Teaching TablaDivakar Ganguly | HOD of Performing Arts | Hopetown Girls School
What is Teaching Tabla?
A Career in Teaching Tabla is very intriguing. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Teaching Tabla actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Teaching Tabla. While anyone can have an opinion on what Teaching Tabla entails; only a real professional can really explain it.
HOD of Performing Arts Divakar Ganguly has 23 years of professional experience in Teaching Tabla. HOD of Performing Arts Divakar Ganguly describes 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. In this Talk Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Teaching Tabla, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Teaching Tabla. It discusses following headings for Education in Teaching Tabla:|
|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. Here is a list of Skills required for Teaching Tabla:|
|7)||Interaction with Students|
|9)||Understanding Students Progress|
|There are great positives of Teaching Tabla. The Talk goes through this list of Positives of Teaching Tabla:|
|13)||New Ideas Everyday|
|15)||Satisfaction & Happiness|
|There are a few Challenges in Teaching Tabla which one needs to be cognizant of:|
|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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