TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE (East England)

 

Name: Minakshi Ajay
E-Mail: info@nrityakala-dancecreations.com
Field: Bharatnatyam and Carnatic Vocal
Address: Parkside Community Association,176 Goodmayes Lane, Ilford, Essex IG3 9PP
Telephone: 07950942082
Misc. Info: Minakshi Ajay is a professional Bharatanatyam performer, Guru and choreographer who has trained under various eminent Bharatanatyam gurus. She is the Artistic Director of Nrityakala Dance Creations Ltd based in Ilford, Essex and runs classes at the Gymactive Studio on Green Lane. For further details kindly visit the school's website or contact her through email or phone. website - www.nrityakala-dancecreations.com


Name: Jasline Antony
E-Mail: jaslineantony@yahoo.co.uk
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: 1 Waterside Close, Barking, Essex, IG11 9EL
Telephone: 07939557659
Misc. Info: I am running Bharathanatyam classes on Saturdays from 8am-10am for beginners and experienced students at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Opposite Southall Park, Park View Road, Southall, Middlesex. I am a dedicated and promising student of Smt Pushkala Gopal and Sri Unnikrishnan who have been running an institution of dance called 'Mudralaya School of Classical Indian Dance' for over 20 We also have classes in East Ham, Croydon, Raynes Park, Kingston and Ashford. If you are interested, please mail me on jaslineantony@yahoo.co.uk with the following details: your name, contact number and address, age and any experience.


Name: Debabrata Das
E-Mail: ddas_2k@yahoo.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 35 Freeman Square, Old Palace Road, Norwich NR2 4LB, U.K.
Telephone: 01603 491505, 07952127419.
Misc. Info: More than 40 years of experience in classical solo and performance with vocal, instruments and dance. Also I am available for solo performance and with classical (like sitar, sarod, santoor, vina,etc) semi- classical and modern items (like Bollywood) in the U.K. and Europe. Giving tabla lessons to individuals and groups of all ages. Both primary and advanced level lessons availble also through emails (Distant Learning System already developed for low cost and convenient learning sitting at home). For beginners at least a few personal lessons essential before learning through email.


Name: A. Farooqi
E-Mail: FarooqiNo1@aol.com
Field: Vocal
Address: 28 Blessingway Barking Essex UK IG11 0XG
Telephone: 44 7958300993
Misc. Info: light music teacher learn from Robin Gosh (Music Director) and also from Akhlaq Ahmed (Playback Singer)


Name: Heemali Inamdar
E-Mail: iluvhim4eva@hotmail.com
Field: Bollywood Dancing, street dancing and rass garba
Address: Cherry Hinton Cambridge England
Misc. Info: I teach bollywood rass garba and street dance. I have taken a crash course in bollywood dancing in india for 3 months. I am a trained street dancer from the bodyworks dance company cambridge and i have a huge joy passion for performance. I have passed the leadership in dance award and i have also passed a silver arts award in dance. I normally teach 1hr lessons at my house on saturdays, but i also throw workshops all around the county, i also specialize in bollywood hen parties which have been a huge success in the past, they consist of a bollywood dance sequence, henna painting and bollywood food (available upon request). I also do other occasions such as birthday parties etc. For more information do not hesitate to contact me.


Name: Jonathan Mayer
E-Mail: info@jonathanmayer.co.uk
Field: Sitar
Address: 64 Monkswood Ave, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1LD UK
Telephone: 44 7958 779873
Misc. Info: Please check out http://www.jonathanmayer.co.uk/ for full details.


