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Name: Rajeev Ramakant Arvikar
Email: rajeevarvikar@gmail.com
Field: Tabla Artist / Teacher
Address: D2/3 Chintamani Nagar-3, Behind Mahesh Society, Pune 411 037 Maharshtra India
Telephone: 020-24412507
Misc. Info: I have been teaching Tabla for 2 years and have learnt for almost 10 years


Name: Madhur Bajaj
Email: indianschoolofmusic@gmail.com
Field: Indian Classical Music ( Instrumental) - Harmonium
Address: Heliconia, Phase II - C-101 Magarpatta City Hadapsar, Pune
Telephone Number: 098502-76340
Misc. Info: Indian School of Music provides training to students from all over the world in Vocals & Instrumentals It trains students from Basic Level To Advance Level Student can learn Tabla, Harmonium as well as Vocals ( Gwalior Gharana) Our Music Academy has experience of 20 years for training the learners Blog - http://indian-school-of-music.blogspot.in/ Cost of lessons: 25 USD per hour Online as well as Offline sessions Skye id: madhur.bajaj


Name: Padmanabha Bapu
Email: eeee8@rediffmail.com
Field: Bansuri(bamboo flute)
Address: C/O. Ajit acharya. Sec-27A/plot - 106. Pradhikaran. Nigdi. Pune-411044.
Telephone: 91 20 4101755 / 98901-35226.
Misc. Info: Padmanabha Bapu, a classical player of the North Indian bamboo flute, wants to share the richness of Indian music, and to invite us to know more about his particular musical journey. Bapu says, "Music for me is a process of self healing and is a very relaxing experience". Although I practices classical music, I respect and Love all type of music, i enjoys "FUSION" music and likes to experiment with different forms of music. It is easier for the younger generation to relate to music and it is also one way of making traditional instruments popular with them." He is teaching to a dedicated students... http://www.bapubahaar.freeservers.com


Name: Harish Bhavsar
Email: harishbhav@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: harish bhavsar, flat no 11 Shriyash HSG SO, Ware -Pune, Maharashtra, India
Telephone: 09325775251
Misc. Info: I am Harish Bhavsar from India. I started my learning at eage of 13. I am learning tabla, from Pandit Suresh Talavalkar, from last 16 years. I have learned tabla in GURUKAL METHOD. My playing style is in, DILLI , pharukhabad and Purab. I like to play with kathak dance,classical vocal and instrument. I am also intrested in to teach tabla.


Name: Siddheshwar Bhoyar
Email: siddheshwarbhoyar@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Pune
Telephone: 9860102071
Misc. Info:


Name: D. Venkatraman Iyer
Email: venkat6017@yahoo.co.in
Field: Carnatic flautist
Address: A1 504 Sai Canary Balewadi Pune 411045
Telephone: 9689895571
Misc. Info: I am an engineer by profession and playing flute is my hobby. I know Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Marathi Gujarati and English.


Name: Pracheeti Dange
Email: pracheetiodissi@gmail.com
Field: Odissi dance
Address: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Telephone: +91 8007881166
Misc. Info: www.nrityavishwa.com I have been training in this dance form since the past 15 years and have performed in several major festivals and concerts all over India. Some of my achievements include performances at prestigious festivals like the Shaniwarwada music and dance festival, Odissi International festival, Naveen Kalakar festival to name a few. Very recently I was awarded the National Pride of India -Bhaskar award in Goa. I am privileged to also have been conferred with the Odissi Prativa award, Odissi Jyoti award and the 'Nritya shree' title.


Name: Hindol Deb
Email: hindoldeb@gmail.com
Field: sitar (Advanced & Beginner)
Email: hindoldeb@gmail.com
Address Mumbai and Pune
Misc. Info: Skype- hindoldeb, http://hindoldeb.tripod.com Brief Bio-Data: Hindol is a sitar player in the tradition of Ravi Shankar & Nikhil Banerjee. After receiving training from different Masters like his father Panchanan Sardar, Santosh Bannerji, Deepak Chowdhury he has developed a style of his own. Hindol has been playing Sitar for the last 27 years giving concerts in various countries and teaching regularly in Person and over Skype.


