TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE (England - Yorkshire and Humber)

 

Name: Ramprapanna Bhattacharya
E-Mail: ramprapanna.sitar@gmail.com
Field: Sitar
Address: Leeds, UK
Telephone: +44 (0) 7448 270 455
Misc. Info: Sitarist of ImdadKhani-Etawah Gharana. Please visit website for more information: http://ramprapanna.webs.com and http://sites.google.com/site/ramprapanna


Name: Arnab Chakrabarty
E-Mail: arnabsarod@ymail.com
Field: Sarod also teaches Sitar and fretless guitar.
Address: Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Telephone: +44 7583 506 794
Misc. Info: Sarod exponent of Seniya-Shahjahanpur Gharana. Disciple of Dr. Kalyan Mukherjea, one of the foremost pupils of Pt. Radhika Mohan Maitra. Also studied with Buddhadev Das Gupta, Brij Narayan and Pandit Yashwantbuwa Joshi. Specialist coach for energy-efficient technique and orthodox sarod repertoire. Sarod, sitar and fretless guitar taught at basic, intermediate and advanced levels. Advanced training for players of all instruments in repertoire and raga development. Divides his time between Mumbai and Leeds, and also teaches via Skype. More info and sound bytes: www.arnabchakrabarty.com


Name: Poulomi Chakraborty
E-Mail: poulomi.chakraborty@hotmail.co.uk
Field: Hindustani Vocal
Address: 9 Royal Terrace, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West York Shire, LS23 6BS
Telephone: Tel: 01937541848, Mob:07870373468
Misc. Info: I am a renowned performer in Hindustani Classical and Semi Classical vocal.I have trained under eminent Gurus from last eighteen years. I have performed for All India Radio, Mumbai,selected for National Scholarship by India Govt. I have performed in India, Mauritius and UK.I am available for one/group tution.


Name: Deviekha Chetram
E-Mail: dev@taranadancecentre.com
Field: Indian Classical - Kathak and Bollywood
Address: 589 Middlefield Road, Unit 24  Scarborough
Telephone: 416-299-6993 or 647-233-6993
Misc. Info: Owner and Artisitic Director or Tarana Dance centre www.taranadancecentre.com . Over 20 years experience teaching Indian Dance.


Name: Vrata Chigateri
E-Mail: vrata_c@yahoo.com
Field: Indian Classical Dance- Kuchipudi
Address: Sheffield
Misc. Info: Kuchipudi is an Indian Classical Dance and hails from the southern state of Andra Pradesh. It is know for its vibrant movement, dramatic expression and lilting music. Dance is composed of the Physical element, the presentation or dramatic element as well as the spiritual or rasa element. These components of dance make it a wonderful platform to not only have physical activity, improve ones presentation and communication skills but also learn about indian stories, tradition and culture. I am a senior student of Guru. Vyjayanthi Kashi and have been learning the nuances of Kuchipudi under her tutelage since 1996. I have toured extensively with my guru across India and have performed at prestigious venues and national television.


Name: Everydance Workshops
E-Mail: everydance.co.uk
Field: Bollywood and Bhangra dance lessons and workshops
Address: 12, Plantation Ave North Anston Sheffield S25 4DA South Yorkshire England
Telephone: 07966 737215
Misc. Info: Classes every Sunday in Sheffield. One-off workshops and performances also available. The teacher has over 25 years dance and teaching experience, and has won several dance awards.


Name: Sonali Jain
E-Mail: rawtoos@hotmail.com
Field: Bollywood & Indian Folk Dance
Address: 3 Carr Manor Drive, Moortwon , Leeds LS17 5AP
Telephone: 07894082204 / 01132168971
Misc. Info: I am a freelance dance artist with the flair for Folk & Bollywood dances. I also teach Bollywood Dance . I believe in delivering meaning & emotions through my dance. I am a bright and a talented performer and put my soul in all my dance performances & choreography. My interest lies in performing and teaching creative folk and bollywood dances. My hobbies include painting and pottery designing. I am available for the following kinds of work: School Workshops, Community classes, extended school activities, Dance Training, Cultural performances


Name: Avtar Singh Manku
E-Mail: avtarmusic@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla, Dhol
Address: Leeds
Telephone: 07968 961254
Misc. Info:


