Name: AATMA Performing Arts
E-Mail: info@aatmaperformingarts.com
Field: Bollywood, Hip-Hop, Fusion, Folk Dance, Dance Entertainment, Dance Choreography
Address: Locations in Morganville, NJ, Plainsboro, NJ, Edison, NJ, North Brunswick, NJ, and New York City
Telephone: 908.692.6558
Misc. Info: To Register for Classes, please visit: www.aatmaperformingarts.com Bollywood, Semi-Classical, Folk, and Hip-Hop dance classes in New Jersey taught by award-winning instructors. Learn the basics from professional dance instructors and perform at events, showcases, and dance competitions. Our students have won first place at Naya Andaz for 2 years and have performed on stages throughout the USA. Contact Amit Shah from AATMA for details. Visit www.aatmaperformingarts.com for more information.

Name: A.R. Balaskandan
E-Mail: info@balaskandan.com
Field: Carnatic Violin / Mridangam
Address: 345 East 93rd Street New York, NY 10128
Telephone: 917-208-2424
Misc. Info: Balaskandan is a unique musician in that he has been trained in both Mridangam (Guru Karaikudi Mani of Chennai, India ) and Carnatic violin (Smt. T. Rukmini of Chennai, India). He has performed in prestigious venues throughout India, Europe, US and Canada and has accompanied many international artists. He offers classes in both mridangam and violin in Manhattan, Queens and Westchester.

Name: Debasis Adhikari
E-Mail: debasisadhikari@yahoo.com
Field: Rabindra Sangeet
Address: New York
Telephone: home 516 270 7675
Misc. Info: Debasis is well versed in all aspects of Rabindra-Sangeet. He started his musical training on Rabindra-Sangeet under the tutelage of a famous Rabindra-Sangeet exponent Sri Ashish Kumar Bhattacharya. He then earned a Gita-Bharati degree from Gitabitan, a well-known Rabindra-Sangeet school from Calcutta, India. He also got training from the late Arabinda Biswas, a famous Rabindra-Sangeet singer. Following this he received further advanced training from the late Kanika Bandopadhyay (Mohordi), a legendary Rabindra-Sangeet singer. Rabindra Sangeet lessons are offered in Advanced, Regular and Basic category. Location is in Long Island, NY; Queens, NY and Jersey City, NJ. Individual and group lessons are available. Internet teaching over skype is available. Contact for details.

Name: Sarmistha Adhikari
E-Mail: sarmisthaadhikari@hotmail.com
Field: Rabindra Sangeet
Address: Merrick, NY 11566. USA.
Telephone: US +1 516 442 0090
Misc. Info: Graduate from Gitabitan, Calcutta. Specialist in authentic Rabindra Sangeet. For details, please see the web site. Please contact for learning / performing. http://www.angelfire.com/oz/sangeet Teaches Rabindra Sangeet through a preplanned curriculum taking care of all aspects of Rabindra Sangeet so that you can be an independent singer.

Name: Chander Kala Ahuja
E-Mail: dharampahuja@gmail.com
Field: Sitar, Hindustani-Vocal, Basic Tabla, Harmonium
Address: 30 Secor Road Scarsdale, NY 10583
Telephone: 914-723-6879
Misc. Info: Please contact for class times and fees.

Name: Amita Ajmera
E-Mail: Amitaajmera11@gmail.com
Field: Folk Dances- punjabi bhangra, rajasthani ghoomar, dandiya....
Address: India Center of Westchester, 81 E. Main Street, Elmsford, NY 10523
Telephone: 917 292 8945
Misc. Info: For more info visit www.indiacenter.us

Name: Ajna Dance Company
E-Mail: info@ajnadance.com
Field: Bollywood, Bhangra and Classical Indian Dance - Classes, Performances &, Choreography
Address: New York City - several locations
Pearl Studios - 500 8th Avenue, New York, NY
440 Studios - 440 Lafayette, New York, NY
Shockra Studio - 114 East 28th St, New York, NY
Telephone: 646-319-3054
Misc. Info: Visit our website www.ajnadance.com for our full schedule and list of services. Ajna is a New York based dance company that offers classes, choreography and professional performances. We provide authentic and artistic Indian dance and movement and pride ourselves in the quality of our dancers, instructors and choreography. Ajna founder, Minila Shah is a trained classical dancer who is an experienced and accomplished artist and choreographer who has worked extensively in the UK and US who has been featured in the Times of India, Time Out London and The Times (UK).

Name: Mir Ali
E-Mail: MirGuitarAli@verizon.net
Field: Sitar & Classical and popular guitar
Address: Studio locations: (downtown) 145 College Street Buffalo, New York 14201, 2. (Suburbs) 20 Milton Street, Williamsville, New York 14221
Telephone: 1. Home: 716-884-0714, 2. Mobile: 716-807-2292
Misc. Info: website: www.mir-ali.com, * Award winning artist, College degreed in music DePaul University, University of Buffalo & Akron University, *Deciple of Ustad Rais Khan

Name: The Anamika Navatman Project
E-Mail: classes@navatman.org
Field: Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Mirudangam, odissi, violin, Tabla, Sitar, Carnatic Vocal, yoga, and more!
Address: New York, NY
Misc. Info: www.navatman.org We are a South Asian performing arts organization located in Manhattan, NY who offer high quality classes and programming for the discerning patron!

Name: Dada Tapan K. Baidya
Field: Hindustani classical vocal
E-Mail: anandamony@yahoo.com
Address: 37-47, 76th street, Jekson Hights, New York, ny 11372.
Telephone: 917-584-4376
Misc. Info: MA Music (Visva Bharati Unversity), I am trained by legendary maestors, in the Agra & Atrauli gharana under ustad Yunus Hussain Khan Sahib; in Dagar Gharana under Pdt. Nimai Chand Baral, in Patiala gharana under in Pdt. Prosun Banerjee, Shri Mati Mamata Dasgupta and Pdt. Ajoy Chakravarty and in Santinikatan under Pdt. Alok Cherterjee (Kirana Gharana) and Pdt. Mohan Singh Khangura. Web address - www.sadarangworld.org

Name: Lakshmi Balaji
E-Mail: lbrk2002@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal, Light music, Bhajans, Kannada Bhaavageethe
Address: 95-32, 95th Street, Ozone Park, NY-11416.
Telephone: 718-578-3824
Misc. Info: Students get traditional way of teaching combined with Bhajans and light music. Has been a teacher in music in Mysore, India. Singapore, New york, New Jersey, Westchester. Any age group and flexible hours. I teach at Flushing Ganesh Temple and also take Private Classes. I also train the students with special interst for arangetram. Classes held at different locations. I can come to your home and teach. You can reach me at 718-323-0216.and my cell number is 718-578-3824. You can also e-mail at lbrk2002@yahoo.com

Name: Murali Balachandran
E-Mail: m_balachandran@yahoo.com
Field: Mridangam
Address: New York, NY 10128
Telephone: (646) 489-4188
Misc. Info: Murali Balachandran has accompanied leading dancers and musicians in various parts of the world. He is available for concerts, dance accompaniment and mridangam lessons. He teaches in Manhattan.

Name: Rama Balachandran
E-Mail: ramadancer@hotmail.com
Address: Midtown East, New York, NY
Field: Bharatnatyam Kalakshetra style
Misc. Info: I hail from a family of musicians (my father and brother are accomplished mridangists) and dancers (my mother studied and taught Bharatanatyam). In November 2012, I established my school, named Yuvalaya after my son. I conduct weekly classes on weekends in midtown Manhattan, for beginners from age 6 all the way up to adults. I started training at the age of 5 under my mother. I have performed extensively in India, Germany, Peru, Canada and the USA, and have taught in Canada and the USA. I have sung and continue to sing and provide nattuvangam support for arangetrams and dance recitals. Training received from: my mother, Padmabhushan Kamala Narayanan, Gayathri Devi and Padmabhushan V.P. Dhananjayan and Shanta. Performances: Have performed all over the world, including India (Chennai), Canada (Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Newfoundland), and US (Chicago, Indianapolis, New York (FIT, Consulate General of India, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Madison Square Garden, Hindu Temple, United Nations)).

