INDIAN MUSIC FORUM ARCHIVES: Tabla Forum: Pacific Northwest Tabla Camp II


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Pacific Northwest Tabla Camp II Jul 07, 2003 09:35 p.m.


With Young Tabla Master Vishal Nagar

At Vashon Island, WA

Dates & Duration:

Friday August 1st , 2003 through Sunday, August 3rd 2003 at Vashon Island's

Camp will begin at 10 AM on the Friday and will end with at 6 PM on the Sunday
August 3rd that will be followed by a collaborative dinner.

Location :

Beautiful IYH Ranch Hostel at Vashon Island, WA

Descriptioin :

This is a special opportunity to intensively study Indian Tabla drumming in a
very unique and personal setting.

Come experience complex rhythms, Tabla compositions from various Gharanas and
much more with a Tabla virtuoso om New Delhi, India.

Camp will involve learning with Vishal (spending full days talking about and
playing tabla) practicing in long sessions with fellow Tabla players/students
and also watching videos and discussing various aspects of playing and


In response to feedback from last years participants, students will set up their
own tents on the Hostel grounds at no extra cost. This will afford everyone a bit more privacy
and helps

keep costs down as well.

Note: A well equipped Kitchen will be available for cooking along with a common

Camp fee:

$250, (including Hostel usage fees)

Optional Meal Plan:

Catered vegetarian meals (8 meals in 3 days of Camp) will be provided for an
additional $80, by Gusto Girls Catering. We highly recommend that you choose

option, as it will enable us to remain focused on practice and learning

avoiding long forays into Vashon town.

Register now:

If you would like to be part of this tradition please send a 50%

Deposit, i.e. $125 and the full payment for the food $80 to:

Vashon Tabla Camp

P.O. Box 278

Vashon, WA 98070

The balance will be due in Cash at the beginning of camp on Friday, August


Please also send a mail to or
informing about your enrollment.

More Information about the Tabla Camp -II:

For more information, fees for non-camping youth, etc. please call

Bill Moyer at (206)-463-4784 or e-mail at

To Contact Vishal Nagar:

If you are interested in getting in touch with Vishal Nagar himself please email
him at or

You are also welcome to send your ideas and inputs in making camp more musical
and helpful to everyone. Please mail your inputs to Vishal Nagar.

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