The Bengal Parampara Sangeetalay (BPS) was established in November 2014, and offers a chance for aspiring musicians to train under renowned gurus. Admission and tution at the school is free of cost.
In order to enroll at BPS, applicants must first be judged through an audition. We are presently accepting applications in 6 catagories: Khayal, Dhrupad, Sitar, Sarod, Tabla and Esraj.
We will be enrolling students in two age groups:
• Junior section – 7 – 16 years
• Senior section – 16+ – 25 years
Requirements for eligibility are listed below:
1. The applicant must know all the swaras (Junior)
2. The applicant must have clear enunciation (Junior)
3. Applicants will be required to perform a short classical piece to its entirety
4. The applicant must know at least 3-4 ragas and will be required to present a 10-minute performance of Raga Sangeet (Senior)
1. Tabla players must be familiar with taal and laya (Junior)
2. Applicants must have basic familiarity with the instrument (Sitar, Sarod, Tabla and Esraj) (Junior)
3. The applicant must know at least 3-4 ragas and will be required to present a 10-minute instrumental piece of Raga Sangeet (Senior)
4. Tabla players will be required to present a 10-minute classical piece to its entirety (Senior)
All applicants will be able to register online from the link provided below
Audition Registration Form (PDF Download)
Or collect forms from Bengal Boi
1/3 Block D, Lalmatia, Dhaka-1209
Last day to register is 31 July 2019. We will inform you with a time and date for your audition once you have successfully registered.