There are many nuances of a Career in Playing Sitar. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Playing Sitar, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Playing Sitar. My research about a Career in Playing Sitar became a lot more meaningful when I found: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171231-0001/Others/Music/Career-in-Playing-Sitar/english
Dr Sudeep Rai's perspective! With 19 years & 7 months of professional experience, Dr Sudeep Rai understands Playing Sitar. Dr Sudeep Rai has worked in Playing Sitar as Sitar Maestro in Various Creative Assignments. In Dr Sudeep Rai's own words, this is how Dr Sudeep Rai got into Playing Sitar: "I started playing Sitar at the age of 12 and was trained by Sitar Maestro Padmabhushan Pt. Debu Chaudhuri. I have been performing at various National and International events since last 20 years."
Career Video on Playing Sitar In a video, Dr Sudeep Rai has talked about various aspects of a Career in Playing Sitar. Dr Sudeep Rai started by explaining Playing Sitar as: "Sitar is a plucked stringed instrument predominantly used in Hindustani classical music where it has been ubiquitous since the middle ages. It derives its resonance from sympathetic strings a long hollow neck and a gourd resonating chamber, used throughout the indian subcontinent the sitar became known in the western world in the late 1950s and early 1960s."
It was an amazing video with great information.
In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Playing Sitar, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Playing Sitar. Dr Sudeep Rai touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
- Basic Music Knowledge
- Guru at Initial Stage
- Aesthetic Sense
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Dr Sudeep Rai then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Playing Sitar:
- Imagination & Creativity
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Dr Sudeep Rai believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Playing Sitar:
- Literary Growth
- Overall Personality Growth
- Vast Career Opportunities
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Dr Sudeep Rai believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Playing Sitar:
- Finding Right Guru
- Expensive Learning
In the final section of the video Dr Sudeep Rai talks about How a day goes in a Career in Playing Sitar. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Playing Sitar, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171231-0001
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