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Name: Anoosha
Email: anooshajanjam@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic vocal
Address: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Telephone: 7047565516
Misc. Info: I completed the certificate course for carnatic vocal from potti sriramulu telugu university. I enjoy singing and would like to help others get a good foundation in their music journey.


Name: Asha Bala
Email: ashabalanc@yahoo.com
Field: Bharata Natyam
Address: 448 Shawcroft Road, Fayetteville, NC 28311 and 594 East Chatham Street, Suite #120   Cary, North Carolina 27511
Telephone: 910 391 6808
Misc. Info: With training from Sri Raja Rajeshwari Bharata Natya Kala Mandir and Master of Fine Arts from Nalanda Nritya Kala Maha Vidyalay, the style taught is theTanjore Style of Bharata Natyam.


Name: Amrita Biswas
Email: royamrita24@gmail.com
Field: Vocal North Indian Classical Music, Light Music and keyboard/Harmonium Playing
Address: Charlotte, NC , USA
Telephone: 704-701-6235
Misc. Info: I have completed Masters in Indian classical music from Khairagarh University M.P. India. I offer Vocal Hindustani classical lessons to 5yrs and above. Separate groups for adults. Curriculum is based on training for exams administered by internationally recognized Akil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyala. For class details please visit www.aarohanmusic.com


Name: Sharan Reddy Boru
Email: a href="mailto:sharan.abhinayam@gmail.com">sharan.abhinayam@gmail.com
Field: Bharatnatyam Classes
Address: Cary, Raleigh, Durham, Morrisville, NC;
Telephone: 919-434-7088
Misc. Info: children ages 6 & up.


Name: Pooja C.
Email: NarthanamArts@gmail.com
Field: Bharatnatyam and Carnatic Music
Address: Serving Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Highpoint areas, NC, USA
Telephone:
Misc. Info:


Name: Viswas Chitnis
Email: billysitar@gmail.com
Field: sitar, Surbahar, esrajdilruba, Beginning tabla
Address: 1001 Sparrow Trail Chapel Hill NC 27514
Telephone: 919 606 3909
Misc. Info: I'm a student of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. In addition to my guru, Pt Partha Chatterjee, Pt Krishna Bhatt, Pt Tejendra Majumdar, Pt Indrajit Banerjee, Pt Barun Kumar Pal, Sri Partha Bose, Smt Shuba Sankaram, Pt Tarun Bhattacharya, Smt Esha Bandyopadhyay, and Ustad Shahid Parvez have been kind enough to teach me. I have sitar and tabla rentals available. I teach in Chapel Hill. I'm willing to teach in your home and also via Skype. All ages and levels welcome. Affordable rates!


Name: Kumar Das
Email: kdasmusic@yahoo.com
Field: Tabla
Address:
Telephone: 646.8727201
Misc. Info: I am tabla player finished my undergrade in university of bridgeport in music performance with tabla major. I teach NY, Ct and North Carolina. If you are interested you can call or email me. Thank you!!


Name-Ishwin S Dembla
Email: ishwin.dembla@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 125 kathleen Ct Morrisville, NC
Telephone: 914-610-9237
Misc Info: Experienced Tabla player and teacher in the triangle area. I teach tabla on weekdays and Weekends for all levels at Affordable rates. I also provide the tabla if you do not have one. Accompanied classical, Jazz and electronic musicians in the New York area. Significant experience with Jazz music and played as a member for multiple Jazz bands.


Name: Suparna Dey
Email: suparnajhilik@gmail.com
Field: Tagore Songs and Bengali Music
Address: Cary , NC ,USA
Telephone: 201-484-0893,704-818-6327
Misc. Info: I have done Masters in Music from Rabindra Bharati University and have extensive experience in teaching and performance mainly in Tagore Songs and Bengali Music.


Name: Gaurang L. Doshi
Email: info@SarodSitar.com
Field: Sarod, Sitar, tabla, Guitar (Indian Classical)
Address: 4781 Pebble Lake Dr, Pfafftown, NC 27040
Telephone: 336-473-3216
Misc. Info: Website : www.SarodSitar.com


Name: Chaitali Ghosh
Email: chaitalig1980@gmail.com
Field: Tagore Song, Harmonium + Keyboard
Address: Cary, NC 27513
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I have been learning Tagore song from last 10 years. Would like to teach if someone interested with a minimal rate.