Name: Ash Patil
E-Mail: ash.patil@tunes4me.com
Field: Popular Bollywood music for Piano, Keyboard and Guitar
Address: P.O. Box 503, Rickmansworth, WD3 7WA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 870 870 0152
Misc. Info: With the formal musical training from Trinitiy College Of Music, London (Calcutta Centre) in theory of Music and Practice (Pianoforte),  Raajagopalen is currently giving advanced lessons in music to music students and aspiring artists including training students for the film industry. He has been a regular performing artist at leading international 5 Star hotels in Bangalore for over 20 years. Through his enthusiasm and initiative, he has interpreted popular Bollywood songs, creatively compiled the notations for them and finalised and published only after thoroughly verifying for authenticity. http://www.tunes4me.com/


Name: Pooja
E-Mail: pooja@poojamusic.com
Field: Vocal
Address: Bedford, UK
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I conduct individual and small group tuitions and workshops in all types of Indian music. The main aim is to give you a solid foundation in the classical basics, extensive voice training and awareness of styles. We enjoy the music and have fun. www.poojamusic.com


Name: Sukhi Rayat
E-Mail: sukhi.rayat@ntlworld.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 35 Abbotts Road Letchworth Herts SG6 4UU
Telephone: 00 44 777 333 4375
Misc. Info:


Name: Harkirat Singh Rayatt
E-Mail: harkirat@chakardar.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 4 Brancaster Drive, Great Notley / Braintree, Essex, CM77 7JR, England UK
Telephone: + 44 7714 065078
Misc. Info: Blessed with a clean playing style, Harkirat has built up a good reputation over the past 27 years for producing some of the Uk's best young Tabla players. He holds classes in Southall, Middlesex, Central London, Basildon & Braintree in Essex catering for all levels from beginner to professional. Harkirat has a huge student network and runs Chakardar - UK's leading promoters of Indian Percussion. The teaching is supplemented with Tabla solo performances, workshops, masterclasses, etc, by the top Tabla Players in the world. Chakardar also conducts percussion fusion tours and runs the worlds best & largest residential Tabla Summer School inviting top teachers such as Pt. Shankar Ghosh from abroad. Such is the success that students can learn purely for pleasure and also enrol on accredited University and College courses in Tabla Music. Visit www.chakardar.com for more details. Harkirat himself learnt from Ustad Gurmit Singh Virdee and has a tabla lineage tracing back through Ustad Bahadur Singh to Ustad Fakir Baksh I (Punjab) and Pt Samta Prasad (Benares)


Name: Ranjeet S Sokhi
E-Mail: saaz_music@yahoo.co.uk
Field: Tabla, Vocal, Sitar
Address: 45 Hillside Road, Upper Stondon, Bedfordshire, SG16 6LP, England, UK
Telephone: 01462814476
Misc. Info: For advice on Indian Classical Music in the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire area please visit www.saazmusic.org.


Name: Shruti Sriram, Artistic Director 'Sanskriti:'
E-Mail: shruti.sriram@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic vocal music, Bharathnatyam in the Kalakshetra style
Address: 20 Brisbane Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 4SR,UK
Telephone: 0208 554 4054 or 07896 878 077
Misc. Info: Training is provided (all ages 5 and above), at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. ISTD dance grade exams offered (www.istd.org) Please refer website for detailed information. Website - Sanskritiuk.net Institution - Sanskriti - South Asian Natya (dance) Sangita (Music) Kriya (Act of performing/theatre) Iti


Name: Sarojini Sundaresan
E-Mail: sarojini_sundaresan@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic music - Vocal
Address: 38 Madras Road Ilford, Essex IG1 2EY, UK
Telephone: +44 020 8478 8237
Misc. Info: Mrs. Sarojini Sundaresan is currently based in London, UK and runs fine arts society called RaagaLaya, dedicated to the development of research projects in Carnatic music and teaching enthusiastic students of different nationalities in the traditional Alathur style. Mrs. Sarojini Sundaresan has performed in concerts extensively in India and elesewhere and has conducted lecture-demonstration and workshops on Carnatic Music. She is highly acclaimed for her in-depth knowledge in the art and well appreciated by critics and connoisseurs for her precision in rhythm and extempore exposition of popular and rare tunes (ragas). She has several compositions to her credit.



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