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Ms. Jaya Shahi

Ph.D Pursuing from Banaras Hindu University
UGC-NET JRF (Music), 2011
M.Mus (Vocal Music) from Faculty of Performing Ars, Banaras Hindu University, 2009
B.A (Music Hons.) from Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Banaras Hindu University, 2007

Assistant Professor,
Centre for Performing Arts

Cell: 08271829576, 09792426262
E-Mail jshahivns@gmail.com, jaya.shahi@cuj.ac.in

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION  
  1. Indian Classical Vocal Music – Khayaal singing style
RESEARCH INTEREST  
  1. Currently working on “Dhrupad evam Khayaal gayan hetu kantha Sanskar: Ek vishleshanatmak addhyayan” as the topic of research for PhD.
WORK EXPERIENCE  
  1. Joined CUJ as an assistant professor on 10.06.2013
COURSES TAUGHT  
  1. Teaching following papers - Critical and comparative study of components of ragas and talas and different genres of vocal music, Fundamentals of Music, Folk/Tribal music of India to UG students
  2. Teaching following papers – Comparative and analytical study of ragas and talas, Music theory to PG students
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
 
  1. Prepared Syllabus for Master in Performing Arts, MPA (Vocal Music)
  2. Prepared Syllabus for Bachelor in Performing Arts, BPA (Vocal Music)
TRAINING PROGRAMS
 
  1. Attended 66th Orientation Course organized by UGC Academic Staff College, Banaras Hindu University from 03-30 January 2014.
CO-ACADEMIC/ADMINISTRATIVE ENGAGEMENTS
 
  1. Coordinator of Centre for Performing Arts since 08/07/2014
  2. Member of Women’s Cell, CUJ
PAPER PRESENTATION  
  1. Presented paper titled “Stryi Shakti – Empowered Nation”in National Seminar on “Challenges of Women Empowerment in India” organized by Department of Economics, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, U.P. from July 23-24, 2014.
  2. Presented paper titled “Musical Elements in Tamil Epic Silappatikaram” in National Seminar on “Language and Culture of Sangam Age and Its Impact on the Indigenous -Tribal Communities in India” organized by Centre for Tribal Folklore, Language and Literature, CUJ from March 31 – April 2, 2014.
  3. Presented paper titled “Uttar Pradesh ke Ritu Sambandhi Lok Geet: Parampara evam Vartaman Stithi”in International Seminar on “Lok Sahitya va Sanskriti: Samarthya Aur Chunautiyan” organized by Department of Hindi, Faculty of Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. from January 30-31, 2014.
  4. Presented paper titled “Folk Operatic Theatre Performance – Nautanki : An Overview”in National Seminar on Bharat ki lok sanskriti: Parampara evam pratibimb, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, from September 21-22, 2012.
  5. Presented paper titled “Ikkisavi shatabdi mein raag gayan shailiyan: Badlav evam swaroop”in International Seminar on Indian Art Forms, organized by Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwa Vidyalaya, Khairagarh, from February, 26-28, 2012
  6. Presented paper titled “Healing Power of Music”in International Seminar on Current trends in Music therapy practices: Methodology, techniques and implementation, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from February, 17-18, 2012
  7. Presented paper titled “Musical Journey of Rabindranath Tagore and the concept of musical education” in International Seminar on Discovering Tagore’s approach to education through his music, art and literature, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from December, 1-3, 2011
  8. Presented paper titled “Poorvi uttar Pradesh mein prachalit lok gayan shailiyaan: ek vivechana”in State level Seminar on Uttar Pradesh ki lok sanskriti: Parampara evam pratibimb, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, from September 19-21, 2011
  9. Presented paper titled “Therapeutic aspect of Indian Classical Music”in National Seminar on Sangeet and Yoga, organized by Sri Arvind Mahila College, Patna from February 11-12, 2011
  10. Presented paper titled “Raago ke Aprachalit hone ke kaarano par ek drishti” in National Seminar on Rare Ragas and Talas, organized by Department of Music and Performing Arts, University of Allahabad, Allahabad from December, 10-11, 2010
  11. Presented paper titled “Veda me varnit swarlipi paddhati ki avadharna”in National Seminar on Different Notation System: Concept and Evaluation, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, from November 10-11, 2010
  12. Presented paper titled “Different Dimensions of Musicology”in National Seminar on Musicology and Ethnomusicology, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, from December 14-15, 2009
PUBLICATIONS Journals –
 
  1. Shahi.Jaya, “Modes of Voice Production involved in Speech and Singing” in Drishti – Shodh Patrika, Student’s Council, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. ISSN No. 2250-2467, Vol. -3, No.-2, Page No.-64-68, Year-2012
  2. Shahi.Jaya, “ Raago ke Aprachalit hone ke kaarano par ek drishti” in Aprachalit Raag aur Taal, Editor – Prof. Swatantra Sharma, Anubhav Publishing House, Allahabad. ISBN: 978-93-80134-32-1, Edition -1, Page No.- 427-9, Year -2011
  3. Shahi.Jaya, “Manushyo mein swarotpatti ke karak” in Bhairavi – Sangeet Shodh Patrika, Mithilanchal Sangeet Parishad, Darbhanga. ISSN No. 0975-5217, Vol.-3, Page No.-30-32, Year-2011
Seminar Proceedings
 
  1. Shahi.Jaya, “Folk Operatic Theatre Performance – Nautanki : An Overview” in National Seminar on Bharat ki lok sanskriti: Parampara evam pratibimb, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Year-2012
  2. Shahi.Jaya, “Healing Power of Music” in International Seminar on Current trends in Music therapy practices: Methodology, techniques and implementation, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Year-2012
  3. Shahi.Jaya, “Musical Journey of Rabindranath Tagore and the concept of musical education” in International Seminar on Discovering Tagore’s approach to education through his music, art and literature, organized by Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Year-2011
AWARDS/HONOURS/SCHOLARSHIPS
 
  1. NET-JRF scholarship by UGC in Music, 2011
  2. Pandit Omkar Nath Thakur Memorial Cash Prize for securing second rank with first class marks in M.Mus (Vocal) Examination, 2009
  3. B.H.U. prize for securing the highest percentage of marks in Vocal Music at B.A.(Hons.) part III examination, 2007
  4. Certificate of Merit from B.H.U. for standing First in Subject – Vocal Music in Annual Exams of B.A. part I, 2005, B.A. part II, 2006 and B.A. part III, 2007
OTHER ACTIVITIES
 
  1. Graded Artist of All India Radio, Varanasi Kendra in Classical Music - Khayal, Light Music - Geet, Bhajan and Light Music – Ghazal categories.