USD 799


Course duration
12 week(s)
Max class size
1
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PRAYAG Budding Musicians for Hindustani vocals is for experienced performers who wish to showcase their talent to Shankar Mahadevan and the Gurus in Hindustani Vocals, and who wish to reach a wider audience. 

This course aims to mentor the performer to present a 90-minute solo concert that builds on their skills and strengths as a musician. This course is offered to performers with some experience who would hone their knowledge and skills by an in depth approach with valuable inputs and guidance. 

PRAYAG is a confluence of individuals who are on the path of Sangeet Sadhana – practise of music. This is a space to bring out creative expressions through the performing art of Indian classical music in the best possible way. This is a platform that believes in constant evolution and growth. PRAYAG is sacred. PRAYAG nurtures art with positivity and effort to combine knowledge with practice.

Students will present a 90-minute concert to Shankar Mahadevan and Gurus in the field of Hindustani music.

Course Format

12 weeks, one session of 45 minutes per week. 

Objectives

To choose a Raga / composition for the recital

To study the characteristics of the Raga as applied in a Swar Vistar

To practise Bada Khayal with development of Aalap within the Taal structure

To practise the Bada Khayal improvisation with elements of Layakari and Taan in an increased Laya

To practise the Chhota Khayal in the same Raga

To practise a composition from Upa Shastriya Sangit/allied classical music forms.

The applicants need to have learned Hindustani vocal for 5-8 years. The student of Shankar Mahadevan Academy must have completed HV210 and is learning at levels HV301 and above in the academy. Students who wish to apply need to go through a prerequisite assessment that needs to be taken online. 

The student is able to perform Bada Khayal and Chota Khayal in the chosen Raga with an in-depth approach to Aalap, a variety of Swara combinations for Taan fluently in the chosen Taal structure. The student is able to perform one composition from Upa Shastriya Sangit/allied classical music forms.

Students will present a 90-minute concert to Shankar Mahadevan and Gurus in the field of Hindustani music.