TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE
(Sweden)

 

Name: H�kan Almkvist
E-Mail: h.almkvist@comhem.se
Field: Sitar
Address: Uppsala, Sweden
Telephone: 46 18 52 08 99
Misc. Info: Beginner and advanced students


Name: Paramita Bhattacharya
E-Mail: b_paramita89@yahoo.com
Field: Indian Classical Vocal Music, Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti.
Address: Linnegatan 10, lgh 1316, 58225, Link�ping, Sweden
Telephone: 0738932129/0738932128
Misc. Info: Selected and performed as a music artist for All India Radio in Rabidrasangeet discipline. Recipient of the National Scholarship in the field of Hindusthani Vocal Classical Music. Prize recipient in the renowned Dover Lane Music Conference Talent Search. Training Indian Classical Music for last eight years under the mentorship of Anjan Majumdar of Kirana gharana. Mr. Majumdar was a disciple of A.T. Kanan. For all other relevant information please contact me.


Name: Anurag Choudhary
E-Mail: anurag183@gmail.com
Field: Flute /Bansuri
Address: Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Anurag is a trained concert flautist who continues to perform and promote Indian Classical Music through concerts, workshops and collaborating with other International Artists in Sweden and Germany.


Name: Soumen Roy Chowdhury
E-Mail: src11@hotmail.com
Field: Sarod
Address: Sollentunav�gen, 191 48 Sollentuna , Sweden.
Telephone: +46 70 408 4006
Misc. Info: Soumen plays Sarod with the tradition of Senia Maihar Gharana. His first guru was Late Birendranath Bandopadhyay of Sibpur, Howrah ( disciple of Baba Allauddin Khan and Annapurna Devi) and his second guru was Late Anil Mallick (Disciple of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan).


Name: Vrushali Deshpande
E-Mail: vrushalisd@hotmail.com
Field: Hindusthani classical music, Kathak
Address: Bangatan 29, 41464 , Gothenberg, Sweden
Telephone: 0708681951
Misc. Info: I have done Sangeet Visharad ( Bachelors degree ) from Akhil bharatiya gandharva Vidyalay, India. And now I am doing alankar (Masters Degree ) in music. I have been teaching music in India, San Ramon, USA.


Name: Jon Eklöf
E-Mail: Visible_world@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Gothenburg
Telephone: 46 (0) 700 87 35 31
Misc. Info: Student of Sri Nabankur Bhattacharya and Pt. Anindo Chatterjee.


Name: Arundhathi Ganapathy
E-Mail: aru.ganesh@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic classical Vocal music, devotional music and sacred chants
Address: Tengdahlsgatan 23, 116 48 Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone: +46 734915283
Misc. Info: Trained for 20 years under the tutelage of Vidushi Tirumale Sharada in Bangalore. Taught junior level music for 8 years in Bangalore.


Name: Suranjana Ghosh
E-Mail: tablasuranjana@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Albert Engstr�msgatan 31, 754 30, Uppsala/SWEDEN
Telephone: 018-314174
Misc. Info: Guru : Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri


Name: Jonas Landahl
E-Mail: jonastabla@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Albert Engstr�msgatan 31, 754 30, Uppsala/SWEDEN
Telephone: 0046-18-314174, 0046-739-130395
Misc. Info: Wrote the first studybook in Swedish about tabla, 2002; "Start to play tabla"


Name: Poorva Express (Stian Grimstad and Moa Danielson)
E-Mail: poorvaexpress@gmail.com
Field: Sitar and Tabla, north indian classical music
Address: Rubinv�gen 18, 5 tr, H�gersten, Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone: +46 (0)8 684 384 34 / +46 (0) 735 506536
Misc. Info: Poorva Express is a swedish duo performing and teaching Hindustani classical music. Moa Danielson plays tabla and is a student of Kishore Kumar Mishra, former student of Pandit Sharda Sahai of Varanasi gharana. Stian Grimstad plays sitar and is a student of Gaurav Mazumdar (student of Pandit Ravi Shankar) and Khursid Ali Khan (former student of Ustad Vilayat Khan). More details: www.poorvaexpress.se.


