Workshops and Lessons
For beginners, up to the Conservatory entrance level. Learn all the basic strokes, and aspects of tala, tabla solo and accompaniment.
For beginners, this is an introduction to the basic playing position and techniques needed to prepare you to study and play Ragas.
Also for beginners. Within one or two lessons one can learn the correct technique for playing the tanpura. Tuning takes longer and depends on the individual student.
Learn the basic playing technique, method of tuning, sitting and playing positions, replacing a string, basic maintenance etc
Sur-sadhana, sound meditation workshop
This is a wonderful way of discovering the profound sound of the tanpura and opening the voice to help train and sharpen the musical ear. Practising sur-sadhana is simple and easy and can also help one to a very profound spiritual experience by opening the senses.
Indian musical Instruments workshop or lecture
The history of the instruments, design and function within the Indian classical musical system. Sitar, tabla and tanpura will be the featured instruments.
Indian Classical Music appreciation class
Also, I offer an Indian Classical Music appreciation class to help listeners better understand the build-up of performance and the basic ideas behind this fascinating musical form.