Hindustani Vocal

Teacher: Vandana Rao

Learn one of the oldest forms of Indian classical music. Hindustani classical music, or the North Indian style of music has a rich tradition of raga based expression of songs and notes. This class is open for students at all levels and will take music enthusiasts through a journey of both classical, light classical and film music. The classes are designed to give the students an insight into classical music as well as classical based film songs, bhakti geet (devotional songs), and patriotic songs. The raags will be taught in the typical sequence that is taught in a formalized music program and will follow the curriculum as outlined by the Gandharva Mahavidhyalaya. Classes will draw upon popularly used bandishes (songs), as well as those created and composed by my guru, Smt. Sadhana Upadhyay. The classes will be held once a week for between 45-60 minutes.

Email us for class times. Classes are typically held on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays. Register for classes only after initial consultation with the Center and to determine class level and availability.

What to bring:

Wide ruled composition book; three ring binder; water bottle


Fees are collected on a session basis and are at the following rate:
Group lesson - $80/month (45-minutes class once a week)
Private lesson - $30/45-minutes class

Class Times:


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