Vocal Lessons

Music Academy
Dr Aditya Sharma
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Course Description

LEVEL 1 In this course students will learn the basics of voice production, exercises and introduction to Ragas. Designed for beginners and returning students, this course is perfect for someone who is willing to take the first step and develop basic understanding and appreciation. Students will learn how to effectively sing in sur/pitch, make the shift from speaking voice to singing voice, develop vocal range and control, introduction to basic ragas and talas in hindustani music.


  1. First lesson offered free when you register and login your credentials
  2. Buy the entire course for $179 (bundle of 10 video lessons)
  3. Every lesson comes with brief summary, notes and exercises for practice
  4. Schedule 1 video lesson/guidance for free, live with the Guru/ Teacher (30 min duration), any subsequent sessions $35 / session
  5. Certification available upon evaluation. You will be asked to sing; two Alankaras of your choice and a Bandish (composition) in your choice of Raga, complete with Aaroha/ Avaroha/ Pakad/ Sthayi and Antara with Taal. A 30 min live video session, $35 charge


Section 1 -

  • Vocal Lesson 1
    30 min
  • Vocal Lesson 2
    28 min
  • Vocal Lessons 3
    25 min
  • Vocal Lessons 4
    26 min
  • Vocal Lessons 5
    21 mins
  • Vocal Lessons 6
    27 min
  • Vocal Lessons 7
    26 min
  • Vocal Lessons 8
    22 min
  • Vocal Lessons 9
    25 min
  • Vocal Lessons 10
    25 min

About Instructor

  • Dr Aditya Sharma

    Dr Aditya Sharma is a Classically trained vocalist and teacher in the Hindustani music tradition of Northern India. A Ph.D in Voice Cultivation, he is a disciple of the renowned maestro, Padmashree Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar. Aditya's musical career began much earlier. He was born into a reputable family of musicians who recognized his innate talent and was first initiated into the vocal discipline by his grandfather, late Pandit Ramesh Chandra Dutt, who himself was a product of the prestigious Gandharv Mahavidyalaya at Lahore, established by Pandit Vishnu Digamber Paluskar. Aditya's training continued at home under the daily guidance of his parents who are accomplished musicians themselves. His advanced training and natural ability earned him first place rankings in India's top classical voice competitions - The Harballabh Sangeet Sammellan, Jallandhar and All India Inter- University Youth festivals. Aditya's crowning achievement in his youth was earning first place at India's foremost classical music contest - the All India Radio Music Competition. In 2007, he was selected by the prestigious ITC- Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata to be one of it's few residential scholars. It was here that he began his advanced training under the tutelage of Padmashree Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar, one of India’s leading classical vocalist of this generation. Aditya continues to receive training from this legendary maestro and has been teaching vocal music since many years at Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, but his professional teaching career began when he was appointed as the vocal music teacher at the prestigious The Doon School in Dehradun. He continues to perform on All India Radio and at other prominent venues. In 2013 he completed his first concert tour of USA. A recipient of "Kala Gaurav Samman" or recognition and award for excellence in vocal arts by "Sanskar Bharti", Haryana, he was also awarded Ph.D in Music on "Voice Cultivation in Hindustani Classical and Western Music. A comparative study" from Panjab University, Chandigarh. Aditya is currently based in San Diego California, where he is teaching at 'Gandharva Music Academy', dedicated to promoting and teaching Hindustani Classical Music, besides being an active performer.