per class |
for 1-on-1, 45 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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This 15-week course delving into the rich and advanced practice of Ghazal music will be attended once per week. This is an advance level of ghazal singing where students will get a choice to learn ghazal of their choice. Emphasize will be given on every detailed swar patterns of that particular ghazal. With the guidance of an accomplished artist, those in attendance will learn to renders the Ghazals perfectly.
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Master of Arts in Music from S.N.D.T. Woman's University in Mumbai ;
B.P.A. (Vocals) from M.S. University ;
Sangeet Visharad from Bhruhad Gujarat Sangeet Samiti in Ahmedabad.
Lecturer - M.S. University- Vadodara
This is a specialized and more customized Ghazal course for professional Ghazal singers who wish to learn how to sign Ghazals of Ghulam Ali or Mehdi Hassan, Chitra Singh, Lata Mangeshkar, Farida Khanam, Nayyara Noor, Peenaz Masani, Talat Aziz, Bhupinder Singh, Pankaj Udhas, Munni Begum. Special attention will be given on every minute detailing of swars and the pattern involved in that particular ghazal. The student will also be provided with the notation of particular pieces during the class if he/ she wishes. Upon the successful completion of this course, aspiring musicians will be prepared to perform advanced musical pieces.
About Sonal Shah: Sonal Shah is a well-known Sufi Singer. She is classically trained, with a postgraduate degree in Music from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University (SNDT). Shah is a National Award title holder “Sur-Mani” for Indian Classical Music and has been performing as an artist in All India Radio since the last 30 years. Previously, Sonal Shah was invited to an exclusive interview by Pakistani radio channel Dhamaal for her service as a Sufi and Ghazal singer. In addition to her musical studies, Shah has also become fluent in the Urdu language to ensure a complete and deep understanding of Urdu poetry as it contributes to Ghazal music.
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Ghazal has rich and a long history, which can be traced back to 7th-century’s Arabic poetry. The increased new Islamic Sultanate presence in South Asia in the 12th century led to the prevalence of ghazal in the region. Presently, it is mainly a form of poetry across many Indian subcontinents and Turkey languages.