The Guru Shishya Parampara Live Online Class is an opportunity to learn the basic elements of vocal culture and voice training (AAROHEE CATEGORY), Indian Raaga Music, its various genres and the development of performance abilities (ASTHAAYEE CATEGORY) and learn how to develop a song and songs by great poets and composers (AABHOG CATEGORY) under the tutelage of Guru Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty himself. These classes are held Online using LIVE STREAMING TECHNOLOGY, twice a month, in the website www.surdarshanmusic.com, usually on alternative Saturdays*.

*Depending on the concert schedule of Guru Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty some classes might be pre-recorded.
Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty had the urge of nourishing music enthusiasts, as he felt the necessity of shaping up one’s life musically, in a scientific and aesthetic manner by conceiving an exclusive process of teaching the rudiments of various genres of Indian Raaga Music and how to perfect voice training, voice culture and how to develop a song. Designed by Pandit-jee himself, the unique thought of teaching performers, music lovers, and aspirants willing to learn the nuances of Indian Raga Music, it takes music teaching beyond the point of physical proximity.

The classes are conducted LIVE by Guru Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty himself, twice a month, on alternate SATURDAYS . He is accompanied by his disciples, on the Taanpura, and the Tabla, who are teachers of Shrutinandan as well.

 

The classes are USUALLY held on two alternative Saturdays of every month. At the end of each class Panditjee himself announces the schedule of the next class. This information is also notified by mail to all the students (6 days beforehand).

 

The schedule of the ONLINE CLASSES is given below:

 

Class schedule from August 2020 onwards:

 

AAROHEE: 6:30 am to 7:30 am IST

 

ASTHAAYEE: 8:00 am to 9:00 am IST

 

AABHOG: 10:00 am to 11:00 am IST

 

 

Each and every class is uploaded after the LIVE streaming is over, and kept in the ARCHIVE section of the website for regular unlimited practice with Gurujee.

 

Students/Members can send in their queries – technical or musical, by typing their respective questions in a chat box provided during the LIVE classes.  The questions will be answered by Guruji himself in real time.

 

*** Please Note: The chat box is visible and active ONLY during the LIVE sessions and NOT in the recorded versions of the classes uploaded in the ARCHIVE sections.

 

For their own development/betterment, students/members can upload their voice clips (in MP3/MP4 format) on the student’s portal in the Accounts page, which will be heard, and monitored by Panditjee himself.

 

  • For Online Class please visit: www.ajoychakrabarty.com/online-class/
  • Official Email Correspondence for Online Class please mail at: mfasnonline@gmail.com
  • For sending Voice Clips please upload it in the student's portal in the accounts page.
There is a chatting facility provided during the LIVE CLASS where you can ask your queries if the question is relavent to the topic discussed in the class. Your question will be answered.

The performance monitoring of each student is directly supervised by Pandit-jee himself. Please check the following points for more clarification:

 

  • Guruji will be giving out home-works after classes; those will be checked by the time the next class happens. Nobody is forced to complete the homework but anybody who doesn’t show interest, will be tracked and he / she MIGHT face Guruji’s questions regarding the same.
  • The theoretical answers can be mailed at mfasnonline@gmail.com and the practical parts (sound clips/video clips) can also be e-mailed when required. Sound clips should be in .mp3/.mp4 format ONLY.
  • doubts that will be clarified in the upcoming session, after their email regarding the doubts is received. All doubts and feedback need to be emailed.
  • Other than that, there might be an extra session for special mentionable queries and critical answers or new queries. This additional session will happen after some number of classes which will be decided and announced in due course of time.
  • One – to – one video session will take once in every 6 months through Google meet or other web conferencing tools
New members interested in joining online classes will need to register online following steps:
  • Step I: visit www.surdarshanmusic.com
  • Step II: Click on the New User Registration Button
  • Step III: Fill up the form with basic informative details
  • Step IV: Re-check your information.
  • Step V: Please upload your voice clip in the Accounts Page according to the instruction given in the playlist
  • Step VI: Follow this playlist for guidance – “”
  • Step VII: We will let you know about your selection by email or phone.
  • Step VIII: Select the categories you wish to enroll for and the tenure (optional)
  • Step IX: Select your payment method, Debit Card/Credit Card/ Net Banking.
  • Step X: Register

The Fee Structure for the various categories are like the following:

 

Category: AAROHEE

Tenure: 6 months/12 classes

 

Fees:

  • For Residents of India: INR 7000
  • For the rest of the world: USD 400

Category: AAROHEE

Tenure: 12 months/24 classes

 

Fees:

 

  • For Residents of India: INR 12000
  • For the rest of the world: USD 700

Category: ASTHAAYEE

Tenure: 6 months/12 classes

 

Fees:

 

