Raga Meets Symphony

Raga Meets Symphony

A Collaborative Approach for Working With Western Music 

February 2018



Award-winning composer Reena Esmail and Hindustani vocalist Saili Oak team up to co-teach an intensive workshop where you will:

  • Get an overview of the fundamental principles of western classical music 
  • Receive practical skills for working with western classical musicians 
  • Learn collaborative practices in a hands-on rehearsal process

Topics Covered:

  • Structure, movement, and instrumentation in western music 
  • Basic western classical theory 
  • Ear training 
  • Reading western notation
  • Harmonization


  • February 12-13-143 pm – 7 pm
  • All India Institute of Local Self Govt., Andheri (W) Mumbai
  • Fees: Rs. 4,500 (Includes lectures and the course materials)
  • Online payments accepted



  • Complete Registration Form (below)
  • Applicants are not required to have any previous training in western music. However, they must have a working knowledge of Hindustani khayal tradition. 
  • Please have your resume (in PDF format) and accompanying recordings (in .mp3 .wav or .aac format) ready to upload

Registration deadline: January 15th, 2018 

Selected applicants will be informed by January 31st, 2018

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