Let’s Meet Some Sohal Ji’s Students!
Giani Darshan Singh Sohal Ji has taught thousands of students over the world and a great number of them are real proponents of Giani Ji’ Kirtan Style. Meet here some of them. The last in the list is not the least.
Gursharan Singh Mand
S. Gursharan Singh Mand took basic as well advanced training of Kirtan from a great Maestro Giani Darshan Singh Sohal systematically. He also learned Tabla from Giani Ji’s son and won the Haraballabh Festival ( a testimonial greatest festival of Indian Classical Music) in Tabla in his childhood.
Mani Singh Bitu
Mani Singh Bitu learned kirtan from Maestro Giani Darshan Singh Ji Sohal. He was already knowing some Tabla when he came in contact with Giani Ji. Occasionally he accompanied Giani’s performances with tabla, and super level of melody and advanced structure of Giani Ji’s singing style aroused in him a desire to learn the tabla of advanced stage. To fulfil his this desire he learned advanced Tabla from Maestro of Maestro’s i.e. Giani Ji’s youngest son Sh. Davinder Singh (famous as Vikhyat), and the training was so exponential that he did attain the level of a maestro which resulted in his internationals triumphs.
Jasbir Sasson is one of the most brilliant students of Giani Darshan Singh Sohal. Her traditional training has gone long enough under a rare maestro Giani Ji, which resulted in her maturity in classical music and its applictation to Devotional Music. She has learnt and paractised almost all the famous raags and taals and gained the appreciation from her audience including well ripened musicians. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Amrit Kaur Mand
Amrit Kaur Mand has learned more than twenty raags and various styles of music from Giani Ji. She is an excellent vocalist having charming voice and good sense of improvisations.
Manjit Kaur Sehra
Bibi Manjit Kaur Sehra got basics as well as advanced music training from rigrous teacher Giani Darshan Singh Sohal. And she followed the same style of teaching to teach her own students. Her and her student’s style of kirtan is really an example.
Bibi Harjit Kaur has become a virtuoso in the field of classical Kirtan under the guidance of a great Kirtan Maestro Giani Darshan Singh Sohal. She has good command over many tough raagas and talas. She is a succesful performer and instructor so is following Giani Ji well.
Kamaljit Singh Chadha
Mr. Kamaljit Singh Chadha learned the music from Giani Ji and was able to produce his cassete of Kirtan named as ‘Paya Laalu Rattanu Mani’. He is a great Yogi and Yoga Master and has given his wonderful recordings on Yoga.
Bibi Neelam Kaur Chadha
Bibi Neelam Kaur Chadha has natural talent for music and has become a good singer under Giani Darshan Singh Sohal’s guidance. She has toured a lot and shown her skill in kirtan many where.
S. Manbir Singh has learned music from Sohal Ji. He is a very nice singer and Tabla Player. He has good command over many tough taalas.
S. Manmohan Singh has good knowledge of Classical Music. He is in touch with Giani Ji for further enhancement of theory and practice of Indian Classical Music applied to Kirtan. He is a mature percussionist.
Mr. Virender Choudhry is one of famous and well learned deciples of Panth Rattan Kirtan Maestro Giani Darshan Singh Sohal. He spent a good part of his age in learning Classical Kirtan from Giani Ji, so his mature style of music performance reflects it.
Miss Vinita Choudhry really keeps a sharp mind, so she has been successful to learn Classical Kirtan from Kirtan Maestro Giani Darshan Singh Sohal. She has digged deep many Raagas and Taalas. A great audience of her is proud of her sweet voice.
Mr. Hitesh Choudhry is having a nice knowledge of Indian Classical Music. He has learned all this from famous Maestro Giani Darshan Singh Sohal. He has gone from basics to advanced Indian classical music under the supervision of Giani Ji.
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