Name: Juee Deogaokar
Email: deogaokarjuee@gmail.com
Field: Bharatayam Dance
Address: E-11 Sankul near Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital erandwane, Pune-4.
Telephone: 020-30280305
Misc. Info: : Juee's love for dance has born out of total surrender to the all- encompassing medium of art. Juee is as an extremely gifted young Bharatanatyam dancer who has the required zest to work hard and talent, which have groomed her into a fine proficient dancer. She is a committed disciple of India's renowned Bharatanatyam exponent Dr. Smt. Sucheta Chapekar. Belonging to the rich tradition of the Tanjavur school of Bharatanatyam, Juee has been able to capture the true sprit and essence of this distinct school of thought through her keen observation and clever mind. Juee is currently pursuing her Masters (M.A.) in Dance from Centre for Performing Arts popularly known as Lalit Kala Kendra, University of Pune.


Name: Deepak Desai
Email: kantadeepak@gmail.com
Field: sitar
Address: Flat no3, Tejashri apts. no.3, Indiranagar, Bibvewadi, Pune--37
Telephone: 020-24411674, 0 9822842178
Misc. Info: I have learned under Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer and later under Pt. Arvind Parekh.Have been playing and practicing in the Gayaki (vocal) and style over last 30 years with excellent knowledge of Indian Classical Music. Sitar is a passion with me and I would like to impart this skill and knowledge to sincere students.


Name: Dr. Hemant Desai
Email: hemant@desaionline.com
Field: sitar, surbahar
Address: 2742 Clover Highlands, Next to NIBM, Pisoli Road, Kondhwa-Khurd, Pune 411048, Maharashtra, India
Telephone: 020-41208389 (Land Line), 9923126789 (Cell)
Misc. Info: Maihar Gharana. Senior disciple of Padmabhushan Dr. Annapurna Devi. Have learnt under her since 1976.


Name: Prerana Deshpande
Email: preranadeshpande@gmail.com
Field: Kathak
Address: D-12, Kubera Gulshan, D.P. Road, Aundh, Pune 411 007, India
Telephone: +91-20-25890305
Misc. Info: Prerana is one of leading Kathak soloist of present generation. Confered with the 'Gaurav Puruskar' by Pt. Birju Maharaj, Prerana is known for equal mastery over Nritya and Nritta aspects of Kathak. Prerana has performed in most renowned festivals in India and abroad. She is the disciple of Dr Rohini Bhate and an empannelled artist of ICCR. Prerana established Nrityadham, an institute dedicated to teaching Kathak in Pune under Guru-Shishya Paramapara. www.nrityadham.com, www.preranadeshpande.com


Name: Uday Deshpande (Ramdas )
Email: ramdesh@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: A3 303 Kanchan ban sociaty Shivtirthnagar kothrud Pune India . 411038
Telephone: 9102025386950
Misc. Info: I also compose mu8sic like hindi semi classical songs , east west fusion music , can compose background music for tv and cinema


Name: Aditi Dikshit
Email: ta_dha@yahoo.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Uma Laxmi Nivas, 39/31 Erandwana, Prabhat Rd, Pune, Maharashtra 411 004, India
Telephone: 91-020-5460543
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Name: Pt. Hindraj Divekar
Email: info@hindrajdivekar.org
Field: Rudra Veena & Sitar
Address: 82 Budhwar Peth, Ramsukh Tulsi, Flat no. 301+302, 3rd floor, Ganpati Chowk, Pune, Maharashtra, India 411002
Telephone: Mobile - +91-9923551095Tel - +91-020-24458026
Misc. Info: www.hindrajdivekar.org - www.youtube.com/PtHindrajdivekar - www.esnips.com/web/lebdingsStuffs - www.facebook.com/pthindrajdivekar - www.Myspace.com/PtHindrajdivekar.org - www.Linkedin.com/Pthindrajdivekar - www.twitter.com/PtHindrajdivekar - www.orkut.com/PtHindrajdivekar.org


