TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE (North Texas)

 

Name: Priyanka Baindur
E-Mail: psbaindur@hotmail.com
Field: Hindustani - Vocal
Address: Irving, TX 75063
Telephone: (972) 556 - 9797
Misc. Info: Gharana - Jaipur Atrauli Gharana


Name: Tanushri Basu
E-Mail: basutanushri.27@gmail.com
Field: Kathak
Address: Irving, Tx, USA
Telephone: (469) 426 8405
Misc. Info: I am based in irving, tx and have more than 15 years of performing dance experience and 5+ years of teaching experience in Kathak. I did my masters in kathak (Style: Lucknow gharana) and learned from late Mr Madukar Anand. Over the past decade and a half I have won numerous awards from various autonomous cultural institutions in India including a National Scholarship (awarded for excellence in kathak). I have choreographed dance performance for Commonwealth games, India 2010. At present I am also holding diploma in Yoga (Punjab University) and Yoga certificate from NSNIS (Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sport) I am planning to start cyber classes through Skype / Google in other locations like San Antonio and Austin if students are interested. Please email or call me if anyone interested.


Name: Seetha Chandrashekhar
E-Mail: c.seetha@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic music vocal
Address: 828 Mullrany Dr, Coppell, TX-75019
Telephone: (972) 207-4977
Misc. Info: website - http://www.ravikiranmusic.com/Seetha_Chandrashekhar.htm. Carnatic music vocal lessons are offered in person or through distant learning methods, by Seetha Chandrashekhar, based in Dallas, TX. Seetha Chandrashekhar, based in Dallas, USA, has been learning music since the age of eight and has won several accolades in school and inter-Collegiate competitions in Classical Carnatic Music. Since moving to USA in 1997, Seetha has been performing regularly at the Dallas Hindu temple on all major occasions including Nadopasana, Thyagaraja, Annamacharya and Purandara Dasa Aradhana programs. Seetha came under the tutelage of Chitravina Shri. Ravikiran in 2001. Since then he has taught her several great works of various carnatic composers and several rare masterpieces of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, apart from voice culture training, techniques of improvisation, concert presentation etc. Shri. Ravikiran encouraged her to take advantage of his tele-teaching programme, which has worked for her wonderfully.


Name: Aparupa Chatterjee
E-Mail: aparupa.chatterjee@gmail.com
Field: Odissi dance
Address: College Station, Texas
Telephone: 979 492 1751
Misc. Info: Represents 'Srjan', India; www.srjan.com, conducts workshops, performances in and outside Texas, nominal charge for dance classes.


Name: Vatsal Dave
E-Mail: jod_alap@yahoo.com
Field: Sitar
Address: 2708 Lake Breeze Ln., Flower Mound, TX 75022
Telephone: 469.600.4290 (cell), 469.442.1361 (home)
Misc. Info: Web Site - www.saraswati-music.com, Videos - YouTube URL (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pjsF5PrK0Y)


Name: Divya
E-Mail: divya.shamasundar@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal
Address: Irving texas
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I have learnt Music from Mrs Nagaratnamma and Mrs Indrani for 15 years and would like to pass on my knowledge to our generation. Anyone interested please mail me, I shall reply back with furthur details and my number.


Name: Shibanwita Ghosh
E-Mail: shibanwita07@gmail.com
Field: Indian Classical Vocal, Rabindra Sangeet, Bhajans, Harmonium
Address: Irving, Texas (USA)
Telephone: +1 (469)-422-1140
Misc. Info: I am practicing Indian Music since last 15 years. Done my post graduation in Indian Clasiical Vocal. Also, Sangeet Prabhakar in Rabindra Sangeet. Got HRD scholarship for Rabindra Sangeet from Ministry of Culture, Govt of India. Perform for Various events and shows.


