A Fullbright Scholar awarded by the United States India Education Foundation, he has had the honor to visit esteemed Universities around the world as a guest faculty. Rajeeb collaborated with the Grammy Award winner Orchestra of Pioneer High School in Michigan, USA to form a global symphonic orchestra showcasing the music of Tagore.
US $36 per class |
for 1-on-1, 60 mins class
Recommended: 1 class per week | 12-16 weeks to level up
Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time
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The introductory course for Sarod is designed to develop a strong foundation for the more advanced levels. It emphasizes getting the right body posture, holding the instrument properly, and acquiring the basic techniques for playing Sarod. It is a mix of joy and pushing your limits as a music enthusiast.
Each student is unique and they have a different learning process. Keeping that in mind the curriculum of this course is tailor-made to suit their requirements and ability so that they attain maximum benefit out of these live online classes.
The entire focus is on the practical learning experience of Sarod with additional knowledge of Hindustani classical music.
The highlights of the course include -
About the Teacher
Dr. Rajeeb Chakraborty is an internationally acclaimed Sarod player. He is known for his astounding versatility of self-expression as a musician, educationist, music composer, and conductor.
Rajeeb belongs to the Maihar Gharana of Hindustani Classical Music. He has trained under his father and lifelong Guru Pandit Rabi Chakraborty. Over the last four decades, Rajeeb has been performing nationally and internationally at major music festivals and concerts. Rajeeb has also made his mark as a composer in a host of films, telefilms, serials, fusion bands, and stage plays. He was the guest composer of the National Youth Orchestra in the UK.
Rajeeb has a doctoral degree in Indian Classical Music on the 'Role of computers in learning & teaching North Indian classical music’. In addition, he earned a degree in Western classical music from the Royal College of Music (London) with distinction.
He has served as guest faculty at the University of Minnesota, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Melon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the USA, Leeds College, Hope University, and Aldborough Music School in the UK, and conducted numerous summer schools in Germany, Sweden, and the UK.
In 2013, he was the Artist in Residence and King-Chavez-Parks Visiting Professor at the Center for World Performance Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. This is an extremely prestigious program that hosts internationally acclaimed scholars and artists from around the globe.
Rajeeb was awarded the Fulbright-Nehru Academic Excellence Fellowship by the United States India Education Foundation in 2016. In 2018, Rajeeb collaborated with the Grammy Award winner Orchestra of Pioneer High School in Michigan, USA to form a global symphonic orchestra showcasing the music of Tagore performed by high school children first time on American soil.
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By the end of this beginner’s course, the students will be able to play a couple of ragas. They will be well versed in the basic right and left-hand techniques. They will also learn about the different parts of the instrument - Sarod.
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The only prerequisite for this course is to have a good quality sarod.
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