popular vocals (Diploma) from London College of Music
Music Theory from ABRSM
Telecommunications from BMS College of Engineering
LKG to 12th from Bishop Cotton Girls School
Teacher for electric bass, music theory, ear training - Artista Academy of Music
Teacher and lesson designer - Rainbow Bridge
This 1-on-1 online live course is for anyone who has learned the basics of the Electric Bass and now wants to push their skill level higher. This course will begin with intermediate level of left/right hand rudimentaries and exercises and left/right hand techniques. As the course progresses, students will be taught scales and their application in songs, different types of arpeggios and chords, relevant music theory, application of arpeggios to chord progressions.
Further, this course will cover higher information and practices involving intervals and the chords on a major scale with relevant ear training, modes and techniques specific to the student's choice of music genre/style.
About the Instructor: Bangalore based musician Shalini Mohan began her musical journey studying the piano until her passion for music drove her to the bass guitar as well as playing the trumpet. She was awarded a diploma from the London College of Music with a distinction in Popular Vocals along with other high achiever awards in her other courses during her studies. Shalini is also the grand-daughter of T. R. Mahalingam, the extremely well known Carnatic flutist, and has played many Carnatic concerts as a bassist.
Known for being an incredibly versatile performer and session musician, Shalini is highly adept in many styles, including Carnatic Fusion, Funk, Jazz, and Progressive Music. She has had an incredibly varied and exciting career in music, having been part of many different bands. She is currently the bassist and singer of the pop-rock band “Ginny & the Bottle”, part of “St.” the international Carnatic fusion band, Bangalore collective “Moksha All-Stars” and Hindustani jazz project known as “Projekt Maya”. She has also performed with acoustic folk-band “Allegro Fudge” and is a core member of “Lagori”, a folk-rock band from Bangalore.
Besides being one of the top musicians and performers in the country, Shalini Mohan has extensive recording experience and has also been teaching for the past 5 years. Shalini also has over 55K+ followers across her social media channels and an incredible 2 million views on her YouTube channel.
Techniques and skills required to step into the professional space will be taught.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 or 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their student's progress in-depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since this course is 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.
The student should have the instrument to practice on. They should also possess basic knowledge of the Bass. Its alright if the student does not have any knowledge in music theory as it will be covered from start in this course, if required.