Name: Tom Griffin
E-Mail: deshkar317@gmail.com
Field: Sitar Teaching and performance. Also Guitar Classes
Address: Fort Worth, Texas USA
Telephone: 817-896-1112
Misc. Info: jazz guitar (45 yrs.) and Computer graphics


Name: Anshu Gupta
E-Mail: bollyarts00@gmail.com
Field: Bollywood dance, Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Belly Dance, Salsa, Hip hop, Folk Dance, Tabla, Vocal Hindusthani, Arts / Drawing, Yoga, Zumba etc
Address: Trophy club, Sothlake, Irving, Plano
Telephone: 817-999-5931
Misc. Info: Bollywood Arts Performing Center


Name: Sabrang Gurukul
E-Mail: cmguptaca@yahoo.ca
Field: Hindustani Vocal (Indian Classical Vocal)
Address: Richardson TX
Telephone: 214-478-8624
Misc. Info: Serious inquieries only. More then 15years experience in Hindustani Vocal Music. Still working with Guru Ji 'Dr Vinay Bhide' to gain expertise in Patiala Gayaki. Teaching for more then 6 years now in DFW area under the guidance of Guru Ji.


Name: Satyavani Iswara
E-Mail: vani@satyavani.com
Field: Bharatanatyam & Kuchipudi
Address: 3317 Langley Ct Flower Mound TX 75022
Telephone: (469) 293-6264
Misc. Info: The objectives of ECPA are to promote the cause of all dance forms, such as Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam and others; and to provide infrastructure and training facilities necessary for performers to improve in their art.


Name: Hetal Joshi
E-Mail: info@graceandgrooves.com
Field: Authentic Certified Dance Programs, Authentic Folk Dances of India, Fusion, Bollywood, Fitness, Bharathnatyam, Odissi, Latino Dances
Address: Irving, Lewisville, Carrollton, Southlake, Grapevine, Frisco, Plano, Allen, Wylie, Murphy, Euless and Several other locations.
Telephone: 972 979 2559
Misc. Info: http://www.graceandgrooves.com/ An elite-work award winning Indian Dance School specializing in technique focused Indian folk dances ever-since 1999 in India and USA.


Name: Smt. K. Girija Anand
E-Mail: natyam.girija@gmail.com
Field: Bharathnatyam
Address: 6328 N Macarthur Blvd Apt #2110, Irving, Tx - 75039
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Conferred the Title "Natya Padmam" by Kalaimamani Smt.Padma Laksshme Suresh of the renowned Tanjore Paani Bharatanaytam style,Has been conferred upon the "Best Choreographer" Award by the Music Academy, Chennai,India, Choreographs classical and semi classical pieces for all occassions and is trained to perform Nattuvangam for any live dance performances. Interested in taking Both In - Class training and Online Training based on the Students requirement.


Name: Santosh Khammamkar
E-Mail: musicmelodies@gmail.com
Field: Hindi & Telugu film songs, light music and bhajans
Address: Frisco, TX. USA (Dallas area)
Telephone: (732) 655-4209
Misc. Info: Santosh is a versatile professional singer performing all over the USA. He has done numerous stage and private shows with prominent singers in both Hindi and Telugu. When it comes to teaching, Santosh has that "attention to detail" attitude to make every student bring out his/her best in expression, breath control, microphone skills and much more. Classes are held in the Frisco area at a very reasonable fee. Contact Santosh today!


Name: Krishna Kumari
E-Mail: kowthakk@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Veena/Vocal
Address: Arlington - Texas
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I am a disciple of Smt A. Sharada garu and Smt I. Chellayi Garu. I performed widely in India, All India Radio and Doordarshan. My recent performance was in Chicago. Interested persons can email me at kowthakk@yahoo.com


Name: Mrs. Lakshmi
E-Mail: lakshmi.shiva.shambo@gmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: Valley Ranch / Las Colinas / Irving / Coppell, Texas (Dallas Area).
Telephone: 214-538-7376
Misc. Info: SSSA school has a high reputation for grooming students into fine Bharatanatyam Dancers, building self confident, graceful person, giving them insight of Indian culture, solid foundation of theory and also works simultaneously on diction as part of the curriculum. SSSA conducts classes from Beginners to Advance for All ages and all levels. This school teaches dance in Kalakshetra Style at their newly owned Dance studio. Online training also available.


