Online Sitar Lessons for Beginners

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Received the title 'Surmani' from Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai and 'Sangeet Ratna' title from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad, Kolkata.

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Instruction Language

: Bengali, Hindi & English

Course Summary

Experience the enchanting melodies of the sitar and embark on a journey of musical discovery with the guidance of one of the most esteemed sitarists and teachers - Pt. Debaprasad Chakraborty.

In the classes designed by the maestro, you will learn about the instrument's anatomy, its intricate workings, and how to master its strings with ease. The basic skills, fundamental concepts, sitting posture and introductory exercises will all be covered, setting the foundation for more advanced and intricate lessons in the future.

These classes are perfect for anyone looking to explore the soul-stirring world of Indian classical music or for those seeking to hone their sitar-playing skills. So is Sitar your calling? Join in for an unforgettable journey into the world of sitar music!


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Pt. Debaprasad Chakraborty

Pt. Debaprasad Chakraborty

Experience: 42 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Indian Classical Music, Basics of Sitar, Sitar, Ragas on Sitar
  • Education

    Education

    from Rabindra Bharati

About the Course

The following concepts will be covered in the classes:

  • Introduction to the instrument. Its structure and its history. It will help the students in the orientation process of the new learning curve.
  • Correct sitting posture. Practice sessions and recitals require the students to sit still in one place and in one posture for hours. Getting used to the right sitting posture will help the students to be comfortable and grounded so that they can focus on playing the instrument.
  • Introduction to the basic strokes to identify and play the basic musical notes.
  • Students will learn exercises to enhance the agility of both hands and better coordination between the two.

About the Teacher: Pt. Debaprasad Chakraborty is one of the finest Sitar exponents in India. He is recognised as one of the leading performers of the instrument and a messiah of this art form. 

Born in a family of musicians, Debaprasad started training at the age of 5 under his father Pt. Adhindra Mohan Chakraborty also received rigorous training from Pt. Ajay Sinha Roy in the style of playing which is widely known as Baba Alauddin Khan’s “Senia Maihar Gharana”. 

He received valuable training from Pandit Gokul Nag of Bishnupur Gharana. Pt. Debaprasad has enriched his music based on the “Dhrupad style”. His imaginative sense, creative musical wit, and brilliant performance are well taken by his listeners.

Debaprasad is a “TOP Grade" Artist of All India Radio and Television. Debaprasad has received several private and Government-sponsored awards. A few references include the “SURMANI'' title from Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai. “Sangeet Ratna” title from  Bangiya Sangeet Parishad, Calcutta. He has also received a National Fellowship from the Government of India.


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Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

15 Online live sessions completed

15 Online live sessions completed

Our teachers recommend customized classes for an effective learning experience. Here's why!

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!

What you get?

World-class  masters as  teachers

World-class masters as teachers

Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

Course studio that amplifies passion learning

Course studio that amplifies passion learning

Access to  global creative community

Access to global creative community

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a  time

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

Milestone-based learning for best results

Milestone-based learning for best results

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Statement of Accomplishment

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