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Introduction:

Welcome to Sargam Music School’s web site. This school is one of the two schools registered under ‘Education & Technology Consultants, Inc.’ (ETCI). The other school of ETCI is a Hindi language school called 'Hindi Pathshala'.

Both schools were established in 2008 by Poonam Sirohi, a certified, trained, and experienced teacher.

Sargam Music School is affiliated with an accredited music institution in India which is affiliated with Gandharva Mahavidhyalaya, in Gujrat. The students have the option of taking exams and receiving certification of GandharvaMahavidhyalaya, for each exam, progressing towards getting their 'Visharad' degree in North Indian classical music.

For many years, Poonam taught various subjects to all levels in schools in India, Zambia, and  Canada. Most of her teaching experience was gained teaching in the public school system and at the community college level in Canada. She moved to Cary, NC, in 1996. She worked as an education and technology consultant and as an instructional design specialist for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in Sanford, NC. She is also a certified 'Web Developer'. 

Poonam has received her training in Hindustani classical, vocal music for several  years under  renowned music gurus from India, Canada and USA. She has received extensive training from Mrs. Madhumita Sen Shaha ( a deciple of Late Pandit SitaramHaridandekar). She has also received training from Surmani Dr. Monica Saha founder and CEO of Aradhana Sangeet Academy. Currently, besides teaching, Poonam is also learning music from Vidushi Sumitra Guha ji, a Padamsri awardee and a well known artist of India and abroad. Poonam has numerous stage performances to her credit. Besides performing in India, she has performed in Canada, California, Maryland, and  North Carolina. Her teaching experience, knowledge of Hindustani Classical, and her passion for music motivated her to give up her career as a consultant and establish ‘Sargam Music School’.

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Last updated: July28, 2012