Name: Amie Maciszewski
E-Mail: sangeetmil@yahoo.com
Field: Sitar, Esraj, Hindusthani vocal. Also teach raag sangeet to players of other instruments.
Address: Austin and Dallas TX, USA
Telephone: 512 965 2368 (m)
Misc. Info: Dr. Amie Maciszewski is a sitarist who has devoted over three decades to studying, performing, teaching, and promoting North Indian classical music. Her training in North Indian music includes both formal academic training in India (Bachelor's and Master's degrees in sitar performance from Santiniketan) and the U.S. (Ph.D. in ethnomusicology) and ongoing traditional study with two leading gurus: Grammy-nominated sarode Maestro Aashish Khan and Hindustani vocal diva Padmabhushan Girija Devi. She has performed in several countries across the globe, to critical acclaim. She is the founder and director of the Sangeet Millennium Ensemble, whose fusion of music from the Indian subcontinent with jazz has earned it acclaim as one of Austin's Top Ten world music bands.


Name: Prashanti Nadiminti
E-Mail: prash9@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Music (vocal)
Telephone: 309-453-3129
Address: Plano, TX
Misc. Info:


Name: Prathiba Natesan
E-Mail: prathibachaj@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Denton, TX, USA.
Misc. Info: Three time national (Indian) champion of Bharatanatyam. Hails from the Kalakshetra style of Bharatanatyam.


Name: Rahul Nayar
E-Mail: classical_vocal@hotmail.com
Field: Hindustani vocal music
Address: 8617 Pauline Street, Plano, TX 75024
Telephone: 972-704-3069
Misc. Info: more than 20 years of experience in Hiondustani vocal music. I have leanred as per Bhatkande paddhati from established artsits such as Dr Shobhana Nayar PHD in music and AIR performer, and also had guidance from Sarfaraz Hussain Khan doyen of Shehswan Gharana. My teaching style includes intense voice training along with forming a solid foundation of all aspects of Ragas. Currently accepting beginner through advanced students - serious inquiries only.


Name: Samira Noorali
E-Mail: samira_noorali@hotmail.com
Field: Voice, Piano
Address: Sugar Land, TX
Telephone: (713) 832-MUSE
Misc. Info: Instruction- Western music. Performance: both North Indian and Western.


Name: Nrityavidyalaya
E-Mail: nrityodaya@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 1510 Westmont Dr, Allen,Tx 75013
Telephone: 972 954 7361
Misc. Info: Narayanee Venkatasubramanian a disciple of Dr. Padma Subramanyam is the artistic director of Nrityavidyalaya training aspiring students in the bharatanrityam style. For more information about the dance school and narayanee please visit www.nrityavidyalaya.com


Name: Nruthya Shakti Dance School.
E-Mail: Vandita@nruthyashakti.com
Address: Vandita parikh, 4412, Jenkins dr, plano, tx. 75024.
Field: Folk Dances
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Teaching indian folk dances, specializing in the techniques and covering all dances from himachal to kanyakumari. Along with theory and basics of classical dances. Fusion and contemporary dances are also taught. Rajasthani Gummar is the speciality.


Name: Nidhi Rajan
E-Mail: nidhi_rajan@hotmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal music
Address: Plano, Texas
Telephone: 214 717 9530
Misc. Info: Carnatic music taught alongside with bhajans and shlokas. Quiz, songs and stories about Hindu Gods, festivals and Indian culture. Mp3's of each day's lessons emailed to parents. Children over 5yrs welcome.


Name: Gowri Ramaswamy
E-Mail: gowriram@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Allen, TX, Collin
Telephone: 214.495.8647
Misc. Info: www.Sampradaya.Net. For Bharatanatyam classes is strict Kalakshetra style.


Name: Smt. Shantha Ranganathan
E-Mail: write2shantha@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal Music, Light music, Bhajans.
Address: Irving, TX, USA
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Senior AIR artiste. http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/ShanthaRanganathan


Name: Ganapathi Ranganathan.
E-Mail: write2shantha@yahoo.com
Field: Mridangam, Khanjira, Tabla
Address: Irving, TX, USA
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Performing artiste. http://bharathividya.org/musiclessons.htm#gana


Name: Akhila Rao "Kathak Rhythms"
E-Mail: kathakrhythms@gmail.com
Field: Kathak
Address:4020 Hedgcoxe Rd. Suite #100, Plano, TX 75024
Telephone: (469) - 443- 8225
Misc. Info: Learn the Kathak style of Classical Indian dance in its traditional form! Akhila Rao, artistic director of Kathak Rhythms, has over 25+ years of acclaimed excellence in Kathak performance, choreography and training. She is the disciple of Guru Shri. Ganesh Hiralal and Guru Smt. Asha Joglekar of Mumbai, India. She is the recipient of the Menaka trophy and 'Singar Mani' title at the presitigious Kal-Ke-Kalakar festival in India. Training at Kathak Rhythms includes theory to help appreciate the finer aspects of Kathak dance as well as Indian culture.


