MUSIC SCHOOL INDIA : DANCE SCHOOL CURRICULUM & MUSIC SCHOOL SYLLABUS

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    CURRICULUM - HOBBY CLASSES / CERTIFICATE & DIPLOMA COURSES

    Music School India : Divya Music being the top music school and dance school in India is committed to offer the best education in music and dance for everyone interested. The music curriculum and dance syllabus at Divya music has been carefully devised, developed and organized according to the specific requirements of the music students to offer a complete all round learning process and incorporates a greater degree of flexibility to accommodate the prior individual levels of understanding / practice of music and dance.

    At Divya Music academy, the syllabus has been developed and designed by the eminent senior artists - musicians and dancers, well known music Gurus – music teachers, music academicians including some from our music school faculty and dance school faculty. The music school syllabus at Divya music has been designed keeping the most effective system of music and dance learning as a priority – the ancient one-to-one Guru – Shishya parampara (Guru – disciple system) which provides the best touch of personal training for the music and dance learner.

  • The group dance classes and group music classes at Divya Music School have a class size of maximum 5 students for an effective music and dance learning sessions helping create a talented music learning community. The online music classes and the individual classes at Divya music school and at students home are equally good for everyone especially teaching music to young children / kids. Online music classes are usually preferred by individuals for learning vocal and instrumental music but online classes for a small group of individuals or for teaching music to a community can also be organized by Divya Music.

    The highly experienced music and dance teachers at Divya Music always offer much more in music and dance than just only the prescribed syllabus / curriculum.

    The music syllabus and dance curriculum for the short term certificate courses of 6 / 12 months duration have been developed by Divya Music. The examinations for these short duration courses are conducted by Divya Music and the certificatre awarded to the successful candidates.

    The music curriculum and dance syllabus for the junior and senior diploma courses, bachelor, post graduation and doctorate courses in music and dance are prescribed by Prayag Sangit Samiti and other specific universities, the music coaching, music tuitions, music practice classes and music theory teaching for these courses are organized by Divya Music. The examinations for these diploma, bachelor, post graduation and doctorate courses are conducted by Prayag Sangit Samiti and other specific universities, the diplomas, degree, post graduation and doctorate are awarded by them to the successful candidates.

    The hobby class lessons for unlimited duration are organized according to the individual student's intrest and pace of learning so do not follow the prescribed format of the syllabus.

    The details on the syllabus for certificate / diploma level vocal, instrumental music (for individual musical instruments) and dance courses (for Indian classical dance styles), the course descriptions and the fees for all the courses including the bachelor degree courses, post graduation and doctorate courses in music and dance is available on request from Divya Music.

  • Music Classes - Syllabus / Curriculum

    Introductory Certificate Course For Beginners

    Duration : 6 months.        Age : Minimum 5 years.
    Examination and Certificate by : Divya Music
    Courses Available in : Vocal music & Instrumental music.
    Syllabus : Certificate 6 months
    Theory : Basic Knowledge of music, musical instruments, Sound, Origin of Sound, Two forms of Indian classical music (Hindustani / Karnatak). Basic knowledge of Talas for instance Teentaal, Dadra & Keherwa.
    Practice : Practice of AUM and vocal exercise of sargam (sa,re,ga,ma,pa,dha,ni) of 45 alankaras. Swarmalika and 2 ragas Bhupali, Yaman.
    Vocal music : Indian Classical / Semi classical - Hindustani vocal, Carnatic vocal, Light vocal
    Instrumental music : Tabla, Sitar, Harmonium, Flute, Guitar
    REGULAR & ONLINE CLASSES / LESSONS SCHEDULE:
    1 class / week (4 classes / month of 45 minutes Duration each)
    Fees : Details.
    For further details : Hindustani classical vocal curriculum - syllabus

