TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE (South West England)

 

Name: Chaitanya GA
E-Mail: ga.chaithanya@gmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: Swindon Town Centre
Telephone: 07438236386
Misc. Info: I have performed at national levels and I am also an accomplished Indian Government Television dancer. I have been awarded multiple scholarships and honors by the government. I have also been a dance teacher teaching at my personal training institute and other institutes.


Name: Payal Garg
E-Mail: payal.garg.agg@gmail.com
Field: Bharatnatyam Dance
Address: 4, Tiffany Court, Redcliffe Mead Lane, Bristol, BS1 6FD, UK
Telephone:
Misc. Info:


Name: Sitara Koushik
E-Mail: sitarabidrakote@gmail.com
Field: Bharathnatyam
Address: City Center, Bristol
Telephone: 0782555476
Misc. Info: I am a professional artist who trained in Tanjore Quartet style in India. Keen on taking private and group lessons to interested students. The classes aim to: Teach Bharata Natyam technique and performance skills according to ISTD syllabus for Beginner level to Advance Level. Build confidence and nurture creativity in learning different body postures through warm and cool down body techniques. Group Lessons: £7/Hour Private Lessons: £15/Hour


Name: Kunapuli Vasantha Lakshmi
E-Mail: kunapulivasanthalakshmi@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal, Veena, Violin
Address: 124, Chadacre Road, Stoneleigh, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 2HF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: 07508254261
Misc. Info: 30 years experience in carnatic music and Indian classical music, veena and violin.


Name: K. Sridhar
E-Mail: srisarod@gmail.com
Field: Sarod
Address: Chapel Hill, NC and Stroud, GLOS
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Internationally acclaimed sarod maestro and master of Nada Yoga ("union through sound"). His teachers include Z.M. Dagar, Ravi Shankar, and Ali Akbar Khan. K. Sridhar also 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 uses the methodology learned from his traditional training, ie. a form of one-to-one mentorship. (www.sridhar.org)


Name: Rohan Kapadia
E-Mail: rohan_kapadia@hotmail.com
Field: Classical Tabla
Address: Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
Telephone: 01793 496225
Misc. Info: I have been playing tabla since 1999 (Farukahabad Gharana, guru Shri Tapan Roy). I have won many national awards and performed extensively on TV, radio, stage and cinema in UK and Mumbai. I teach and have an enhanced CRB. More information, recordings, etc on my web site: www.rohan.org.uk


Name: Kumbakonam G. Venkatesan
E-Mail: arsi_01@rediffmail.com
Field: Mrudangam , Ghatam, Morsing, Konnakkole,
Address: 30 Doncaster Road, Bristol; BS10 5PJ. U.K.
Telephone: 07427048727
Misc. Info: Professional Mridungam artist for the last 30 years, Degree Holder from Tamil Nadu Govt. Music College and Madras University;Have been working in All India Radio in Delhi Before coming to Bristol; Given Accompaniment to various renowned Bharatnatayam and Other Classical Indian artists like Padmashri Yamini Krishnamurti, Padmashri Dr Balamurali, K.J.Yesudas, Mandolin Srinivasan, Sirkazhi Govindarajan, Soolamangalam Sisters,Dr Ramani Flute, Jugalbandi and Fusion Music with Rasheed Mustafa Tabla(Delhi), I conduct Mridungam classes and The Founder of Kalalaya, Bristol and conducting Programmes through that.


Name: Gayatri Lele
E-Mail: info.classicalmusic@gmail.com
Field: Indian Classical Music (Hindustani Classical Singing), Harmonium / Keyboard
Address: Bradley Stoke, Bristol, UK.
Telephone: 07710810367
Misc. Info: I conduct Indian Classical Singing and Harmonium / Keyboard lessons. I have learnt Hindustani Classical Music in India and passed exams of the institution, 'Akhil Bharatiya Gandharv Mahavidyalay'. I have been teaching since 9 years. I have done performances in and around Bristol. I have been interviewed by BBC Radio Bristol and Star FM channel. I conduct Indian classical singing one-to-one Online learning sessions on Skype. Website - http://www.saregamapa.co.uk


Name: Dr.Vasumathi Prasad
E-Mail: vasumathiprasad@hotmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 226 New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8TQ
Telephone: 0117 947 0710 Mobile 07582868171
Misc. Info: Accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer, teacher and choreographer. I am a disciple of Bharatanatyam legend Padmashri Chitra Visweswaran. I conduct lessons in Stoke Gifford Bristol. We perform regularly at council and community events in and around Bristol and Birmingham, including at Balaji temple.


Name: Reshma Rajagopalan
E-Mail: sonali_sanny@yahoo.com
Field: Dance
Address: 53, severn avenue, weston super mare, bs23 4dg
Telephone: ph no - 01934 633221, 07968824097
Misc. Info: I am currently teaching in Sutton and will be starting classes soon in Bath and Bristol. I will also perform for functions,weddings and any other occasions. i can perform bharatyanatyam, bhangra, bollywood, kollywood, south Indian folk dancing. My prices are £6 per hour and transport fees paid for travelling. Please enquire for prices regarding functions. I have certificates to prove dance expertise and experience.


Name: Madhuri Rajesh
E-Mail: madhuriraj@yahoo.com
Field: Mohiniyattom, Bharatanatyam & Bollywood
Address: 18, Pennslyvania Rd, Exeter, Devon
Telephone: 07988051741
Misc. Info: Disciple of Kalamandalam Premalatha, Smt. Tara Kalyan, Sri. Nanthancode Vinayachandran and Kalamandalam Ambika. Certificate holder from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt of INDIA.


Name: Durga Ramakrishnan
E-Mail: durgacmusic@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic music - Vocal and Veena
Address: Whitchurch, Bristol, UK
Telephone: 07990547172
Misc. Info: I sing Carnatic Music, light classical, devotional, folk, bhajans and play the Veena. I have been teaching and performing for the last 35 years. My grandmother Smt Kalpakam Santhanam was my first Guru. I graduated in Indian Music from Madras University and underwent Music Teachers' Training at the Chennai Music Academy. I give concerts, conduct cross cultural workshops collaborating with different organisations in Bristol. I have performed at prestigious venues such as Bristol City Council Hall, St George's Bristol, Colston Hall Foyre, Royal Theatre, Bath and at Birmingham Balaji Temple. I offer individual and group lessons. Online lessons available through Skype on request. website - www.ragavidhya.com.


Name: Ricky Romain
E-Mail: rickyheatherduende@tiscali.co.uk
Field: Sitar
Address; Flat 1a. Milton's Yard, West st. Axminster Devon EX13 5NX UK.
Telephone: 01297 35897.
Misc. Info: For more information please visit www.indian-music.org & www.rickyromain.com


Name: Jon Sterckx
E-Mail: jon@jonsterckx.co.uk
Field: Tabla, percussion, live multipercussion sampling
Address: Stroud UK
Telephone: (0044) 07913 665595
Misc. Info: I teach and perform tabla & various percussion instruments. More information & recordings / video clips can be found on my websites - http://www.jonsterckx.co.uk & http://www.drumscapes.net



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