Name: Rakesh Banerjee
E-Mail: rakeshband9@gmail.com
Field: Tabla and Dholak
Address: 39-64, 51 Street, Woodside, N.Y. 11377, USA
Telephone: 718-803-3095
Misc. Info: I am available to teach and perform Tabla, Dhol and Drum pad in the tri state area. Please see my personal web page http://www.banerjeebrothers.com/ Tabla lesson per class $20.00

Name: Yogesh Bhatt
E-Mail: yogeshsb@gmail.com
Field: Harmonium, Violin , Tabla Keyboard, Electronic Drum Machines ( Spd-20 , MV-8800 )
Address: 37 Cardinal Drive Poughkeepsei , UP-State New York NY -12601 :
Telephone: 845-462-2095
Misc. Info: Come and Learn Indian Music on Instruments Flexible Schedule, Enjoy ToGether

Name: Bhuvanasree
E-Mail: sivaramakarun@hotmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal and devotional songs
Address: Levittown
Telephone: 2154073038
Misc. Info: Sessions only for kids or children. Special attention and focus will be provided. More devotional tamil, sanskrit and telugu songs will be taught.

Name: Bollywood Cultural Dance Academy
E-Mail: binrav@optonline.net
Field: Dance in Bollywood style and Folk Dance
Address: 4 Drury Court, Holtsville, New York 11742
Telephone: 631-696-2184
Misc. Info: Learn to dance in traditional bollywood style. It is lot of fun, exciting and combines various styles of dance. Bindu Sundaran is young, talented, energetic trained dancer conducting classes in Long Island, New York. She specializes in bollywood style dancing, bhangra and garba. Don't miss out the opportunity. Call Bindu Sundaran at 631-696-2184.

Name: Fabrizio Brua
E-Mail: fabriziobrua@gmail.com
Field: Sitar
Address: 99 Bergen Street, apt.3R 11201 Brooklyn NY
Telephone: 973 545 6663
Misc. Info: I've been studying sitar for more than 20 years under the tutelage of Mr. Gianni Ricchizzi at "Saraswati House" in Assisi, Italy and with Pandit Amarnath Mishra in Varanasi. I've performed several time in Europe , in India and United States. I'm interested in giving private lessons at my home in Brooklyn. My fee is $ 30 per hour.

Name: Naren Budhakar
E-Mail: naad2000@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: New York City and Surrounding area
Telephone: 646-279-7199
Misc. Info:

Name: C. Balachandran
E-Mail: usha_ushabal@yahoo.com
Field: Mridangam
Address: 138-35 Elder Avenue, Apt 8D Flushing, New York 11355
Telephone: 718 461 5520
Misc. Info:

Name: Samir Chatterjee
E-Mail: samir@tabla.org
Field: Tabla
Address: 34-34, 77th Street, #6L : Jackson Heights, NY, 11372
Telephone: 718 809 4666
Misc. Info: Farrukhabad Gharana $70 an hour for Private $35 an hour for group. More details can be available from website www.tabla.org

Name: Vaishali Chaudhuri
E-Mail: vaishali_chaudhuri@yahoo.co.in
Field: Bharathanatyam and Kuchipudi
Address: 67-11 Yellowstone Boulevard, Apt# 6A Forest Hills, New York, NY 11375.
Telephone: 646-621-6608
Misc. Info: I am a disciple of Late Guru N. Pandarinathan, a worthy disciple of Bharat Vidwan Guru Kuppiah Pillai. I have been trained in the ancient Thanjore style of Bharathanatyam. In Kichipudi I have taken Lessons in the Vedantam style from Guru M. C. Vedanta Krishna at Calcutta who is the disciple of Guntur Lakshmi Narasimha Sastri. For further information please contact me by mail or phone.

Name: Viswas Chitnis
E-Mail: billysitar@gmail.com
Field: Sitar, Surbahar, Esraj, Dilruba, Beginning tabla
Address: 125 Lafayette Ave Brooklyn NY 11217
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, Mr Steve Oda, Mrs Daisy Paradis, and Ustad Shahid Parvez have all been kind enough to teach me. I'm also willing to teach in your home or via Skype. I teach all levels and ages. I am also available for private events

Name: Fatick Chowdhury
E-Mail: fatickc@gmail.com
Field: North Indian classical vocal performer (khyal, thumri, bhajan, ghazal, dhrupad/dhamar) and performer of Bengali songs (Nazrul, Tagore and modern).
Address: 37-23, 76th Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Telephone: (646) 623-6115, (212) 365-0645
Misc. Info: I have trained in North Indian Classical vocal techniques for over 30 years from prominent gurus, including Pandit Sree Nirmalendu Chowhdury and Ustad Akther Sadmani, who was a disciple of Ustad Amir Khan. I perform various genres of North Indian classical music and Bengali songs and I also teach boys, girls and men, women of all ages at my music institute, Hindol Sangeetaloy, in New York. Here are links to two performances. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uOhgpqka1w and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wlbP9xOtd0

Name: DVN2 Entertainment
E-Mail: vandympuri@gmail.com
Field: Bollywood dance, classes, choreography.
Address: Eastchester, New York
Misc. Info: DVN2 Entertainment - By Vandana M Puri. Bollywood Dance choreography for kids and Ladies,Organize or represent Indian (South Asian) events and festivals, Share Indian heritage, Indian food, Indian culture and music, Party Planner, Event Management. Flower decorations.

Name: Kamini Dandapani
E-Mail: dandapanis@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic music (Vocal)
Address: 1485 Fifth Avenue, #19F, New York NY 10035
Telephone: 212-683-2117 (Cell:917-232-8444)
Misc. Info: I would prefer to perform but can also teach medium to advanced lessons - no beginners please! My rates are very affordable particularly for performance in the New York area as I am looking for more exposure. I have sung in New York at the Asia Society and a couple of other venues. Thank you

Name: Dhoonya Dance
E-Mail: info@dhoonyadance.com
Field: Bollywood, Pop Bhangra,
Address: New York City
Telephone: 202 716 4400
Misc. Info: For more information: http://www.dhoonyadance.com. "Dhoonya" is the fusion of two Hindi words, "dhoon" which means rhythm and "duniya" which means world. Dhoonya Dance - "Find Your Inner Bollywood" The Dhoonya-style incorporates BollyBasics and Pop Bhangra fundamentals specifically designed to teach you all the steps you need to know to dance to the most popular Bollywood tunes.

Name: Arti Datta
E-Mail: artidatta1@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 7 Andera Court, Muttontown, NY 11791
Telephone: (516) 884-7862
Misc. Info: Indian dance school and NGO for 11 years. We teach Bharatanatyam and semi-classical dancing to all ages. Official website: http://www.themudrafoundation.org/Mudra_Foundation_Home.html Find us on Facebook as well

Name: Mala Desai
E-Mail: MalaOdissi@gmail.com
Field: Odissi Dance
Address: 31 Hicks Lane, Great Neck, NY 11024
Telephone: 516-773-2894
Misc. Info: I am an Odissi Performer, Choreographer & Teaching Artist. Blessed by legendary Padmashri Guru Mayadhar Raut I am the Founder and Artsistic Director of the first school of Odissi registered in NY in 2001 - "Mala's School of Odissi Dance". For more information, class schedule, upcoming events and recent news, please check out the following website: https://sites.google.com/site/malasodissi/

Name: Preet Desai
E-Mail: preetdesai1993@gmail.com
Field: Harmonium, Piano, vocals (Indian Classical)
Address: 35 Brinton Street, Buffalo, NY 14214
Telephone: 716-275-4583
Misc. Info: Sangeet Visharad (Harmonium, vocals) TEDx performer, Working as a live musician since last 8 years. Music composer, programmer.

Name: Vidya Dhanram
E-Mail: dizbevidya@yahoo.com
Field: Bharat Natyam dancing
Address: Brentwood, Long Island. New York
Telephone: 631 - 948.9646
Misc. Info: Classes held in Brentwood, NY. Bharata Natyam, Semi-classical, and Filmi. Trained in dance 12+ years and has been teaching for 5+ years.

