Online Course: Harmonium and Singing

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Course Description

If you have always wanted to learn how to play the harmonium and sing under the guidance of a highly experienced teacher, this is your opportunity. Through theory and practical application from basic to more advanced levels, you’ll get an understanding of the complete science of music.

 

One key course-book that will be used is “A Vaisnava Harmonium & Singing Method” by Ramanujacharya das, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada.

 

The 16-week course will cover:

Rhythm and Rhythmic cycles (Taals)

Finding your vocal style and rhythm

Description of and playing the harmonium

Understanding traditional and western musical styles Various positions of ‘Sa’, and playing the basic scale

An explanation of the notation used for musical selections, and much more

 

Plus practical singing and playing, of course! By the end of the course, you will have a comprehensive appreciation of music and be able to practice as a vocalist, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger and producer through the ragas.

About the Teacher

Prema Sankirtana das has over 40 yrs of experience in Indian and Western music and regularly attends many kirtan events both in the UK and Internationally. Inspired by his father, who was an expert bhajan singer, Prema Sankirtana studied sastra and sangeet in Indian classical music from the famous Dr. Usha Parkhi (classical vocalist) from Nagpur India. He completed Western Symphony Orchestral, Electronic Sound Synthesis music and Pianoforte courses.  His musical talents led to live performances in Indian Bollywood music during the 80's and 90's, not only with own band but also as a freelance musician.  Since the late 90's, Prema Sankirtana das has been regularly singing from the heart many bhajans and kirtans for ISKCON by the blessings of Guru and Srila Prabhupada. 

When
17 April 2021, 13:15 through 28 August 2021, 15:00
Location
School of Bhakti - Online and Onsite
Paramatma Room, Shree Krishna Haveli
Bhaktivedanta Manor
Dharam Marg,
Hilfield Lane
Watford,
WD25 8HE
United Kingdom
Per Person
per person £ 90.00