Name: Bhushan N Gode
Email:
Field: Hindustani classical Vocal
Address: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Telephone: (+ 91) 9881369906
Misc Info: Honours- Gold medal winner twice Performed in many cities. Cost-as you decide


Name: Ambar Gokhale
Email: ambar.tabla@gmail
Field: Tabla
Address: Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Telephone: 9096303223
Misc. Info: A disciple of Shri. Anup Joshi and Shri. Aniruddha Deshpande. Completed Tabla Visharad and learning tabla for the past 14 years. Performed with eminent artists from all fields of music(Vocal, Instrumental and classical Dance) in India. Teaching tabla for the past 3 years. For tabla classes and other info email at: ambar.tabla@gmail.com


Name: Nandini Gujar
Email: pnandinirao@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Classical music, Dasara Pada and light Music Address: "Swojas Gulmohar", No 3, Shantisheela Soceity Law College Road Pune-411004
Telephone: 09975611100
Misc. Info: Nandini, a Carnatic Classical Vocalist has been performing for more than 18 years. An MBA and M.Music graduate is persuing research in Music.


Name: Aparna Gurav
Email: aparnagurav@rediffmail.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal
Address: C 18 / 9 Kajal Society , Near Pinnac Memories , Kothrud Pune 411038 , Maharashtra , India
Telephone: 91 020 25446089
Misc. Info: www.aparnagurav.com


Name: Smt. Jayashree Jangam
Email: jayashree_jangam@yahoo.co.in
Field: Kathak
Address: B-104, Krishna Residency, Sus Road, Pashan. PUNE-411021
Telephone: +91-20-25870201
Misc. Info: Major Honours - education: B.A ( Hons ) with Psycology from Pune university. In dance : Three year diploma & Degree from Kala Chhaya . Cultural Dance Academy, Pune. The National Scholarship holder at Kathak Kendra, Delhi for 3 years.Sr. disciple of Guru Munna lal ji Shukla. Skills - Choreographing solo & group items in Kathak dance. Playing tabala, harmonium, and singing relevant classical songs. Can conduct lecture demonstrations, work shops very well.


Name: Ajinkya Joshi
Email: ajinkya.tabla@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Ajinkya is a disciple of Shri Shantilal Shah and Taal yogi Pt. Suresh Talwalkar.Performed all over India and the world with eminent artists such as Sanjeev Abhyankar,Aarti Anklikar, Padma Talwalkar,Smt Shama Bhate,to name a few.For online classes email at - ajinkya.tabla@gmail.com. website - www.ajinkyatabla.com


Name: Gayatri Ajinkya Joshi
Email: gayatriaj@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani Classical Vocal
Address: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Telephone: 91 9921345953
Misc. Info: Gayatri Joshi,a hindustani classical vocalist, is a disciple of Pt.Shankarrao Vairagkar and Smt. Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar. For further information please visit www.gayatrijoshi.in. Also for online music learning contact gayatriaj@gmail.com


Name: Shirish Joshi
Email: Shirish_joshiin@yahoo.co.in
Field: sitar
Address: Dhanori , Pune , Maharashtra , India
Telephone: +91 9850994531
Misc. Info: M.A. in Sitar and trained by. Lt. Pt. Vinayak rao Phadke in Indore gharana (Ashtewale Gharana branch) of Sitar style . A Mechanical engineer by profession. Expert in Jod-alap and practicing performer. My teaching is more oriented to manifestation of "Raga" and semi classical and not only "Taal" .


