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Name: Haresh A. Bakshi
Email: hareshbakshi@hotmail.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal, elementary tabla, Sitar, Violin, keyboard
Address: 4771 Silverberry LN NW : Acworth GA 30102-3559
Telephone: (678) 354-4678
Misc. Info: My gharana is Gwalior. Classes: (1) one-on-one basis. Fee:$40.00 per session of 45 minutes. (2) Internet-based: See http://www.SoundOfIndia.com.


Name: Dr. Kakali Bandyopadhyay
Email: kakalib@hotmail.com
Field: sitar
Address:
Telephone:
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Name: Surojit Bandyopadhyay
Email: surojit_bandyo@yahoo.com
Field: tabla
Address: Cumming, GA, USA
Telephone: 5023846855
Misc. Info: I have have been playing Tabla for last 25 years. Recently moved to Atlanta/Cumming GA. I want to share my Tabla knowledge with others interested in a group class setting. Also, I am available for accompaniment with pure classical vocal/instrumental, Gazal etc.


Name: Niveditha C.K.
Email: nivibala88@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal
Address: The Berkshires at Vinings, Smyrna
Mobile: 470-819-9748
Misc Info: I am a disciple of Dr. Gayatri Sankaran and Late Thiru Senkottai Narayanan. I have been singing carnatic music for 15+ years. I am currently conducting classes for beginners. I am available at flexible timings. Please contact me for further details on classes.


Name: Aparna Chandran
Email: aps8029@yahoo.co.in
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: 1293, Creekside place, Smyrna, Georgia- 30082
Telephone: 770-434-6590
Misc. Info: Bharathanatyam dance class for beginners and advance students.


Name: Santosh Chandru
Email: santosh_chandru@yahoo.com
Field: Mridangam
Address:
Telephone: 409-454-1552
Misc. Info: A senior student of Ambalapuzha Sri T . S . Nandakumar of Mumbai, has been playing for music concerts and dance programs for several years. Is a graded artist from "All India Radio"


Name: Debasri Dutta
Email: surabhimusicart@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal, Carnatic Vocal, Bhajans, Bollywood songs, Tabla and Piano
Address: Surabhi School of Music and Art, 5675 Jimmy Carter Blvd Suite 595B, Norcross, GA 30071, (Inside Global Mall)
Telephone:
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Name: GS Rajan
Email: malabarian@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal and Flute
Address: Atlanta, Georgia, US
Telephone: 678-986-7090
Misc. Info: www.malabarian.com


Name: Anila Haridas
Email: noopuranrithavidyalaya@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Noopura Nrithavidyalaya - Smyrna/Marietta area, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Telephone: 404-913-5080
Misc. Info: Offering beginner and advanced level Bharatanatyam classes in Marietta/Smyrna area. I have completed my Advanced Diploma in Fine Arts from Bharathiar University and Diploma in Bharatanatyam from Bharathidasan University. I have learnt Bharatanatyam under the tutelage of Smt. Kalamandalam Seetha Warrier, Sri Baskar Sreedar and Smt. Anandi Krishnamoorty.


Name: Heritage School of Performing Arts
Email: heritagesopa@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal, Bharatanatyam and Bollywood Dance, Carnatic Vocal
Address: 6030 Bethelview Road, Cumming, Georgia, 30040, USA
Telephone: 470-848-1120
Misc. Info: We are an Indian Music and Dance School. Our highly qualified and experienced teachers provide lessons on Hindustani Vocal, Bharatanatyam and Bollywood Dance, Carnatic Vocal music. Please visit us at www.heritagesopa.com for more details.


Name: Kratika Jain
Email: choreokratik@gmail.com
Field: Bollywood, Folk Dances ( specialized Garba Rass Dandiya, Rajasthani, MP tribal , laavni much more ), Semi classical
Address: Atlanta (GA) USA
Telephone: (9084874874)
Misc. Info: I have been in choreography industry since 18 years and owned Dance school p... Performed and Choreographed many stage shows in India ... I have been also to Kabul Afghanistan for performance.


Name: Jay
Email: bollywoodguitars@gmail.com
Field: Guitar
Address: Cumming, GA, USA
Telephone: 678 459 4787
Misc. Info: www.bollywoodguitars.com Affordable and Flexible Guitar Classes for all levels and styles for kids 6+ yrs to adults in Cumming, Alpharetta, Atlanta and Johns Creek GA Learn to play Indian film, non film and regional songs on Guitar from blend of Indian Languages such as Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and more.


Name: Swathi K
Email: swathi.carnaticvocal@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal
Address: Cumming GA USA
Telephone: 832-295-4849
Misc. Info: Have been teaching Carnatic vocal in Atlanta/Cumming GA area for 3 years. Limited number of students in class. Weekly once or twice including weekends. Additional Free song learning exercise every week. Customized classes for Kids and Adults basing on their pace of learning.


