Inventor of the Harmonica Rubber Band Trick, 2006. Founder of Indian Institute of Harmonica.
US $18 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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Harmonica for Beginners takes place in weekly online sessions, lasting 45 minutes, over the duration of 6 weeks. Designed for beginners, this course is perfect for hobbyists or professionals alike. Instructor Dilip Patil will guide students through the process of learning how to play the instrument, following a diverse and inclusive lesson plan, ensuring each student has the opportunity to succeed. After completing the course, students may continue their education in the second course of Dilip Patil’s educational series, Intermediate Level Harmonica.
B.Com from Osmania University
Special Assistant - Bank of Baroda
Harmonica for Beginners will begin with instructor Dilip Patil educating students on the elements of the instrument, proper handling, and care. The course will continue with note identification and demonstration including systematic practices to encourage muscle memory. As students progress, proper playing techniques, including puckering, tongue blocking, breath control, and hand vibrato will be incorporated to ensure each student is able to produce a quality sound with unique elements.
About Dilip Patil: Dilip Patil is a well-trained harmonica musician. Principal and founder of the Indian Institute of Harmonica, Patil has dedicated over three decades of his musical career to instructing others in this musical tradition. 12 of Patil’s years as an educator have been spent serving students across the globe in an online community. With his extensive experience as an educator, Patil has learned how to create lesson plans for any learning style and age. Over the years he has had success serving students of all backgrounds and skill level, utilizing basic tunes that are proven to help students succeed by keeping the tasks interesting and enjoyable.
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As a beginner's course, there are no prerequisites for enrollment. Students will need to have a chromatic harmonica of their own (in the scale of C), five small rubber bands, as well as pen or pencil with a notebook to dedicate to lesson notes. Students will need to ensure they have time to undertake the online courses as well as independent practice between sessions to ensure they receive the most from their time with Dilip Patil.
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