Intermediate Playback Singing

First Name
Kousalya
Last Name
PR
Course Summary

Intermediate Playback Singing is a course designed for those with a basic understanding of classical vocals. Available to both musicians and hobbyists, this course takes place in 30-minute weekly lessons over the duration of 48 weeks. Instructor Kousalya PR will teach students voice and breath control, how to manage Gamaka, proper dictation, as well as intermediate level microphone techniques. At the end of this course, students will be ready to perform professionally or for enjoyment.

Course Duration
48 Weeks
Number of Students per section
2
Course Level
Intermediate
Instruction Language
English
Taught On
Skype
Individuals
US$48.00

per week per student

1 week =
1
class
1 class =
30
minutes

Educator Profile

Educator Profile

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Instructor
First Name
Kousalya
Last Name
PR
Study Details
MA Music
Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswavidyalayam

Course Details

Instructor Kousalya PR begins the course by teaching students about voice culture and microphone techniques. The lessons continue to include detailed instructions on Gamaka management (ornamentation of notes), dictation, breath control, as well as high and low pitch singing techniques. Kousalya will impart upon students vital voice yoga and voice care practices to ensure each student is equipped to maintain a healthy voice with a wide range and strong sound.

About Kousalya PR: Kousalya PR has is a renown playback singer, composer, and dubbing artist, finding popularity in South India cinema. With over 400 tracks(in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada, and many awards and accolades, including the National Film Award in 2013 for the song “Om Sai”, the MAA Television Entertainment Award for the “Adade Adharam” title song in 2012, the “Nandi Award” as Best Playback Singer in 2011, the Santhosham Magazine Award as Best Playback Singer Female in 2009, the “Big Ugadi Award” as Best Female Singer of the Year in 2009 for the song “Nuvvakkadunte Nenikkadunte” from “Gopi Gopika Godavari”. Instructor Kousalya has performed in many films and has had the distinct honor of working with many renowned musicians during her musical career. Today, Kousalya PR is a performer and teacher, guiding students across the globe to perform in professional playback singing roles.

Value Additions

It is important students ensure they have enough time to not only commit to the online lessons, but time to dedicate to independent practice between lessons, as well. In order for students to get the most from their time with expert singer Kousalya PR, students should attend online lessons regularly and promptly for the duration of this course. Upon successful completion, students will be prepared to perform in a professional setting.

The ipassio Edge

Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 or 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since this course is detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.

Prerequites

This course is designed for those seeking performance roles in films, including Bollywood, reality shows, and other media performances. This course does not have any required prerequisites to complete before enrollment, however, as an intermediate course, those enrolling will need to already have an understanding of classical music. It is necessary that all students bring a pen and paper for taking notes, but they will need no additional materials during the course.

Weekly Schedule

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FAQs

Question
How much time should a student enrolling for this course practice everyday?
Answer
This course on classical singing lessons for beginners will require practice time outside of the lessons given during the classes. Time spent practising may vary from 15 minutes per day to an hour, depending on a student’s level of interest. Students who wish to become professional musicians will need more hours of practice per day using a different set of exercises and materials than students who are seeking to learn music as a hobby. A detailed structure of practice for each student will be discussed and explained during class.
Question
What if a student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
Answer
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, two days prior to the class. In such a case, the teacher will reschedule the class and conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student. In case the student misses to give two days prior notice about his absence to the teacher, then the decision to conduct another class for that student is completely based on teacher’s discretion.
Question
What if the teacher wishes to reschedule a class?
Answer
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students two days prior to the class. The teacher will conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student.
Question
How long will the teacher take to revert to a query raised after class hours?
Answer
Students should get a response within 24 hours, if the teacher is not preoccupied or traveling.

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