Legendary Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away at 84

Famous Indian classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passed away at the age of 84 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. … More Legendary Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away at 84

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Sangeet Natak Academi Forced all the candidates to Submit an inappropriate Bond on Non-Judicial stamp paper.

Sangeet Natak Academi Forced the candidates to Submit an inappropriate Bond on Non-Judicial stamp paper Under the scheme “Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage and Diverse Cultural Traditions of India” . … More Sangeet Natak Academi Forced all the candidates to Submit an inappropriate Bond on Non-Judicial stamp paper.

MUSIC is your Inborn Capability- Go-Get-It :)

Music is your inborn capability and you will definitely get it. The only caution is “Nourish your regular and sincere practice and not the high hopes”. Don’t run after a dream of being a professional musician in a short span of training, but keep apprising yourself with everyday’s progress, doesn’t matter how small or big it is. Music has always been with you since the day you born, you just need to unpack the gift. … More MUSIC is your Inborn Capability- Go-Get-It đź™‚

Mr. Alastair McClymont “It takes two to tango” isn’t It?

Shall we assume that the immigration rules were changed to encourage India, keeping in mind Indian population, capacity to afford overseas study, interest in studying and settling abroad and of course the parent’s and candidate’s believe that education abroad is better than India in terms of career building. … More Mr. Alastair McClymont “It takes two to tango” isn’t It?

Let us connect MUSICALLY

DEAR MUSIC FRATERNITY, Congratulations to all of you for being the best people in the world. I convey my heartfelt gratitude for making this world much more beautiful with your music, including performances, teaching, research studies and other ancillary. I personally, can’t assume life without music and I am very much sure most of you have … More Let us connect MUSICALLY

A musical composition can change your life……………..

I strongly believe that music connects the world, it connects the people irrespective of their location, gender, financial or academic status etc. There are no restrictions in liking someone’s music, since it is a heart to heart connectivity. Sometimes , it’s very strange that we, ourselves do not understand the rationale for loving a musical … More A musical composition can change your life……………..

Sitar and Sweet Students, Demonstrations in Schools, Greymouth, New Zealand 11 June to14 June 2014

Originally posted on sitarstrings:
I am grateful to school authorities and TPP officials to provide me the opportunity to meet these sweet and dynamic students to introduce Sitar (an Indian Musical Instrument) to them. I would love to write a few words here about my experiences during my recent visits to some (primary & high) schools in…

The Face of Music Education in Schools in India

Music education in India does not provide an avenue for students to choose music as their career and the contents of music curriculum/ syllabus are not covering advances in technical areas of music. Some schools do underestimate the role and scope of music in student’s life and also capabilities, creative powers and artistic approaches of students are undervalued. Music education needs a strong advocacy at various levels i.e. policy makers, boards of school education, parents, community and schools. A revised curriculum for music is needed with its aim to provide all the school going students with a chance to become a life-long music enthusiast and to provide music students (much talented/ interested) with a career avenue. … More The Face of Music Education in Schools in India