TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE
(Western Australia)

 

Name: Praashekh Borkar
E-Mail: praashekh@gmail.com
Field: Sarod, Sitar, Harmonium, Keyboards, Guitar.
Address: 58 Keslake way, Parkwood, Perth, Western Australia 6147
Telephone: +61 (0)426789143
Misc. Info: www.indianmusicperth.com Praashekh Borkar - Surmani, Sangeet Alankaar, National Gold Medalist, Music Scholarship holder, Sound engineer, Bollywood musician, Inventor of the Esarod - Teaching North Indian Classical Music (sarod, sitar, harmonium, keyboards & guitar) . Available for Indian Music and Fusion Music Performances (Shows, Weddings, Private functions) . Available for Bollywood Dance choreography & Performances for All types of Performances & Functions.


Name: Branan Dubh
E-Mail: brandubh@earthling.net
Field: classical vocal
Address: Fremantle, Perth, WA, Australia
Telephone: 08 93355581 or 0411983549
Misc. Info: I am a singer in the ancient dhrupad style, I studied intensively with the Gundecha brothers (www.dhrupad.org) in Bhopal, India, since 2002. My special interests are micro-tonal tuning (shruti) and improvisation and I like to see music as a sadhana. I teach small classes and individuals as well as performing in classical and fusional contexts.


Name: Yogesh Kakkad
E-Mail: ypkakkad@gmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Perth, Western Australia
Telephone: +61 41 2299 518
Misc. Info: I completed Visharad (B.Performing Arts) in Tabla and I took the training from Pundit Nitai Chakraborty (disciple of Pundit Samtaprasad & Pundit Kanai Dutt). I have been performing for over 20 years with many great Indian, non-Indain artists (i.e. Gauri Pathare, Sania Patankar, Raj Kumar Sharma, Nathan Gaunt etc). I have many Tabla students in Australia who have been learning classical & semi classical with different Gharana (i.e. Delhi, Banaras, Punjab, Ajarada, etc.). If anyone is interested learning Tabla or require me to accompany Tabla for Classical / Semi-classical / Western style concerts, please feel free to contact me.


Name: Acharya Dr. Sadanand Ganpati Mankar
E-Mail: indianmusic@icmraa.com
Field: Hindustani Vocal, beginning Tabla
Address: 2/71 High Street Fremantle W.A. 6160 Australia.
Telephone: 0011-61-0407561662
Misc. Info: Indian Classical Music Research Academy Australia , I am teaching Hindustani �North Indian classical Ragas-Vocal for BA/MA and up to Ph.D. Or Visharad/Alankar/Parangat/Sangitacharya level and basic tabla. I am Sangit Visharad/Bhushan/Parangat/Sangitacharya (vocal) also I am B.Sc. (Electronics) MCM-Management and Ph.D. (AM-Music Therapy). Teaching music and meditation more than 25 years. Initial cost for Raga lesson $25 per hour in Australia. Free Sahaja Yoga meditation with Indian Raga every Friday 7 to 8.30 PM For information go to website: www.icmraa.com.


Name: Sindhusmita Mishra
E-Mail: gigli.gigli@gmail.com
Field: Odissi (Indian classical dance)
Address: 103/130, Mounts Bay road, Perth, West Australia - 6000
Telephone: 0432381306
Misc. Info: I was brought up in traditional Indian music family,exposed to dance at an age as early as 5 yrs. Recieved  training in Indian Classical dance for around 15 years .Completed Sangeet bhaskar (Post graduate) and Visharad (Bachelor degree)in Odissi Classical dance. Have performed at many cultural functions in both classical and semi classical dance. Have also knowledge of indian folk dances like sambalpuri, bihu, bhangda, dandiya etc. and alos bollywood style dancing. I would be glad to participate/organise any classical/semi classical programs. Also would be glad to impart my knowledge of dance to any one who is interested. Please feel free to contact for any further information.


Name: Lavanya Prabu
E-Mail: lavanyaprabu@yahoo.com
Field: Indian classical dance - Bharathanatyam
Address: Perth, WA
Telephone: 63611499
Misc. Info: Bharatham Dance Academy aims at ahcieving pefection in that art though small class groups and individual attention and adheres strictly to the purest form the art.


Name: Vickneswaran Ramakrishnan
E-Mail: vicky120@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Address: Perth, Western Australia.
Telephone: 0403 799 488
Misc. Info: Tabla Visharad from Gandharva Mahavidyalay, Pune. Studied under the able guidance of Ustad Hanif Mohamed Mirajkar in Pune. do contact for tabla classes and also performing (tabla solo & accompaniment). currently under the guidance of Tabla Maestro Pandit Kumar Bose,


Name: Balvinder Singh
E-Mail: singh.balvinder@gmail.com
Field: Sitar
Address: Perth
Telephone: 0410527545
Misc. Info: Hi I teach Sitar and Indian music theory, I learnt from Ustad Samuel Dass and also Ustad Sabri Khan in India. Awards: Winner WA Music Industry song of the year awards, ArtsWA fellowship winner, ARTS Council of Australia JUMP Mentee. Give me a buzz if you want to learn, or email !


Name: Gurpreet Singh
E-Mail: beatmaestro82@hotmail.com
Field: Tabla
Adress:Perth WA Australia
Telephone: 0412641520, 0435690611
Misc. Info: I am a Tabla player from Punjab Gharana, have been taking training under Ustaad Kulwinder Singh since last 11 years.,i have won many Compititons like National Youth Festival-2006, Punjabi University Patiala competition 2005  and many other Compititons too.I have given Performances as Solo Artist and as an tabla accompanist also in many concerts like Harballbh Sangeet Samelan, Ustad Abdul Latif Khan Samaroh and many others both in India and overseas. Will be available in Australia after July 2009 for two years mail me if you require any help in learning or Accompanying Tabla or contact me for buying any Indian Musical Instruments.I am running two weekly tabla classes in perth.




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