|Learn Samvadini - INTRODUCTION PAGE|
Welcome to the World of
Learning Indian Music at Home through the Internet
is now possible to learn to play Hindustani music on the Samvadini
through the Internet. Now the teaching is conducted through:
lessons in text and audio format through the Internet [email/downloading
from the supplied URL or by email attachments]
of problems and/or live teaching through Internet audio/Chat/Voice-chat
[usually once in every fortnight or/and as per specific requirements of
is now possible to learn to play Hindustani music on the Samvadini through the
Internet. Now the teaching is conducted through:
Discussion of problems and/or live teaching through
Internet audio/Chat/Voice-chat [usually once in every fortnight or/and as
per specific requirements of the students.]
A student will be first assessed through his/her performance
CD/Cassette and then s/he may be allowed to start at any higher stage,
e.g. 3rd year of this program or special consultancy program.
The students will normally receive one lesson per week. But,
the students must submit their work for assessment before obtaining the
To give considerable boost in progress a student may
consider of visiting Mumbai for live lessons for at least 10 days [10-day
crash course] every year.
The basic equipment/software requ
related instrument/equipment for effective training:
The instrument [Samvadini/Harmonium]
Electronic drone machine
access to his/her computer
computer must have a soundcard, speakers/headphones and microphone
web camera connected to the computer will be required for learning through
Acrobat Reader [free software available at www.adobe.com/acrobat]
sound editing software [e.g. Cool Edit Pro, Sound Forge, or
some similar software]
mp3 player software and mp3 converter, e.g. Musicmatch Jukebox
[freeware available at www.mp3.com
The student may submit a
demo of his/her current performance duly recorded in analog tape or CD.
This will be required for designing of appropriate learning program that
may suit every student’s individual requirements.
lessons will be on the samvadini/vocal
2. Teaching through
Internet-video is expected to get started shortly.
consultancy program is aimed at considerably advanced students those might
be looking for specialized guidance on some specific problem. This may be
for a shorter period [usually not less than 3 months]. The fees for such
consultancy will be separately quoted depending upon the raised area for
During the Crash Course program a student will be with the teacher
for 1 to 2 hours every day during his/her stay in Mumbai-India. The fee
will be INR 500 per hour and payable in Indian Rupees.
students those will be using musical instruments other than samvadini/harmonium
will be provided with suitable music making materials and general guidance
on practicing. The technical guidance will be restricted to general
advices. For advanced level techniques the students must seek live
guidance of the professional touring musicians those might be reachable by
the student. The lessons for these groups of students will be in text and
the audio lessons will be in vocal format.
The fees and payment mode
US $ 20 per weekly lessons.
One time Registration Fees US $ 50
To start a students to pay Registration fees and 12 weeks’ fees in
advance, i.e. US $ 290
All tuition fees should reach the account before the beginning of
The fees may be dispatched through Western Union [Money Transfer]
If you want to have the TRIAL LESSONS before you join you may ask for it. This is FREE!! Send
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Specially Designed Samvadini made as per orders
Personal Advice and special guidence if required
Reading and Study Materials Etc.
Complementary Cassettes / Cds released