Noted Hindustaani Classical Singer Shubha Mudgal to conduct session on “Improvisation in Khayal, Thumri & Allied Forms of Music” from 8/9/2014 to 18/9/2014 at Sanksriti Bhavan, Patto


05/09/2014 …. GoaUniversity has proudly announced the second visit of Smt. Shubha Mudgal, (Padmashree Awardee  and  well known Indian singer of Hindustani classical music, khayal, thumri, dadra and popular Indian pop music) to the state of Goa, in her capacity as Visiting Research Professor, Nana Shirgaokar Chair in Indian Classical Music at GoaUniversity.  

During this visit Shubha ji would be conducting a Course entitled, ”Improvisation in KhayalThumri & Allied Forms of Music”. Blessed with a remarkable ability to reach out to a mixed bag of participants, Shubha ji would be taking them with her on a fascinating journey of discovery of the variety and rich foundations that go into the making of India’s contemporary music tradition.

This highly innovative Course is offered by the University with no Registration or Course fees and is open to all music lovers.  It would be covered through lectures supported by audio and video references and interactive sessions culminating in a presentation by the participants. 

Significantly, the Course is designed such that no prior knowledge of classical music is envisaged. The Course is scheduled in the evenings from 08 – 17 September 2014 at the Multipurpose Hall, Sanskriti Bhavan (Central Library), Patto, Panaji, for which Registrations are open on by clicking on the Course title that appears on the page.

Further details are also available through this website link. The Course Coordinator Prof. Usha Muraleedharan ( ; Ph: 6519356) or the Chief VRPP Coordinator Shri Ramrao Wagh ( may be also be contacted if required.

Ramrao Wagh, Chief VRPP Coordinator, GOA UNIVERSITY