Overview:

Ajivasan provides the unique opportunity for students in India to learn Hindustani Classical Vocals from the nearby branch. A structured curriculum, a clear path for progression, and certifications for completion. Semester Assessment Reports are given to students at completion of each level. Each level requires the student to complete the courses listed under it and pass the level exam. Students who are new to the Academy, start with the first course in each of the levels, depending on their prior experience. Entry into any level will require new students to pass the assessment for the prior level.

  • Certification: Prayag Sangeet Samiti
  • Twice A Week Class
  • Class Duration: 1 Hour
  • Semester Duration: 6 months

This course is designed for the little ones from the age of 2 to 6 years to experience Indian music and its elements through activities and songs


Sem 01:

  • Learn simple songs, building their interest and love for music
  • Sing songs in different rhythmic patterns
  • Learn basic Alankars
  • Understanding rhythm and tempo, through fun playing session
  • Developing musical skills through fun activities, clapping, tapping on the beat and tempo of the songs
  • Introduction to Raag Bhoopali & Raag Yaman
  • Assessment


Sem 02:

  • Alankars in Swar & Aakar, introducing kids to patterns and combination of musical notes.
  • Introduction to Raag Khamaj & Raag Alhaiya Bilaawal
  • Introducing concept of sargams along with bandish in raags
  • Introduction to Dadra through the song Re mama re mama re Basic knowledge and understanding of Teentaal & Keherwa
  • Introduction to basic terms used in music
  • Final Assessment

Sem 101:

  • Alankaars (Preliminary Swar Patterns)
  • Raag Bhoopali
  • Raag Yaman
  • Taal Orientation
  • Light Songs
  • Music Appreciation
  • Basic understanding of musical terms: Histroy and origin of Indian Classical Music, Alankaar, Aaroh, Avroh, Pakad, Vaadi, Samvaadi, Raag, Thaat, Varjit Swar, Komal n Teevra Swar, Gayan samay, Anuvaadi, Vivadi
  • Q & A session
  • Presentation/ Semester Assessments
 

Sem 102:

  • Alankaars – Swar & Taal patterns
  • Raag Bhairav
  • Raag Bihaag
  • Raag Kaafi
  • Introduction of Taals: Teentaal & Keherva
  • Raag Based Bhajan, understanding rhythm in Bhajan
  • Music appreciation
  • Description of Harmonium
  • Understanding of the terms: Dhwani, Dhwani ki utpatti, Naad, Shruti, Chal and Achal Swar, Swaron ke poorn Naam, Varn, Sthayi, Antara
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Recording Studio Session
  

Sem 103:

  • Alankaars (concept of creating Varn and Alankaar thereafter)
  • Raag Alhaiyya Bilawal
  • Raag Khamaaj
  • Introduction to Taraana in Raag Khamaaj and Raag Bihaag
  • Taals: Chaartaal and Daadra
  • Layakari in Taals
  • Music Notations – Swar-lipi writing
  • Gazal in Dadra
  • Music Appreciation
  • Introduction to karaoke singing
  • Understanding of the terms: Sargam, Taan, Lay
  • Reading & Writing Swar-lipi of Drut
  • Difference between Raag Bhoopali and Raag Yaman
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Recording Studio Session
  • Final Exams

Sem 201:

  • Intense Alankaars (with lots of Taan practice)
  • Introduction to Bada Khayaal - Raag Yaman (Vilambit)
  • Description of Tanpura and practice to sing with Tanpura
  • Raag Durga
  • Raag Desh
  • Taal: Ektaal and Rupak
  • Light Music
  • Music appreciation
  • Karaoke sessions
  • Understanding of musical terms: Aashray Raag, Aandolan, Aandolan sankhya, Naad ki visheshtaayen, Comparision of Shruti n Naad
  • Reading & Writing swar-lipi of Vilambit
  • Difference between Raag Khamaaj and Raag Desh
  • Q & A session
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Recording Studio Session
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    Sem 202:

    • Intense Alankaars
    • Raag Bihaag (Vilambit) (Albele sapne)
    • Raag Bageshri
    • Raag Bhimpalasi
    • Introduce Dhrupad with Taali & Khaali (Raag Yaman)
    • Taal: Teevra & Sooltaal (with laykaaris)
    • Raag based Filmy Gazal
    • Karaoke sessions
    • Music appreciation/ Listening Session
    • Understanding of musical terms:- Geet ke prakaar, Geet ke avyav, Grah swar, Ansh swar, Nyaas swar,
      Vakr swar Comparision of Raags (Raag Khamaaj, Raag Desh and Raag Vrindavani Sarang)
    • Karaoke sessions
    • Music appreciation/ Listening Session
    • Presentation/ Assessments
    • Recording Studio Session
      

    Sem 203:

    • Raag Alhaiyya Bilawal (Vilambit)
    • Raag Vrindavani Sarang
    • Raag Asavari
    • Raag Bhairavi
    • Introduction to Dhrupad with rythmic patterns (laykaari)
    • Taal: Jhaptaal
    • Karaoke sessions
    • Music appreciation
    • Understanding of musical terms: Chalan and Ang of all the raags, Comparision between Raag Kaafi, Raag Bageshri and Raag Bhimpalasi, Vaadi swar ka raag ke samay ke saath sambandh
    • Q & A session / Counselling
    • Recording Studio Session
    • Final Exams

Sem 301:

  • Raag Tilak Kaamod
  • Raag Hameer
  • Raag Kedar
  • Raag Tilang
  • Taal: Dhamaar
  • Introduce Tigun Lay
  • Aalaap gayki (self made)
  • Music appreciation / Listening session
  • Karaoke sessions
  • Introduction of Western classical notes - Keyboard
  • Understanding of musical terms:
    Different types of geet: bada khayaal, dhamaar, hori and tappa
    Mathematical description of 72 thaat by Venkatmakhi & derivation of 484 raags with the help of one Tthaat
    Division of 22 shrutis into 7 shuddh swar
    Different types of Taan: Simple, Koot, Mishr & Bol - Taan
  • Q & A session
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Recording Studio Session
 

 

Sem 302:

  • Paltas and Aalaaps
  • Raag Kalingda
  • Raag Jaunpuri
  • Raag Malkauns
  • Dhamaar laykaaris
  • Dhrupad in Malkauns
  • Taal: Deepchandi & Tilwada
  • Light Music
  • Karaoke sessions
  • Introduction to Western Music – Keyboard Session
  • Understanding of musical terms: Parts of the Tanpura and the use and importance of those parts; tuning and baithak for a Tanpura and a Tanpura player respectively
  • Classification of a raag on the basis of the Vaadi swar and the swars used in the scale Sandhiprakash raag and raag with komal G and N
  • Presentation - Assessments
  • Recording Studio Session
  

Sem 303:

  • Raag based Paltas
  • Raag Patdeep
  • Raag Pilu
  • Raag Bageshri (Vilambit)
  • Raag Bhimpalasi (Vilambit)
  • Taal: Jhoomra
  • Light Music
  • Recording Studio Session
  • Music appreciation
  • Understanding of musical terms:- Virtues and flaws of a singer
    Tabla: Parts of the Tabla Jodi and the importance of these parts
    4 Major Gharanas; Making of the Tabla; Tuning of the Tabla; 10 Varn of the Tabla; 7 golden rules of Thaats and Raags and the comparison between Raags and Thaats, the relation between magnitude of vibrations and the opulence + smallness of Naad
  • Q & A session
  • Assessments
  • Final Exams


Sem 401:

  • Raag Deshkar

  • Raag Kamod

  • Raag Jaijaivanti

  • Taal: Tappa

  • Music appreciation

  • Light music

  • Karaoke sessions

  • Understanding of musical terms: Geet ke prakaar, Nibaddh and Anibaddh gaan, Raag Raagini paddhati