    Intermediate Certificate Course

    Duration : 6 months.        Age : Minimum 5 years.
    Examination and Certificate by : Divya Music
    Courses Available in : Vocal music & Instrumental music.
    Syllabus : Certificate 6 months
    Theory : Terms related to Hindustani music like Naad, Shuruti, Saptak, Thaat, Vadi, Samvadi., Basic knowledge of Thaat system, raga formation rules. Basic knowledge of Talas like Teen Tal, Dadra, Keherwa.
    Practice : Alankaras, Swarmalika, 5 ragas Bhupali, Yaman, Bihag, Kafi, Deskar. Practise of chota khayal, taan, alaap and light songs, bhajans based on ragas.
    Vocal music : Indian Classical / Semi classical - Hindustani vocal, Carnatic vocal, Light vocal
    Instrumental music : Tabla, Sitar, Harmonium, Flute, Guitar
    REGULAR & ONLINE CLASSES / LESSONS SCHEDULE:
    1 class / week (4 classes / month of 45 minutes Duration each)
    Fees : Details.
    For further details : Hindustani classical vocal curriculum - syllabus

    Advanced Certificate Course

    Duration : 1 year.        Age : Minimum 5 years.
    Examination and Certificate by : Divya Music
    Courses Available in : Vocal music & Instrumental music.
    Syllabus : Certificate 1 year
    Theory : Life history of PT.Vishnu Digambar and PT. Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Qualities of a vocalist, Notation system ,Voice culture concept, Gharana system. Basic knowledge of Talas like Teen Tal, Char Tal, Ek Tal Dadra & Keherwa.
    Practice : Alankaras, Swarmailka and 8 ragas Bhupali, Yaman, Bhairav, Kafi, Deskar, Bihag, Alhaiya Bilawal, Khamaaj. Practise of chota khayal, taan, alaap, lakshan geet and light songs, bhajans based on ragas.
    Vocal music : Indian Classical / Semi classical - Hindustani vocal, Carnatic vocal, Light vocal
    Instrumental music : Tabla, Sitar, Harmonium, Flute, Guitar
    REGULAR & ONLINE CLASSES / LESSONS SCHEDULE:
    1 class / week (4 classes / month of 50 minutes Duration each)
    Fees : Details.
    For further details : Hindustani classical vocal curriculum - syllabus

    Junior Diploma

    Duration : 2 years.   Age : Minimum 5 years.  
    Eligibility : Fresher.
    Examination and Certificate by : Prayag Sangeet Samiti.
    Courses Available in : Vocal music & Instrumental music.
    Syllabus : Two year diploma.
    Theory : 1. Basic knowledge of Music, Knowledge of Indian music theory, Knowledge of sound, Origin of sound, Nad, Place of Nad, Shruti, Swar, Prakrit swar, Chal- Achal swar, knowledge of 7 basic scales and 5 intermediate notes, knowledge of saptak (Mandra, Madhya, Tar), knowledge of That, Rag, Varna (Sthai, Aarohi, Avrohi, Sanchari) Alankar, Rag jati -Audav, Shadv, Sampuran, Vadi, Samvadi, Anuvadi, Vivadi, Varjy, Pakad, Aalap, Tan, khayal, Sargam, Sthai, Antra, Laya, (Vilambit, Madhya, Drut), Matra, Vibhag, Sam, Tali, Khali, Theka, Aavartan, Thah & Dugun.
    2. Knowledge of all ragas of the year. Knowledge of Aalaps in writing with That, Swar & Jati.
    3. Knowledge of all Tals of the year in writing with Theka (bol), Matra, Vibhag, Sam, Tali, Khali, dugun (double), Chaugun (fourth) times in repetitions.
    4. Knowledge in writing notation of Vishnu Digambar & Bhatkhande method.
    5. Knowledge of recognition of ragas in writing.
    6. Knowledge of Vishnu Digambar & Bhatkhande's life & their work. Knowledge of Tansen & Aamir Khusro's life & their work.
    Practice : 1. Practice and knowledge of 7 basic scales and 5 intermediate notes. Sa, Komal Re. Re, komal Ga, Ga, Ma, Tivra Ma, Pa, komal Dha, Dha, Komal Ni , Ni .
    2. knowledge of tal with rhythm in Thah, (stable form) Dugun (double) & Chaugun (Fourth) times in rhythm.
    3. Practice Alankars in Vilambit (slow), Madhya (Medium) & Drut (fast).
    4. Learn 7 & 8 ragas Yaman, Bhupali, Kafi, Bhairav, Bihag, Alhaiya Bilawal, Khamaj with song (drut rhythm) / Bage shri, Durga, Aasavari, Bhairavi, Vrindawani Sarang, Bhimpalasi, Desh.
    5. Develop to sing Aalaps and Tans in simple / difficult form.
    6. Learn rhythm (Vilambit (slow), Madhya (Medium) & Drut (fast)) in practice of Talas, For instance - Teen Tal, Char Tal, Dadra & Kaharava / Ek Tal, Rupak, Tivra, Jhap Tal & Sul Tal.
    7. Learn Dhrupad in two ragas of your course with dugun (Double) and Chaugan (fourth) in rhythm.
    8. Learn Ragas like Yaman, Bihag & Bage shri in Vilambit.
    Vocal music : Indian Classical / Semi classical - Hindustani vocal, Carnatic vocal, Light vocal
    Instrumental music : Tabla, Sitar, Harmonium, Flute, Guitar
    REGULAR & ONLINE CLASSES / LESSONS SCHEDULE:
    1 class / week (4 classes / month of 60 minutes Duration each)
    Fees : Details.
    For further details : Hindustani classical vocal curriculum - syllabus