Name: Akshita Gokhale
Email: gowerdhan786@gmail.com
Field: Bollywood Dance
Address: Highland Creek Charlotte, NC 28269
Telephone:
Misc. Info:


Name: Karpagavalli Sai Sankar
Email: kalpa@gurukrupadance.com
Field: Bharatnatyam Dance Teacher
Address: Cary, NC
Telephone: (302) 438-1568
Misc: With over 28 years of experience all over the world in places such as Chennai, Dubai, Australia, and Singapore, Karpagavalli Sai Sankar offers classes for anyone 3 years of age and up. Website: gurukrupadance.com


Name: K. Sridhar
Email: srisarod@yahoo.com
Field: Sarod
Address: Chapel Hill, NC
Telephone: 919-593-8585
Misc. Info: Internationally known performing artist on Sarod and master of Nada Yoga. His teachers include Z.M. Dagar, Ravi Shankar, and Ali Akbar Khan. K. Sridhar 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 teaches in the traditional style, one to one. (www.sridhar.org)


Name: Aparna Keshaviah
Email: akeshaviah@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam Classical Indian Dance
Address: Asheville, NC
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I teach the Pandanallur style of Bharatanatyam, have performed around the U.S. and abroad, and was a 2006-2007 Fulbright Scholar in Dance in India. For more information, please visit www.keshaviah.com


Name: Arun kumar krishna
Email: arunkumarsk09@yahoo.com
Field: bollywood / freestyle dance teacher
Address: 2408 Reid oaks Dr Charlotte 28208
Telephone: 3477618840
Misc. Info: trained in shiamak davar performing arts dance school I have 5 years of teaching experience in dance schools.


Name: Ms Anita Kulkarni, Sangeet Alankar
Email: anitakul@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani Classical and light - vocal, harmonium and keyboard
Address: 7461 LaGrange Dr Raleigh NC 27613
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Please visit for more info www.anitakulkarni.com


Name: Ragavan Lutchmidat
Email: Kam1234@live.com
Field: tabla
Address: Charlotte, nc
Telephone: 704-721-4908
Misc. Info: Disciple of Pandit Divyang Vakil


Name: Mrs. Ramaa Manjrekar (nee' Ms. Shilpa Sawale)
Email: taurya@gmail.com
Field: Kathak
Address: 4000 Bearcat Way, Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560
Telephone: 919 601 5044
Misc. Info: Mrs. Ramaa Manjrekar, nŽe Shilpa Sawale, received her first lessons in Indian Classical Dance (Bharatanaatyam and Kathak) from Mrs. Poonum Murdeshwar in Thane (near Mumbai, Maharashtra) in India. Thereafter Ramaa has been learning the finer nuances of Kathak from Dr. Mrs. Manjiri Deo, Founder-Director of Ganesh Cultural Academy, Thane, India, and Taalmani Pandit Mukundraj Deo. Mrs. Manjrekar received the degree of Nrutya-Vishaarad (equivalent to baccalaureate degree) from Gaandharva Mahaavidyaalaya in 1995. Currently residing in USA, Ramaa Manjrekar has been offering lessons in Kathak for past fifteen years in Milwaukee, WI, and recently in Raleigh, NC. In 2006, she co-founded Taurya with her husband Dr. Madhav Manjrekar, which is dedicated to imparting formal training in kathak to interested students and promoting the art forms of music, dance and theatre. Website - www.taurya.com


Name: Uma Manjunath
Email: mshamanna@yahoo.com
Field: Vocal - Indian Classical Music - Style Karnatik (South Indian Style).
Address: Uma Manjunath, 5236, Ivystone Lane, Winston Salem, NC-27104.
Telephone: 336-760-1158
Misc. Info: I am a professional Classical Music teacher and performer. And my proficiency is in Karnatik style classical music. I also teach and perform light music like, bhajans, bhavageethas, selected movie songs.


Name: Nrityanjali Academy of Dance - Guru Padma Rao
Email: shivpad@hotmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Triangle area NC
Telephone: 919-371-2525
Misc. Info: The academy offers classes in Bharatanatyam. Contact - Padma Rao


Name: Ganesh Om
Email: ganeshom@mindspring.com
Field: Harmonium and Voice.
Address: Cary/Raleigh, NC
Telephone: (919) 465-9495
Misc. Info: Ganesh has over ten years experience in patiently imparting knowledge of music to children & adults with a kind & friendly approach, according to tradition. He is a disciple of Sri Yogi Dharma Mittra & teaches yoga & leads devotional chanting, (kirtan) at the North Carolina School of Yoga. Learn to sing & accompany yourself or others with the harmonium as you learn basic ear training, harmony, melody, & rhythmic skills. Ganesh has received a M.M. from the NC School of the Arts, and a B.M. from the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music.


Name: Hasita Oza
Email: hasita@kathakbeat.com
Field: Kathak dancer, teacher
Address: 1016 old meetinghouse way, Raleigh, NC 27615 USA
Telephone: 919-846-6410
Misc. Info: www.kathakbeat.com, founder, director of Kathak Dance Academy. Teaching Kathak to all levels. Contact for workshop,lecture-demo.,performance.


