• 85 years legacy: Ajivasan has been training aspiring artists and helping them understand this art, with scientific and practical training for past 85 years
  • Well-trained faculty under the guidance of Shri Suresh Wadkar
  • Students get access to additional workshops/events taking place at the main center of Ajivasan in Juhu, Mumbai (T&C apply)
  • Assessment through reports, exams and felicitation with certification at the end of the course
  • Opportunity to interact with Suresh Ji and academies alumni members
  • High Brand Value in the Indian Music Industry

Post School hobby classes segregated in 3 levels

  • Pre-Primary (2 to 5 years)
  • Primary ( 5 to 9 years)
  • Secondary ( 9 years and above)

When & How?

  • 1 session per week; 40 sessions within 1 academic year
  • Ajivasan’s has a dedicated faculty for the purpose of training and assessment
  • Instrument and equipment required for the training will be provided
  • Everyday coordination with students for lectures or events
  • Valid Certification at the end of the course
  • Stage performance at the end of academic year

This course is designed for the little ones from the age of 2 to 6 years to experience Indian music and its elements through activities and songs

Part 1:

  • Learn simple songs, building their interest and love for music
  • Sing songs in different rhythmic patterns
  • Learn basic Alankars
  • Understanding rhythm and tempo, through fun playing session – instruments (Special instruments for Kids)
  • Developing musical skills through fun activities, clapping, tapping on the beat and tempo of the songs
  • Introduction to Raag Bhoopali - Bandish
  • Assessment

Part 2:

  • Alankars in Swar & Aakar, introducing kids to patterns and combination of musical notes.
  • Introduction to Raag Bhoopali - Bandish
  • Introducing concept of sargams along with bandish in raags
  • Introduction to Dadra through the song Re mama re mama re Basic knowledge and understanding of Teentaal & Keherwa
  • Introduction to basic terms used in music
  • Final Assessment
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LVL 101:

  • Alankaars (Preliminary Swar Patterns)
  • Raag Bhoopali
  • Raag Yaman
  • Taal Orientation
  • Light Songs
  • Music Appreciation
  • Basic understanding of musical terms: History and origin of Indian Classical Music, Alankaar, Aaroh, Avroh, Pakad, Vaadi, Samvaadi, Raag, Thaat, Varjit Swar, Komal n Teevra Swar, Gayan samay, Anuvaadi, Vivadi
  • Q & A session
  • Presentation/ Semester Assessments

LVL 102:

Duration of each level: 6 months-Twice a week

Semester Assessments conducted by the end of every 6 month semester

  • Alankaars – Swar & Taal patterns
  • Raag Bhairav
  • Raag Bihaag
  • Raag Kaafi
  • Introduction of Taals: Teentaal & Keherva
  • Raag Based Bhajan, understanding rhythm in Bhajan
  • Music appreciation
  • Description of Harmonium
  • Understanding of the terms: Dhwani, Dhwani ki utpatti, Naad, Shruti, Chal and Achal Swar, Swaron ke poorn Naam, Varn, Sthayi, Antara
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments

LVL 103:

Duration of each level: 6 months-Twice a week

Semester Assessments conducted by the end of every 6 month semester

  • Alankaars (concept of creating Varn and Alankaar thereafter)
  • Raag Alhaiyya Bilawal
  • Raag Khamaaj
  • Introduction to Taraana in Raag Khamaaj and Raag Bihaag
  • Taals: Chaartaal and Daadra
  • Layakari in Taals
  • Music Notations – Swar-lipi writing
  • Gazal in Dadra
  • Music Appreciation
  • Introduction to karaoke singing
  • Understanding of the terms: Sargam, Taan, Lay
  • Reading & Writing Swar-lipi of Drut
  • Difference between Raag Bhoopali and Raag Yaman
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Final Exams

    Get Started

LVL 201:

  • Intense Alankaars (with lots of Taan practice)
  • Introduction to Bada Khayaal - Raag Yaman (Vilambit)
  • Description of Tanpura and practice to sing with Tanpura
  • Raag Durga
  • Raag Desh
  • Taal: Ektaal and Rupak
  • Light Music
  • Music appreciation
  • Karaoke sessions
  • Understanding of musical terms: Aashray Raag, Aandolan, Aandolan sankhya, Naad ki visheshtaayen, Comparision of Shruti n Naad
  • Reading & Writing swar-lipi of Vilambit
  • Difference between Raag Khamaaj and Raag Desh
  • Q & A session
  • Presentation/ Assessments