Name: East West School of Dance, Pandit Satya Narayana Charka
E-Mail: charkasn@yahoo.com
Field: Kathak
Address: Manhattan, Queens, Westchester, Poughkeepsie, Long Island and New Jersey
Telephone: (845) 783-7514, (845) 782 - 5575 Fax - (845) 774-7368
Misc. Info: http://anandaashram.org/e-w.school.of.dance/ Pandit Satya Narayana Charka is an esteemed dancer, choreographer and teacher specializing in Kathak dance. He is a versatile artist whose life and achievements have been colorful and international. He studied under Shri R.K. Shukla, Smt. Maya Rao, Pt. Shambhu Maharaj, Shri B.D. Verma and Pt. Birju Maharaj. S.N. Charka graduated in classical dance from the Government College of Music and Dance, Hyderabad, and Kathak Kendra, New Delhi. He received his post graduate degree from the Natya Institute of Choreography.

Name: Jaan R. Freeman, Dakshina Palli/The School
E-Mail: director@dakshinapalli.org
Field: Bharat Natyam ( In the style of T. Balasaraswati)
Telephone: 917.214.6466
Misc. Info: Dakshina Palli is under the direction of Jaan R. Freeman who teaches in the style of the late great dancer T. Balasaraswati. Mr. Freeman is a disciple of Smt. Nandini Ramani & Smt. Priyamvada Sankar senior disciples of Balasaraswati. Dakshina offers classes in bharata natyam, full length concerts, student recital, Contemp-natyam and programs by the Dakshina Palli Dance Co. www.dakshinapalli.org

Name: Jay Gandhi
E-Mail: jay@jaygandhi.com
Field: Bansuri flute (North Indian Classical Music)
Address: Brooklyn, NY
Telephone: 646 580 6643
Misc. Info: Jay Gandhi is one of the leading young disciples of the world renowned master of bansuri, Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia. He has in the past also studied from many other greats of the world of bansuri such as Pt Ronu Majumdar, Pt Vijay Raghav Rao, and Pt Raghunath Seth. He is available for performances and teaching. For more information please review his website www.jaygandhi.com.

Name: Sangeeta Ghosh
E-Mail: syesley@yahoo.co.uk
Field: Indian Contemporary Dance (Udai Shankar's Style), Rabindra Sangeet, Harmonium.
Address: 165 Park Row, New York, NY 10038.
Telephone: +1 212 518 8508, +1 212 227 3164
Misc. Info: My name is Sangeeta Ghosh. I have been trained by Tanushree Shankar's (daughter-in-law of Udai Shankar) group in New Delhi and I run my own dance company www.creativedance.co.uk I have performed extensively in the UK and also in India. I have taught this dance style in London, UK for quite many years. I give one to one training. I am also proficient in Bengali Rabindra Sangeet and am trained by Smt Deepa of Rabindra Bishwa Bharati in Kolkata. I teach rabindra sangeet accompanied by harmoniam. Please contact me for any further details. Website - www.creativedance.co.uk

Name: Rozina Gilani
E-Mail: Rozgilani@gmail.com
Field: Bhartnatyam; Fusion Bollywood
Address: New York, NY, USA
Telephone: 678.913.8215
Misc. Info: Rozina Gilani has been an avid student, performing artist and teacher of Bharatanatyam for the past 15 years. Also trained in ballet / contemporary dance and experienced in a variety of Indian Folk dances, Rozina uses her vast knowledge of these styles to create pure classical as well as fusion choreography coursework for beginner to advanced levels. She completed her Arangetram ceremony in July of 2004 and since then has been teaching private / group lessons, teaching workshops abroad and performing for special events and onstage productions. Class tuition is based on a sliding scale but generally range from $30-35/hr for private lessons and $20/hr for groups of three or more.

Name: Polash Gomes
E-Mail: rageshreemusic@yahoo.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 40-29 48th Street Sunnyside, NY 11104 USA
Telephone: 718 672-3211
Misc. Info: Lucknow Gharana. Disciple of Sri Mrinal Pal also studied with Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri.

Name: Narindra Gosine
E-Mail: ngosine@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Elmsford, NY
Telephone: 347 292 1764 (email preferred)
Misc. Info: Email or call for more details.

Name: Dr. Smita Guha
E-Mail: smitaguha@hotmail.com
Field: vocal (Hindusthani classical, bhajan, bengali songs, Bollywood)
Address: Queens, New York, USA
Telephone: (215) 237-4347
Misc. Info: Dr. Smita Guha is a professor and lives in New York. She is Sangeet Prabhakar in Hindusthani Classical and Rabindra Sangeet and later she joined Bengal Music College. She had been trained in Hindusthani Classical and bhajans from the legendary classical vocalist, Pt. Ajoy Charabarty and also Tagore's songs from Shree Prasad Sen and Srimati Suchitra Mitra. She has been performing with the famous music icon Mr. Bappi Lahiri. Recently, Mr. Bappi Lahiri has directed, rendered his voice and published a music album titled, "Indian Melody" featuring Smita. Following is a link to the musical video: https://youtu.be/VGlCVlHZ8fw

Name: Ramya Gunashekar
E-Mail: rg80187@gmail.com
Field: Bharat Natyam & Bollywood Dance Classes, also run a bollywood aerobics class for adults
Address: Westchester County, Stamford, Danbury, CT, New York City, Rockland County
Telephone: 914-479-8843
Misc. Info: www.bollywood-beats.com Ramya Gunashekar started Bharata Natyam at the age of four in Chennai. She continued learned in New York from Guru Indhra Rajashekar. She started dancing professionally for popular Bollywood events such as Bollywood Awards at Nassau Coliseum, Indian concerts, Diwali Mela's, and more. She is currently the founder and director of Bollywood Beats Dance School. She strongly believes that people should be cultured and remember where they came from. Children are the future of tomorrow and in addition to dance, she also teaches them to be leaders, have confidence and to be socially active all while having fun.

Name: Joshua Hajicek
E-Mail: jhajicek@gmail.com
Field: Sitar
Address: NYC, and Montclair, NJ
Telephone: 917-597-9820
Misc. Info: $60/ 1.5 hour lesson - Sitar Performances And Lessons. A student will learn about raga and its elements; alap, jor, jhalla, compositions, taans, and how to play in taal. In addition we will go over microtonal nuances of raga (shrutis) and the correct usage of them. You will also learn anatomy of raga, the proper development of the chalan (melodic form), how tune sitar by ear, differences between just intonation and equal tempered scales, and how to play Gayaki (vocal representation on sitar). We will cover basic and advanced techniques of playing and performing, as well as maintenance of the instrument, and how to connect with the music spiritually.

Name: Ustad Ikhlaq Hussain Khan
E-Mail: ragasitar@gmail.com
Field: Sitar
Address: 246 Manhattan Ave # 6C
Telephone: +1(917) 607-4508
Misc. Info: http://ragasitar.com/

Name: Deepa Iyengar
E-Mail: Deepa.iyengar1@gmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: Midtown East, Manhattan, New York City
Telephone: 512.775.3234
Misc. Info: Lessons are $40 per personal lesson, I will come to your home and teach. Having initially trained under the tutelage of of Smt. Vinitha Subramaniam in Temple Texas in the Vazhuvoor style, I have also been trained extensively in the Kalakshetra style by esteemed dancers such as The Dhananjayans, Priyadarshini Govind, Rama Vaidyanathan, Narendra and Anusha Kumar and Jayalakshmi Eswar. Open to students of all ages and backgrounds who have a passion for dance and a will to learn.

Name: Ranjita Iyer
E-Mail: ranjita.iyer@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic (South Indian) Classical Music
Address: 15 Flag Hill Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514
Telephone: 212 202 5542
Misc. Info:

Name: Ajay Jha
E-Mail: singerajayjha@yahoo.com
Field: North Indian Classcal Vocal
Address: 109-56 131st Street, South Ozone Park NY 11420
Telephone: 718-659-4017, 718-659-1351
Misc. Info: www.singerajayjha.com

Name: Liza Joseph
E-Mail: liza_dance@yahoo.com
Field: Bharathanatyam, Semi-classical, Folk
Address: Elmsford, White Plains, Yonkers, Portchester and Wappinger Falls
Telephone: 914-843-9785
Misc. Info: Teaches Bharatanatyam, Semi-classical, Fusion, folk and Mohiniyattom dance classes in Elmsford, White Plains, Yonkers, Portchester and Wappinger Falls in New York and Danbury in Connecticut. Bharatanatyam costumes / jewelry is available for rent / sale. Workshops and Lecture demonstrations for Schools, Libraries etc. Website : http://natyamudra.tripod.com/

Name: Achyut Joshi
E-Mail: contact@achyutjoshi.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal
Address: Jackson Heights, Queens, NYC
Misc. Info: I teach Hindustani vocal music -- classical (khayal), semi-classical (bhajans, ghazals) in the New York area. Visit www.achyutjoshi.com for more information about me.

