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TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE (North West England)

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Name: Nilanjana De
Email: nmitra9@gmail.com
Field: Indian Classical Music, Vocal (North Indian), like Khayal, Thumri, Bhajan etc. along with Rabindra Sangeet and Bengali Tappa.
Address: 3, Pool Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7NX., United Kingdom
Telephone: +447586676145
Misc Info: I teach Indian Vocal Classical Music viz, Khayal, Thumri, Bhajan, Tappa, Kajri, Hori etc. I am a disciple of Ustad Masqoor Ali Khan and the Late Guru Gopal Sreshtha, the exponent in Benaras Gharana. Later, I came under the tutelage of Ustad Jainul Abedin of the ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata and Smt Purnima Chowdhury, the renowned singer. I was awarded 'Sangeet Prabhakar' and am a regular performer in the All India Radio. I earned the Certificate Of Merit by Rajya Sangeet Academy, Govt of West Bengal. I am a skilled performer of Vilambit and Drut khayals in various talas and also Thumri, Dadra, Hori, Bhajans, etc with equal ease which has won acclaim from many. I can perform Rabindra Sangeet and Bengali tappa as well. For my students, I stress on rigorous voice training by scientific methods in order to build up a foundation for all dimensions. I live in Cheshire (Macclesfield), UK with my family.


Name: Kim Gandhi
Email: klg480@hotmail.co.uk
Field: sitar
Address: Manchester (UK)
Telephone: 0780 170 8878
Misc. Info: Sitar lessons given in your own home by a qualified and experienced teacher. Sitar provided for lessons.


Name: Abhinandana M.K.
Email: smile_abhi@yahoo.com
Field: Kuchipudi, Contemporary dance forms
Address: Preston, UK
Telephone:07894238617
Misc. Info: Trained classical kuchipudi dance Perfomer & tutor for the last 12 years. Recipient of prestigeous awards Natya Ratna, Singarmani, Outstanding young person, Pearl of Hyderabad to name a few. Please visit www.abhinandana.tk


Name: Jimmy Khan
Email: tasovarlohdi@msn.com
Field: singer and harmonium teacher
Address: Manchester
Telephone: 07767663434
Misc. Info: i am singer from lahore pakistan I live in Manchester. I teach singing and harmonium. welcome for lesson at my music school


Name: Lakshmi Krishnakumar
Email: lakshmikrishnakumar2001@yahoo.co.in
Field: karnatic vocal
Address:
Manchester Telephone: mumbai-26359151
Misc. Info: iam an a grade artiste of a.i.r mumbai.i have learnt under palai c.k.ramachandran, v.r.krishnan, seetha rajan.i will be visiting manchester from 29th sept to 24 th oct. I will be ready to perform concerts there.


Name: Prof. Himadri Lahiry
Email: hlahiry@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 2 Sunningdale Avenue Rossall Fleetwood Lancs FY7 8HS
Telephone: 01253 875013
Misc. Info: Prof. Lahiry with his wizardry of fingers, is highly saught after as Tabla player. He has facinated and excited listeners for many years in the UK, USA. UAE and abroad. He has accompanied Tabla with India's finest maestros and soloists. He has developed a unique style of his own, which is the combination of four Gharanas he learnt from Ustad Munne Khan, Llanji, Ustad Keramatulla Khan, Bhuneshwar Pandey, Harisadan Goswami and PanditJnan Prakash Ghosh. Prof. Lahiry's book on "Tabla Playing Made Simple" is used as text book in many music schools in the UK and USA. Prof Lahiry Has more than 30 years of teaching experience and produced some fine artists.


Name: Tasovar Lohdi
Email: tasovarlohdi@msn.com
Field: Tabla, and Tabla repair
Address: Manchester
Telephone: 07767663434
Misc. Info: I have learnt tabla of master tabla player ustad faiyaz khan delhi india I am in manchester england


Name: Monika Mahendru
Email: m_geetanjali123456@yahoo.com
Field: Kathak, bollywood dances, Bhangra, folk dances of India, fusion and contemporary dances
Address: Liverpool
Telephone: 00447846321733, 00919855406014 
Misc. Info:


Name: Mahesh Navekar
Email: mahesh.navekar@gmail.com
Field: Keyboards & Indian harmonium Player - Bollywood, Bhajans, Ghazal and Classical
Address: Preston, Lancashire. UK.
Telephone: 07971 271433
Misc. Info: An experienced and versatile keyboard and harmonium player based in the North West, England.  A disciple of Pandit Haridas Popatkar, with over twenty five year's of experience.  Portfolio includes; live stage performances as freelance musician with numerous local and international artists and groups. Also performed abroad including USA and on local Television, Radio and involved in recording studio work.   A qualified tutor for Lancashire Adult Learning under Lancashire County Council, and teaching harmonium and Keyboards courses in the community and working full time as a World Music Tutor.  An experienced freelance musician, also has own band available for Live Stage Shows, Private Parties, Music Workshops, Raas Garba events and Religious Bhajan programmes.


Name: Depak Panchal
Email: depakpanchal520@hotmail.com
Field: Dholak
Address: 22 Canterbury Road Ribbleton Preston :
Telephone: 07821367042
Misc. Info: I am an experienced dholak player from the north west, I have performed with various artists from palkistan and india and am the diciple of ustad Babr Ali, a dholak player from lahore, i am now branching out into teching as well as playing live


Name: Sandeep Popatkar
Email: s.popatkar@ntlworld.com
Field: taal Traveller (Tabla, Dholak, Dhol + Percussion instruments)
Address: Manchester, UK
Telephone: +44 (0) 7974 662286, +44 (0) 161 4346194
Misc. Info: I was taught the art of playing Classical Tabla by my father and only guru, Late. Pandit. Manikrao. Popatkar, who was a disciple of Tapasvi. Saamta. Prasaad, of Banaaras Gharaana. I have been playing and performing with numerous top-class musicians from India, UK and abroad, since the age of 10. Currently, I perform in musical events ranging from Classical to Jazz, do workshops and teach at home.


Name: Dr. Swati Raut
Email: swativraut@hotmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam and Mohiniattam
Address: Foxgloves, Wood Lane, Parbold, Wigan, WN6 7TH UK
Telephone: 01257 464481
Misc. Info: 1) Individual Private tuitions 2) Classes at Bolton on Saturday


Name: Avital Raz
Email: avitalraz@gmail.com
Field: vocal, Dhrupad, introduction to Indian music for Western musicians
Address: Manchester, Preston (UK)
Telephone: 07415343285
Misc. Info: I'm a classically trained western musician with degrees in vocal performance and composition, studied in North India for six years the ancient art of Dhrupad singing under prof. Ritwik Sanyal of Benares Hindu University. Available for workshops as well as private tutorial. www.avitalraz.com lessons are 25 for just over an hour


 

 

 

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