Name: Rhythm India
E-Mail: info@rhythm-india.com
Field: Bollywood and Indo Fusion Dance
Address: Houston, TX, USA
Telephone: 832-228-7979
Misc. Info: Rhythm India provides the very best in Bollywood dance training & performances in the greater Houston Area. We cater to all ethnic backgrounds & age groups... Age Is No Limit!! Rhythm India conducts it's classes at various locations across Houston, Katy & Sugar Land. We perform year-round at concerts, wedding receptions, private parties, fund-raisers, corporate events, social / public events and festivals. We also provide private lessons and training for special events. Rhythm India was the opening act for the AR Rahman "Jai Ho" Concert in Houston in 2010 & the first ever Bollywood Dance Company to perform at the NBA Rockets game at the Toyota Center. "You do not have to be a professional dancer or have any prior dance training to enjoy dancing. With the right guidance and a positive attitude, we believe that anyone can dance!!" For more information regarding class locations, schedule and rates email: info@rhythm-india.com or visit www.rhythm-india.com


Name: S V K Prasanthi
E-Mail: prasanthi_sistla@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic vocal
Address: Irving Texas
Ph no: +1 469 230 8452
Misc. Info: I am an All India Radio Artist and I have been learning Music from Smt. G Sarada Subrahmaniam (A - grade All India Radio Artist) and Kulapathi Sri I V L Sastry garu for past 15 years and would like to take up classes for beginners. I also teach Annamayya, Ramadasa keertanas along with Classical Music. Interested students can approach me through my mail Id or Ph number and further details will be provided.


Name: Sameer Sayani
E-Mail: ssayani87@gmail.com
Field: Sitar Guitar and Vocal
Address: Dallas, TX, USA
Telephone: 972-213-8110
Misc. Info: I have been learning and playing the sitar for 10 years, the guitar for 16, and vocal for 4 years. I play many kinds of music, my favorites being Indian Classical Music, Jazz, Hip Hop, Blues and Soul, R&B, Country / Western, Rock, and House / Electronica. I usually hold lessons out of my place in Richardson but am willing to travel for nearby students. I also do studio / session work for sitar. Please contact me for rates and location details. '


Name: Vaishnavi Subramanian
E-Mail: vaishu_tm@yahoo.co.in
Field: Bharatnatyam Dance form
Address: 1520, Preston road, Plano (TX)-75093
Telephone: 214-606-1213
Misc. Info: Vaishnavi Subramanian concentrates on both Theory and Practical sides of the art form. Number of students in a batch is limited to ensure one-to-one attention to all students.


Name: Swarlahari School of Music
E-Mail: info@swarlahari.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal
Address: Richardson / Plano / Murphy TX, USA
Telephone: 972-664-1679
Misc. Info: Visit us at www.swarlahari.com. Our motto is 'music for life and living'; we compliment the rigor of training with an element of enjoyment. We follow a structured curriculum for students wishing to pursue certification in Hindustani vocal music. Our classes are offered to individuals and small groups. Classes are held at 3 locations, one each in Richardson, Plano and Murphy. Music knows no barriers of language or age. We invite you to try us. You will love it. Lessons are provided with a highly trained teacher with over decade of teaching experience.


Name: Veni School of Dance
E-Mail: sumapokala@gmail.com
Field: Kuchipudi, , Bharatanatyam dances
Address: Temple, Texas - 76502, USA
Telephone: 254 624 6681
Misc. Info: Founded and directed by Dr. Suma Pokala who learnt Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam styles of dance in Vijayawada, India. Gave many performances, won many laurels at the State and National levels. Currently has students from ages 6-29 from Waco, Killeen, Temple and Austin. All students ages 5 and above are welcome. Classes are held in Temple and Austin.



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