Register Now

Shiksha Dholak class

Udgam Goyal

Saturday
$250.00

Shiksha Dholak class

Location: Online/via zoom
Saturdays starting 09/18/21 at 12 - 1:30 pm CST
Minimum Class Size: 5 students
Maximum Class Size: 8 students
$250 for 12 classes

Adults and teens are welcome to join and the class will taught based on the skill level of the student. Students can come to this class with a broad range of experience playing the dholak or anyone who will be starting this class as a beginner.

Structure of the session for a beginner:
· Students will be taught the 2 basic beats that are played in satsangs of Radha Madhav Dham.
· At first we will teach single beat which is for slow Pad Kirtans
· Once the students master this we will learn the double beat which is played in faster Naam sankirtans.
· The class will also have an emphasis on dholak accompaniment for Kirtan,
Requirements to Join the class:
· Must have your own dholak
· Must take aside a minimum of 3 days a week, half hour a day to practice. If you can do more, that’s even better.

Structure of the session for intermediate students:
- students who already know the 2 basic beats and have played in satsangs at Radha Madhav Dham.
- Students will be taught different variations to increase the musicality of their dholak playing. This will include tukras (variations to supplement the basic beats) and beat variations off of the main 2 beats played in kirtan.
· The class will have an emphasis on dholak accompaniment for Kirtan,
Requirements to Join the class:
· Must have your own dholak
· Must take aside a minimum of 3 days a week, half hour a day to practice. If you can do more, that’s even better.