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

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Name: Chaitanya GA
Email: ga.chaithanya@gmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: Swindon Town Centre
Telephone: 07438236386
Misc. Info: I have performed at national levels and I am also an accomplished Indian Government Television dancer. I have been awarded multiple scholarships and honors by the government. I have also been a dance teacher teaching at my personal training institute and other institutes.


Name: Payal Garg
Email: payal.garg.agg@gmail.com
Field: Bharatnatyam Dance
Address: 4, Tiffany Court, Redcliffe Mead Lane, Bristol, BS1 6FD, UK
Telephone:
Misc. Info:


Name: Kunapuli Vasantha Lakshmi
Email: kunapulivasanthalakshmi@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal, Veena, Violin
Address: 124, Chadacre Road, Stoneleigh , Epsom, Surrey, KT17 2HF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: 07875847198
Misc. Info: 30 years experience in carnatic music and Indian classical music, veena and violin.


Name: K. Sridhar
Email: srisarod@gmail.com
Field: Sarod
Address: Chapel Hill, NC and Stroud, GLOS
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Internationally acclaimed sarod maestro and master of Nada Yoga ("union through sound"). His teachers include Z.M. Dagar, Ravi Shankar, and Ali Akbar Khan. K. Sridhar also offers workshops in raga based music for Western instruments, the art of improvisation, and incorporating yoga techniques into a personal practice. When teaching sarod, sitar, surbahar or Dhrupad vocal technique; he uses the methodology learned from his traditional training, ie. a form of one-to-one mentorship. (www.sridhar.org)


Name: Rohan Kapadia
Email: rohan_kapadia@hotmail.com
Field: Classical Tabla
Address: Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
Telephone: 01793 496225
Misc. Info: I have been playing tabla since 1999 (Farukahabad Gharana, guru Shri Tapan Roy). I have won many national awards and performed extensively on TV, radio, stage and cinema in UK and Mumbai. I teach and have an enhanced CRB.  More information, recordings, etc on my web site: www.rohan.org.uk


Name: Kumbakonam G. Venkatesan
Email: arsi_01@rediffmail.com
Field: Mrudangam , Ghatam, Morsing, Konnakkole,
Address: 30 Doncaster Road,Bristol;BS10 5PJ.U.K.
Telephone: 07427048727
Misc. Info: Professional Mridungam artist for the last 30 years, Degree Holder from Tamil Nadu Govt. Music College and Madras University;Have been working in All India Radio in Delhi Before coming to Bristol;Given Accompaniment to various renowned Bharatnatayam and Other Classical Indian artists like Padmashri Yamini Krishnamurti,Padmashri Dr Balamurali,K.J.Yesudas ,Mandolin Srinivasan,Sirkazhi Govindarajan,Soolamangalam Sisters,Dr Ramani Flute,Jugalbandi and Fusion Music with Rasheed Mustafa Tabla(Delhi),I conduct Mridungam classes and The Founder of Kalalaya, Bristol and conducting Programmes through that.


Name: Gayatri Lele
Email: info.classicalmusic@gmail.com
Field: Indian Classical Music (Hindustani Classical Singing), harmonium / Keyboard
Address: Bradley Stoke, Bristol,UK.
Telephone: 07710810367
Misc. Info: I conduct Indian Classical Singing and Harmonium / Keyboard lessons. I have learnt Hindustani Classical Music in India and passed exams of the institution, 'Akhil Bharatiya Gandharv Mahavidyalay'. I have been teaching since 9 years. I have done performances in and around Bristol. I have been interviewed by BBC Radio Bristol and Star FM channel. I conduct Indian classical singing one-to-one Online learning sessions on Skype. Website - http://www.saregamapa.co.uk


Name: Dr.Vasumathi Prasad
Email: vasumathiprasad@hotmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 226 New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8TQ
Telephone: 0117 947 0710 Mobile 07582868171
Misc. Info: Accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer, teacher and choreographer. I am a disciple of Bharatanatyam legend Padmashri Chitra Visweswaran. I conduct lessons in Stoke Gifford Bristol. We perform regularly at council and community events in and around Bristol and Birmingham, including at Balaji temple.


Name: Reshma Rajagopalan
Email: sonali_sanny@yahoo.com
Field: Dance
Address: 53, severn avenue, weston super mare, bs23 4dg
Telephone: ph no - 01934 633221,07968824097
Misc. Info: I am currently teaching in Sutton and will be starting classes soon in Bath and Bristol. I will also perform for functions,weddings and any other occasions. i can perform bharatyanatyam, bhangra, bollywood, kollywood, south indian folk dancing. My prices are 6 per hour and transport fees paid for travelling.  Please enquire for prices regarding functions. I have certificates to prove dance expertise and experience.


Name: Madhuri Rajesh
Email: madhuriraj@yahoo.com
Field: Mohiniyattom, Bharatanatyam & Bollywood
Address: 18, Pennslyvania Rd, Exeter, Devon
Telephone: 07988051741
Misc. Info: Disciple of Kalamandalam Premalatha , Smt. Tara Kalyan, Sri. Nanthancode Vinayachandran and Kalamandalam Ambika. Certificate holder from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt of INDIA.


Name: Durga Ramakrishnan
Email: durgacmusic@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Music - Vocal and Veena
Address: Whitchurch, Bristol, UK
Telephone: 07990547172
Misc. Info: I have graduated in Indian Music from the University of Madras. I sing Carnatic Music, light classical devotional, folk, bhajans. I play Veena. I have been teaching and performing for the last 25 years. My grandmother Smt Kalpakam Santhanam was my Guru, who was the dicipile of Kalahasthi Veeriah Pillai (served in the court of Bobilli Rani Samasthana) . I underwent Music Teachers' Training at the Chennai Music Academy. I give concerts, do cross cultural workshops in schools in Bristol. I have performed at Bath Festival, Thyagaraja Aaradhana at Balaji Temple, Birmingham, St George's Bristol at the Festival of Songs, Soundworks and at Multifaith Celebrations. I give individual and group lessons. Online lessons through skype available on request.


Name: Ricky Romain
Email: rickyheatherduende@tiscali.co.uk
Field: sitar
Address; Flat 1a. Milton's Yard, West st. Axminster Devon EX13 5NX UK.
Telephone: 01297 35897.
Misc. Info: For more information please visit www.indian-music.org & www.rickyromain.com


Name: Jon Sterckx
Email: jon@jonsterckx.co.uk
Field: Tabla, percussion, live multipercussion sampling
Address: Stroud UK
Telephone: (0044) 07913 665595
Misc. Info: I teach and perform tabla & various percussion instruments. More information & recordings / video clips can be found on my websites - http://www.jonsterckx.co.uk & http://www.drumscapes.net


 

 

 

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