Learn the Fundamentals of Siddha Veena


by Siddhartha Banerjee

25 Years Experience

Co-founder of the international project, Magic of Strings. Recipient of the Saraswati Samman.

US $18 per class |

for 1-on-1, 45 mins class

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Instruction Language

: English, Bengali, Hindi

Course Summary

This is a 1-on-1, 54-week veena course for beginner students who wish to learn the Siddha Veena. It is an online, live, exclusive course that covers all the basics intricacies.

Siddhartha Banerjee, one of the leading musicians in Veena, prefers taking individual online classes for his students. He will be teaching them the various finger techniques, posture positions, and so on. Students will also be shown how to hold the instrument correctly along with practice exercises. This beginner course has been designed in a simple form so students can understand the process with ease.


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Teacher's Profile

Siddhartha Banerjee

Experience: 25 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Piano Music Theory, Mohan Veena, Slide Guitar, Hindustani Classical Music, Guitar, Fusion Music, Electric Guitar, Vocal Percussion, Keyboard, Sufi, Ghazals, Harmonica, Harmonium, Bollywood Singing, World Music, Improvisational Music, Performances, Classical Vocals, Classical Guitar, Classical sitar, Music Therapy, Vocals, Santoor, Veena
  • Education

    Graduate from Veer Bahadur University

  • Work Details

    Artistic Director & Teacher - Sharda Music Foundation New Delhi & Varanasi

About the Course

In this 54-week beginner course on Siddha Veena, students will be shown how to hold the instrument and will be taught the different techniques for playing the veena. In addition, the enrolled students will learn how to play simple songs, melodies, and ragas from a renowned veena player and mentor, Siddhartha Banerjee. It is perfect for those who are just starting out with the veena, as this course provides a solid foundation to become a Veena musician. The curriculum of this course will also include, Right-Hand Fingering techniques, Left Hand Postures, Synchronization. Since it is a twelve-month course, students will need to follow the instructions given, diligently, to gain the best results at their learning level. Students attending this course will be benefited from the ability to play Veena in a good way. Those who are new to the instrument Veena will be provided with a leading path to become a musician.

About the instructor: Your instructor for the course, Siddha Veena Maestro Siddhartha Banerjee is an internationally renowned performing artist, composer & teacher. He is the artistic director of the Sharda Music Foundation, based in Delhi & Varanasi. He is also the creator of"Siddha Veena". He is also the founder of "Riwayat", a unique fusion band, as well as a co-founder of the international project "Magic of Strings" with Guitarist Ole Andre Frastad from Norway. Siddhartha Banerjee has also worked in a Hollywood Film "Peacock Spring" as a Child Actor, he has written a lot of renowned works under the name "Sufi Siddhartha'. He is also the recipient of several awards, some of which include the Saint Teresa Award, Honorary Doctorate from IIOH Kolkata, Saraswat Samman, Sangeet Sadhak Award, NIPA Award, National Gold Medal. His albums have performed well in India and internationally too, some of these being: Inner Voice of Siddha Veena(India), Kashinath (Brisbane), "Siddhi" Meditation with Siddha Veena(India), Drumming Session with Siddha Veena(Queensland), Magic of String(Norway). 

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Available For All Age-Groups

17 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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