USD 299


Course duration
12 week(s)
Max class size
3
Study Hours Per Week
2
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This is the first of the 4 courses designed to introduce young children to Hindustani Music. These courses provide a foundation for young children to enjoy and appreciate Indian music. The lessons introduce the children to the fundamentals of Hindustani music with an approach of generating curiosity and discovery. Introducing music early helps in the all-round development of the child. The concepts of Sur and Laya are weaved into interesting poetry and rhythm. This series of courses include songs from varius genres like Nature poetry, Childrens' songs in simple Hindi, Prayers and verses, all leading to a discovery of Swaras, Raga and Taal.

The HV100 courses are designed for children to provide a strong foundation of voice culture, listening skills, singing basic Sargams, Rhythm concepts and exercises, correlating Swaras to sound on a basic level and learning Swara/Raga based songs in simple Hindi which the child would enjoy singing. These courses encourage creative thinking by introducing them composing exercises.

These courses provide a strong foundation for Hindustani Vocal Music and build a repertoire of songs. 

Course Format

Prayer - Ganesh Vandana

Building Blocks of Music

Shlokas

Chidiya Chali

Hua Sawera

Objectives

To introduce the seven Swaras which are the building blocks of all music

To sing simple tunes with a perfect sense of Sur and Laya

To discover natural rhythm in poetry and music

To co ordinate singing with rhythm

 

The age is 5+ years. This child is ready to take up singing activity. 

Prayer - Ganesh Vandana
  • Gananatha - Poetry
  • Gananatha- about the song
  • Gananatha singing
Swaras
  • Building blocks of music
  • Ascending and descending scale
  • Singing the Aaroh Avaroh
Shlokas
  • Vakratunda Mahakaya
  • Saraswati Namastubhyam
Chidiya Chali
  • Chidiya Chali Poetry
  • Chidiya Chali meaning
  • Chidia Chali- Singing
Hua Savera
  • Hua Savera - Poetry
  • Hua Savera- meaning
  • Hua Savera - singing

 The student is able to echo a tune by listening.

The student develops the sense of rhythm and demonstrates rhythm of 2 and 4.

The student presents the Ganesh Vandana and the Shlokas in tune, rhythm and with correct diction 

The student presents the songs Chidiya Chali and Hua Sawere appreciating the rhyme, rhythm and melody.