TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE (Oregon)

 

Name: Sonali Banerjee
E-Mail: Banerjee_banerjee@yahoo.com
Field: Odissi Dancing
Address: Tualatin, OR, USA
Telephone: 971-678-8972
Misc. Info: Individual and group lessons offered. Students of all age groups are welcome. Classes are $12.00 Brief - Odissi is a dance of love and passion an expression of human and divine that has no boundaries. Sonali is excited to tell you that she will be teaching a beginner/intermediate and advance Oddissi class in Tualatin, Oregon. This class is an introduction to Classical Odissi Dance, including warm ups, exercises, foot work, facial expressions, rhythms as well as intricate hand mudras and their applications. The dance practice requires concentration and discipline and a gradual build up of stamina, coordination and fluid grace.


Name: Parteek Bansal
E-Mail: ParteekSB@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Portland, OR
Telephone: 646-510-4910
Misc. Info: Located just in Bethany, I've studied tabla under Sri K. Paramjyoti, Sajjad Chowdhry (senior student of Ustad Shabbir Nisar), Alex Jenkins (senior student of Swapan Chaudhury), Ustad Zakir Hussain. Have 15+ years of experience, performing as accompaniment to a variety of instrumentalist as well as a soloist. He is available to teach both classes and private lessons, and can cater to all ages and levels.


Name: Josh Feinberg
E-Mail: joshfeinbergmusic@gmail.com
Field: Sitar
Address: Portland and Eugene
Telephone: 917 776 2801
Misc. Info: Classes available in Portland and Eugene, OR and Seattle, WA I have a BM from the New England Conservatory of Music in Sitar Performance, and I'm a 2006-07 Fulbright scholar. I am a Maihar Gharana sitarist following the style of Pt. Nikhil Banerjee. I am now receiving training from Ustad Ali Akbar Khan-sahib. Feel free to see my websites for more information- www.joshfeinbergmusic.com and www.myspace.com/joshfeinberg . Please contact me if you have any questions.


Name: Josh Feinberg
E-Mail: joshfeinbergmusic@gmail.com
Field: Sitar and Instrumental Classes
Address: Portland, Beaverton, Eugene, Seattle
Telephone: 917 776 2801
Misc. Info: Classes available in Portland (including Beaverton and Eugene, OR and Seattle, WA. Josh has a bachelors degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in Sitar Performance, and is currently working towards his Masters in Fine Arts through Goddard College. He is also a 2006-07 Fulbright scholar and the author of the Hal Leonard Sitar Method. Josh is a Maihar Gharana sitarist trained by Ust. Ali Akbar Khan and his family and disciples. For more information please visit: www.joshfeinbergmusic.com.


Name: J.J. Gregg
E-Mail: charukeshi.roopak@gmail.com
Field: Sitar (basic vocal and rhythm training also available)
Address: Salem, Oregon, U.S.A.
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Private sitar lessons available from instructor with a decade of teaching experience. (Also available for house concerts, lectures, and yoga classes/retreats.) Lessons based on Traditional Indian Classical learning process augmented by recent developments in the fields of education and brain science. Prior musical experience is not required, but dedication is. Lessons: my house or yours - will consider taking students in Portland, Beaverton, Corvallis, or Eugene area. Even if you can't keep a beat or sing on pitch, with hard work you can master both. Studied sitar with Ustad Usman Khan of Pune for the past 15 years. I have a Master's of Education from University of Illinois at Chicago. Student references available on request. Music sample: https://soundcloud.com/jjgregg


Name: Josh Humphrey
E-Mail: oudandtabla@yahoo.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Eugene, Oregon USA
Telephone: (541) 954-2621
Misc. Info: Trained under Ustad Sabir Khan, Farrukhabad gharana; adjunct faculty and tabla teacher at Lane Community College in Eugene.


Name: Nisha Joshi
E-Mail: n_joshi@msn.com
Field: Vocal, Sitar, beginning Tabla
Address: Portland, OR
Telephone: (503) 629-0277
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Name: Mita Kundu
E-Mail: ani_kundu@yahoo.com
Field: Rabindrasangeet, Basics of Indian Classical
Address: Portland, OR
Telephone: 503-840-8433
Misc. Info: Music lessons are offered in person and online. Mita graduated from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. She received "Sangeet Prabhakar" and "Sangeet Bibhakar" degrees from Allahabad Prayag Sangeet Sammelan, a renowned classical music school in Allahabad, India. Mita's further music lessons continued under the personal guidance of Mrs. Maya Sen, Pandit Jayanta Bose and Pandit Lakshmishankar. Mita has performed throughout the US, Canada and Kolkata. She has been featured in All India Radio, Indian National and private TV channels. For more information visit: http://www.mitakundu.com/