    Senior Diploma

    Duration : 2 years.     Age : Minimum 7 years.
    Eligibility : Passed 2 years Junior diploma course.
    Examination and Certificate by : Prayag Sangeet Samiti.
    Courses Available in : Vocal music & Instrumental music.
    Syllabus : Two years Senior Diploma.
    Theory : 1. Complete knowledge of Tabla & Tanpura. Knowledge of 22 shrutiyan and dividing in 7 notation. Repete total course of 1st and 2nd year. Know difference in That and ragas, Shruti & Nad. Knowledge of Venkatamakhi's 72 That's of mathematical theory and from one that creation of 484 ragas, Notation and Ragas according to knowledge of time (Komal Re, dha, Sudh Re dha and ragas of komal Ga & Ni), Sandhi Parkash Rag, knowledge of singers pros and cons / knowledge of all kind of songs - Tappa, Thumari, Tarana, Tirvat, Chaturang, Bhajan, Lok geet & Gazal.
    2. Complete knowledge of all ragas of the year with explanation of notation, Aalap and Tans.
    3. Knowledge of songs writing in notation.
    4. Knowledge of Dhrupad & Dhamar in wirting with Dugun, Tigun & Chaugun.
    5. Knowledge of Tals in writing of this year & last year in Dugun, Tigun & Chaugan.
    6. Knowledge of same nature of ragas in writing.
    7. Knowledge of notation of Vishnu Digamwar & Bhatkhande method in writing.
    8. Knowledge of Life & work of Swami Haridas & Sarangdev / Bharat, Ahobal, Venkatamakhi & Mansingh.
    Practice : 1. Practice of difficult Alankaras. More practice to recognize the notation of Ragas.
    2. Learn to play Tanpura / knowledge of playing Tanpura & Tabla.
    3. Learn to use in singing kan and Khatka.
    4. Learn Ragas like - Tilak Kamod, Hamir, kedar, Tilan, Kalingara, Patdip, Jaunpuri, Malkaunsh and Pilu / Deshkar, Shankra, Jayjaywanti, Kamod, Marwa, Multani, Sohani, Bahar and Purvi.
    5. Learn Bada Khayal (Vilambit and Drut Vandish) with Aalap. Tan & Bol Tan in all ragas except Pilu.
    6. Learn to speak Talas in Dugun, Tigun & Chaugun - Deepchandi, Jhumra, Dhamar & Tilwara / Jat and Aada Chartal.
    Vocal music : Indian Classical / Semi classical - Hindustani vocal, Carnatic vocal, Light vocal
    Instrumental music : Tabla, Sitar, Harmonium, Flute, Guitar
    REGULAR & ONLINE CLASSES / LESSONS SCHEDULE:
    1 class / week (4 classes / month of 60 minutes Duration each)
    Fees : Details.
    For further details : Hindustani classical vocal curriculum - syllabus