Name: Nihar Paranjpe
Email: taalmantra@gmail.com
Field: tabla
Address: Cary, NC, USA
Telephone: (919) 362 3799
Misc. Info: I have been learning tabla for the last 10 years( student of Ustad Zakir Hussain for 5 years). I have performed at numerous venues in California, Washington, North Carolina, Georgia, Philadelphia, to name a few. I have performed with few well known artists, as sitarist Ustad Zunain Khan, sri Madan Oak, disciple of Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma, and several rising stars. I give lessons in all areas of tabla. Affordable hourly rates, now accommodating weekdays as well as weekends! Please contact the above mentioned email/telephone.


Name: Nitin G Phatak
Email: nitinphatak2002@gmail.com
Field: tabla
Address: 8223 Suttonview Dr, Charlotte NC 28269
Telephone: 704-921-4276
Misc. Info: I am a Tabla player and learned Tabla for 8 years in India. Currently teaching Tabla to few students. If you are interested in learning Tabla please call me or email me.


Name: Lavesh Pritmani
Email: Lavesh@NatyaAcademy.com
Field: Bhangra, Dhol
Address: 594 E. Chatham St., Suite 120m, Cary, NC 27511
Telephone: (919) 427 - 4903
Misc. Info: http://www.NatyaAcademy.com/bhangra.asp


Name: Madhumita Sen (Saha)(Sangeet Praween)
Email: madhumitasensaha@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal
Address: 605 Averroe Drive, Apex,NC-27502 USA
Telephone: 919-367-0592
Misc. Info: North Indian vocalist. Website -www.madhumitasensaha.com, Contact me for performance.


Name: Poonam Sirohi, Sargam Music School
Email: sargammusicschool@yahoo.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal
Address: Cary, NC
Telephone: call Poonam at: (919) 677-9547
Misc. Info: Website- www.sargammusicschool.com


Name: Sowmya Srinivasan
Email: sowsri930@me.com
Field: vocal
Address: Ballantyne, Charlotte NC
Telephone: 7049003520
Misc. Info: (e.g., website, major honours, cost of lessons): Trained in Carnatic music, has been teaching Carnatic music for last 3 years. I also am part of Moksha Band where I help various singers with improvement tips, recently I have had a opportunity to perform along with Shankar Mahadevan at his Raleigh show


Name: Supriya Desai's Payal Dance Academy
Email: a href="mailto:supriyadesai2000@hotmail.com">supriyadesai2000@hotmail.com
Field: Classical Indian dances - Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi
Address: Cary, NC, U.S.A
Telephone: 919-854-9989
Misc. Info: www.payaldanceacademy.com, training students in Indian dances in this area since 1993. Guru Karnataka Kalashree Smt. Supriya Desai


Name: Thalir Arts Academy
Email: vmanickamus@yahoo.com
Field: Bharatnatyam, Semi classical, Folk, Bollywood, Carnatic vocal, Karaoke and live Music classes lessons
Address: 208 Clear River Place, Cary, NC
Telephone: 858-397-4872
Misc. Info: Valarmathi Manickam artistic Director, Thalir Arts Academy is a versatile school of arts. Please visit us at http://www.thalirartsacademy.com.


Name: Madhumitha Velkanthan
Email: Madhunatya16@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam - Indian Classical Dance
Address: Winston Salem, NC 27103
Telephone: 330 907 2132
Misc. Info: Learnt from the Authentic School of Kalashektra for over 10 years and have taught more than 100 students over a period of 7 years in India and in US. I enjoy practicing and also teaching Bharatanatyam which gives me immense satisfaction. I have taught students in all age groups and have excelled in this Ancient Indian classical dance. You can contact me for learning this classical art of dance.


Name: Sripriya Vijay
Email: priya_vijay@yahoo.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 8717 paddle wheel drive Raleigh, NC 27615
Telephone: 919-872-5998
Misc. Info: Detailed instruction in the kalakshetra style of Bharatanatyam. Classes offered for beginners and advanced levels. http://www.geocities.com/priya_vijay


Name: Darshana Zaveri
Email: sur.sumiran@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal and Instrumental (Keyboard and Harmonium), Light Music and Bhajans/Patriotic Songs/Movie Songs
Address: 4110 Grace Park Dr., Morrisville, NC
Telephone: 919-696-4014 and 919-387-7184
Misc. Info: I have been teaching Hindustani music since 2003 in the Triangle area. I am affiliated with Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal and my school "Sur Sumiran School of Music" is the first authorized Gandharva Mandal center in NC.


 

 

 

 

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