Pitch also known as Shruthi is the foundation for music and is an important aspect for learners and performers. This is what keeps all the musicians in sync while performing and provides a delightful experience for the audience to listen. In this course, the student learns the importance of Pitch, its relevance in music, how to sing in a particular pitch and be able to sing with the Tanpura/Shruthi box, which is an instrument used in Indian music as a pitch reference. The course begins with the basic reference note 'Sa' and progress to provide an understanding of all the seven notes Sa Ri Ga Ma Pa Da Ni. The student also learns to identfy Sa Pa Sa for a particular pitch or given any pitch reference. Course winds up with the student being able to sing an entire song with pitch reference maintaining the shruthi throught out the song and furthermore trying to sing the song for different pitch references.
Duration: 12 weeks
*Student has to obtain a mininum of min. grade of Honors (or 80%) in VG Basics to qualify to enroll for VG1. The student qualifies for VG1 only if the student is able to successfully satisfy the pre-requisites of VG1.