Darbar Live Courses

Beginner | Vocal

Learn to sing with Indrani Mukherjee

This was the first course that was launched by the Darbar Academy. It was a live class which took place every Saturday for 8 weeks. Students from all over the world are successfully learned a step-by-step learning and practice plan to get in tune and singing their first raag fast.

Indrani Mukherjee is an amazing vocalist from Kolkata and was a scholar of the prestigious ITC Sangeet Research Academy. She has performed at the Darbar festival and has been working with us for several years. Indrani has been teaching students of all levels for many years. For the last 10 years, she has taken to online teaching, reaching out to beginners and advanced students alike across geographical boundaries. She is passionate about teaching and giving everyone access to her knowledge. Indrani believes that online teaching is an excellent medium that gives even wider access to music lovers from all over the world.



Intermediate | Vocal

Learn to sing with Indrani Mukherjee

Enhance your singing abilities with the Intermediate course led by the esteemed vocalist Indrani Mukherjee. This course offers live weekly classes, regular homework assignments, and intimate one-on-one sessions, providing personalized guidance from Indrani Mukherjee herself. Additionally, you'll have the chance to learn alongside a diverse global community of students. Designed for all age groups, the course requires only your commitment and passion for singing. Join us to elevate your vocal skills under the mentorship of a renowned artist.


Intermediate | Sitar

Learn to play Sitar with Roopa Panesar

Roopa Panesar, a renowned UK-based sitarist trained by Ustad Dharambir Singh ji MBE, offers an exceptional sitar course. This program covers proper sitar posture, disciplined practice routines, tuning and listening skills, and Indian classical music fundamentals. You'll receive regular feedback, follow a structured study plan, and build confidence in your playing. Whether you're resuming sitar learning or seeking professional guidance, this course provides the support needed to advance your musical journey with confidence. Join now to learn from one of the finest sitar players and passionate teachers.


Beginner | Harmonium

Learn to play Harmonium with Milind Kalkurni

Learn to play the harmonium from Milind Kulkarni, a modern exponent of Hindustani classical music. Starting at age seven, Milind trained under esteemed gurus and has accompanied many distinguished artists like Zakir Hussain and Pandit Jasraj. Known for his energetic and precise solo performances, he has captivated audiences worldwide. Milind is passionate about teaching and offers classes, workshops, and online courses to students of all levels. This course is perfect for beginners interested in Indian raga music, providing a systematic, step-by-step approach to build your confidence and musical ability. Join today for professional guidance and a supportive learning experience.


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