The only professional school of Western music in Faridabad founded by Mr. Jacob Gurung caters to musically inclined people with core emphasis on not just individual performance but also on group events, formation of bands and developing a sense of musical appreciation.
*To provide a platform for budding musicians to get professional training in Western music.
*To nurture talent and develop a learner’s creative potential for successful career in music.
*To develop self-confidence, boost self esteem in learners and to help them in getting rid of their stage fear.
*To constantly innovate in our methods of teaching.
We train students on various styles of music including rock, blues, jazz and contemporary. All the courses are certified courses, each level taking an year.
»Courses for the following are being offered
Western classical guitar
Western vocal training, and
For beginners, we start with the correct way of holding a guitar and basic rudiments and theory. Gradually, we help them in playing different notes on the fretboard, open chords (major and minor, scales and arpeggios), strumming simple rhythms and well-known songs and tuning the guitar.
Western Classical Guitar
To play the classical guitar, learners are first taught the correct way of holding a guitar and then move on to staff notation, sight reading techniques, finger style picking (Pima). They are also guided to play notes on the fretboard, improvise and develop left and right hand techniques.
Learning to play this instrument would again require the learners to hold the guitar in the correct way and instructions will be directed towards left and right hand techniques, scales, jamming, tuning, technique of sight reading, playing notes on the fretboard and knowledge of basic rudiments and theory.
The learners are initiated into the learning process by giving them a brief view about staff notation, different chords, left and right hand exercises and their coordination. Guidance is provided for improvising and playing simple chords and well-known songs.
Learning drums would include teaching of basic techniques for both hands and feet movement, basic rock grooves or rhythm and how to play along a song using a suitable rhythm. During these sessions, knowledge of staff notation, sight reading and improvisation would also be imparted. The learners would explode different styles of music like rock, jazz, funk, pop etc. Moreover, they would also be learning double bass.
Western Vocal Training
Contemporary style of singing would be followed with focus on Soft, Rock, Jazz, Blues, Country, R and B, Soul and other contemporary vocals. Improvement of pitch, tone and range would be done and awareness of different registers would be given. The training would include stage techniques, harmonizing staff notation, sight reading and correction in rhythm if required.
The course is being followed here are certified by:
1. Trinity College of London, UK
2. Rock School, UK
3. Associated board of Royal School of music, UK
After the completion of each level in the respective courses, students are given guidance and proper resources material like CDs, notes and support to clear the examinations from one of the above mentioned boards. The exams are held in the centre itself.