  • LVL 202:

    • Intense Alankaars
    • Raag Bihaag (Vilambit) (Albele sapne)
    • Raag Bageshri
    • Raag Bhimpalasi
    • Introduce Dhrupad with Taali & Khaali (Raag Yaman)
    • Taal: Teevra & Sooltaal (with laykaaris)
    • Raag based Filmy Gazal
    • Karaoke sessions
    • Music appreciation/ Listening Session
    • Understanding of musical terms:- Geet ke prakaar, Geet ke avyav, Grah swar, Ansh swar, Nyaas swar,
      Vakr swar Comparision of Raags (Raag Khamaaj, Raag Desh and Raag Vrindavani Sarang)
    • Karaoke sessions
    • Music appreciation/ Listening Session
    • Presentation/ Assessments

    LVL 203:

    • Raag Alhaiyya Bilawal (Vilambit)
    • Raag Vrindavani Sarang
    • Raag Asavari
    • Raag Bhairavi
    • Introduction to Dhrupad with rythmic patterns (laykaari)
    • Taal: Jhaptaal
    • Karaoke sessions
    • Music appreciation
    • Understanding of musical terms: Chalan and Ang of all the raags, Comparision between Raag Kaafi, Raag Bageshri and Raag Bhimpalasi, Vaadi swar ka raag ke samay ke saath sambandh
    • Q & A session / Counselling
    • Final Exams

      Get Started

LVL 301:

  • Raag Tilak Kaamod
  • Raag Hameer
  • Raag Kedar
  • Raag Tilang
  • Taal: Dhamaar
  • Introduce Tigun Lay
  • Aalaap gayki (self made)
  • Music appreciation / Listening session
  • Karaoke sessions
  • Introduction of Western classical notes - Keyboard
  • Understanding of musical terms:
    Different types of geet: bada khayaal, dhamaar, hori and tappa
    Mathematical description of 72 thaat by Venkatmakhi & derivation of 484 raags with the help of one Tthaat
    Division of 22 shrutis into 7 shuddh swar
    Different types of Taan: Simple, Koot, Mishr & Bol - Taan
  • Q & A session
  • Presentation/ Assessments

LVL 302:

  • Paltas and Aalaaps
  • Raag Kalingda
  • Raag Jaunpuri
  • Raag Malkauns
  • Dhamaar laykaaris
  • Dhrupad in Malkauns
  • Taal: Deepchandi & Tilwada
  • Light Music
  • Karaoke sessions
  • Introduction to Western Music – Keyboard Session
  • Understanding of musical terms: Parts of the Tanpura and the use and importance of those parts; tuning and baithak for a Tanpura and a Tanpura player respectively
  • Classification of a raag on the basis of the Vaadi swar and the swars used in the scale Sandhiprakash raag and raag with komal G and N
  • Presentation - Assessments

LVL 303:

  • Raag based Paltas
  • Raag Patdeep
  • Raag Pilu
  • Raag Bageshri (Vilambit)
  • Raag Bhimpalasi (Vilambit)
  • Taal: Jhoomra
  • Light Music
  • Recording Studio session
  • Music appreciation
  • Understanding of musical terms:- Virtues and flaws of a singer
    Tabla: Parts of the Tabla Jodi and the importance of these parts
    4 Major Gharanas; Making of the Tabla; Tuning of the Tabla; 10 Varn of the Tabla; 7 golden rules of Thaats and Raags and the comparison between Raags and Thaats, the relation between magnitude of vibrations and the opulence + smallness of Naad
  • Q & A session
  • Assessments
  • Final Exams

    Get Started
  • In Ajivasan’s program, Students understand the basic elements of Music; Beat & its Patterns, Pitch, Notes and their Patterns, Dynamics, Articulation, Mood and Emotion in music and how each element changes the flavor of a musical piece
  • They learn songs from diverse genres and build an appreciation for diverse cultures
  • Students will be aware of the different kind of musical choices that they can pursue individually
  • Social skills like communication, confidence and presentation by engaging in musical performances
  • They’ll get to give a musical performance to showcase the learning, either as a part of an annual day or musical event
  • Regular assessments, grading, and certification will be done by Ajivasan’s faculty
  • Our curriculum is well structured, progressive and age relevant which has measurable outcome