Recipient of National Scholarship from Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Honored at the prestigious Doverlane Music Competition.
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The intermediate course delves deeper into the intricate techniques and special features of the sitar, providing students with a more comprehensive understanding of the instrument.
In this course, the students will focus on refining their technique, honing their skills in various patterns such as "palta" and "murchona."
Students will learn the nuances of special features like "krintan," "jamjama," and "bol." These elements add depth and uniqueness to sitar playing, enabling students to infuse their performances with intricate ornamentation, expressive slides, and rhythmic accents.
Students will learn how to integrate these elements seamlessly, incorporating them into their improvisations and compositions.
They will learn various taal patterns and rhythmic cycles commonly used in sitar music. Understanding taala enhances students' ability to maintain a steady tempo, synchronize with accompanying instruments, and create rhythmic structures that enhance the overall musical experience.
M.A in History from University of Calcutta
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About the Teacher
Srijanee Banerjee is a talented sitarist hailing from a musically endowed family. Her journey in music began under the guidance of her father, Chandan Banerjee. As her passion for the sitar grew, she sought further knowledge and received training from renowned maestros Late Pandit Ravi Sen and Dr. Niladri Sen. In 2014, she embarked on a new phase of her musical education by joining the esteemed ITC Sangeet Research Academy, where she is currently a Scholar under the tutelage of Guru Pandit Partha Chatterjee.
Srijanee's dedication and exceptional talent have garnered recognition through various accolades. She has been honored in prestigious competitions such as the Doverlane Music Competition, Gokul Nag Memorial Foundation's 'Sitar Kesari,' Sangeet Piyasi, and Murari Smriti Sangeet Sammelani. Her performances have graced renowned concert venues, captivating audiences with her soulful renditions.
Beyond her achievements as a performer, Srijanee has also excelled academically. She achieved the remarkable feat of standing first class first in Modern History from the University of Calcutta, showcasing her intellectual prowess alongside her musical talent.
Recognizing her remarkable skill and dedication, Srijanee has been awarded the National Scholarship by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Her artistry has taken her beyond borders, as she performed in Bangladesh on the momentous occasion of the 100th Birth Century of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, an event organized by the Government of Bangladesh. She has also had the privilege of performing at the inauguration ceremony of the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC) and the Swar Mangesh Festival in Goa, among many other notable venues and events.
Drawing from her extensive experience, Srijanee has honed her teaching abilities and has successfully guided students at various skill levels, including beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners. With a profound understanding of the technical intricacies of the sitar and a detailed approach to raagdari (melodic progression) and presentation, she imparts her knowledge to aspiring musicians, nurturing their growth and fostering a deeper connection with this beautiful instrument.
Srijanee's musical journey is characterized by her unwavering commitment, exceptional talent, and continuous pursuit of excellence. Through her performances, teaching, and contribution to the cultural landscape, she enriches the world of sitar music with her artistry and passion.
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