Santoor Lesson for Beginners

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by Sandip Chatterjee

25 Years Experience

Released 20+ albums & his expertise has been sought by A. R. Rahman, Jatin Lalit, Gulshan Kumar, and more.

US $60 per class |

for 1-on-1, 60 mins class

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Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

Santoor for Beginners takes place in one 60-minute lesson each week for the duration of 20 weeks. Designed for beginners, this course will include all the fundamentals of the Santoor as an instrument and build up to basic exercises including chandams and ragas. Ideal for those seeking Santoor for professional or personal playing, this course is open to musicians and hobbyists alike. After completing this course, students will understand the basics of this instrument and be prepared to enroll in a more challenging Santoor course.

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Sandip Chatterjee

Sandip Chatterjee

Experience: 25 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Santoor
  • Education

    Education

    B.Com ( Hons) from Calcutta University

  • Work Details

    Work Details

    Santoor Player, Musician, Performer - Music

About the Course

Sandip Chatterjee will begin this course by introducing students to the Santoor, detailing the construction and purpose of each element of the instrument. Afterward, students will learn proper posture, positioning, and handling of the instrument during play to ensure each note is played with clarity. As students become more comfortable with their instrument, sargams and tuning will be covered next. With practice and discipline, each student will develop an ear for tune and learn to hear when their instrument is ready for a tune-up. Lastly, Chatterjee will guide students through detailing on Sur and Tala, as well as introducing chandams and ragas to the new musicians.

ABOUT THE TEACHER: Sandip Chatterjee is a Santoor player with 25 years of experience. A disciple of Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya and Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty, Chatterjee is known for his mastery of two Gharanas at once; Maihar and Patiala. He has collaborated with ‘Calcutta Express’ and received a nomination for finalist in the Indo Acoustic Project’s “Best CDs of 2006” award in the World Music category. Through the years, Chatterjee’s albums have reached over 20 in number, and his expertise has been sought by many renowned musicians and musical directors including A. R. Rahman, Jatin Lalit, Gulshan Kumar, Rabindra Jain, and more. In addition to his many musical endeavors, Chatterjee is also serving as a master instructor to students from across the globe.

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Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

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6 Online live sessions completed

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Every individual

  • Has a unique learning style

  • Is at a different learning stage

  • Has different posture and instrument holding style

  • Has different mind-hand coordination

  • Has a different understanding of rhythm and melody

  • And a different GOAL!

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Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

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Course studio that amplifies passion learning

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Pay as you go - 2 classes at a  time

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

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