Name: Kalakendra NY (Rekha Nair)
E-Mail: kalakendrany@gmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam and Mohiniyattam
Address: Rockland County, NY (Pomona)
Telephone: 347 885 4886
Misc. Info: www.kalakendrany.com Admissions open now- please contact for more details Classes for youth and adults - all ages Basic steps, dances, theory, expressions are all covered in the course Curriculum, syllabus, uniforms will be provided at enrollment.

Name: Kalavant Center for Music and Dance, Inc.
E-Mail: kalavant@aol.com
Field: Tabla, Sitar, vocal
Address: 326 E. 11 Street, Suite #2, New York, NY 10003
Telephone: 212-475-2348
Misc. Info: website: http://www.kalavant.org

Name: Jyotsna Kalyansundar
E-Mail: lasyam.jk@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam (Kalakshetra)
Address: Manhattan, NY; studio is in Midtown-West
Misc. Info: Jyotsna Kalyansundar has over 25 years of training in Bharatanatyam under the tutelage of Padmabhushan V.P Dhananjayan and Shanta Dhananjayan from Chennai, India as well as the late Kamala Rani and Prof .N.S. Jayalakshmi from Kalakshetra. She has staged performances worldwide and performed in the "Natyarangam" and the "Marghazhi" dance festivals. Her school Lasya (grace) imbibes theory, "nrithya" and "abhinaya" using creative techniques and personal interpretation. Levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

Name: Moneesha Kamani
E-Mail: moneesha.kamani@gmail.com
Field: Classical Indian Dance: Bharatanatyam: Kalakshetra Style
Address: New York City
Telephone: 848-482-1777 / 848-702-9253
Misc. Info: A current student of Padmashree Shri. Adyar K Lakshman from Kalakshetra, Chennai. Bharatanatyam dance classes offered on weekends and occasional weekdays for children and adults in Jersey City and in Parsippany areas of New Jersey. Now offering classes in Manhattan, New York! I teach the Kalakshetra style of dance and have performed dance recitals, margams, including semi classical performances in the United States as well as in India since 2001. My formal training in Bharatanatyam theory and practice has been under the esteemed tutelage of senior disciples of Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale (Smt. V Gayatri & Smt. Uma Devi Dutt) of Kalakshetra, Chennai. Please contact for details.

Name: Sunita Kapur
E-Mail: sunita@musicsunita.com
Field: Different styles of Indian music, Hindustani Vocal, Film, Bhajan, Ghazal, Folk
Address: Closter, Bridgewater, Secaucus, Ridgewood, Mahwah NJ in NJ and Midtown Manhattan NY, USA
Telephone: 201-251-3123 / 201-658-9220
Misc. Info: Sangeet Vishaarad and Bollywood Live Performer Ms. Sunita Kapur welcomes all ages; Group and Individual lessons offered; Beginners learn the basics of Hindustani Classical along with Bollywood songs, Bhajans, Ghazals, Folk, Mic techniques, Stage presence, Self-confidence and much more... They will be upgraded later to the Advanced batch, where they train in depth with Raagas, Aalaps, Taans and more... Adults and Children above 4 yrs welcome. All students get opportunities to perform on stage and also in the Annual Recital with Certificates and trophies. please visit www.musicsunita.com for more details.

Name: Dr Nageshwar Lal Karan
Email: drnlkarn@gmail.com
Field: Tabla up to advance level, Pakhawaj, Dholak,Naal and Hindustani classical Vocal,Bhajans , traditional folk singing and Harmonium upto intermediate level teachings.
Address: South Ozone Park,Queens.New York-11420
Telephone:: +1-929-278-0331
Misc. Info: Tabla expert -performer, musician-teacher did research on the topic "Tabla accompaniment to kathak dance,Ph.D was awarded by Indra kala Sangeet Vishwa vidyalaya, Khairagarh, Did "Sangeet Prabhakar in Vocal.Authored a book, lyric writer -composer-producer. Founder President and Hony. Director of a music institute"Sangeet Sadhana Sansthan, New Delhi. Was awarded by ngo's and fellowship  by the Government of India.Served with ICCR as a Tabla & vocal teacher  and Peformer in Trinidad  & Tobago, presently working with a music academy in New York.  visit:Sangeet sadhana sansthan's  home page on face book.

Name: Jamal Khan
E-Mail: jaykhan1@hotmail.com
Field: classical lessons, semi classical, ghazal and song singing lessons. Vocal beautification lessons. Harmonium lessons along with Tabla taal.
Address: Buffalo NY and surrounding areas.
Telephone: 716-202-2900
Misc. Info: I am a student of Chotay Ghulam Ali Khan. Follows singing style of Mehdi Hasan. Also available for live ghazal concerts.

Name: Ustad Mashkoor Ali Khan
E-Mail: stacula@yahoo.com
Field: Hindustani Classical Vocal
Address: Faust Harrison Pianos, 205 West 58th Street, New York, NY, 10019, USA
Telephone: 917-494-1592
Misc. Info: www.mashkooralikhan.com, www.indianclassical.org, Group Lessons Tuesdays and Thursdays April 22, 2008 - June 12, 2008, $200 for 8 lessons or $40 per lesson. Private lessons by appointment, $100 per hour. To register, contact Simon Stack the above-listed number or email address. Thank you very much.

Name: Komaravolu Sai Anupama
E-Mail: anu.komaravolu@gmail.com
Field: Classical music - (Instrumental) - Veena, Vocal, Annamacharya kritis.
Address: 42-49, Colden Street, Flushing, New York -11355
Telephone: 347-681-5842
Misc. Info: I conduct Classes for classical music both Veena ( instrumental), Vocal and Annamacharya kirtanas for beginners to advanced level students. I am a Diploma holder in Carnatic Classical Music. I am a Student and daughter of Smt. Komaravolu Nagamani garu, a very renowned Veena artist, also top graded artist in All India Radio (A.I.R) and TV. Komaravolu. Nagamani garu was trained under eminent musicians like Sri Kavirayani Jogarao garu, Sri Ayyagari Someswar Rao garu, Sri Mangalampalli BalaMurali Krishna garu, Sri Nedunuri Krishna Murthy garu, Sri Dr. Nookala Chinna SatyaNarayana garu ..etc. We beleive in spreading that traditional music which has been given from such eminent musicians. With teaching experience of nearly 10 years, I conduct classes for students from age 4 to any age group. I conduct classes at home and also conduct home tuitions as per the requirement.

Name: Lalitha Dance Company
E-Mail: lalithadancetroupe@gmail.com
Field: Semi-Classical, Indian Folk, Contemporary-Indian Fusion, Experimental & Performance Art
Address: NYC (Manhattan)
Telephone: 646-269-2033
Misc. Info: www.lalithacosme.com - all ages; all levels welcomed! Lalitha Dance Co. is a NYC based dance company that offers a unique series of classes, workshops and professional performances & dance-theatre productions. We create innovative dances & dance-dramas based upon the principles of Abhinaya/Storytelling. The Company welcomes performers of various backgrounds/ethnicities, religious (or non-religious) backgrounds and sexual identities.

Name: Steven Landsberg
E-Mail: slandsberg@ragascape.com
Field: Sitar and Surbahar
Address: 125 W. 31st Street, New York, NY
Telephone: 914 3185335
Misc. Info: I have been involved with classical indian music for the last 45 years and have performed throughout India and numerous western countries. I am willing to accomodate any interest you may have in learning sitar. website - www.ragascape.com

Name: Madhu
E-Mail: madhu4music@yahoo.com
Field: Piano / Keyboard / Guitar
Telephone: 914-714-4684
Misc. Info:

Name: Shantha Madhu
E-Mail: madhu4music@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal and Light Music
Address: NY
Telephone: 845-290-0872
Misc. Info: "Gaanabhooshan" in carnatic music. Over 25 yrs experience in teaching Music in India and abroad. S. Indian Playback singer, AIR and Doordarshan artist. Teaching at many locations in NY/NJ.

