The school organised a three-day summer workshop for Music and Dance, for the students of classes VI-XII from May 29, 2023, to May 31, 2023. The aim is to coach and motivate everyone who has a knack for music and dance with appropriate skills. The workshop is to equip students in the area of Western Vocal, Western Instrumental, Indian Vocal, Indian Instrumental and Folk Dance. The workshop started on 29 May 2023 between 9 AM -11 Am
The Workshop was held in the school Seminar Room. 14 students attended the workshop. It began with a brief introduction of the topics to be covered. The students were taught the basics of music such as Solfege, Intonation, Rhythm, Breathing Technique, Dynamics and Agility. Various innovative activities were conducted to make it easy for the students to understand the teaching and keep them engaged. The workshop ended with a couple of songs – Fight Song and Titanium. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Sothingam Shaiza and Ms. Kaveri Dhar helped in maintaining the discipline and smooth flow of the workshop.
Western Instrumental: Break out
The Workshop was held in the school AVH. 18 students attended the workshop. The students were made to understand and explore their respective instruments and study their features. It was conducted by Mr Leimi
Indian Instrumental: This Workshop was conducted by Mr Salim Kumar and Mr Kuldeep Mishra and was held in the Music room. 2 students attended the workshop and were taught about the Sargam, Elementary factors of rhythm, Finger movement on Tabla, and different time cycles of Taal.
Folk Dance: The Workshop was held in the Music room and was conducted by Mr Ashok Singh Miral.13 students attended the workshop. In the first half an hour, the students were made to warm up, stretch and do basic exercises. They were then taught the basic postures of this dance style, including Chowk, Ada, Dharan, and Sadha chali.
Indian Vocal: The Workshop was conducted by Mr Suman Kalyan Sangiri and was held in the Music room. 2 students attended the workshop. The students were taught the basic knowledge of Sudh swar, Komal swar, and Tibra swar. They were also made to do different Alankar practices with Sudh swar, Komal swar, and Tibra swar.
The students enjoyed the classes and had an enriching learning experience on the first day.