    Sangeet Prabhakar

    Duration : 2 years.    
    Eligibility : Passed 2 years Senior diploma course.
    Examination and Certificate by : Prayag Sangeet Samiti
    Courses Available in : Vocal music & Instrumental music.
    Syllabus : Degree of Sangeet Prabhakar.
    Theory : 1. Complete knowledge of last four years / six years lesson.
    2. Knowledge of writing - Anibaddh Gan - Ragalap, Rupkalap, Aalaptigan, Rules of Sawsathan, Bidari, Rag Laxan, characteristic of Jati - Gayan, Sanyas - Vinyas, Gayaki, Nayaki, Gandhrav, Geet (Deshi - Margi) / Aalpatv - Bhutav, Tirobhav - Aavirbhav, Samata - Vibhinata & Aalap - Tan in notation.
    3. Recognition knowledge of difficult notation of ragas. Knowledge of complete music history Hindustani & Carnatic from all (Old, Medium & Modern) ages. Knowledge of books, theory, Writer, Musicians, differences in contemporary theory and musicians, differences in theories and practical between old, medium and modern age. Knowledge of Western notations and music, Murchchhna and Modern That, knowledge of all kind of Giti, knowledge of all kind of Gamak, knowledge of all kind of Hindustani instruments (Tat, Anbaddh, Ghan, Sushir), Bani - (Khandar, Dagur, Nauhar Gobarhar).
    4. Learn to create writing easy Sargam by your mind in different ragas /Ability to write songs or poem in rhythm / knowledge of Tanpura' notation and assistant notation, Western Diatonic scale and Equally tempered scale, Major, Minor and Semitone, Pros and Con of modern western notations, Harmonium and Hindustani Music, Match of Tanpura with modern notation. Explanation of Music as art and Music theory. On the Bharat's Shrutian logical explanation of Musicians, Study of Sarna Chatustayi, Northern music exist because of "Sangeet - Parijat", Explantion of Hindustani & Carnatic music. Knowledge of music Gharanas, knowledge of Ratnakars 10 method of ragas classification - Bhasha (language), Vibhasha (sublanguage) etc.
    5. Complete knowledge of this year ragas and simultaneously ragas with Aalpatva - Bhutva, Tirobhav - Aavirbhav /writing of songs notation. Writing of Dhamar, Dhrupad in Dugun, Tigun, Chaugan & Aada.
    6. In writing all Talas with Dugun, Tigun, Chaugan in Theakas. Ability to develop mathematically divide Talas in Ragas or songs.
    7. Write songs with notation (Dugun, Tigun & Chaugan).
    8. Write Essays on - Rag and Ras, Sangeet & Lalit Kalayen, Sangeet & kalpana, Effect of Yavan Sanskriti on Hindustani Music, Music future, Importance of instruments in Music, folk songs / Music and life, Singing in concert, Classical music effects on people, Radio and Movies, Background Music, Hindustani music and Vrindvadan, characteristics of Hindustani music, Attachment of notations, Music and notations etc.
    9. Writing preparation of Songs and Rhythm in any notations Bhatkhande or Vishnu digambar.
    10. Write life and work of ShreeNiwas, Ramamatya, Hirdya Narayan Dev, Mohammad Raja and Sadarang and Adarang / Hassu - Haddu Khan, Faiyaj Khan, Abdul Karim Khan, Bade Gulam Ali Khan and Onkar Nath Thakur.
    Practice : 1. Knowledge to speak some difficult notation with tals like 3 in 2 and 3 in 4.
    2. Practice of Nom-Tom with Aalap / Get prepared to sing in concert.
    3. Learn Ragas like Puria, Gaud Malahar, ChhayaNat, Shree, Hindol, Gaud Sarang, Vibhas, Darwari Kanhada, Todi & Aadana / Ramkali, Mian Malahar, Paraj, Basant, Rageshree, Puria Dhanashree, Lalit, Suddh Kalyan, Deshi & Malgunji in theses all Ragas learn one vilambit & one Drut Khayal. Also learn one Dhamar & one Dhrupad in any two ragas. Also learn one Chaturang in any ragas (first year to six year). / knowledge of Tappa, Thumari, tirvat & Chaturang and must learn any two song of these four.
    4. Get deep knowledge of Ragas. Practical knowledge of Tirobhav & Aavirbhav / easily recognition of ragas, Aalpatva and Bhutva & Samata & Vibhinata.
    5. Knowledge of Talas like Pancham Sawari, Gajajhampa, Aaddha, Matta & Punjabi / Laxami, Barham & Rudra Tal with Thah, Dugun & Chaugun in speaking.
    6. Learn to play Tin Tal, Jhap Tal, Char Tal, Ek Tal, Kaharava & Dadra.
    Vocal music : Indian Classical / Semi classical - Hindustani vocal, Carnatic vocal, Light vocal
    Instrumental music : Tabla, Sitar, Harmonium, Flute, Guitar
    REGULAR & ONLINE CLASSES / LESSONS SCHEDULE:
    1 class / week (4 classes / month of 75 minutes Duration each)
    Fees : Details.
    For further details : Hindustani classical vocal curriculum - syllabus