Name: Madan Madi
E-Mail: madi421@msn.com
Field: Dhol & Bhangra Teacher
Address: 32-18 79th Street, #1R, East Elmhurst, NY 11370
Telephone: 718-651-1534
Misc. Info: Professional Bhangra, Gidha teacher. We perform for weddings, Festivals and all type of parties. For more information please check out www.dholmaster.com

Name: Manik Malhotra
E-Mail: manik.singer.us@gmail.com
Field: Harmonium & Synthesizer, Piano & Indian Vocal (basics classical, bollywood songs, Ghazal, Bhajan, Shabad etc.)
Address: Flushing, Queens, NY
Telephone: 646-220-8108
Misc. Info: Contact for your Events: Weddings, Sangeet, Birthday parties, Bollywood Shows, Get Togethers, Bhajan Sandhya's, Mata ki Chowki, Ghazal Sandhya etc. Singer, Composer, Stage Performer, Instructor, Event Organizer, https://www.youtube.com /maniksinger, Private Classes & Group Classes (For more Price quote, CALL)

Name: Misha Masud
E-Mail: mishamasud@juno.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 160 W. 71st Street - #15L; New York, NY 10023-3931
Telephone: 212-724-7223
Misc. Info: Student of Pt. Taranath Rao and Pt. K. Paramjyoti. Teaching in New York for over 25 years - both children and adults. Beginners welcome!

Name: Siddharth Mehta
E-Mail: sidmehta00@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Siddharth Mehta, Sangeet Studios, 19 Union Square West, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10003
Telephone: 856-745-5361
Misc. Info: Teaching in Voorhees, NJ and Manhatten NYC - www.sangeetstudios.com

Name: Kamal Mishra
E-Mail: mishrakamal@aol.com
Field: hindustaani style of Vocal, violin, Sitar, Tabla, flute, keyboard and Harmonium
Telephone: 718-507-6688.718-461-4065 cell--- 917- 346- 2362. 646-472-9255
Misc. Info: sangeet vibhusan pandit kamal mishra world renowned violinist and singer performer and teacher www.kamalmishra.com

Name: Sonali Mishra
E-Mail: surya20@msn.com
Field: Odissi dance
Address: Astoria, New York
Misc. Info: Sonali Mishra is an Odissi dancer based in New York. She began her Odissi training under Gurus Sri Chitralekha, Ellora, and Devraj Patnaik in Toronto. She has travelled extensively to her home state of Orissa in India for further training and refinement with renowned Gurus including Smt. Aruna Mohanty, Guru Sri Bichitrananda Swain, and Sri Ramesh Chandra Jena. She is currently studying with world-renowned Odissi dancer Smt. Sujata Mohapatra. Sonali has performed as a soloist in various festivals in India, Canada, the US, the UK, and Malaysia. She is currently performing and teaching Odissi to all levels. www.sonalimishra.com

Name: Nitin Mitta
E-Mail: nitinmitta@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 235 E. 95th St, Upper East Side, New York, NY 10128 :
Telephone: (212) 706-3047
Misc. Info: Nitin Mitta, one of India's rising tabla players, is a talented young artiste who has recently moved to Rhode Island from India. He started his training in tabla at the age of 9 from late Pt. G. Satyanarayana and subsequently continued his advanced training under Pt. Arvind Mulgaonkar of Mumbai. Both his gurus are disciples of the late Ustad Amir Hussain Khan, who belongs to the Farukhabad Gharana. Nitin has been the recipient of numerous prizes and scholarships since 1988. He has accompanied many eminent artistes, both in India and abroad, such as Padmavibhushan Pt. Jasaraj ji, Pt. Rajan and Pt. Saajan Mishra, Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Pt. Ulhas Bapat, Pt. Nayan Ghosh, Pt. Vidhyadhar Vyas, Smt. Sumitra Guha, Pt. M. Janardhan, Shri Vishweswaran, Shri Gaurav Mazumdar, Shri Sanjeev Abhyankar, Shri Purbayan Chatterjee, Anupama Bhagwat.

Name: Nitim Mohan
E-Mail: BoilerRoomMusic@gmail.com
Field: Tabla, Harmonium, Keyboards, Composition, Production
Address: Baldwin, NY
Telephone: 917-577-3162
Misc. Info: Producer composer of World Fusion, Hip-Hop, and R&B music. Private Project Studio located in Baldwin, NY. Available for Hire as freelance musician and/or music production. Contact Directly for more details.

Name: Mohanraj
E-Mail: mrajpappu@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic music- Veena
Address: Flushing, New York
Misc. Info: Graduated in B.A.music from Annamalai University. Pursuing Masters in Carnatic music- Veena from Tamilnadu Music and Fine arts University. Disciple of Veena vidushi Smt. Jayalakshmi Sekhar. Online Classes in Carnatic veena are offered for beginners of all ages.

Name: Abhik Mukherjee
E-Mail: abhikmukherje7@hotmail.com
Field: Sitar, mandolin
Address: Rockaway Park, New York.
Telephone: 608-738-9661
Misc. Info: Please come and visit my website at www.abhikmukherjee.com. I offer both worldwide lessons through Skype as well as home-based lessons in the New York area. International rates start at $35.

Name: N. Viswanathan
E-Mail: nviswanathan19@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Music Vocal
Address: New York, NY
Misc. Info: Beginner and Intermediate Carnatic Music Vocal lessons $25 per class Hours: Weekdays & Weekends (by appointment)

Name: Rekha Nair
E-Mail: lasyaleyam@gmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam, Mohiniattam, Folk, Cinematic
Address: Westchester, NY
Telephone: 347-885-4886
Misc. Info: Lasyaleyam School of Dance. Available for teaching and performing. Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced classes available in Bharathnatyam, Mohiniyattam, Folk and Cinematic dances. Please call or email to schedule a class. http://www.lasyaleyam.com/

Name: Samarth Nagarkar
E-Mail: samarthnagarkar@gmail.com
Field: Hindustani classical vocal
Address: Normandie Court, 235, E 95th Street, Apt 23B, New York, NY 10128 USA
Telephone: 973-609-3262
Misc. Info: Hindustani classical vocalist trained in the Gwalior, Agra and Jaipur gharanas of Hindustani music. Disciple of Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar and Pt. Dinkar Kaikini. Former scholar ITC Sangeet Research Academy (SRA), Kolkata. Currently based in New York, performing and teaching. www.samarthnagarkar.com

Name: Ranjan Nandi
E-Mail: ranju_nandy@yahoo.co.in
Field: Tabla
Address: New York, Queens, NY U.S.A.
Telephone: 917-496-9076
Misc. Info: Ranjan Nandi is a disciple of the famed tabla player Abhijit Banerjee. He has a Master's degree in tabla from Rabindra Bharati University in Calcutta. He received a Gold Medal from Bharatiya Sangeet Academy. He has performed with Pandit Manilal Nag, Pdt. Sanjay Banerjee, Pdt. Buddhadev Dasgupta, Pandit Dipak Chaudhuri, Pdt. Kamal Mullick, and many more. He is a teacher at Dhwani Academy in Calcutta and is now teaching in New York. He has taught for six years at the Calcutta Blind School. He has been an organizer of the tabla Tarang band of Dhwani Academy.

