Honored as one of the best young artists of the decade - Saptak Music Festival, Ahmedabad, and Finalist for Aga Khan Music Awards, Lisbon.
US $48 per class |
for 1-on-1, 90 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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If you are a senior student with a good musical understanding and skillful in playing compositions and Raga on Sarod, this course is designed to give you a professional edge. This course will expose you to more complex compositions and advanced techniques. It will help you to gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies of Indian classical music.
One of the key areas of focus in this course is to help you achieve mastery over intricate techniques with precision, clarity, and expressiveness. They will also be introduced to a further detailed study of various Ragas and advanced rhythmic patterns and improvisational techniques.
Apart from technical and musical aspects, this course may also include the study of theoretical concepts in Indian classical music. It would include understanding the structure of Ragas, exploring different Talas (rhythmic cycles), and studying the historical and cultural context of the music.
In a gradual progression of learning the various musical concepts and skills to play Sarod, you have now reached the advanced level. At this level, you will upscale yourself from being a student to an avid Sarod practitioner and performer.
The highlights of this course include -
About the Teacher
Sougata Roy Chowdhury hails from an art and music-oriented Bengali family. His father, Prof. Sarbari Roy Chowdhury, was an eminent sculptor, and his mother, Smt. Ajanta Roy Chowdhury is an Indian classical vocalist of the Agra Gharana.
Sougata started to learn sarod at the age of 10 with Ustad Dhyanesh Khan, son of Sarod Legend Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. After the untimely demise of Dhyanesh Khan, he continued his study with his elder brother, Ustad Aashish Khan, for some time until finally pursuing tutelage under his Guruji, Pandit Santosh Banerjee - a sitar and surbahar player and one of the main disciples of Ustad Mohammed Dabir Khan, the last descendent of the Miyan Tansen family. At present Sougata is training with the senior disciple of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Guru Pandit Rajeev Taranath.
Sougata has been performing, teaching, and conducting workshops actively all across the world since the year 2000. Notable accolades gathered by Sougata include being honored as one of the best young artists of the decade by the Saptak Music Festival, Ahmedabad in October 2010 and being awarded as Finalist of the Aga Khan Music Awards, Lisbon 2019.
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To reach this level, aspiring Sarod players must have a certain set of prerequisites that enable them to tackle the complexities of the instrument at an advanced level. It is advisable to complete the course - Sarod Classes for Intermediates.
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