Name: Ketaki
Email: ketaki.vaidya@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani-Vocal Classical , tabla & Marathi Naatya-Sangeet
Address: B-36/1 Rajmudra Society, Dhankawadi, Pune - 411043 Maharashtra, India
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I have done my masters in Hindustani Vocal Classical Music. I'm holding a "Tabla Visharad" degree from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharwa Mahavidyalay. I'm a professional artist and also taking classes for Vocal Classical Music, Marathi Naatya Sangeet and Tabla. I'm also taking world wide live music & tabla lessons. In India, I performed in Pune, Indore, Guhagar-Ratnagiri, Mumbai, exc. And in US, I performed in Philadelphia Bharatiy Temple, Delaware Hindu Temple, Delaware Maharashtra Mandal, Ranganjali Sangeet School in Boston, Sangeet Society in Philadelphia - Media and many more......


Name: Santosh Khaladkar
Email: santosh.khaladkar@gmail.com
Fiend: Tabla
Address: 1/11, ' Pushkar Park ' Opp.Vanaz, Lokmanya Colony. Kothrud, Paud Road, Pune - 411038. India.
Telephone: 9370145452
Misc. Info: Santosh Khaladkar, who hails from Pune is a well-known Tabla player with the great gift of expressiveness. His 'Taal Saundarya' Tabla class invites to all age music lovers to learning tabla in all style. Basic to advance.no age bar.Personally attantion like Gurukul.


Name: Alok Kulkarni
Email: alok@linuxmail.org
Field: Acoustic/Electric Guitar, Vocals , Backing Vocals, Composer, Arranger, Sound Engineer
Address: Pune
Telephone: 9850120012/9028740450
Misc. Info: Composed music for Brit World Wide, consultants for AMWAY in Dec 2009.Released an album titled "Music Mass Extract" with his band "Jammer" with BlueFrog Records May 2010.Rendered Guitars for the Movie titled Shaitan for music director Prashant Pillai, produced by Anurag Kasyap, directed by Bijoy Nambiar. Composed & arranged music for Anna Hazares campaign for Jan Lok Pal Bill. Arranged and recorded guitars for Cricket World Cup song of Sukhwinder for Cricket World Cup 2011 titled BalleMataram, and also for Vodafone. I also work as a session guitarist, composer, arranger and vocalist, looking forward for new alliances.


Name: Nancy Kulkarni
Email: dhrupadcello@yahoo.com
Field: Dhrupad (Cello - Dagar Vani)
Address: Pune, Maharastra, India
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Nancy Kulkarni is a classically-trained cellist who has devoted herself to the study and performance of dhrupad music on the cello since 1982. She is deeply grateful for the training she received from senior dhrupad vocalist Dr. Ritwik Sanyal, and the renowned veena and vocal brothers Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar and Ustad Zia Fariduddin Dagar. Since 1986, Nancy has given over 200 dhrupad recitals and lecture/demonstrations at Western universities and concert halls, and in major cities in India. She was twice awarded the Senior Performing Arts Fellowship by the American Institute of Indian Studies, and was the featured artist in the film, "Through My Eyes" by Mani Kaul. Nancy's playing has been presented several times on National Public Radio, All-India Radio, and she has released three solo CDs. She is available for concerts, teaching, and lecture-demonstrations.


Name: Pratibha Sanjeev Kumar
Email: pratibha.hr@gmail.com
Field: Vocal (Ghazals & Bhajans and Semi classical)
Address: Pimpri, Pune 411017 (Maharashtra - India)
Telephone: 9765345818
Misc. Info: Music class for kids only in Pimpri, Pune. I am a performing artist for Vocal (Filmi Sangeet, Ghazals, Semi-classical & Classical Music). Specialization from Pryaag Sangeet Samiti Allahabad.



Name: Swati Malhotra
Email: malhotramanishnk@gmail.com
Field: Vocal Music - Classical / Semi Classical
Address: Aundh, Pune
Telephone: 9881135480
Misc. Info: Visharad in vocal music, Got training from various renouned Guru Jis.