Name: Payal Marvaniya
E-Mail: contact@dancewithpayal.com
Field: Dance instruction and choreography in various dance styles
Address: Portland, OR
Telephone: 703-347-4584
Misc. Info: Individual and group classes offered for all age groups in Portland and nearby cities. Experience in Bharat Natyam, Folk dances (including Garba & Bhangra), Bollywoood, Jazz - Hip hop, Ballroom & Latin ( Salsa, Jive, Waltz...etc), Fusion and Yoga. Customized lessons are available for weddings, birthdays, fundraisers, corporate workshops or any other special events. Feel free to visit www.dancewithpayal.com for more information and contact with any questions.


Name: Rik Masterson
E-Mail: rikmasterson@hotmail.com
Field: N. Indian vocal, tabla, Sitar
Address: Portland, OR
Telephone:
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Name: Nartana School of Kuchipudi Dance
E-Mail: annuganesh@hotmail.com
Field: Kuchipudi Dance
Address: Portland, Oregon, USA
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Guru Smt. Anuradha Ganesh


Name: Nirvana Academy for Indian performing arts
E-Mail: chitra.sridhar@yahoo.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal Music, Bharatnatyam, Violin, and keyboard
Address: 3144 NW Chapin Dr. Portland OR 97229
Telephone: 503-575-5567
Misc. Info: Chitra Sridhar (director) - Individual and group lessons offered. Students of all age groups are welcome.


Name: Rose Okada - Kirana West
E-Mail: music@kiranawest.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal, Tabla, sarangi, Guitar, Violin
Address: Portland, OR
Telephone: (503) 296-9650
Misc. Info: http://www.kiranawest.com


Name: Rani Paatrik
E-Mail: radhika_patrik@yahoo.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal Music ( North Indian Classical Music)
Address: Portland, OR 97229, USA
Telephone: (503) 430-1314
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Name: Hamsa Raghuvir
E-Mail: raghuvir.hamsa@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Vocal
Address: Portland, OR
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I am a student (vocal) of Padma Bhushan Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman and will be happy to teach his style of Carnatic music. I have learnt music from a young age and am from a family of renowned musicians. Please email me for further details. Beginners as well as advanced students welcome.


Name: Sanjita
E-Mail: sanjitas@gmail.com
Field: Odissi dance
Address: Portland /Bethany/Rock creek area, OR, USA
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Sanjita is trained Odissi dancer, soloist and teacher. She received her training in Odissi dance extensively from Bhubaneswar based Guru Smt. Muktilata Pal, a direct student of legendary Guru and proponent Sri Kelucharan Mohapatra. Muktilata Pal is also a passionate choreographer for most prestigious odissi festivals in Odisha, a leading dancer of her generation and firm believer of Guruji's original style. Sanjita also have received training from Arizona based Guru Rajul Shah, of same gharana. Sanjita is accepting students of all ages. She believes in "Odissi is for everybody". Odissi is a very detailed dance, which needs strength of a mountain and fluidity of a sea. It involves the gestures of fingers, intricate movements of head,neck, torso, hand, feet,eye and body. It also may include facial expressions. Each aspect of the dance will be taught patiently in great details.


Name: Doug Scheuerell
E-Mail: tablapath@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: 1557 D Street Springfield OR 97477
Telephone: (541)484-9305
Misc. Info: Studied with Pandits Swapan Chaudhuri, Jnan Prakash Ghosh, and Samir Chatterjee. Faculty of University of Oregon School of Music and Dance 1993-2014 as a tabla specialist.


Name: Mini Sharma
E-Mail: leeladance@yahoo.com
Field: Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Folk
Address: NE Portland, Oregon
Telephone: 850-491-6333
Misc. Info: Bharatanatyam: Under the aegis of Guru Kalayansundaram, Rajarajeshwari Natya Kala Mandir, Bombay Kuchipudi: Komalavali Amma Interests: Fusion dance, Choreography. Forte: Work with kid's groups and immersion programs in schools, first time adult dancers


Name: Shikha Singhal
E-Mail: anushikha2000@gmail.com
Field: Bollywood Dance and Hindi
Address: Portland, OR USA
Telephone: 301-358-5171
Misc. Info: Earlier with India School, Bethesda



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