Name: Radha Prasanna
E-Mail: ardhanarisod@yahoo.com
Field: Professonal Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi dancer.
Address: 96 Tranebergsvagen, Bromma 16744, Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone: 0769701878
Misc. Info: Professional Bharathanatyam and Kuchipudi dancer from Chennai, India. I have performed across world for prestigious festivals and sabhas. I have been practicing and performing Bharathanatyam and Kuchipudi for past 20 years and disciple of Smt. Hema Rajan, Anitha Guha and Madhavapeddi Murthy.


Name: Srutilaya Centre for Indian Music
E-Mail: srutilaya@yahoo.com
Field: Classical Indian Music (Vocal)
Address: Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:
Misc. Info: The Srutilaya Centre for Indian Music aims to promote Indian art and culture in Sweden through music. Here students learn vocal Carnatic Music, which is the classical art music of South India. At Srutilaya the emphasis is on imparting and imbibing the traditional knowledge of Carnatic Music. At the same time, the students are also encouraged to learn other newer and diverse forms of popular Indian music.


Name: Sunil S.
E-Mail: sunilsundaram05@gmail.com
Field: Mrudangam
Address: Stockholm
Telephone: 0732427333 (Sweden)
Misc. Info: I am pursuing mrudangam approx for last 9 years. I am currently learning from Jayachandra Rao Sir Bangalore. Currently I am in Stockholm staying at Kista


Name: Swati Sharma
E-Mail: swatisharma.lect27@gmail.com
Field: Tabla, Kathak Dance & Harmonium
Address: Helenelund, Stockholm
Telephone: No; 46-0-769714088, 769714144
Misc. Info: I am classical and bollywood dancer . I can also teach Manipuri dance and play casio as well.


Name: Shenbagarajan ( Raj )
E-Mail: raj_dancer1983@Yahoo.co.in
Field: dancer, teacher For all kind of Bollywood style
City: Stockholm
Contact: 0722975299
Misc. Info: I am Bollywood Movie dancer and I have 10 years experience in Dance field.


Name: Uma Sridhara
E-Mail: uma_diamondnir@rediffmail.com
Field: Indian Light music (vocal), Bharatnatyam Dance
Address: W/O Shankar Sridhara, Hamngatan 16A, 67132 Arvika SE
Telephone: 0761412510(mobile), 0570 15532
Misc. Info: My mother tounge is Telugu. I speak Hindi English, Telugu and Oriya fluently. I sing songs in almost all the languages of India.  Bharatnatyam Dancer


Name: Veronica Tjerned
E-Mail: Info@kathakdans.se
Field: kathak dance.
Address: Gothenburg
Telephone: Mobilephone - 076 216 52 86
Veronica is one of the leadind dancers within the field of Indian classical dance in Sweden. She is teaching all over Sweden and is educated both at DOCH, Dance universiy collage Stockholm and studied further at Bharata Vidya Bhavan in London and later intensive studies in Kolkata for Rhythmosaoc and Dr Mitul Sengupta. Beside kathak, has she studied tabla for Shree Debasish Mukherjee from 2007 to present time. She also study hindustani vocal from Shree Asish Chakraborty. She works as a dancer, danceteacher and choreograph. Veronica Tjerned is the artistic director for Dada, Den asiatiska dansakademin, and also run the two dance companies, Ghunghuroos for young dancers and Swedish kathak mafia, in Gothenburg. Www.kathakdans.se


Name: KG Westman
E-Mail: shardamusicsweden@gmail.com
Field: Sitar -classical/light music/other genres
Address: Hägersten, Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone: +46 73 755 48 62
Misc. Info: Artist having performed in Sweden, most of Europe and also India. Student of Pandit Rabindra Narayan Goswami, senior sitar master of Banaras, U.P.


Name: Wahida Zennath
E-Mail: wahida.zennath@yahoo.com
Field:Bangladeshi & Indian classical, modern, Bollywood, folk & tribal dances.
Address: Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone: 0760695016
Misc. Info: Web - www.wahida.se, www.indiskdanskola.se I also know 'Indian Classical Dance' and 'Albripu in Bharathanatyan' which I had education from Natya Ramya (The School of Dance), Bangalore, India. The classical style of dances in this knowledge sharing academy has been influenced by other prevalent classical forms of music and dances of the Indian subcontinent, and accordingly show some influenced dance forms likeAlbripu in Bharathanatyan. The folk and tribal music and dance forms of Bangladesh are of indigenous origin and rooted to the soil of Bangladesh.



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