JSS Jammu hosts Spic Macay’s virtual Anubhav Series
Oct 19, 2021
JAMMU: Jammu Sanskriti School (JSS), Jammu takes colossal pride in hosting SPIC MACAY Anubhav 3 for the students in collaboration with Hubs of Learning.
The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) is a voluntary youth movement which promotes intangible aspects of Indian cultural heritage by promoting Indian classical music, classical dance, folk music, yoga, meditation, crafts and other aspects of Indian culture.
A five day long workshop was commemorated on October 10 in which Dr Soma Ghosh, a vocalist of the Banaras Gharana and is the 'manasputri' of Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan with whom she performed several 'jugalbandis'.
Highlights of the 5 days were basic knowledge of music (it's origin, history, importance) and Aaroh - avroh, day 2 brimmed with Pakadd and Alaap of Yaman raga which is an evening raga which is romantic in nature. Raga Yaman generates bhakti, gambhir, shringar, serene and suggestive rasa day 3 witnessed the grandeur of Bandish, cheez or gat is a fixed, melodic composition in Hindustani vocal or instrumental music, The day 4 continued with Rias of the teachings done on previous days and Bandish of Rag Yaman and day 5 ended with practice session and Antra of Bandhish.
Rohini Aima, PrincipalCum-Vice-Chairperson of the school conveyed gratitude to Dr Soma Ghosh, her disciples Maitrey and Shampali, Shraddha-the outreach coordinator Principals and teacher coordinators of participating schools, Puja Sabarwal and Shruti - teacher coordinators of school and to all the learners for making this event a successful one. She also conveyed special thanks to Munmun Kohli for the technical support rendered throughout the event.