October 14, 2014, Pune – With a vision to spread awareness of Indian classical music, the Centre for Promotion of Music (CPM), has launched a web based program using kPoint. CPM has implemented this course with engaging videos from experts in the field and is designed for people new to music. It explains, in short, the concepts of various facets of Indian Music such as Swara, Laya, Taal, and contains information on various Gharanas in Vocal Music and Instruments played in Indian Classical. It also touches upon the subjects such as Classical Dance Forms, Carnatic and Western Music and the history of Indian Classical Music.
Every person should have the basic knowledge of all forms of music like dance, vocal and instruments. We know music and kPoint has provided the much needed technical help to bring our vision to reality. It has provided a complete solution in a very short duration. I hope many people will take advantage of this video based course and enjoy music.
-Pt. Atulkumar Upadhye
Pt. Atulkumar Upadhye, a well-known National Award winning violinist, is the force behind this initiative. On this occasion Panditji said, “God has blessed everyone with a musical talent within. Understanding music is a great art that is gives peace and relaxation for the mind and the brain. Every person should have the basic knowledge of all forms of music like dance, vocal and instruments. We know music and kPoint has provided the much needed technical help to bring our vision to reality. It has provided a complete solution in a very short duration. I hope many people will take advantage of this video based course and enjoy music.”
kPoint, an enterprise video platform, provided the platform and related services to create the complete experience. Apart from video hosting and global secured distribution, kPoint also played an important role in creating the website, sign up process and product integrations. All these elements together have created a complete experience for the student. kPoint has served as a perfect learning channel to bring the expertise of an established master to the doorstep of the students who will benefit from this.
On this occasion, Shridhar Shukla, Managing Director, kPoint said, “Enterprises have been leveraging our technology to deliver trainings for last three years. We are happy to see our technology being used for such a noble cause. This implementation breaks the geographical barriers and allows music enthusiasts across the globe to learn from the master.“
About Pt Atulkumar Upadhye
Pt. Atulkumar Upadhye, a national award winning violinist, represents a unique blend of Indian as well as Western musical techniques. Pt. Atulkumar is known for his versatility, technical brilliance, mature presentation and improvisation, which reflects a deep understanding of the subtle nuances of Hindustani Classical music. Music lovers look forward to exhilarating and melodious performances by this accomplished violinist. Many of his disciples are recognized as performing artists and have won National awards too. He currently heads one of the oldest violin institutes in India, the Lalit Kala Kendra of Pune University that has a glorious tradition. His recognition as a teacher par excellence and Guru recognizes his stature as a master musician.