Course Duration52 Weeks
Musician Faculty - ITC Sangeet Research Academy
Founding Director and Mentor - Indradhanu School of Music
Harmonium Maestro - Self Employed Musician
Online Harmonium & Vocal Mentor - Ipassio
The content covered during this course will vary depending on each students' needs. Whether starting this course as a beginner or at an intermediate level, instructor Pandit Jyoti Goho Ji is prepared to cover the basic vocal lessons, including scales, octaves and basic sargams / vocal exercises. This course will also provide students with an understanding of Raaga, including the intricacies and details. Students of all backgrounds will receive the expert guidance of Pandit Jyoti Goho Ji during lessons as well as student will learn how to sing with harmonium by the end of this course. Instruction language will be in English, Hindi or Bengali.
About Mr. Pandit Jyoti Goho: Inspired by his mother's beautiful and melodious voice, Pandit Jyoti Goho developed a keen interest in music at a young age and has become one of the most sought after harmonium players in the country. Pandit Jyoti Goho learned harmonium under the skilled tutelage of Shri Deb Kumar Banerjee and also studied Hindustani vocal music under gurus Pandit A.Kanan, Shri Sanat Banerjee and Shri Biren Bose. His harmonium accompaniments have been noted for their subtleness and have even garnered praise from Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, one of the most beloved vocal legends of all time, commending him as being “extremely supportive as a harmonium accompanist”. Pandit Jyoti Goho has performed with leading Indian Classical legends and maestros at all of the major music conferences in the country as well as all over the world, such as Canada, USA, France, UK, Germany, Holland, Middle East, Switzerland, New Zealand, and Australia. He is also one of the few lucky performers to have performed in China twice. Besides performing, Pandit Jyoti Goho teaches music at his own institute Indradhanu in Kolkata as well as Online to enthusiastic Vocal and Harmonium students across the globe!
This course will make one very much acquainted with the basic vocal lessons, know its basics and details. An overall knowledge of Music along with its intricacies and details can be developed by one. Students will learn basic sargams / vocal exercises, some bandishes and bhajans. Overall content of the lessons will depend on the student's pickup ability.
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.
As a course for both beginner and intermediate level students, Students will, however need to have their own harmonium (if possible). The student should download Tanpura application on android mobile phone or an iphone, pen and paper for taking notes, and a desire to learn, along with the time to dedicate to online lessons as well as independent practice. This course is applicable to both children and adults and is appropriate for children six years and older. Skills obtained after successful completion of this course will vary depending on the level of skill of each student, however, all students will have a full understanding of the basic elements of singing.