Name: New York Indian Dance Company - Guru Pia Majumdar
E-Mail: kathak.org@piamajumdar.com
Field: Kathak, Tabla class offered
Address: Kathak Dance Classes and Studio Rental for Artistes at 118-13 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills, Queens, N.Y.11375 {Subway: E/F to Kew Gardens, Union Turnpike}.
Telephone: 917-562 6083
Misc. Info: http:// www.piamajumdar.com. Performer, choreographer, Intructor Pia Majumdar is a Post Graduate from Kolkata, India. She achieved a Post Graduate degree at Padatik Dance Center under the guidance of Pt. Vijay Shankar, Chetna Jalan, Madhumita Roy, Pt. Birju Maharaj and Pt. Ram Mohan Maharaj from Kathak Kendra New Delhi. Mastering Teentaal, Jhaptaal and Dhamar from Taal maestro Pt Bacchan Lal Misra (Disciple and son of Pt. Ram Narayan Misra ),and Pt. Shankar Ghosh. An 'A' Grade Artiste in NewYork she has brought the best of Kolkata to New York where she gives extensive Lecture Demoinstrations and Kathak Education to future artistes and conducts wokshops extensively. Kathak DVD on Sale "Kathak Education and Lecture Demonstration" Duration: 1 Hour

Name: NrityaKalArt
E-Mail: info@NrityaKalArt.com
Field: Kathak, Bollywood & folk styles of dance
Address: New York - Long Island & Queens areas
Telephone: 646-807-9444
Misc. Info: Website - www.nrityakalart.com Group and Private classes available. For more information and/or to register, please email or call.

Name: Nritya Kala Kendra
E-Mail: email@nkkinc.org
Field: Kathak Dance, Indian Folk Dance Singing
Address: Queens, Jackson Heights, Floral Park
Telephone: 718-391-8693
Misc. Info:

Name: P.R. Lalithambal
E-Mail: raagaskype@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic music
Address: 113 st.marks pl. New York -NY 10009
Telephone: 919-523-5067
Misc. Info: 20+ years of Performing and teaching Carnatic music in india and south east Asia. classes can be in-person or over Skype; individual or group; price per class based on skill level and setting

Name: Sanjay Ranjan Pal
E-Mail: sanjay.tabla@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 88-18 Burdette Place, Jamica, New York. 11432
Telephone: 1-347-662-9047.
Misc. Info: Student of pt. shyamal Bose & pt.abijit Banerjee.M.A. In tabla, from (RBU) calcutta. Now tabla teacher of Dhwani academy (new york). Fees: $30.00 group class. Available in any musical programe.

Name: Sreevidya Pasumarthi
E-Mail: Svaravidya@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic music & devotional vocal
Address: SAFA, 75 Hillcrest Village East, Apt A3 Niskayuna, New York - 12309.
Telephone: +1 518 930 3423, +1 513 417 1787
Misc. Info: I am Sreevidya Pasumarthi director of SvaraVidya Academy of Fine Arts [SAFA] a centre for learning Carnatic Music, in person and online. I have been teaching Carnatic Music for the last 8 years and also have performed various stage shows & concerts under some famous sabhas like The Music Academy, VDS Arts Academy, Naradha Gaana Sabha to name a few and have recently toured Australia for a 6 month teaching assignment. I have been learning Carnatic music for the past 18 years under various gurus like Shri. Vairamangalam Lakshminarayanan, Dr. Smt. Rajshri Shripathy, Shri. Radha Parthsarathy, Smt. Lakshmi Krishnaswamy etc. I also hold a Masters Degree in Indian Music from University of Madras. SAFA also conducts online classes for Carnatic music, Bhajans & sahasranamas for home makers and slokas for pre school kids. Devotional songs and festival songs for occasions can also be taught based on requirement. Lesson fees. Basic - 20$ per hour. Intermediate - 25$ per hour. Advanced - 35$ per hour.

Name: Bharathi Penneswaran
E-Mail: class.bharathi@gmail.com
Field: Barathanatyam
Address: New York, New York and USA
Telephone: 608 334 0154
Misc. Info: Bharathi Penneswaran has over 10 years of professional training in Bharatnatyam under Shri Justin McCarthy. Her credentials include a Post diploma in Bharatanatyam and a Yoga Teachers Training Program certification from Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram. She has been a part of several performances worldwide, the highlight of which has been her performance as the lead protagonist in an Indian National Award Winning documentary, O Friend, This Waiting, directed by Justin McCarthy & Sandhya Kumar. She has appeared in both solo and group performances such as the Dance Season & Drive East events of Navatman Dance Company in New York, the India Revival Group, showcasing Incredible India, in Montreal & Toronto, the Rukmani Devi Arundale Music and Dance Festival, the Sangeeth Natak Academy. Her teaching experiences stem from a combination of working at some of the most prestigious institutions such as Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra in New Delhi and Delhi Tamil Sangham.

Name: Dinesh Kumar Prabhakar
E-Mail: dinesh_kumar_prabhakar@hotmail.com
Field: Indian classical (Vocal and Violin) Light music (Geet, Gazal, Bhajan, Gurbani, Punjabi pop and traditional, Bollywood songs) Instrumental: violin, Keyboard, Harmonium and Tabla.
Address: 244-34, 88th avenue, Bellerose, New York-11426
Telephone: 718-347-0502, (M) 917 974 5809
Misc. Info: Mr. Prabhakar is a reputed Violinist, Vocalist, Music Composer and Former Director of Music, Films Division, Bombay. He is recipient of numerous National and International Awards. He is son of Late Pt. Husan Lal a renowned Violinist, Vocalist and Music Director (First Music Director Duo Husan Lal Bhagat Ram). For further details, please visit web site: www.Dkprabhakar.com

Name: Dnyanesh Prabhu
E-Mail: dnyansai@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Westbury, Long Island, New York, 11590
Telephone: 646-530-2924
Misc. Info: Professional tabla teacher available, have at-least 15 years of tabla playing experience. Have also completed successfully Tabla exams (Madhyama Prathama completed) theory as well as practical conducted by the ABVP (Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad) of Mumbai and Delhi. Have won various awards for competitions. Learnt tabla from Pdt, Sudhanshu Kulkarni of Belgaum, Karnataka and later from Pdt. Subhankar Banerjee of Kolkata. Have also played for various artists including Padmashree Anup Jalota ji, whistle wizard Shivaprasad from India, Shree Sumeet Tappo from India / Fiji, Ravin Raj from Australia , Dr. Suresh Sharma and many more artists in the tri-state area. Please contact me for further information.

Name: Purnima Desai Shikshayatan Cultural Center
E-Mail: shikshayatan1988@aol.com
Field: Vocal classical, Bhajan, Geet, Gazal, Harmonium, Tabla, Violin, Sitar, Flute, keyboard
Address: 146-29 Hawthorne Avenue, Flushing, New York, N,Y, 11355
Telephone: Cell - 646-472-9255, Phone - 718-886-0009, FAX - 718-886-0015
Misc. Info: hindi, gujraati, and sanskrit lesson also

Name: R Aruna Sri
E-Mail: arunasri21474@gmail.com
Field: Karnatic Vocal, Hindustani Vocal (Banaras Gharana), Devotional, Hari Naama Sankeertan, Veena
Address: Sec 21, (near Sec 8 Metro) Dwarka, New Delhi
Telephone: 901 390 5992
Misc. Info: Masters in Music (Karnatic), Sangeeth Prabhakar (Hindustani)

Name: Leela R.
E-Mail: lrcyber@yahoo.com
Field: Bharatha Natyam, Veena
Address: Westchester, NY 10562
Telephone: 914-941-9254
Misc. Info: Will teach 1. Classical Bharatha Natyam 2. Veena (those interested must have Veena) Have played for several Arangetrams; I can be contacted to play Veena for Kuchipudi, Bharatha atyam Arangetrams.

Name: Natasha Rab
E-Mail: natashasujon@yahoo.com
Field: classical dancing, Kathak, Bollywood dance and choreography.
Address: Queens village, NY
Telephone: 617 999 3174
Misc. Info: I offer classical dancing to children $20 per class. Classes are usually 45 min to an hour long.

Name: Harini S Raghavan
E-Mail: rinisinger@gmail.com
Field: Voice and Violin
Address: Upper East Side, New York, NY, USA
Telephone: 678-640-4916
Info: Harini is trained in Carnatic from gurus like Chitravina Ganesh of Carnatica Brothers on voice and Ganesh Kumaresh on violin. She is also a graduate of Berklee College of Music. She teaches children and adults of all ages at home in the Upper East Side Manhattan and offers online lessons as well. Apart from teaching carnatic she also helps students sing film songs and ghazals. More information : www.rinimusic.com Price: $45 for 1 hour, $30 for 30 minutes

Name: Shobana Raghavan
E-Mail: info@sambhavraga.org
Field: Indian Carnatic Vocal and Bharatanatyam Dance Lessons
Address: Multiple locations in New York City
Telephone: 914-440-3704
Misc. Info: Beginners' and advanced training in Carnatic vocal music will be given by experienced music teacher from Chennai who has given numerous concerts and has also trained several students in vocal music. We are also thrilled to partner with Shubanjali School of Performing Arts to offer Indian classical Bharatanatyam dance lessons for kids and adults.

