Vocals

Once / Twice A Week Class

1 Hour

Ajivasan Music Classes

Vocals

Category

Vocals Courses

Course Description

Learn old and new popular bollywood songs along with the vocal techniques such as proper breathing, projection, effective practice methods, and the use of alankars and sargams in singing. Every 3 months, you will be given a Studio Session wherein you can learn mic techniques, voice culture, grooming for solo & group singing. This course aims at preparing students to be able to perform freely.
Learn to sing old & new Popular Bollywood 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 : AJIVASAN MUSIC ACADEMY
  • Online Class - Once a Week Class / Physical Class - Twice a Week Class
  • Class Duration : 1 Hour

Bollywood Curriculum

  • Course Duration : 2 years
  • Class : Once a week
  • 4 month semester : Bollywood Sem 101, Bollywood Sem 102, Bollywood Sem 103
  • For first year students : only assessment reports to be provided.
  • In the last semester of 2nd year certificate will be provided.

Individual singing

Presentation of the songs

Technicalities: Expressions, Mic Techniques, Voice Modulation, Pitch Perfection

Recognising basic taal / rhythm patterns of the songs

Bollywood Course - First Year

BW Semester - 101

January to April

Basic Standing note riyaaz

Understanding of pitch.

Learn how to project voice

Practise of Vowels (Laa, AA, UU, A,O,...)

Alankar / Palta - 10 simple alankar and also know how to make alankar.

Breathing technique

Importance of Indian classical Ragas And Thaats in Bollywood music.

Introduction to Light music and Jan Sangeet( Songs will be covered and also make them understand the difference between two forms.

Understanding of basic Taal - Dadra and keherwa

Songs will be covered depending on the capacity of the students.

Karaoke session

Assessment

BW Semester - 102

May - August

Basic Standing note riyaaz

Breathing technique during riyaaz.

Understanding of pronunciation, expression and diction.

Voice culture

Understanding of basic Taal - Teental

Introduction to Ghazal music( few Ghazals will be covered)

Bollywood songs will be covered. ( depending on the age group)

Introduction to studio singing technique - level 1

Karaoke session

Assessment

BW Semester - 103

September - December

Basic Standing note riyaaz

Learning creative staccato note with taal

Understanding of kann swar, Khatka, Gamak, Murki ,Meend, Andolit swar.

Learn how to find the scale of any song.

Understanding of octave notes.

Understanding of basic Taal - Deepchandi

Bollywood songs and introduction to Bhajan ( songs to be covered)

Introduction to studio singing technique - level 2

Karaoke session

Assessment

Bollywood Course - Second Year

4 month semester - Bollywood Sem 201, Bollywood Sem 202 , Bollywood Sem 203 Second year students - will be provided with assessment for 201 and 202 In the last semester (203) of 2nd year certificates will be provided to the students.

BW Semester - 201

January to April

Basic Standing note riyaaz

Voice projection.

How to control dynamics while singing in front of the mic.

Alankars on advanced level and also singing in all 10 Thaats.

Understanding of Rhythm.

Various instruments used in film songs.

Revision of all previous taals.

Learn how to make Alaap, Sargam, Taan in a song.

Learning songs based on the following popular Raags - Desh, Yaman, Bihaag, Darbari etc.

studio singing technique - level 3

Karaoke session

Assessment

BW Semester - 202

May - August

Introducing octave singing( shudh and vikrit swar in 3 octaves)

Learning Harmony technique.

Introducing to Sufi songs.

Live singing session with Tabla and Harmonium.

Learning peppy Bollywood numbers ( Retro hits)

Revision of previous taals.

Karaoke session

Assessment

BW Semester - 203

September - December

Basic Standing note riyaaz.

Understanding composition and lyrics.

Listening session.

Song selection according to individual voice texture.

Discussion about life experiences of eminent artist( Singers, composers, lyricist)

Understanding of notation in any song.

Master class with Smt Padma Wadkar( one session)

Studio singing technique - level 4

Stage karaoke session.(individual)

Assessment

Certification

Course Description

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
  • Online Class - Once a Week Class / Physical Class - Twice a Week Class
  • Class Duration : 1 Hour

This course is designed for the little ones from the age of 4 to 9 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

Understanding rhythm and tempo, through fun playing session

Developing musical skills through fun activities, clapping, tapping on the beat and tempo of the songs

Assessment

Sem 02:

Introduction to Classical Music through Alankar in Swar

Introduction to Dadra Taal through songs

Learn bandish of Raag Bhoopali & Raag Yaman

Introduction to Sargam and Taan

Assessment

Sem 03:

Alankars in 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

Basic knowledge and understanding of Teentaal & Keherwa through songs

Introduction to basic terms used in music (Music Theory)

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

Presentat/ 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

Taal OrientationRaag Durga

Raag Desh

Raag Durga

Music 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

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)

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 BhairaviRaag 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

Raag Tilang

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

Final 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 session*

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 Exams

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 Suresh ji

Recording Studio Session

Final Exam

At Ajivasan Learn Vocal Music in Mumbai and Hindustani Vocal Music Classes in Mumbai

Course Description

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.

  • Certification : AJIVASAN MUSIC ACADEMY
  • Online Class - Once a Week Class / Physical Class - Twice a Week Class
  • Class Duration : 1 Hour

Individual singing

Presentation of the songs

Technicalities: Expressions, Mic Techniques, Voice Modulation, Pitch Perfection

Recognising basic taal / rhythm patterns of the songs

Course Description

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
  • We provide an option to train with us according to Trinity or Non-Trinity (freestyle)

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

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

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