  • Dance Classes - Syllabus / Curriculum

    Introductory Certificate Course For Beginners

    Duration : 6 months.        Age : Minimum 5 years.
    Examination and Certificate by : Divya Music
    Courses Available in : Indian classical dances, Western - Classical / Modern, Salsa & Jazz.
    Syllabus : Certificate 6 months
    Theory (Of individual dance styles) : History, Basic knowledge of: basic Adavu steps, hand gestures - 'Mudra', Nritta, nrittya and Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati, postures, moods, feet movements, and stances.
    Practice (Practice of individual dance styles): Basic knowledge of: gestures, steps, movements, postures, moods, feet movements, Nritta, nrittya, Natakas, Tala, Jati and Gati.
    Regular Classes : 45 minutes class – 4 classes per month (1 class / week)
    Fee : Details.

    Intermediate Certificate Course

    Duration : 6 months.        Age : Minimum 5 years.
    Examination and Certificate by : Divya Music
    Courses Available in : Indian classical dances, Western - Classical / Modern, Salsa & Jazz.
    Syllabus : Certificate 6 months
    Theory (Of individual dance styles) : History, Basic knowledge of: basic Adavu steps, hand gestures - 'Mudra', Nritta, nrittya and Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati, postures, moods, feet movements, and stances.
    Practice (Practice of individual dance styles): Basic knowledge of: gestures, steps, movements, postures, moods, feet movements, Nritta, nrittya, Natakas, Tala, Jati and Gati.
    Regular Classes : 45 minutes class – 4 classes per month (1 class / week)
    Fee : Details.

    Advanced Certificate Course

    Duration : 1 year.       
    Examination and Certificate by : Divya Music
    Courses Available in : Indian classical dances , Western Salsa & Jazz
    Syllabus : Certificate 1 year
    Theory (Of individual dance styles) : History, Basic knowledge of: basic Adavu steps, hand gestures - 'Mudra', Nritta, nrittya and Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati, postures, moods, feet movements, and stances.
    Practice (Practice of individual dance styles): Basic knowledge of: gestures, steps, movements, postures, moods, feet movements, Nritta, nrittya, Natakas, Tala, Jati and Gati.
    Regular Classes : 50 minutes class – 4 classes per month (1 class / week)
    Fee : Details.