Name: Srivalli Kamsali
Email: srivallikamsali@gmail.com
Field: carnatic vocal, Devotional songs, Annamacharya keerthanalu, Bhajans, Slokas for kids.
Address: Fulton County, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Georgia, 30328.
Telephone: 734 328 6661.
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Name: Amol Khanapurkar
Email: amolkhanapurkar@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Johns Creek, GA
Telephone: (339)-440-7368
Misc. Info: If you are looking for basic to advanced level Tabla lessons, you may contact Amol Khanapurkar. Performance experience of more than 18 years. Conducted lecture-demonstrations all over the world. Performed at a number of world music festivals in France, UK, Australia, NZ and USA


Name: Kruti Dance Academy
Email: info@kruti.com
Field: Bharathanatyam and Bollywood Dance Classes
Address: 5675 Jimmy Carter Blvd., Suite 710, Norcross, GA 30071-2954
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Kruti Dance Academy is the southeastŐs premier dance studio offering Bharatanatyam and Bollywood dance classes located in Atlanta, GA! Kruti Dance Academy has been seen on primetime NBC in their Top 25 ranking on AmericaŐs Got Talent where they were brought back in the wildcard show as Piers MorganŐs favorite act. Kruti has also been featured on the internationally-acclaimed Indian dance reality TV show Chak Dhoom Dhoom on Colors TV. Kruti Dance Academy has many dance classes for all ages and backgrounds including Bharatanatyam, Bollywood, Mommy & Me and Adult classes. For more information, please visit www.kruti.com.


Name: Nithya Kumarasamy
Email: nithyalaya.carnaticvocal@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal
Address: Bentley Ridge Dr, Cumming,Ga
Telephone: 678-327-1700
Misc. Info: The music class is a monthly program and has 2 classes every week and 8 classes a month. Class duration is 1 hour. Group and individual lessons for beginners and intermediate levels. Customized classes for Kids(ages 5 and above) and Adults.Online classes are also taken. Please contact me for more details.


Name: C. Mishra
Email: onlinetablalesson@gmail.com
Field: Tabla (Bhajan, Solo, classical)
Address: Atlanta, Georgia
Misc. Info: Lessons will be online via Skype. Cost - Lessons start at 20 dollars per session


Name: Ratna Manjusha Mocherla
Email: ratnamanjusha@gmail.com
Field: Karnatic Classical -Vocal as well as Instrument- Veena
Address: RAlpharetta/Cumming, GA, U.S.A
Telephone: 304-521-5793
Misc. Info: NCERT scholarship holder in Veena and used to perform in Yuvavani-AIR, Vizag. And gave many concerts in Veena as well as vocal in India , Charleston(WV)and Atlanta(GA). Teaching vocal and Veena since 2003. Will teach kids or adults(no age limit). Schedule group or individual based on student capability and time flexibility. Make students perform in programs/events. Nickname - Usha Mocherla


Name: Keetha Mohan
Email: skeetha@hotmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: 1367 Brentwood Lane Marietta, Ga 30062
Telephone: 770-565-4732
Misc. Info: I have specialized training from the Kalashetra College of Fine Arts and experience in teaching. : For more information, please see www.arunodhaya.com


Name: Viji Murali
Email: Carnaticvidyalaya@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Music (Vocal)
Address: Atlanta, Alpharetta (windward).
Telephone: 770-655-4788
Misc. Info: Group Lessons on Carnatic music and slokas for kids. Starting age will be Four. I learned Music for more than 10 years at Rukmani Sangeetha Vidyalaya, Chennai. My Guru is Mrs. Lakshmi and Mrs. Annapoorna. I performed in India when I learned music. I have started my carrier as a Music teacher 10 years back when I was in Houston. I had my class in different States and for the past 2years I am giving classes at Alpharetta location. http://www.carnaticvidyalaya.com/


Name: Nagi Mysore
Email: nagimysore@outlook.com
Field: Guitar
Address: Marietta GA 30067
Telephone: 801 876 0437
Misc. Info: 15 dollars every half hour. I teach beginner and intermediate guitar to enable you to play popular hindi songs on the guitar. All classes at my home and all levels are welcome. Classes typically will have 2-3 tudents per class. Classes are help on Saturdays 3-5 PM and Sundays 2-5 PM only.


Name: Sankar Narayanan
Email: sankar.n@gmail.com
Field: Mridangam (South Indian/Carnatic Perussion)
Address: Atlanta, Georgia, Fulton County.
Telephone: 757-469-9547
Misc. Info: Please contact me to know more about my background, expertise and other details with respect to the classes.


