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DHRUPAD WORKSHOP & A SEMINAR with USTAD WASIFUDDIN DAGAR/ PRAVEEN ARYA
Sat 2 July 2016, 10:00 – 18:00 BST
Our Dhrupad Workshop
The dhrupad workshop in classical vocal music with Ustad F Wasifuddin Dagar and Percussion by Parveen Arya
Whether your ambition is to sing Khayal, Dhrupad, Ragam-tanam, Bhajan or film music, proper voice training can help you sing notes exactly in tune and project your voice better. This one day workshop will explore the learning of Indian Classical vocal training in the context of the Dhrupad style. With its accent on voice culture and the purity of notes and music, the Dhrupad style makes for a great introduction to Indian music as well as learning to sing. That is why Dhrupad is a popular training ground . We invite you to come discover your singing potential.
The workshops are designed with both the beginner and the enthusiast in mind, and participants should be able to find their preferred mix of lecture-demonstration and participatory learning. The themes for the workshops are
- Voice culture and training techniques
- Raga exploration through alap technique, structure, use of the bol of alap
- Improvisation in classical singing; the use of laya and taal
- Learning and singing of a Dhrupad composition
Registration Fee: £ 25 for a day workshop and seminar: The workshops can be attended by anyone interested in the vocal music.
Registration: Workshop size are restricted to small classes. Since seats are limited, for assured participation please reserve a space by sending an email to: email@example.com or register via www.sama.co.uk/ eventbrite
Percussion workshop are offered in conjunction with the above if there is enough demand for it. This workshop demonstrates the use of time cycles in Dhrupad. The technique of playing Pakhawaj will be useful for Tabla players and percussionists. If you are interested, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ustad F Wasifuddin Dagar - Dhrupad
F.Wasifuddin Dagar represents the 20th successive generation of dhrupad singers in the Dagar family. He is the son of Ustad N. Faiyazuddin Dagar, the youngest of the well-known Dagar brothers, and the grandson of Ustads Nasiruddin Dagar and Hussainuddin Dagar. He has received Dagarvani dhrupad training from his father as well as other Dagar stalwarts of his fathers generation. Being his generations flagbearer of the Dagar family tradition, he is a popular and highly-regarded musician on the Hindustani music scene in India and elsewhere. His singing is noted for elaborate and subtle alaps, delicate voice modulations and powerful gamaks. Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar was honored by the President of India with the Padma Shri in 2010.
Praveen Arya - Pakhawaj