Name: Nivedita Shiv Raj
E-Mail: info@ragachitra.org
Field: Carnatic - Vocal, Veena
Address: Flushing, NY 11355
Telephone: 212-203-3555
Misc. Info: Mrs. Nivedita ShivRaj, is a carnatic music (vocal & veena) professional with 20 years of rich experience. She was an All India Radio artiste. She has presented many concerts, in India and the USA. She collaborates with artistes of other genres to create, compose contemporary music and presents workshops and concerts to world audiences.(www.niveditashivraj.com). Students get to learn Indian Classical Music (vocal and veena) in a methodical, easy & interesting way, with bhajans, slokas and kirthanas. Students also have opportunities for performances and become a member of RagaChitra Classical Choir. Voice training is also provided for singers and aspiring singers of any forms of music.Classes are held in Flushing & Manhattan, NY and also over phone & internet for both vocal & veena, Website - www.ragachitra.org / www.niveditashivraj.com

Name: Dr. Rohini B. Ramanathan
E-Mail: rbrimages@hotmail.com
Field: Vocal Music
Telephone: (516) 764-1847
Misc. Info: For Bio: http://www.longislandtraditions.org/artistprofiles/ethnic/ramanathan.html Teach: Voice Culture Classical Music Improv Scale Conversion Film Music Devotional Music Fusion

Name: Sriganesh Ramachandra Rao
E-Mail: ganapathi_moonboy@yahoo.co.in
Field: Mridangam, Konnakkol, Carnatic classical vocal, light music, Bhajans.
Telephone: 716-491-8156
Address: 156 (Lower), Englewood Avenue, Buffalo, New York-14214
Misc. Info: More than 200 stage performances in India in mridangam konnakkol and carnatic vocal. 16 years of experience in the field of music. Trained under gurus Karnataka Kalashree Vidwan B.K. Chandramouli CMANA Awardee Vid. B.C.Manjunath Vidushi. Sharada Sheshagiri Vidushi. M.S. Vidya Vidwan Srininvas Prasanna (Disciple of Vid. Shelvanarayanan)

Name: Samyukta Ranganathan
E-Mail: Samyukta.carnatic@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic and Vocal Technique
Address: Astoria, Queens, NY USA
Telephone: 347 633 0913
Misc. Info: samyukta is an award winning Carnatic performer from chennai with over 2 decades of training under Sangita Kalacharya Bombay S Ramachandran. She is also an advanced certified Vocal Technique trainer and has been teaching students from around the world for several years. (voice culture) for all genres (Carnatic, Hindustani, film, contemporary and more)

Name: Ruvin Rewah
E-Mail: Basic-Touch@hotmail.com
Field: Dholak, Basic Tabla and Harmonium
Address: Queens, NY
Telephone: 347-885-0563
Misc. Info: $60 per month/ $600/yr

Name: Abha Bhatnagar Roy
E-Mail: srijandance@gmail.com
Field: Kathak, Indian Classical Dance, Indian Folk Dance, Yoga
Address: Queens, New York, NY
Telephone: (917) 361-2190
Misc. Info: Srijan Dance Center, created in 2000, is an institute dedicated to the teaching of Indian classical kathak and folk dance. Abha B. Roy teaches, and performs, she has performed at venues like Lincoln Center, World Trade Center, Banff Arts Center and more. Learn more about taking her class, or booking her for performances, at her website: http://www.danceyogaandbeyond.com/

Name: Dipesh Roy
E-Mail: dipeshroynyc@yahoo.com
Field: Sitar (basic in Violin)
Address: 146-07, Lakewood Ave, Jamaica, New York, NY 11435
Telephone: 917-979-9077 (cell), (347-502-2927) (home)
Misc. Info: hindustani classical instrument

Name: Priyadarshini Roy - Shibaranjani School of Dance
E-Mail: priyadarshini.roy@gmail.com
Field: Indian classical dance (Odissi) of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra gharana, and choreography with Rabindrasangeet, folk and modern music.
Address: Classes available in Manhattan and White Plains, New York; Stamford, Connecticut.
Telephone: +1 917-287-7533
Misc. Info: Please visit our website for class details: www.priyadarshini.net Priyadarshini has trained in Odissi for over two decades under the guidance of her mother Dipanwita Roy, a renowned Odissi exponent and senior disciple of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra. She has also trained under other gurus such as Ratikant Mohapatra, Sujata Mohapatra, Ramli Ibrahim, through master workshops. She choreographs and performs Indian classical and contemporary dance solo and in groups with her students at prestigious venues in India, Europe and the USA. She holds a six-year degree in Odissi from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad and has received numerous awards in the field of dance. Contact for group/private classes, choreography or performances.

Name: Rimli Roy
E-Mail: rimli@suratiinc.com
Field: Indian Classical and Folk Dancer / Choreographer / Teacher. Classical - Odissi, Manipuri, Bharatnatyam. Indian traditional folk, Contemporary and Creative
Address: 35-1108 River Drive South, Jersey City, NJ 07310. Classes available in Manhattan, Long Island, Woodbridge and Jersey City. Classes coming soon to other locations in NJ and NY.
Telephone: 201 792 2650, 201 349 8883
Misc. Info: Rimli has taken intensive training in Manipuri, Odissi and Bharatnatyam under renowned gurus in India. She choreographs and performs Indian classical and traditional folk, contemporary and creative dances solo and with troupe. Rimli is also the founder and director of Surati (www.suratiinc.com), an entertainment company that promotes performing arts and artists in the U.S. through classes, workshops and performances. Events performed at include Corporate events, Cultural events, Fund raisers and other public and private events.

Name: Saanwee Performing Arts
Email: info@saanwee.com
Field: Wedding Dance, Bollywood, Latin, Ballroom, Wedding Sangeet, BollyNatyam, Bharatanatyam, Dance Choreography, Semi Classical, Indian Folk
Address: Locations in Jersey City & Manhattan
Telephone: 617-245-2195
Misc. Info: To Register for Classes, please visit: www.saanwee­.com Priti Gupta-Udeshi has been a Pro on 'Dancing with the Stars' in India and has been an award winning teacher and performer with over 18years of experience in the field. Participate in performances with us.

Name:Parinatha Sampath
E-Mail: parinatha.vasan@gmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam, Bollywood Dance, Storytelling
Address: Jersey City, New Jersey; New York City, New York
Telephone: 201-375-2226
Misc. Info: Parinatha Sampath is a lifestyle writer and social media manager by profession. She has worked for Time Out and Times of India, and currently writes for various websites. More importantly, she has learnt Bharatanatyam under the tutelage of Guru Revathi Narasimhan, in Bangalore, for over 20 years and has performed extensively across India, and in New York City. Having also been deeply involved in theater for the most part of her life, she has acted in several plays including The Silent Front, Panchatantra and Hayavadana among others.

Name: Saregama Desi Beats (Performing Arts & Entertainment Center)
E-Mail: saregamadesibeats@gmail.com
Field: Indian vocal, Harmonium, Tabla, Dholak, keyboard, Bharatanatyam, Kathak, belly Dancing, western, and cinematic
bollywood dancing, aerobics, yoga, hindi reading & writing, melodious munchkins (0-4yrs)
Address: 131-11 liberty ave, richmond hill, ny 11419
Telephone: 347-829-3452, 646-220-8108
Misc. Info: A one stop to learn performing arts and also specializes in live orchestra and Karaoke for all occasions. Reasonable rates & a great place to learn.

Name: Janaki Sarma
E-Mail: Janakisarma@hotmail.com
Field: Carnatic classical music , Bhajan, Ghazals, filmi songs, semi classical and Harmonium / organ etc
Address: 135-08, 82nd street , Jamaica, Queens, NY on fridays and weekends and 1st Richmond Street, New Brunswick NJ MON - THURS
Telephone: 1 646 469 6261
Misc. Info: Holding masters degree in Indian classical, merits scholar from the indian government and a disciple of imminent musicians mrs D K Pattamal and Allathur Paddadi, All India Radio artist having given shows in Africa, India, and USA. Teaching music for the last 30 years.

