Gurukul Sangeetalaya offers training mainly in Indian Classical and Semi Classical Music – Vocals and in instruments like Harmonium, Tabla, Flute and Violin. The institute also offers Voice Culture training. The Institute was founded by Dr. Debranjan Giri ( D.Muse from B.H.U.) and Dr. Sweta Chakraborty ( D.Muse from B.H.U.) a decade ago with an aspiration of encouraging and promoting Indian Classical and Semi Classical styles of Music. They are both actively involved in this field as independent artists and as teachers. They share a similar passion for teaching as they do for performing. They have both learnt mainly from Benares Gharana and Gwalior Gharana, and are inspired by Pandit Balwant Rao Bhatt ‘Bhavrang’ and Pandit. Omkarnath Thakur, who are both well known for their valuable contributions in Hindustani Music. This institute is to take forward the culturally rich history and legacy of Hindustani Music and spread the knowledge and love for it.
The institute offers training for people from all age groups irrespective of having or not having a background in Music. All the courses are offered for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels. The courses can also be tailor-made to suit the specific needs and motivations of the learner. Apart from Indian Classical Music, in Semi Classical, courses in different forms like Thumri, Dadra, Kajri, Chaiti, Hori, Jhula, Tappa, Rasiya, Tarana, Chaturang, Trivat, Ghazal, Geet, Bhajan, Sufi, Folk are also offered. Apart from these, Filmy songs and training for Karaoke Singing is also provided. Voice Culture training is also provided. Instruments are taught in ‘Gayaki’ style. The institute also prepares students for examinations held by Gandharva Mahavidyalaya which is an accredited institution that gives valid Certification in Performing Arts.
The timings and the days of classes are flexible and can be co-ordinated according to each student’s availability and preference and the slots available. The sessions can be in groups or on one to one basis. Currently, there are about 150 students learning with Gurukul Sangeetalaya. New admissions are taken all year round. The Institute is open to and welcomes everyone who wishes to pursue Music and is willing to put in the time and effort required to do so.
The Gurukul looks forward to restore our classical music culture and pass it on to the young budding talents. SangeetGurukul is known for its homely style of teaching. Our main motto is to inculcate the knowledge of Indian classical music that we have inherited from our Gurus to rising talents. Not only kids but people of all age groups are attracted to our ways of teaching. Students absorb music not only through direct sessions but also through environment we maintain. We have our own teaching style.
We provide various platforms to students on that they can showcase their talent, which will boost to their confidence and this will be a huge step in their career.
Not only Indian classical music but our institute maintains balance between traditional and modern day music. This will make our student versatile and keep him up-to-date with modern music trends.
Our students are our family members and our institute is no short of homely feelings and in such environment a student can showcase their talent.
Each year, we give thousands of 11–25-year-olds the chance to develop their skills and confidence through creativity – in music, media or the performing arts. We help them find new perspectives and new directions. Whatever the spark, we nurture it into a flame that can change everything.
GurukulSangeet is also known for its amazing and breath taking live performance. We have performed everywhere in the world and we have welcomed legendary artists from all over the world to perform in our InstitutE.
Our prestigious institutes now have put exceptional focus on our new website by providing and extra services to our students through it. Students and our highly quali fied teachers can now interact with each other and share valuable information with each other. This website will also provide details of our live events.
To provide a platform for musically inclined people to get formal but personalized training in classical music To nurture talents, give them extraordinary skills and develop their creative skill for successful careers in music.
We have been awarded several times for our contribution to Indian classical music. Some of the feats that we that achieved are there the award section of our website.
GURUKUL SANGEETALAYA offers instrumental and vocal courses in Western and Indian genres. We impart quality education which enhances creativity of our student.
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There's nothing like a live music to liven things up - from Artees, Navratri function or corporate functions. We've performed everywhere. Our musical group is known for its distinctive, haunting voice as unique as legend Pt. OmkarNath Thakur. We have received maximum praises from bollywood experts for our soulful voice and unique timber.
Dr. in music from BHU, Varanasi
Dr. in music from BHU, Varanasi
Gurukul Sangeetalaya was founded under Dr. DebranjanGiri and Sweta Chakraborty few years back. They have been performing and taking our Indian classical music forward since decades. Started as child these two legends have achieved the highest level in Indian classical music. Their aim was not just to learn and achieve great heights in music but also take our Indian classical music forward. For accomplishing this dream Gurukul Sangeetalaya was established.