  • Assessments

  • Recording Studio Session


  • Sem 402:

    • Raags Multani
    • Raag Marwa
    • Raag Shankara
    • Avirbhaav - Tirobhaav
    • Introduction to Chaturang (Raag Kedar)

    • Taal: Aada Chartaal
    • Music appreciation
    • Light Music
    • Karaoke session*
    • Understanding of musical terms: Adhwadarshak swar, samay chakra and Parmel praveshak raag, Adhunik aalaap gayan and taan ke prakaar, Sandheeprakash raag, Sankeern raag, Introduction to the 32 thaats of indian classical music and names of adhunik and praacheen thaats, Swar paddhati comparison between Dakshin and Uttar Bhartiya Sangeet
    • Assessments
    • Recording Studio Session


    • Sem 403:

      • Raag Sohni
      • Raag Purvi
      • Raag Bahaar
      • Taal: Jat – Taal, Punjabi
      • Music appreciation
      • Recording Studio Session
      • Tabla session
      • Understanding of musical terms: Comparison between raags like Bhoopali and Deshkaar; Sohni and Marwa; Marwa and Puriya; Miya Malhaar and Bahaar, Kamod, Kedar and Hameer; Multani and Todi
      • Exams


Sem 501:

  • Raag Gaud malhaar
  • Raag Shree
  • Raag Chhayanat
  • Raag Adaana
  • Taals: Addha, Matt Taal, Pancham Savari
  • Music appreciation
  • Light Music
  • Karaoke sessions
  • Understanding of musical terms: Anibdh geet ke pracheen prakar: raag Aalaap, rupak Aalaap, Gayki-Nayki, History of Shruti and Swar Vibhajan, Shadaj Pancham bhav, Calculation of Andolan Sankhya as per the length of the Taar
  • Taals: Pancham Sawari and Matt
  • Raag Comparisons: Khamaj-Dhesh-Jaijaivanti-Gaud Malhar; Poorvi-shree; Chhayanat-Kedar-Hameer-Kamod; Adaana-Aasawari-Jaunpuri
  • Assessments
  • Recording Studio Session


Sem 502:

  • Drupad in Raag Shree
  • Raag Todi
  • Taraana in Raag Adaana
  • Raag Darbaari Kanhaada
  • Raag Hindol
  • Taal: Gaj Jhampa
  • Music appreciation
  • Light Music
  • Karaoke sessions
  • Theory topics: Alpatva- Bahutva, Aavirbhav-Tirobhav, Essay Writing, Biography
  • Taals: Adha, Punjabi and Gajjampa
  • Rang Comparisons: Todi-Multani; Darbari-Adaana; Hindol-Yaman-Kedar-Hameer, Chhayanat-Gaud Malhar
  • Assessments
  • Recording Studio Session


  • Sem 503:

    • Raag Gaud Sarang
    • Raag Vibhaas
    • Raag Puriya
    • Taal: Punjabi
    • Music appreciation
    • Light Music
    • Recording Studio Session
    • Presentation
    • Understanding of musical terms: Creating Sargams, Thaat wise Raag Comparisons including Raag Puriya-Marwa-Sohani, Chalan of Raags from Level 1 to Level 5
    • Final Exam


Sem 601:

  • Raag Lalit
  • Raag Deshi
  • Raag Basant
  • Raag Miya Malhaar
  • Taal: Lakshmi
  • Thumri
  • Music appreciation
  • Session with Sureshji
  • Assessments
  • Recording Studio Session


Sem 602:

  • Raag Miya Malhaar
  • Raag Raageshree
  • Raag Malgunji
  • Raag Puriya Dhanashree
  • Taal: Brahma
  • Music appreciation
  • Thumri & Gazal
  • Explain Avirbhaav Tirobhaav with the help of Raags
  • Session with Suresh Wadkar ji
  • Assessments
  • Recording Studio Session


Sem 603:

  • Raag Shuddh Kalyaan
  • Raag Ramkali
  • Raag Paraj
  • Taal: Rudra
  • Music appreciation
  • Taraana, Chaturang
  • Avirbhaav Tirobhaav
  • References to Raag from previous years
  • Individual singing
  • Session with Sureshji
  • Recording Studio Session

Final Exam


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Overview:

Learn to sing old & new popular bollywood songs of different genres and categories.
This course aims at preparing students to be able to perform freely.

