TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE (Michigan)

 

Name: Dr. Kumar Arun
E-Mail: kumar2786@hotmail.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal & Indian Tabla
Address: 692 Puffin Place, East Lansing, MI 48823
Telephone: (517) 349-0668 (leave message, please)
Misc. Info: Please do contact me for devotional songs & Hindi bhajans incorporated with vedic philosophy & culture of India. I also love to sing devotional chantings for English speaking audience. I have been performing throughout the USA, Canada & India for over 13 years now. I am not a full time professional singer but you will enjoy my performance which is always customized with a theme and prepared for the occasion. Your generous donation will be greatly appreciated and that will go to India Heritage Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Michigan (USA). Please visit: www.indiaheritagefoundation.us


Name: Ramani Ayyagari
E-Mail: ramani819135@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani Harmonium
Address: Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Telephone: (979) 888 4040
Misc. Info: I'm an ardent lover of Hindustani classical music and I have been teaching Harmonium for about 7 years. I'm a regular harmonist for kirtans. I'm flexible to offer classes anytime during the week. I teach only and purely for the love of music. Please contact me for inquiries related to classes.


Name: Sri Vidya Chandrasekhar
E-Mail: vidya@srividya.us
Field: Bharat Natyam and Abhinayam, Carnatic & Hindustani Music, Dance and World Music
Address: Hindu Temple Rhythms Gurukulam 24611 Seneca Avenue Oak Park, Michigan 48237, USA
Telephone: 248-745-6144/ 248-399-0259
Misc. Info: Are you interested in Dance, Music, Ancient Arts Education? Performances and Dance Demonstrations as well as Bharata Natyam Meditative Practice Sessions are available to all educational and spiritual institutions as well as governmental and corporate diversity and stress-reduction initiatives. Inquire here with name, institution, weblink if available, contact information and at least 2 potential dates and times for procurement by email: info@srividya.us. Sri Vidya Chandra Sekhar, a former Miss India USA, and Miss Michigan State Fair, holds two World Records for Longest Solo Classical Dance Performance, through which she fundraised thousands of dollars to benefit the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society.


Name: John Churchville
E-Mail: jcmqt@johnchurchville.com
Field: Tabla, Drum set
Address: Ann Arbor, MI. U.S.A.
Telephone: 810-610-6581
Misc. Info: http://johnchurchville.com  20+ years experience as a performer/teacher, 10+ years on tabla. BFA degree in World Music Performance from California Institute of the Arts, (CalArts). K-12 Certified Music Teacher.  My Guruji's:  Pdt. Swapan Chaudhuri, Pdt. Samar Saha, John Bergamo, Randy Gloss, Dr. Rajan Sachdeva.


Name: Shambhavi Das
E-Mail: shambhavidas@gmail.com
Field: N. Indian Classical Vocal
Telephone: 248-310-4464
Address: 266 Crestview Blvd, Commerce township, MI-48390
Misc. Info: I'm a doctorate in Indian Classical Music Vocal. I've recently established a music academy where different kinds of light Indian classical like bhajan, folk, geet, ghazal, film-songs and pure classical music is being taught to young people and elderly people as well. For further details, please go through the website. Website - www.swaryatra.com I also take online classes on skype or gmail, along with in person (face to face).


Name: Bidisha Ghosh
E-Mail: bghosh@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani classical vocal music/bhajans
Address: Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Telephone: 734-369-8943 / 202-306-6639
Misc. Info: I am a senior disciple of padma shri Pta. Tripti Mukherjee (who is senior disciple of Pt. Jasraj ji) and have been trained in the field of Hindustani classical music for more than 15 years. I have been awarded the "Mewati Deepak" award by the Pandit Jasraj Institute of Music for excelling in vocal music. Currently, I am a vocalist with a professional band called "sumkali" (www.sumkali.com). I have had the pleasure to perform at many venues in India and the US, including, accompanying my guruji at the "white house" diwali function in Washington DC. Adults as well as kids are welcome to learn. Since sur and rhythm are two main components of music, an electronic tabla, as well as a tanpura will be used during the lessons. Please email or call for additional details.


Name: Indian Cultural Academy of Arts
E-Mail: icaarts@outlook.com
Field: Bhangra, Bollywood, Tabla, Dhol
Address: Canton, Michigan, United States
Telephone: (734) 658-2023
Misc. Info: icaarts.com


Name: Kishor Khankari
E-Mail: khankari@comcast.net
Field: Tabla
Address: 3814 Mill Pond Lane, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Telephone: 734 327 4079
Misc. Info: Over 20 years of experience in teaching tabla and over 40 years of experience in playing tabla and providing tabla accompaniment. One-on-one private lessons are provided with personal attention.


Name: Laasya School of Indian Dance
E-Mail: laasyasid@yahoo.com
Field: Dance
Address: 3765 Everett Drive Rochester Hills MI- 48307
Telephone: 248 853 2185
Misc. Info: classes offered in Bharatanatya and popular dances. Prestigious school with numerous perfomances every year. come and fall in love with dancing!


