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Introduction to the Slide Guitar

This is a professional Hindustani slide guitar course for students aged 15-40. All students will have one 60-minute class every week for the duration of a year, which will allow them to build a strong foundation of the Indian slide guitar. At the end of the course, which is taught by Ratan Bharati, students will be able to play a few songs and ragas. 'Introduction to the slide guitar' is suitable for those looking to deepen their understanding of Hindustani classical music. 

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    Ratan Bharati

    18 Years Experience

    From: India

    • Teacher Skill Keywords:

      Acoustic Guitar, Spanish Guitar, Indian Classical Music, Indian Slide Guitar
    • Education

      from Guru Pt Partha Chatterjee, Pt Debasish Bhattacharya & Pt Ajoy Chakraborty

    • Work Details

      Music teacher and performer - Self Employed

    Course Details

    'Introduction to the slide guitar' is a long-term course which aims to introduce students to the basics of this relatively new instrument. Suitable for professionals, students may play another instrument or already have a good understanding of Hindustani classical music. 

    This course will cover the basics, including ragas, left and right-hand techniques, coordination, balancing the tone of the guitar and how to hold the slide guitar. Students will be required to practice in their own time in order to develop their skills and complete any assignments they are set before their next lesson.

    Hindustani classical music has a long and interesting history, and 'Introduction to the slide guitar' is suitable for those who have a basic appreciation and understanding of this musical style. As such, it's aimed at students who are above 5 years old. 

    About Mr. Ratan Bharati: Ratan Bharati is an accomplished guitar player and has won a number of prestigious competitions, including the National Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture. Starting lessons at the age of four, he was taught by Sri Swapan Kar and Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya. Bharati performs regularly on Indian television and has been involved in various fusion music projects since competing on India's first online instrumental reality show, Life is Music. With a keen interest in Western classical music, Ratan hopes to share his knowledge with dedicated music students via his 'Introduction to the slide guitar' course. 


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