About the course
This is a course that addresses some of the most common questions you may have as a pianist - what are the different types of techniques you can use for the left hand to enhance your music, how to vary tempo, tone and use different patterns, how to apply it to Indian and other forms of music. Coming from one of the best in Indian piano, this course offers video lectures and practise exercises, along with supporting material to further your skills. Learn about aalaap, raga elaboration, jod, jhaala, ostinatos, chords in Indian music as well as a peek into Jazz techniques.
About the Instructor
Utsav Lal Indian pianist/composer , often known as the ‘Raga Pianist’ is recognised as the rarest of pianists. Stunning the world with his innovative handling of Indian Classical Music on a Western instrument, The Irish Times describes Utsav Lal as “a fleet-fingered performer whose best moments can be both highly evocative and dazzling.” Lal’s ground-breaking work has garnered an impressive career spanning two decades, with solo performances at world famous venues like Carnegie Hall (New York), Southbank Centre (London), Kennedy Center (Washington DC), Steinway Hall (New York), Asia Society (Hong Kong), Arts Center (Melbourne).