  • For Residents of India: INR 7000
  • For the rest of the world: USD 400

Category: ASTHAAYEE

Tenure: 12 months/24 classes

 

Fees:

 

  • For Residents of India: INR 12000
  • For the rest of the world: USD 700

 

Category: ABHOG

Tenure: 6 months/12 classes

 

Fees:

 

  • For Residents of India: INR 8000
  • For the rest of the world: USD 400

Category: ABHOG

Tenure: 12 months/24 classes

 

Fees:

 

  • For Residents of India: INR 15000
  • For the rest of the world: USD 700

Once a member has enrolled himself/herself for the Guru Shishya Parampara LIVE Online Class, they are expected to receive:

 

  1. Regular emails regarding class schedule, archived class uploads, and other information.
  2. ARCHIVED CLASSES of LIVE CLASSES for anytime access.
  3. An E-learning certificate on completion of a minimum of 1 year. This certificate is for participation provided to students who complete 1 year with us.
  4. An E-learning and hard copy Certificate of Achievement is given to students who score above 70% with minimum of 3 years of training.
The decision is taken by Gurujee himself while at enrollment however students can join additional classes if they choose to. Please note we are not enrolling members before the initial selection.
There is no age bar for anybody. All genuine interests are appreciated. Music is for all and hence it is "MUSIC FOR ALL".
The procedure implemented to conveniently conduct the classical music classes online requires very costly infrastructure, applications, and other necessities. Gurujee’s endless genuine efforts are priceless. Hence there cannot be any concession in the fees for anybody. We regret the inconveniences faced by some keen students and sincerely apologize for being helpless about the same.
The videos of the classes are archived in the "ARCHIVED VIDEOS" section of the website post 24 hours of the live class. Members can login to their account with their respective username and password, and find it in the Playlist of their category for the month.
NO. The LIVE classes are not SKYPE INTERFACE CLASSES. The classes take place on a specific time and date as announced before and takes place through our website: www.surdarshanmusic.com . It is a one way interface class where the student can see the LIVE class conducted by Guruji and can interact with him through a message box visible during the LIVE class sessions.
For related links please click on the following links:
This members are from different countries with different time zones and hence they cannot come LIVE at the same time. There is no technology of two way multinational LIVE classes.
YES. For logging into the website, the username and email id will serve the same purpose only. However it is better if you login with your EMAIL ID.
NO. One particular user will have one set of username and password ONLY for all the categories he/she is enrolled in.
The archived classes will be accessible and viewable to a member ONLY from the start date of his/her subscription till the end date of the subscription, for a particular class category.
  • A high speed Internet Connection (3G/4G/cable) with 2/3Mbps speed.
  • An audio setup of considerably efficient quality.
  • Browser Required : Preferrably Google Chrome otherwise Mozilla Firefox.

Please Note: This supports Mac OS as well.
Aarohee: Aarohee is for all the students (basic and advanced both) who want to initiate and develop their musical skill. Here you will get acquainted with the fundamentals like: Voice Training, Voice Culture, Voice Development, Knowledge of Laya (Tempo), Taal (Time Cycle) and Chhanda (Rhythm), Importance and Development of Pronunciation, Use of instruments etc from Guru Ajoy Chakrabarty himself.
Asthaayee: Asthaayee is designed for the performance oriented development of the students who are already initiated to Indian Music. Here you will get acquainted with: Development of Bandish, Different types of Compositions of Dhrupad, Khyal, Thumri, Dadra, Bhajan etc. demonstrated Live by Guru Ajoy Chakrabarty himself. Aabhog : Aabhog is newly designed and introduced for the Performance Development of the deserving students. Shrutinandan process of training will be taught by Gurujee for development a composed songs of various genres like Thumri, Dadraa, Tappaa, Raaga based and forms of Bengali songs , Bhajan and devotional songs, Rabindra-Sangeet, Nazrul-geeti , Shyama Sangeet songs of D. L. Roy, great Rajanikanto jee , Atul Prasad jee. These classes will be taken, demonstrated and monitored by Guru Padmabhushan Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty
  • Login to www.surdarshanmusic.com 
  • Log in with your personal details: email and password
  • You will be taken to 'MY DASHBOARD' option
  • Click on the 'Attend Live Class' option
  • Click on  the + sign and access the live class.

PLEASE NOTE: Our LIVE ONLINE CLASSES takes place through our website interface ONLY, not through skype or any third party video conferencing software
The Skype/Google meet sessions are open ONLY to Online Class members. A date is mentioned through an email to all the Online Class members. The one on one session is held on that pre-mentioned date. This is done twice a calendar year.
  • Contact Person: Mr Rudrarup Banerjee
  • Mobile: +91 7439500663
  • Contact Person: Shrutinandan
  • Mobile: +91 9830755544
  • Email: mfasnonline@gmail.com
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