Music is that one medium that your child can be exposed to from day one. Enough has been said about the benefits of music but most parents often wonder when they should introduce music as a hobby or to their children. The idea is Â to expose our children to the world of Indian Classical Music and that is just what Shadaja will help you do.
Co founded by Kamakshi and Vishala Khurana- The Sound SpaceÂ (Music and sound therapy organization)Â brings to you the third edition ofÂ Shadaja 3Â a two day Indian classical musical festival onÂ Saturday February 21Â and Sunday 22, 2015 at Y.B Chavan auditorium, Mumbai.
If you would like to join us at Shadaja then all you need to do is enter the contest below. Kidsstoppress is giving away 4 passes to 2 lucky winners to view this fest with us.Â
All you need to do is answer the simple question:Â Which renowned Indian classical vocalist is performing at Shadaja 2015?
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Terms and Conditions:
- Each winner will receive 2 Season passes that entitles them to attend the concert on both days
- Contest closes on 19th February at 6.00 p.m. IST
- Contest open for residents in Mumbai only
For all those who don’t win you can book your tickets on Bookmyshow.com
After the huge success of the first two concerts; the third edition ofÂ ShadajaÂ is set to spread out over a weekend- two days of music workshops and sessions, two concerts- all in collaboration with renowned music teachers and classical music maestros.
Before the start of each concert,Â The Sound SpaceÂ will celebrate the performing arts in an unique avatar atÂ 5.45 pm on both days– â€œA percussion jamâ€_x009d_Â opening actÂ by percussionists fromÂ NSPA.
There will also beÂ workshopsÂ (which will be held during both days before the concerts) byÂ The Sound SpaceÂ in collaboration withÂ Grammy award winner Pandit Dhruba Ghosh and music therapy expert Harendra KhuranaÂ and many more.
OnÂ Saturday, 21 February 6.30 pmÂ onwards, there will be a two hour interactive performance byÂ Smt. Shubha Mudgal,Â Mr. Aneesh PradhanÂ andÂ harmoniumÂ playerÂ Sudhir NayakÂ during which they will showcase, demonstrate and demystify the various intricate nuances and styles of Indian classical music.
OnÂ SundayÂ 22 February 630 pm onwards,Â the children of The Sound SpaceÂ will perform Indian classical music pieces based on the concept ofÂ PanchabhootaÂ alongÂ with students fromÂ PanditÂ Hariprasad Chaurasiaâ€™s Vrindaban GurukulÂ andÂ anÂ NGOâ€“Muktangan.
Workshop schedule:Â (Registrations for all workshops close onÂ 20 February 2015. Please make your reservations on Bookmyshow.comÂ ).
Saturday 21 February 2015
Folk Music Magic (11 AM – 1 PM) For 7-14 year olds. Rs. 750Â Facilitated byÂ NSPAâ€™s Suresh Kala & Avinash Lamba.
An Introduction to Carnatic Music (3 PM â€“ 4.30 PM) For 13 years and above .Rs. 1000Â Conducted byÂ Padmavathy Thyagaraju
Sunday 22 February 2015
Chakra Balancing workshop (11 AM â€“ 1 PM) For 16 years and above. Rs 1200. Conducted by Sound Therapy expert & artistÂ Harendra Khurana.
Everyone Can Sing (11 AM â€“ 1 PM)Â Â For Â 10 years and above. Rs 750. Bring the joy of music to your child withÂ Mehli Mehta Music Foundationâ€™s Rael Mendes.
Sound, Strings and the Sarangi (3 PM â€“ 5 PM) For 8-80 year olds. Rs 1000. Explore the astounding world of sound through the sarangi, one of the most popularly used string instruments in Hindustani classical music, withÂ Grammy award winner Pt. Dhruba Ghosh.
If you are a parent and have any questions regarding Hindustani Classical Music then don’t forget to join us on a Google Hangout session with the team at The Sound Space.