Teaching TablaDivakar Ganguly | HOD of Performing Arts | Hopetown Girls School
What is Teaching Tabla?
There are many nuances of a Career in Teaching Tabla. Understanding Why one wants to choose a Career in Teaching Tabla is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Teaching Tabla. It is best to learn about Teaching Tabla from a real professional, this is akin to getting it from the horse's mouth.
HOD of Performing Arts Divakar Ganguly has worked in Teaching Tabla for 23 years. HOD of Performing Arts Divakar Ganguly outlines Teaching Tabla as:
The tabla is a South Asian membranophone percussion instrument consisting of a pair of drums, used in traditional, classical, popular and folk music. The name tabla likely comes from tabl, the Persian and Arabic word for drum.
How HOD of Performing Arts Divakar Ganguly got into Teaching Tabla?
I have done B Sc from Allahabad University. Taking my interest in Music further, I did Visharat in Tabla from Bhatkhande University and Prabhakar in Vocal Music from Allahabad Prayag Sangeet Samiti. I am HOD of Performing Arts at Hopetown Girls School.
HOD of Performing Arts Divakar Ganguly's Talk on Teaching Tabla
|Starts with what is:|
|Next, it covers Education. It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Teaching Tabla, this Talk went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Teaching Tabla. It explains Education needed in Teaching Tabla with these items:|
|2)||Training with Guru|
|4)||Origin of Tabla|
|5)||Placement of Hands|
|Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Skills are the most important factor determining success in a Teaching Tabla. It details these topics within Skills for Teaching Tabla:|
|7)||Interaction with Students|
|9)||Understanding Students Progress|
|Positives of Teaching Tabla motivate one to work hard for the same. The Talk goes through this list of Positives of Teaching Tabla:|
|13)||New Ideas Everyday|
|15)||Satisfaction & Happiness|
|After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of Teaching Tabla:|
|17)||Teaching Different Students|
|In the final section of the Talk, Divakar Ganguly talks about How a day goes in a Career in:|
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Vocal music is a type of music performed by one or more singers, either with instrumental accompaniment, or without instrumental accompaniment (a cappella), in which singing provides the main focus of the piece.
"After doing my schooling from Govt Girls Senior Secondary School, Delhi, I did my BA from Lakshmibai College, Delhi University. Thereafter, I did my BA (Prabhakar) in Vocal Music from Jai Jai Wanti School, Delhi. I took musical training for almost 20 years and in 2005, I started teaching Music. I give private Music tuition at Jugnu Music Classes in Delhi."
Music Teacher | Wellham Girls, Dehradun
Music Teacher | Wellham Girls, Dehradun
[ 3 years & 2 months Experience ]
Teaching music is quite different from teaching any other subject. Teaching music is not just singing, its creating and understanding ones own music.
"I started learning music when I was 10 from Pandit Ajay Chakrabarty. I did my M A in Vocal Music from Rabindra Bharti University, Kolkata and started teaching in Welham Girls School in 2013."
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