Name: Ram Nath
Email: suloram@msn.com
Field: Carnatic flute and vocal
Address: Smyrna, GA 30082
Telephone: cell 404 510 5171
Misc. Info: I received training in Carnatic singing from Prof. Nookala of Hyderabad, R.K Srikantan of Bangalore, (late) Nyatinkera Vasudevan of Trivandrum, as well as Trichur Ramachandran of Chennai. I have been teaching vocal and flute for at least 20 years now. I have provided flute support for Arangetrams and Kuchipudi Rangapravesams for over 25 years in the US. Those interested in receiving lessons in Carnatic flute/vocal, or those interested in receiving flute-support for orchestras, please call 404 510 5171.


Name: Vid. Bhavana Pradyumna
Email: kalavardhini_us@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Music and Bharatanatyam.
Address: #201, Windy Ridge lane SE, Atlanta, GA - 30339
Telephone: 678-748-6881
Misc. Info: Vid. Bhavana is an accomplished Carnatic musician and Bharatanatyam Dancer. She has done her Masters in Carnatic Music from the University of Madras and has rendered many concerts from past 8 years in India and USA. She is a Disciple of Renowned Musicians Chitraveena Ravikiran and Vid. Padmamalini Raghunandan. She is an Artist of the All India Radio. She is trained in Bharatanatyam by Renowned Gurus Dr.Vid. Malini Ravishankar, Vid Anuradha Vikranth and Vid Ujwal. She is also conferred the title "Sri Ramanuja Paaduka Sevaka".


Name: Uma Pulendran
Email: umapalam@hotmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 335 Brook Ford Point Alpharetta, GA 30022
Telephone: 770 772 1533
Misc. Info: Artistic Director of Natyadhara - Center for Performing Arts. Bharatanatyam performer and teacher.


Name: Somu S. Ray
Email: tablalessonatlanta@gmail.com
Field: Tabla lessons
Address: Atlanta, GA
Telephone: (678) 962-7934
Misc. Info: http://tinyurl.com/tablalessonatl, Basic, intermediate and advanced level tabla lessons will be provided in and around Atlanta, GA. Customized lessons will be provided on request. Skype lessons provided for out of state students. Somu started learning tabla at the age of 5 in Pune, India. He was awarded the cultural talent search scholarship by the Government of India and has played in events across India and US. He has won several awards at tabla solo competetions including the Firodiya Karandak, Kalyani karandak, Kanthe Maharaj all India competetion to name a few.


Name: Dilani Sathees
Email: dilani21@hotmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: (Johnscreek, GA USA
Telephone: (470-492-0019)
Misc. Info: Bharathanatyam classes conducted within a small group in all levels.


Name: Preetha Sayeekrishna
Email: samyuktam.dance@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Cumming GA, USA
Telephone: 678-622-5081
Misc. Info: Founder / Artistic director of Samyuktam Natya Academy, which imparts professional training in Kalakshetra style to students of all ages.


Name: Archith Seshadri and Ashwin Seshadri
Email: studio.music.academy@gmail.com
Field: Classical Piano, Voice and Bollywood
Address: 1175 South Bethany Creek Drive, Milton Ga 30004
Telehone: 404.374.4251 or 678.315.6048
Misc. Info: www.facebook.com/studio.academy Studio! Music Academy provides music education to students in the Alpharetta/Milton area. It is one of the only schools in the Atlanta area to offer Bollywood lessons on the piano. The school trains students in classical piano, vocal repertoires and Bollywood songs, as well as prepare students for the ABRSM examinations.


Name: Gayatri Seshadri
Email: gayatri.seshadri@gmail.com
Field: Bharatnatyam
Address: Cumming GA 30005, USA
Telephone: 901 262 2810
Misc. Info: www.darshininatyalaya.com - Bharatanatyam performer and teacher. Gayatri Seshadri is an alumnus of Chennai-based Bharata Kalanjali founded by the legendary dance gurus, the Dhananjayans. She has also trained under Mrs.Radhika Shurajit, one of the senior disciples of the Dhananjayans. Drawing from her years of training and performing and following the best traditions of her Alma Mater - Bharata Kalanjali - Gayatri Seshadri founded the Darshini Natayalaya Academy in Memphis, Tennessee in 1998. She now performs and trains students into this art form from her studio in Cumming, Georgia.


Name: Rajashree Shankar
Email: rshankar30101@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Music - Vocal
Address: Atlanta
Telephone: 770-529-8620
Misc. Info: Group and indvidual lessons for beginners and Advanced levels. I began my initial training in carnatic vocal from Mrs. Prabha Rao, an A.I.R. artist and then continued with Dr. S. Vishwanathan, a retired professor from IIT, Bombay. My guru is a disciple of Kadallur Subramaniam and has also learnt Veena from Chitti Babu. I have given various concerts in India and in Atlanta both as soloist and accompanist for dance programs. I have been teaching in Atlanta for the past four years.


