M.A.(MUsic) from S.N.D.T. Woman's University- Mumbai
B.P.A. (VOCAL) from M.S.UNIVERSITY
Sangeet Visharad from Bhruhad Gujarat Sangeet Samiti- Ahmedabad
Lecturer - M.S. University- Vadodara
During this course, expert vocalist Sonal Shah will guide students through learning the standard songs of the Vidhi-Hindu marriage tradition. These include the opening song to Ganesh, each song that accompanies the steps of the traditional wedding (from sweets to oaths), as well as the final vidaay. This course includes a total of 13 basic songs of traditional Gujarati lagna geet.
Below is the full list of songs each student will learn to master:
About Mrs Sonal Shah: Sonal Shah is an experienced Sufi vocalist and composter who began performing at age 9. She has performed countless concerts since and was classically trained in music from SNDT Women’s University, with a post-graduate degree and gold medals. An award-winning artist, Shah received the Kala Gujari Award for her contributions to Sufi music and the Surmani National Award for Indian Classical Vocal Music. Fluent in four languages including Urdu, Shah has been teaching students in university and privately in the art of Sufi and Ghazal vocal tradition for many years. Her extensive experience and education, as well as a lifetime dedicated to music, makes Sonal Shah a compelling teacher for any student with an interest in Indian Classical music.
Students enrolling on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. The sessions will help you in creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The sessions will be customized based on each student's goals and required area of improvement.
Sonal Shah’s lesson plan includes understanding the meaning of each song, the proper pronunciation and melody, as well as performance technique. Students who speak Gujarati and have a basic understanding of Indian Classical music will do best in this course. Career vocalists looking to add Lagna Geet to their repertoire will benefit from lessons from an experienced professional and beginners can start earning money as a Professional Lagna Geet singer in just 15 weeks.