How do I start a Career in Playing Veena?

I find a Career in Playing Veena very interesting. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Playing Veena actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Playing Veena. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Playing Veena, when I came across: Instrument/Career-in-Playing-Veena/hindi

Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee's professional point of view!

Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee is an experienced professional with 23 years in Playing Veena. Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee has worked in Playing Veena as Music Guru in Sharda Music Foundation. In Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee's own words, this is how Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee got into Playing Veena: "After doing my schooling from BTIC Varanasi, I did BA in English Literature from Harishchandra PG College. My musical Journey started at the age 3, I m fourth generation musician in my family. My first teacher was my mother Vidhushi Jaya Banerjee, later I was trained by Dr. Shivnath Bhatacharya and Narendra Chakravarty. My first stage performance was at the age of 11, since then I have performed various shows worldwide. In 2018, I got Doctorate in Music (Sidha Veena)."

Career Video on Playing Veena

In a video, Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee has talked about various aspects of a Career in Playing Veena. Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee started by explaining Playing Veena as: "The veena, comprises a family of chordophone instruments of the Indian subcontinent. Ancient musical instruments evolved into many variations, such as lutes, zithers and arched harps. The many regional designs have different names such as the Rudra veena, the Saraswati veena, the Vichitra veena and others. Siddha Veena is a stringed musical instrument its sound resembles that of Vichitra Veena, Sitar and Sarod, though with its own special character.It is a highly modified Slide Guita and the instrument is made of teak wood which is joint less. It has 21 strings 4 melody, 3 drone, 2 chikaris and 12 tarab (sympathetic strings)." The video gave me so much food for thought.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Playing Veena is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Playing Veena. Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Music Theory
  • Gharana
  • Riyaaz
  • Proper Training from Guru
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Playing Veena:
  • Creativity
  • Social Media
  • Law of Karma
  • Passion and Perseverance
  • Focus and Discipline
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Playing Veena:
  • Spiritual Aspect of Music
  • Respect and Recognition
  • Music Therapy
  • Inner Peace
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Playing Veena:
  • Initial Struggle
  • Lack of Right Guru

In the final section of the video Pt. Siddhartha Banerjee talks about How a day goes in a Career in Playing Veena. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Playing Veena, 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:

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