Online Foundation Course In Hindustani Vocals

Learn the basics of Hindustani Vocals in a self-paced, three-month course

Introduction to Hindustani Vocals

Hindustani classical vocals is a form of singing that originates from North India. Its study will help you sing better in any language from the northern regions of the Indian subcontinent. Be it bhajans, ghazals, folk songs, Bollywood songs, the principles of Hindustani Vocals are applicable to all.

About the course

You will gain a basic understanding of how to sing Hindustani Classical Music and its various principles including Raaga, Swara, and Taal.

Format

The self-paced three-month course is designed to teach you the nuances of this unique singing style. You will have access to:

  • 16 recorded sessions
  • 10 practice videos

Level: Beginner

Benefits

  • Practical experience of learning Hindustani Classical Music 
  • Ability to perform a short piece using the principles of Hindustani Classical Music
  • An amalgamation of exercises to open the vocal cords
  • A certificate of completion

Know your teacher

Yagnyaseni Majumder

Yagnyaseni Majumder is a passionate classical vocalist and trainer who has been recognized for her talent since her student days. As a student at the Prayag Sangeet Samiti, she secured first class with distinction in Junior Diploma Course in Hindustani Classical Music (Vocals). Her budding talent also got her a scholarship by the Ministry of Culture to pursue Hindustani Classical Music (Vocals) at the University of West Bengal. She has stood first in several competitions including district-level Rabindrasangeet, Eastern Zonal Youth Festival in Kalyani, and the Golden Talent Content 2005 organized by Ravi Kichlu Foundation. She is also a recognized Khayal artist, a modern genre of classical music, at the All India Radio and Doordarshan channel in Kolkata. Some of her on-stage performances include Bharatiya Sanskriti Shamshad, Kolkata, and Sruti Music Festival, Guwahati.

Artists share their experiences

“It was an honor to perform Kathak under the guidance of Pandit Birju Maharaj and team. So grateful for this opportunity when you find an audience of more than 2.5 lakh applauding you.”
Manita Gauba, 38
“It was like a dream to perform on that magnificent floating stage, in front of such a mammoth audience. I was a part of Cosmic Rythym - a yoga dance, at the World Culture Festival 2016. There were many hitches before going in for the finale. But, in the finale, it was perfect.”
Jayashree Prabhakar, 50
“We had started practicing ahead of the grand event. The entire Gujarat team was preparing for traditional Garba. It was a visual treat to see 1500 Garba dancers performing together. The performance was received with a standing ovation. I loved it.”
Ronak Pala, 32