  • Once A Week Class
  • Class Duration: 1 Hour
  • Course Duration: 3 months
  

Topics Broadly Covered

  • Individual singing
  • Presentation of the songs
  • Technicalities: Expressions, Mic Techniques, Voice Modulation, Pitch Perfection
  • Recognising basic taal / rhythm patterns of the songs
  • Recording Studio Session
   
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Overview:

Course includes songs with spiritual theme and in regional Indian languages.
This course makes it easier for anyone to learn popular Indian devotional songs in a fun, relaxed environment.

  • Once A Week Class
  • Class Duration: 1 Hour
  • Course Duration: 3 months
  

Topics broadly covered

  • Individual singing
  • Presentation of the songs
  • Technicalities: Expressions, Mic Techniques, Voice Modulation, Pitch Perfection
  • Recognising basic taal / rhythm patterns of the songs
  • Recording Studio Session
 
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Overview:

Ajivasan brings out the opportunity to learn Western Vocals for the students in India in their nearest centre. A structured curriculum, a clear path for progression, and certifications for completion will be provided by the Academy. Semester Assessment Reports are given to students at completion of each level. Each level requires the student to complete the courses listed under it and pass the Grade exam. Students who are new to the Academy, start with the first course in each of the grade, depending on their prior experience. Entry into any grade will require new students to pass the assessment for the prior grade.


Also learn to sing old & new Popular Hollywood Hits of different genres and categories, aiming at preparing the students to be able to perform freely on stage as well as recording sessions.

  • Certification: Trinity Rock & Pop
  • Once A Week Class
  • Class Duration: 1 Hour
  • Grade Duration: 6 months

