Complex Compositions On Tabla | Hindustani Classical | Learning Tabla Online

First Name
Sunayana
Last Name
Ghosh
Course Summary

This long term course spans a period of three years. Students enrolling for this course should have completed the intermediate level of training. This course will delve into complex compositions and advance level of playing the tabla. Students completing this course will be able to perform in front of an audience after regular practice and learning with commitment.

Course Duration
104 Weeks
Number of Students per section
2
Course Level
Professional
Instruction Language
English
Taught On
Skype
Individuals
US$30.00
per week per student
1 week =
1
sessions
1 session(s) =
45
minutes

Educator Profile

Educator Profile

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Instructor
First Name
Sunayana
Last Name
Ghosh
Number of years of relevant experience
25 Years
Teacher skill Keywords
Percussion
Tabla
Vocal Percussion
Study Details
Masters Degree
Rabindra Bharati University
Bachelor of Arts
Rabindra Bharati University
Work Details
Organization / Institute Name
Pandit Shankar Ghosh Academy Of Tabla
Organization / Institute Name
Blazing Muzik (Sunayana Ghosh Academy of Tabla)

Description

This course is an advance course in tabla that helps students graduate from being amateur tabla players to the proficient level. Students undergoing this course will be exposed to complex and advanced lessons in tabla. Thus it is required that students enrolling have the understanding of intermediate level when enrolling. This course will introduce students to new taals such as rupak, a popular rhythmic structure usually used in bhajan and geets. Rupak follows a seven beat cycle and has three vibhags. Students also get to practice and learn advanced levels of jamp taal and teen taal to get a clear understanding of taals a vital component in respect to playing the tabla. Further on students will be practicing extensively on advance level kaidas, tukras, gats, chakradhar. Students will also learn how to make tihai by learning tabla based formulae. This course is attuned to get students accustomed to play the tabla with comfort and poise. It enables them to venture into performing complex and advance level compositions.

Other courses by Sunayna Ghosh: Basic level Course- Learn Basics of Tabla | Hindustani Classical, Intermediate Level Course- Taals on Tabla | Hindustani Classical

About Sunayna Ghosh: Sunayna’s attraction to rhythm and beats started at an early age when she picked up learning the tabla at the tender age of six. Her mother a vocalist has been a major influence in the life of the gifted tabla player. Sunayna groomed her tabla playing skills, initially under the guidance of Samar Mitra and later under the renowned tabla exponent, late Pt. Shankar Ghosh of the Farrukhabad gharana and continued training under the guidance of his son tabla maestro Bikram Ghosh. Today Sunayna is a renowned female tabla player who has showcased her talent both in India and abroad. Sunayna’s talent is not restricted to just tabla as she is also trained in Kathak and vocals.

Value Additions

This course provides with the required knowledge to help you graduate from an amateur tabla player to an efficient and proficient level. Undergoing this course will enable you to participate in competitions or as accompaniment for musicians. You will gain the confidence and the understanding to experiment and practice different compositions is different styles and would have gained sound understanding of improvisations.

The ipassio Edge

Students enrolling for this long term course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 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, long term courses are 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.

Course Specific Benefits

Learning the advanced level lessons ensures that students have gained impressive understanding of hindustani classical music and rendering it on the tabla. The concepts of taal or rhythm structure vital to tabla playing is well understood by the student, opening door to learn other complex taal. Students become well versed with improvisations and are able to understand and play complex compositions.

 

Prerequites

Students enrolling for this course need to possess:

1) A tabla set;

2) Tabla powder;

3) Tabla hammer;

4) Copy of talim tracker; and

5) Book and a pen for notes.

Schedule Weekly

These sections are for individual students.

Click on Enroll corresponding to the Section that matches your schedule.
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SECTION DAY & TIME Available
Section
Section A
Tue 08:30 PM - 09:15 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
SECTION DAY & TIME Available
Section
Section B
Wed 04:30 AM - 05:15 AM America/New_York
2 Seats
+91-97400-50326 for any questions.

FAQs

Question
Who can enroll for this course?
Answer
Students who have completed the intermediate level in tabla are eligible to enroll for this course.
Question
How much time should a student devote to practice everyday?
Answer
Students should devote at least 3 hours to practice everyday.
Question
Would students course related material apart from the live sessions?
Answer
Students will receive video links, audio links and tukra notes.
Question
Are there any specific expectations from students?
Answer
Students should practice everyday and maintain regularly updated taleem tracker.
Question
What if the student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
Answer
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, one day 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 the class?
Answer
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students one day 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
Would the student get assessed through the course? Would the student receive a certificate after completion of course? Would the teacher be training students to appear for exams such as gandharva mahavidyalaya?
Answer
Yes, students would get assessed on the basis of taleem tracker and test. They would get certificates from the teachers institute. Yes, students can be trained for exams.
Question
Can this course be customized?
Answer
This course is designed for advanced stage, it cannot be modified or customized.
Question
How long will it take for the teacher to respond if the student raises a question after class hours through mail or the ipassio platform?
Answer
Students can expect an immediate response unless the teacher is occupied with a show or some other commitment.

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