    Junior Diploma

    Duration : 2 years.    
    Eligibility : Fresher.
    Examination and Certificate by : Prayag Sangeet Samiti
    Courses Available in : Indian classical dances.
    Syllabus : Two year diploma.
    Theory (Of individual dance styles) : History, Basic and intermediate knowledge of: basic Adavu steps, hand gestures - 'Mudra', Nritta, nrittya and Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati, Matras, Tatkaar, Thaat, Salami, Aamad, Tora, Taal, Laya, matra, aavartan, vibhag, theka, sam, taali: bhari, khali (phank), thah, dugun, chaugun, tihai, hastak, postures, moods, feet movements, and stances.
    Practice (Practice of individual dance styles) : Basic and intermediate knowledge of: gestures, steps, movements, Nritta, nrittya, Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati Matras, Tatkaar, Thaat, Salami, Aamad, Tora, Taal, Laya, matra, aavartan, vibhag, theka, sam, taali: bhari, khali (phank), thah, dugun, chaugun, tihai, hastak, postures, moods, feet movements, and stances.
    Regular Classes : 60 minutes class – 4 classes per month (1 class / week)

    Senior Diploma

    Duration : 2 years.     Eligibility : Passed 2 years Junior diploma course.
    Examination and Certificate by : Prayag Sangeet Samiti
    Courses Available in : Indian classical dances. Syllabus : Two years Senior Diploma.
    Theory (Of individual dance styles) : History, Basic and intermediate knowledge of: basic Adavu steps, hand gestures - 'Mudra', Nritta, nrittya and Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati, Matras, Tatkaar, Thaat, Salami, Aamad, Tora, Taal, Laya, matra, aavartan, vibhag, theka, sam, taali: bhari, khali (phank), thah, dugun, chaugun, tihai, hastak, postures, moods, feet movements, and stances.
    Practice (Practice of individual dance styles) : Basic and intermediate knowledge of: gestures, steps, movements, Nritta, nrittya, Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati Matras, Tatkaar, Thaat, Salami, Aamad, Tora, Taal, Laya, matra, aavartan, vibhag, theka, sam, taali: bhari, khali (phank), thah, dugun, chaugun, tihai, hastak, postures, moods, feet movements, and stances.
    Regular Classes : 60 minutes class – 4 classes per month (1 class / week)
    Fee : Details.

    Sangeet Prabhakar

    Duration : 2 years.    
    Eligibility : Passed 2 years Senior diploma course.
    Examination and Certificate by : Prayag Sangeet Samiti
    Courses Available in : Bharat Natyam, Kathak, Odissi / Manipuri, Ravindra Nritya.
    Syllabus : Degree of Sangeet Prabhakar.
    Theory (Of individual dance styles): History, Advanced knowledge of: basic Adavu steps, hand gestures - 'Mudra', Nritta, nrittya and Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati, Matras, Tatkaar, Thaat, Salami, Aamad, Tora, Taal, Laya, matra, aavartan, vibhag, theka, sam, taali: bhari, khali (phank), thah, dugun, chaugun, tihai, hastak, postures, moods, feet movements, performances choreography technology and stances.
    Practice (Practice of individual dance styles) : Advanced knowledge of: gestures, steps, movements, Nritta, nrittya, Natakas, Tala, Jati, Gati Matras, Tatkaar, Thaat, Salami, Aamad, Tora, Taal, Laya, matra, aavartan, vibhag, theka, sam, taali: bhari, khali (phank), thah, dugun, chaugun, tihai, hastak, postures, moods, feet movements, performances, choreography technique and stances.
    Regular Classes : 75 minutes class – 4 classes per month (1 class / week)
    Fee : Details.

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