  • Learn simple songs, building interest and love for music
  • Introduction to basic theory of Anatomical Structure of Voice and its creation
  • Introduction to basic terms used in music through exercises based on Body Warm-ups, Breathing Control and Voice Stability
  • Perform with adequate continuity and a sense of pulse
  • Perform with some evidence of individual interpretation
  • Demonstrate some sense of performance with some confidence
  • Respond to a quick study piece with attention to note values and pitches
  • Discover your voice with better projection working through voice tone and diction
  • Description of Piano / Keyboard
  • Introduction to karaoke singing
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Developing musical skills through fun activities like clapping, tapping on the beat and tempo of the songs
  • Introduction to the songs by ear training
  • Learn songs apart from the syllabus
  • Learn basic time signatures and pitch control
  • Perform with a developing feeling of individual interpretation
  • Give a performance that is essentially accurate with general fluency and attention to musical details
  • Demonstrate an overall sense of performance with basic confidence and some capacity for audience engagement
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Perform with generally secure rhythm and a sense of pulse
  • Perform with a general feeling of individuality and commitment
  • Give a performance that is generally accurate and fluent with fair attention to musical details
  • Demonstrate a competent level of technical ability with varied use of instrumental/vocal resources
  • Perform with a good-quality sound that is flexible and well-projected
  • Demonstrate a competent sense of performance
  • Respond to a quick study piece with continuity of pulse, attention to note values and pitches, and some sense of musical interpretation
  • Improvise with a creative approach to melodic responses, awareness of harmonic implications, and generally wide use of instrumental/vocal resources relevant to Grade 2
  • Learn songs apart from the syllabus
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Perform with secure rhythm and pulse
  • Perform with clear evidence of an emerging musical personality
  • Give a performance that is accurate and fluent with perceptive attention to musical and notational details
  • Demonstrate a confident, communicative and consistent sense of performance
  • Demonstrate a solid command of technique with musical and sensitive control of intonation and other instrumental/vocal resources
  • Perform with good production and projection of sound
  • Respond to a quick study piece with continuity of pulse, attention to note values and pitches, and a sense of musical interpretation
  • Improvise with controlled melodic development, appropriate harmonic vocabulary, and full use of instrumental/vocal resources relevant to Grade 3
  • Learn songs apart from the syllabus
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Give a performance that pays attention to musical and notational details
  • Perform with some evidence of stylistic awareness and a general attempt to convey individual musical intent
  • Demonstrate an overall sense of performance with confidence and some capacity for audience engagement
  • Perform with a generally reliable technique
  • Perform with an adequate basic sound with some evidence of tonal control and projection
  • Respond to a quick study piece with continuity of pulse, attention to note values and pitches, and a sense of musical interpretation
  • Improvise with melodic development, harmonic awareness, and use of instrumental/vocal resources relevant to Grade 4
  • Learn songs apart from the syllabus
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Give a performance that pays close attention to musical and notational details
  • Perform with awareness of and sensitivity to appropriate style, with evidence of an emerging musical personality
  • Give a performance that is rhythmically secure and has a strong sense of pulse
  • Perform confidently with a consistent sense of performance and engagement with the audience
  • Perform with a solid command of technique, good intonation and a musical control of other instrumental/vocal resources
  • Perform with consistently good production, flexibility and projection of sound
  • Respond to a quick study piece with fluency, accurate notes and tonality, and detailed phrasing, articulation and dynamics
  • Improvise with well-controlled and imaginative melodic development, strong planning and structure, appropriate harmonic vocabulary, and full use of instrumental/vocal resources relevant to Grade 5
  • Learn songs apart from the syllabus
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Perform with attention to dynamics, articulation and phrasing
  • Perform with general evidence of stylistic awareness and some attempt to convey individual musical intent and commitment
  • Demonstrate an overall sense of performance with general confidence and a recognisable capacity for audience engagement
  • Give a performance that is technically reliable with generally secure,intonation and a good quality of tone
  • Respond to a quick study piece with mostly accurate notes and tonality, adequate continuity, musical development, and well-planned use of instrumental/vocal resources
  • Improvise with imaginative melodic development, appropriate harmonic procedures, well-planned length, and use of instrumental/vocal resources
  • Learn songs apart from the syllabus
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Perform with a good standard of dynamics, articulation and phrasing
  • Perform with a clear awareness of appropriate style, with an individual musical personality
  • Demonstrate a comfortable sense of performance with consistent audience engagement
  • Give a performance that is fluent and accurate, with a strong technical facility and a high quality of tone and intonation
  • Respond to a quick study piece with general accuracy in notes and tonality, with continuity and creative musical development, and with a wide use of instrumental/vocal resources
  • Improvise with creative melodic development, harmonic awareness, appropriate length and a wide use of instrumental/vocal resources
  • Learn songs apart from the syllabus
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Perform with keen attention to dynamics, articulation and phrasing
  • Perform with a high level of musical sensitivity and a convincing grasp of appropriate style, with a clear, distinctive and authoritative musical personality
  • Perform with confidence and effective engagement with the audience
  • Perform with a strong command of technique with musical and sensitive control of intonation and other instrumental/vocal resources
  • Respond to a quick study piece with accuracy in notes and tonality, fluency, imaginative musical development, strong planning and construction, and full and creative use of instrumental/vocal resources
  • Improvise with well-controlled and imaginative melodic development, clear and appropriate harmonic vocabulary, appropriate length and full and creative use of instrumental/vocal resources
  • Learn songs apart from the syllabus
  • Presentation/ Assessments
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