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Introduction to Tabla performance - North Indian Classical

These lessons are aimed at beginners who wish to understand time and rhythm from a North Indian classical approach. The primary objective is to learn the art form in order to be able to perform (tabla solo and select accompaniment scenarios) and appreciate the instrument at a beginner level.

Extra information

Must haves:

1. The ability to sit cross legged on the floor for one hour at least.
2. A lined notebook
3. A pencil
4. An eraser

If coming to my place, then purchasing your own tabla is highly preferable but not essential.

If lessons are to be conducted at student's place or Skype, then having your own tabla is mandatory.

All instruction will be in English. However, you will learn the notations, mnemonics (spoken rhythms, called "bol") and terminologies in Hindi/Gujarati.

Location

At teacher's location: Pasteurstraat, The Hague, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Hindi, Gujarati

About Me

I'm an Indian expat in the Netherlands. I have a Masters in Hindustani (North Indian) Classical music (Tabla performance), have recently moved to the Hague and I teach tabla. I also play electric bass (4, 5 and 6 string), and acoustic and electric 6 string guitars. I am also a voice-over artist. I have been told that I am thorough, patient and easy to work with. I'm very passionate about all things music and am always seeking to improve my skills and knowledge, while simultaneously giving my very best in all my endeavours.

Education

-Bachelor's in Performing Arts from 2012 to 2015 through JG College of Performing Arts
-Masters from 2015 to 2017 through Upasana School of Performing Arts
Both from Ahmedabad, India

Experience / Qualifications

As of 2019, I have 15 years of live performance (as a musician) and 8 years of studio experience (as a musician and voice-over artist).
5 years of rigorous tabla study in institutes of higher learning (Bachelor's from 2012 to 2015 through JG College of Performing Arts, Masters from 2015 to 2017 through Upasana School of Performing Arts, both in Ahmedabad, India).

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Availability of a typical week

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9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00  Saturday at 9:00  Sunday at 9:00
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