Name: Mrs. Reshmi Mukerjee
Email: reshmimukerjee@hotmail.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal
Address: A2-1002, Mont Vert Pristine, Bopodi, Pune 411 020 India
Telephone: 9422310785
Misc. Info: I have a Distinction in Sangeet Alankar and offer the Sangeet Visharad course under Gandhaarva Mahavidyalaya. Classes are once a week for one hour and fees Rs.300 per month Many of my students have already become Sangeet Visharad.


Name: Pt. Manik Munde
Email: manikmunde@yahoo.co.in
Field: Pakahwaj
Address: Dhankawadi, Pune 411043
Telephone: Mob. 00-91-9372437844/ Resi. 00-91-20-24374316
Misc. Info: Kodau Singh & Nanasaheb Panse.


Name: Aparna Panshikar
Email: aparna@aparnapanshikar.com
Field: Hindustani-Vocal
Address: 1103, Siddharth Towers (2) Kothrud, Pune-411 029. Maharashtra, India.
Telephone: 91-20-25469802
Misc. Info: I currently run an institute called `Bandish-the school of music' in Pune wherein I train students in Vocal classical music. I have 7 titles in the market-3 by HMV, 1 by INRECO and 3 fusion with Korean music released in Korea-one of which was awarded the best new album of the year 2002 in South Korea.


Name: Shruti Patki
Email: shruti.patki@gmail.com
Field: Kathak
Address: Plot no. 46, Shailesh Society, Karvenagar, Pune - 411052, Maharashtra, INDIA
Telephone: +91 95452 95657
Misc. Info: Gold Medal from Pune University, Masters in Performing Arts (Kathak, 2014). First rank ALL OVER INDIA in the Post Graduate level "Nritya Alankar" Examination held by Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Mumbai (2012 - Ranks were disclosed in 2014.) Recepient of the prestigious "Rabindra Puraskar", "Pt. Lachchu Maharaj Award" and "Pt. Ranganath Bendre Award". Currently teaching in Pune and performing all over India including Chennai, Udaipur, Gadag etc.


Name: Hemant Ganesh Pendse
Email: hemant_pendse@yahoo.com
Field: indian Vocal classical and semi classical (Hindi Bhajan and marathi Natya sangeet)
Address: flat no 18 Abhineha park plot no. 202+203 Right bhusari colony paud road kothrud Pune 411038
Telephone: +91 20 2528 5869
Misc. Info: www.hemantpendse.com


Name: Nitin Pore
Email: nitinpore@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 4/25, Umashankar Society, Bibwewadi, Pune-37.
Telephone: 9890590850
Misc. Info: I represent the Thirakawa style of Tabla. I have had the lessons from Late Pt. Lalaji Gokhale. I believe that all of the performing art forms have been originated from one and a single source. I am interested in the academic side of music. History of art and civialisation deserve the higher positions in my list of interests. At present I working at Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Pune as a Tabla faculty. There is a book and educational Cd on my account. Would like to work with like minded students.


Name: Rajj
Email: rajj_music@indiatimes.com
Field: Vocal
Address: Z-8, Konark Pooram, Kondhwa, Pune-48
Telephone: 9823116074
Misc. Info: I would like to emphasize that basics are most important in music no matter where you learn from. But certainly teacher should be confident enough to evaluate the caliber of a learner and successfully implement his/her ideas in terms of performance. This process also involves the psychoanalysis of a student hence teaching music is not easy & all the students could not be treated similarly. Rajj


Name: Kumar Sanjeev
Email: music.sanjeev@gmail.com
Field: Vocal, Harmonium & Keyboard (Ghazals & Bhajans and Semi classical)
Address: Pimpri, Pune 411017
Telephone: 9765800510
Misc. Info: I teach music Vocal / Instrumental also perform as an artist & music composer, (Filmi Sangeet, Ghazals, Semi-classical & Classical Music). Specialization from Pryaag Sangeet Samiti Allahabad.