Name: Mike List
E-Mail: mikelistpercussionist@gmail.com
Field: Tabla, Drumset, Concert Percussion
Address: Livonia, MI USA
Telephone: 989-944-5110
Misc. Info: www.mikelistpercussionist.com, I started studying tabla in 2006 while I was working on my undergraduate degree in Western percussion. I continued to study in the U.S. and upon completion of my master's degree in Western percussion I traveled to India for more intense study. I feel my knowledge of both Western and Indian music and teaching styles gives me a solid platform to teach the information I have learned.


Name: Induvadana Malli
E-Mail: induvadana@hotmail.com
Field: Bharathanatuyam
Address: Farminton Hills, MI 48335
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Bharatha Choodamani Academy of Fine Arts Bhartha Choodamani offers classes in Bharathanatyam and Nattuvangam in the Kalakshetra style. Classes are conducted by Smt. Induvadana Malli (Daughter of Padmashri. Sri. Adyar.K.Lakshman), http://www.kutcheribuzz/induvadana


Name: Sweta Malviya
E-Mail: sweta.malviya@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani-Vocal
Address:
Telephone: 703-310-6643
Misc. Info: I am Graduate in Music (Vocal) from the most prestigious university BHU Varanasi (India) and Prabhakar from reputed Prayag Sngeet Samiti. I have received more than 10 Yrs of training from various Gurus of Banaras Gharana including revered Shree Pt. Channu Lal Mishra ji and Shree Pt. Mukund Vishnu Colvint ji. I was associated with AIR for light music and bhajans and won first prize in various competitions including Natraj Kala Parishad and Indian Music Competition 2005 UMBS Maryland. I have also sung songs for regional movies


Name: Shilpa Modak. (Swaradnya)
E-Mail: hindusthanimusic1@gmail.com
Field: Indian Classical music (Vocal)
Address: 39359 Silverthorne bend, Farmington Hills MI 48331.
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I have a rigorous training in Indian Classical music for 15+ years from my Guru Smt. Sulabha Pishwikar of Jaipur Atrauli Gharana. I have training in ghazals, marathi natya sangeet, Abhang as well. I accept students seriously interested in learning Classical music (vocal) only from Beginner, intermediate level. Minimum age is 7+. No Film Music, Karaoke or light music.


Name: Kasturi Paigude
E-Mail: suchintan.musicart@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani-Vocal music
Address: Holland, Michigan-49423
Telephone: 616-405-4625
Misc. Info: Please contact me for genuine learning of classical music. Have done M.A in music from University of Pune under Smt.Arati Ankalikar of Jaipur-Agra gharana and currently pursuing PhD in music.Have got a wide experience of teaching and performing in India and in the UK. More info available on www.kasturipaigude.com. Skype lessons are also available.Please email/call for fees and schedule of the classes.


Name: Smt. Devika Raghavan
E-Mail: devikaraghavan@hotmail.com
Field: Bharatha Natyam
Address: 1525 Oakcrest Troy, MI 48083
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Kalarasana: Center For Performing Arts


Name: Geetha Raghu
E-Mail: g_raghu2000@yahoo.com
Field: Vocal Hindustani Classical Music
Address: 5133 Patrick Dr, West Bloomfield, MI 48322. Telephone: 248-788-9464
Misc. Info: I have over 10 years of rigorous training in the Gwalior gharana style of singing from Mumbai, trained under Smt Kunda Vaishampayan and Pt. Yeshwant Buva Joshi. I will only take on serious, advanced students. No light music will be taught. Cost: $30 for 1 hour session.


Name: Rajan Sachdeva, PhD (Music)
E-Mail: rajanji2@yahoo.com
Field: Sitar, Tabla, Hindustani Vocal (classical and light) and Harmonium
Address: Institute of Indian Music, 6166 Wellesley Drive, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Telephone: (248) 910-7454
Misc. Info: Fine instruments available for sale or rental (sitars, sarods, tablas, harmoniums, etc. electronic tabla, lehara and tanpura machines also available...) Instrument repair service also offered. Please email/call for fees, schedules and instrument inquiries. WebSite - www.indianmusicinstitute.com


Name: Navjot Sandhu
E-Mail: navjot@navjotmusic.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 5270 Calvin Ct., Sterling Heights, MI 48310
Telephone: 1(586)202-3169
Misc. Info: http://www.navjotmusic.com Available for Lessons and Performances. Fulbright Scholar. Master's in Music Composition. 10+yrs of teaching experience.


Name: Vaishnavi Venkatesh
E-Mail: carnaticmusic04@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic music, and cine songs.
Address: 37264 Heather CT South, Westland, MI-48185
Telephone: +1 (734)-673-9706
Misc. Info: I have been learning music since I was 10 years old and I have been performing in india past 8 years back. I'm still performing here in US. I am a student of Vidwan. Delhi. P. Sunderrajan. I have won lots of awards and laurels in the music field. anyone interested in learning Carnatic music with theory or without theory can contact me in the above given details.




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