Name: Mrs Supriya Nagarajan
E-Mail: manasamitra@gmail.com
Field: South Indian classical Carnatic vocalist
Address: 8, Birkdale Road, Dewsbury West Yorkshire, WF13 4HH
Telephone: 07968 828911
Misc. Info: Supriya has trained in carnatic music from the age of five from the renowned guru T R Balamani. She has performed in various stages all over the world. Blessed with a mellifluous voice, Supriya specialises in exploring the various ragas in depth and giving thematic concerts. She runs her art organisation Manasamitra ( www.manasamitra.com) based in West Yorkshire. She works in schools and art venues throughout the UK delivering music workshops lec-dems and organises various events in Yorkshire hosting international artists. Supriya is in the process of recording for a CD series which will be released shortly. - Her concert clips can be accessed on You Tube via the following link: - www.youtube.com/watch?v=blbG8uEvMGE


Name: Chitra Ramakrishnan
E-Mail: chithra.ramakrishnan@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic vocalist and Bharatnatyam dancer
Address: Yorkshire (West)
Telephone: 0113-217-4979
Misc. Info: Born in a traditional South Indian family with a rich cultural heritage, I was initiated into music at a very young age and started her musical career under the tutelage of her mother Smt. Susila Seetharaman, a senior Carnatic vocalist. I was fortunate to receive training from Tiger Varadacharya's foremost disciple, Shri Chalapuram Papa and later with Shri.Mathur P. Balasubramaniam. Am currently pursuing her music under the expert tutelage of Shri. T.V. Gopalakrishnan, an exemplary musician and a renowned musicologist. I have performed extensively in India and abroad. And I have given live concerts and also featured in South Indian premier television channels. Launched my first Carnatic album 'Carnatic Delights' in March 2006. Besides my musical pursuits, she is also an accomplished Bharatnatyam dancer, trained in the Vazhuvoor style.-She has been conferred Natya Bhooshan in 1983 by Bharatnatyala and Trichy Fine arts. Her desire to propagate the rich South Indian art forms globally, led her to start Shruthi UK, a non -profit organisation, now based in Staffordshire-dedicated to music and dance. She conducts workshops and interactive sessions with children and also with the community to create an awareness and interest in our rich Indian tradition. An MBA in Marketing and Finance and Human resources, Chithra holds a doctorate in Management. She has also made her debut as a playback singer in South Indian movies.


Name: Dr. Srujana Satish
E-Mail: srujana.musician@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal & Violin
Address: Sheffield, UK.
Telephone: +44 07780320517
Misc. Info: PhD in Psychology of Music; Won several Gold Medals, Awards and Prizes from prestigious organizations from all over India. All India Radio top graded artist, given over 700 performances; Teaching experience of 17 years, tutoring students individually and 7 years of teaching at Andhra University as a guest faculty. I offer to take classes at my residence as well as on Skype.


Name: Aditi Sen
E-Mail: aditisen50@hotmail.com
Field: Indian Classical Kathak Dance
Address: 58, Mexborough Grove, West Yorkshire, Leeds, LS7 3DZ.
Telephone: 07912357688
Misc. Info: I am an Indian classical Kathak dancer, originally from India but presently based in Leeds, Uk. I do one to one lessons / group classes / lecture demonstration / master classes / community dance projects in Kathak & semi-classical dance in Leeds, London elsewhere. Besides, I also travel everywhere in Uk for prestigious Kathak dance performances. For one to one lessons, I charge £20 per hour.


Name: Chiragi Solanki
E-Mail: chiragiuk@yahoo.co.uk
Field: Indian Folk & Bollywood Dance
Address: 5 Tynwald Road, Moortown, Leeds. LS17 5NG.
Telephone: 0773 894 3589
Misc. Info: Chiragi is a Choreographer, Teacher and Performer of Bollywood styles of dances, providing a range of services for everyone. Chiragi also offers private tuition to individuals and groups for auditions / shows, to increase self confidence or just for fun! Please call for more details. Saturdays 11am (1 hour) Bollywood Dance Workshop. Sundays 11am (45 mins) ZUMBA - Keep Fit in Bollywood Style. at Leeds Mandir, 36 Alexandra Road, Leeds, LS6 1RF. Can arrange classes at your convenient venue, website : http://chiragi.terapad.com/


Name: Ramya Tangirala
E-Mail: ramyatangirala@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocalist, dance musician
Address: Leeds, UK
Telephone:078525 82394
Misc. Info: Ramya is a Carnatic Vocalist and Visual Artist based in Leeds. Ramya is a freelancer and works in partnership with individual artists and Art Organisations participating in their Music and Dance Productions, workshops and various events all over UK. Ramya takes group lessons locally and individual lessons online. You could view her profile and youtube link below. http://www.saa-uk.org/artist/Ramya-Tangirala https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HCQG4_5C0o



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