Name: Shiv's Institute of Dance
Email: adm.sidbollywood@gmail.com
Field: Bollywood/Hiphop Dance
Address: Three locations:
     2569 Peachtree pkwy Suite #205 Cumming, GA 30041
     2550 Sandy Plains Rd Marietta, GA 30066
     1711 Church St, Suite #205 Decatur, GA 30033
Misc. Info: Website: shivsdance.com Shiva Turlapati is one of the finest Bollywood Dancer/Choreographer in Atlanta with more than 17 years of experience in dance industry. He started Shiv's Institute of Dance (SID), which is now located in Cumming, Marietta, and Decatur. SID's dance teams has been performing at many community events like MMA, IACA, TAMA, GATA, FOI and a lot of other charity events in and around US and won accolades at every place they performed so far. Please email us for more information.


Name: Bhavini Subramani
Email: sbhavini@yahoo.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 3126 Swallow Drive Marietta, GA 30066
Telephone: 770-579-9444
Misc. Info: Kalakshetra Style.Classes are held for beginners and advanced students. Special classes for adults.


Name: Kritika Subramanian
Email: meet.ktbala@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam( kalakshetra style)
Address: Bridgegate drive, Marietta, GA
Telephone: 302.415.4413
Misc. Info: Performed in Delhi Doordarshan, Scholarship holder from government of India, Several Fundraisers and international cultural shows. starting new batch for 5-10 year olds Flexible weekdays and weekends


Name: Mrs Gayatri Subramanian
Email: srgyts@gmail.com
Field: Bharata Natyam Classes
Address: 1629 P Bridge Mill Dr, Marietta, GA 30067
Telephone: 678-419-0429
Misc. Info: Bharata Natyam classes are conducted by Gayatri Subramanian in Marietta, Kennesaw and Roswell. Gayatri holds a Bachelor's degree in Bharata Natyam from Mumbai, India. Classes are offered in pure and traditional style for all age groups and levels.


Name: Latha Varadarajan
Email: latha_varadarajan@hotmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal
Address: Cumming, GA (Forsyth County/Johns Creek)
Telephone:6789479895
Misc. Info: I started into music at the age of 7 with Krishna Music School, Chennai. I learned music and dance from several gurus. Among them, Smt. Padmaja Srinivasan, disciple of M.L. Vasanthakumari, needs mention as I learned extensively from her. I also learned many Telugu Annamaya krithis and Thyagaraja songs from Mr. Subbarao. My learning continues with Padmasri Kalaimamani Dr. Gayathri Sankaran, an All India Radio A-grade artist. I have given many performances from my young age at many temples, Thyagaraja akandams, the Thiruchanur temple, and Thirupathi, with the most recent performance being in the Nada Neeranjanam program. I currently teach in the Atlanta area to kids of all ages.


Name: Kala Vasudevan
Email: Kala08@bellsouth.net
Field: Carnatic Music
Address: 5155 Harbury Ln Suwanee GA 30024
Telephone: 678 714 6851
Misc. Info: Visit www.shruthilaya.us


Name: Padma Venugopal
Email: padma.siddhanti@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal
Address: Alpharetta, Georgia
Telephone: 678-710-4041
Misc Info: Please email me to padma.siddhanti@gmail.com for more information about Carnatic Vocal classes.


Name: Preeti Vinayak
Email: natyamarts@gmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam and Carnatic Vocal
Address: 4703 Glenshire Place Atlanta, GA-30338
Telephone: 770-399-8022
Misc. Info: Director of The Natyam Arts Academy where Bharathanatyam in Kalakshetra style is taught in small groups and personalized individual classes to students of all ages. Preeti has trained under the maestro Sri. D.K. Jayaraman and offers Carnatic vocal lessons to students of all ages. Grand and detail oriented Annual Recital for students and Arangetrams conducted in Perimeter Area of Atlanta.


Name: Anand Vyas
Email: artisgod@gmail.com
Field: sitar, tabla, vocal, guitar, etc.  My main instrument is the Sitar. 
Address: Atlanta (Gwinnett County), U.S.A.
Telephone: 424-354-7659
Misc. Info: I am Ustad Sultan Khan's only Disciple who plays the sitar rather than the sarangi. There were many people in attendance at my Gandha-Bandhan which is the ceremony for the Guru-disciple relationship called "Guru-Shishya Parampara", including Ustad Fazal Quereshi (Maestro Zakir Hussein's brother) and Ustad Hidayat Khan among others. The ceremony was held in Ahmedabad, India at the Poonam Palace Hotel, during Saptak over 20 years ago. I have studied Indian Classical Music for over 25 years. I was born in Queens, New York. I teach, play, and compose all genres of music, using Eastern Classical Music as a foundation. Please feel free to contact me for a No Charge consultation lesson.


 

 

 

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