Name: Mrs. Geetanjali Jadhav - Shitole
Email: vj_geetanjali@yahoo.com
Field: Classical Music Vocal & Instrumental
Address: D-2 , Nikash Lawns, Sus Road , Pashan, Pune : 21
Telephone: 9881207090
Misc. Info: I born in a family of Musician & learned & practiced this art since my childhood . I trained from my father Shri. Vijaykumar Jadhav & his guru Shri Keshavrao Dharmadhikari , Kolhapur , Who turned my life to classical singing. After that I learned basics & performance technique of classical music from Nutan Gandhgarv Shri Aappasaheb Deshpande, Kolhapur,also I trained in sugam sangit under the guidence of Mrs. Rajani Karkare- Deshpande , Kolahapur. And from last 10 years I am learning & practicing with Mrs.Sukhada Kane, Kolhapur & my instumental guru Shri Balasaheb Sabnis , Kolhapur. Qualification: * 'Sangit Alankar' From Gandharav Mahavidyalaya Mandal * ' Diploma In Instrumental music' From Shivaji University, in 'Second in Merit', * ' Certificate Course in Sugam Sangit' From Shivaji University, in 'Second in Merit', Awards & Participation: *


Name: Ishwari Shrigar
Email: ishwarishrigar@yahoo.com
Field: Hindustani classical vocal, light music
Address: Flat No.9, Second Floor, Manuchandra Society, Azad Nagar, Wanowrie, Pune-40
Telephone: 9158459151
Misc.info: Hi....I'm Ishwari Shrigar.I've completed sangeet visharad from gandharva mahavidyalaya,mumbai.I've been teaching music since the last 10 years I've performed in several programs which include classical as well as light music programs.


Name: Sanjeev Sonar
Email: sanjeev.sonar@gmail.com
Field: Hindusthani vocal
Address: 1/25/5, Nad-Brahma, Deep Jyoti Colony, Karvenagar, Pune 411052.
Telephone: +91 20 25478404 & +91 9823554570
Misc. Info: A topper in University of Pune (centre for performing Arts) learning, teaching and performing Hindusthani Vocal since '85. A disciple of Pt. Ajay Pohankar. I teach through e courses and internet. Working as a Music arranger & sound engineer. Can provide MIDI tech support music arrangements. etc.


Name: Rajendra Teredesai
Email: divineblissmusic@gmail.com
Field: Bansuri / Indian Bamboo Flute
Address: Sanika, 16, Sai Kamal Residency, Ramnagar Colony, Pashan Rd., Bavdhan, Pune 411 021 Maharastra State, India.
Telephone: 91-020-22952082 / 98220 23285
Misc. Info: Classical flautist - performer and teacher from Pune, India. Belongs to the Maihar gharana. One of the foremost disciples of the flute maestro - Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. Has been deeply influenced by the profound, soul stirring gayaki of Ustad Amir Khan Saheb and Ustad Nazakat & Salamat Ali Khan, as well as the deeply lyrical and sensitive sitar technique of Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. Has also trained in the dhrupad tradition with Ustad Sayeeduddin Dagar Saheb. Have been performing in India and abroad, Also been performing in duets and ensembles featuring leading musicians, besides playing jugalbandhi concerts, as well as concerts in contemporary world music. Discography includes several Indian music and international albums.


Name: Kshitija Barve- Verma
Email: kshitiraj@yahoo.co.in
Field: Dance- Training And Choereography
Address: 24 Sneh-Shilp Shivtirth Nagar Kpthrud Pune 411038
Telephone: 9371074242
Misc. Info: Kathak Dancer *Performed various stage showsin firodiyaand school & college level *acted in three serials [two in marathi & one in hindi *participating in pune festival for last 9 years *ownly performed, managed, sponcered, choereographed two own stage show named 'surtaal'& 'passions' with 30 artist under me for 2 years in pune nehru memorial hall. *Completed modelling from caareer forum and done many ramp shows *conducted many workshops for wellknown school in pune *have done personality development course from mr david greeves lnden. Want to use my skills for various young talent for training and choereography and consulting.


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