Name: Sudha Seetharaman (Trilok Fusion Center for Arts & Education)
E-Mail: sudha@trilokfusion.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 143 Waverly Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Telephone: 718 576 2563
Misc. Info: Web: www.trilokfusion.com Offers classes in Bharatanatyam and presents artists from around the world at her center in Brooklyn, New York.

Name: Mimi Seton (aka Bhavani Marga)
E-Mail: mimi@mimiseton.com
Field: Beginning Hindustani Chant
Address: 324 West 84th St, Apt 43, NYC, NY 10024
Telephone: 646 669 9310
Misc. Info: mimi@mimiseton.com. People should contact me through e-mail with a subject that indicates their interest so they don't go to spam.

Name: Priyal Shah
E-Mail: pvs239@nyu.edu
Field: Keyboard and Piano
Address: New York City, Manhattan, NY, USA
Telephone: 646 233 6972
Misc. Info: Piano and Keyboard classes for people of all ages and levels. "Kalavir Academy" run by Priyal Shah (grand-daughter of Shri. Kalyanji of Kalyanji-Anandji fame and daughter of Viju Shah) offers keyboard lessons for Hindi / Film music and Western Classical piano music. Priyal has received a Master of Music in Piano Performance from NYU and has also taught piano at NYU. No prior knowledge of music required. Lessons can be held at your residence or at the professor's residence. Standard rate: $70 for one hour lesson and $40 for 30 minute lesson.

Name: Dave Sharma
E-Mail: ds@davesharma.net
Field: Bhangra Dhol, western percussion
Address: 302 Eastern Parkway #6B Brooklyn, NY 11225
Misc. Info: AiM: sharmabeats MSN: ds@davesharma.net teaches: tabla, dholki, bhangra dhol, western drums and general percussion. Percussionist for AR Rehman's Bombay Dreams, Bikram Singh, etc. more info at www.myspace.com/davesharma

Name: Shobana
E-Mail: m_shobana@rocketmail.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Queens, NY, USA
Telephone: 347-666-1854
Misc. Info: I am open to anyone who is interested to learn the divine dance "Bharatanatyam". I have learnt the art of Bharatanatyam from the tender age of 4 from Guru J. Suryanarayana Murthy. I have been trained in Kalakshetra style. I have received many awards, have given various performances in and around the country as well as abroad too. For your convenience, I can come to your home and teach you!!!

Name: Saheelan Sinnarajah
E-Mail: saheelan@gmail.com
Field: Mridangam
Address: New York (Manhattan), New York
Misc. Info: Saheelan is a senior student of Kalaimamani Sri. Thiruvarur Bakthavathsalam and has been actively performing across the U.S., Canada, and India since 2007. In 2009 Saheelan was awarded Best Young Mridangist by the Tamil Nadu Government Music College (Chennai). Saheelan is available for performances and mridangam lessons (all levels). Students will be enrolled in Sri. Bakthavathsalam's Laya Madhuraa School of Music and will follow the same instruction provided in Chennai by Sri. Bakthavathsalam.

Name: Sonalee's Bollywood Dance Studio
E-Mail: Sdancestudio@gmail.com
Field: >Bollywood style dances
Address: Edison, NJ * Manhattan, NYC & Spring Valley, NY
Telephone: 732.213.4333
Misc. Info: For All ages & Levels www.sonaleedancestudio.com "Bollywood Dancing At Its Best" Sonalee's Dance Studio is committed to Bollywood style dances. We aim to be at the forefront, internationally, as providers of a unique, professional dance training school that is dedicated, committed and passionate about all facets of entertainment.

Name: Sonali Skandan
E-Mail: info@sonaliskandan.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 345 East 93rd Street. New York, NY 10128
Telephone: 646-251-7463
Misc. Info: Sonali Skandan is offering Bharatanatyam classes for children and adults in the New York City area. Classes taught in the Pandanallur / Kalaksehtra style. Sonali Skandan is currently a disciple of Professor CV Chandrasekhar and Smt. Bragha Bessel of Chennai, India, and has performed at major venues in India, US UK, and Canada.

Name: Malini Srinivasan
E-Mail: maliniks@yahoo.com
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Queens, NY, USA
Telephone: 631 672 4382
Misc. Info: www.malinisrinivasan.com Malini Srinivasan is a third-generation Bharatanatyam dancer. She is the student of Sri C.V. Chandrasekhar, trained in the Kalakshetra style of dance. Malini is an Adjunct lecturer at SUNY Stony Brook and dance teacher at the Young Indian Culture Group and Anamika Navatman. She offers private and group lessons to children and adults.

Name: Aparna Srishti
E-Mail: aparna_ads@yahoo.co.in
Field: Carnatic vocal and Veena
Address: The Bronx, New York, United States of America
Misc. Info: I started learning Veena and Vocal since the age of 6. I have had the opportunity of performing in various places in India. I came to New York just a few months back and now that I am here, I want to spread the knowledge that I have to people who want to learn. For fees and everything else, mail me at the mail address given.

Name: Sur Dost (Shahzad)
E-Mail: surdost@gmail.com
Field: Vocal Indian Music, Classical, semi classical, Gazal, Film Songs,
Address: New York
Telephone: 13475495948
Misc. Info: If you really serious to learn music with advanced music techniques, here I am for you. I'll assess your abilities as well as your areas to improve and will design and give you your riaz. You can learn and practice with me Classical, Semi classical, gazal and film music.Email or text for appointment.

Name: Surati for Performing Arts
E-Mail: info@suratiinc.com
Field: Indian Classical dance - Odissi, Bharatanatyam, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam, Other Dances- Indian folk / contemporary / creative. Vocals - Hindustani Classical, Carnatic Classical, Folk / Contemporary / Popular, Instruments - Tabla, Pakhawaj, Harmonium, Keyboards, Guitar
Address: 35-1108 River Drive South, Jersey City, NJ 07310. Classes available in Jersey City, Woodbridge, Manhattan.
Telephone: 201 792 2650
Misc. Info: Website: www.suratiinc.com Intensive training from beginner to advanced levels in Indian Classical, Folk, Contemporary and Creative dances. Classes in Indian Classical music - vocals and instruments : Weekly classes. Fees - various depending on course. Special one on one classes available. Monthly payment structure. Financial aid available for students. For enquiries you can email us at enquiries@suratiinc.com Events performed at include Corporate events, Cultural events, Fund raisers and other public and private events.

Name: Taalim School of Indian Music - New York Branch
E-Mail: info@taalim.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Main Branch - Long Island. Other locations in New York include Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Montebello, and Pelham. Classes are also available in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
Telephone: (732) 89-TABLA (82252)
Misc. Info: With the blessings and guidance of Tabla Guru Pandit Divyang Vakil, the Taalim School provides high quality tabla lessons in a private and/or group setting. Classes are available all over the tri-state. For full class schedule and further details, visit http://www.taalim.com

Name: Tiruvarur A Radhakrishnan
E-Mail: ta.radhakrishnan@gmail.com
Field: Keyboard and Harmonium
Address: 4252 Union Street Flushing NY 11355
Misc. Info:

Name: Vidyalakshmi V.
E-Mail: vidyavaidya1975@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic music (Vocal)
Address: East 43Rd Street, Manhattan, New york
Misc. Info: Basic Lessons In Traditional Style Willbe Taught Hello, I am a carnatic music singer / teacher travelling to various countries since my husband's job is transferrable every three years. I have just landed in New York. I have been learning traditional style of classical vocal music past thirty years under the guidance of Mrs. Usha Bharadwaj and Dr. Prema Hariharan, Chennai and Mrs. Sudha Raguraman, Delhi, and as well teaching side by side to many young learners in many countries.

Name: Sushma Vageesh
E-Mail: sushmavageesh@gmail.com
Field: Bharatnatyam
Address: Long Island, New york USA
Misc. Info: People interested in learning Bharatanatyam please e-mail me or contact me through my website contact form. www.sushmavageesh.com

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