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Name: Anish adoor
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic Vocal Music
Address: Abushagara, sharjah. U.A.E
Telephone: 00971 5523 86960
Misc. Invo: I am a Carnatic Vocal Trainer. Graduate and Post Graduate in Music (Sree Swathi Thirunnal College of Music, Trivandrum). Has been trained by notable musicians for the past 20 years. Performed for various TV & stage shows. Judge for various music events.

Name: Rohini Ananth
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam, Light music
Address: Sharjah, UAE
Misc. Info: A graded artist of Doordarshan and a State Awardee, Rohini has been trained in the Vazhuvoor and ths Mysore style of Bharathanatyam. She is trained under Guru Kamala Rani of Kalakshetra in Natuvangam. Please contact for classes or Natuvangam.

Name: Sasoona Arshad
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic Vocal Teacher
Address: Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 33170963
Misc. Info: Freelance Carnatic Vocal Trainer. Graduate and Post Graduate in Music (MA Music). Has been trained by notable musicians for the past 20 years. Performed for various TV & stage shows. Judge for various music events. Has done a music album.

Name: Mrs. Arati Agarwal
Email: [email protected]
Field: Classical / Cinematic & Folk Dance teacher
Address: Harmony for Classical Music and Dance Institute, Deria, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: 0097142650556, Mobil -00971504839654
Misc. Info: Harmony Music & Dance Institute, Deira is successfully completing 10 years. Institute is not only educating students for dance, music, singing, art & craft, but also providing different platform to enhance their talent. Students of Harmony have been performed at different programs, to name some Sony (Boogie Woogie), Asianet, Kairali, Zee Talent etc. We also organize music exam from "Trinity collage of London" & Classical dance & singing exam thru "Prayag collage, Jaipur". Harmony Institute believes that each child is star & always working to prove that.

Name: Rashi Agarwal
Email: [email protected]
Field: Kathak, semi classical dances, Indian cinematic, Indian folk dances
Address: The Lakes, Dubai, UAE
Misc. Info: I started learning Kathak at the age of four and completed Prabhakar in Kathak (with distinction) from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, India. I have performed many stage shows and won dozens of prizes. For the last 10 years I have given extensive training to ladies and to children between the age group of 4-15 years in India, Dubai, US and Muscat. I also choreograph stage shows and functions.

Name: Arul Augustine
Email: [email protected]
Field: Classical dance, Cinematic dance (Bollywood), Western dance (Hip-hop, B-boying, Contemporary, Break dance, Fire dance, Freestyle), Ballroom dance (Jive, Salsa, Waltz), Instruments (Guitar, Keyboard, Violin, Drums) Hindustani and Carnatic Vocal, Drawing and Painting, Art and Craft
Address: Talents Music and Dance Institutet (Dubai*, Sharjah and Ajman*). United Arab Emirates.
Telephone: 00971 50 7972657, 00971 55 4814101.
Misc. Info: We do stage performance (bollywood, western and folk) as per your requirements. We also teach dance for competitions and special occasions like weddings, birthdays and private parties. Private classes for dance and instruments are available in sharjah, dubai and ajman. Pre-school and karate are available only near national paints area in sharjah. (*) only private classes are available in dubai and ajman.

Name: Pandit S. K. Chaturvedi
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani Vocal, Kirtan and Classical Bhakti Sangeet.
Address: 22, IInd Floor above Akbar Travells Al Faidi, Near Astoria Hotel Bur Dubai, UAE
Telephone: 00971 4 38 66 138
Misc. Info: I love to impart and educate Classical Bhakti Sangeet (Hindustani Vocal) to all the age groups of society.

Name: Chilanka Music & Dance Institute
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatnatyam, keyboard, guitar, Carnatic vocal, art, cinematic dance
Address: Hor Al Anz, Deira, Dubai
Telephone: 04-2976696
Misc. Info: Chilanka is a reputed music academy in Dubai and has been in existence for last 15 years.

Name: Debosmriti Dandapat
Email: [email protected]
Field: Kathak and semi classical
Address: Discovery Garden Dubai(U.A.E)
Telephone: 04-4521107, 0505501362
Misc. Info: I started learning Kathak at the age of four and completed Prabhakar in Kathak (with distinction) from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, India. I have performed many stage shows in Dubai. I would like to teach to children and ladies. I also give certificate from Chandigar Board.

Name: Paulomee Gandhi
Email: [email protected]
Field: dance styles like bollywood/western/ and freestyle
Address: Bur dubai, Dubai, U.A.E
Telephone: 971-559498300
Misc. Info: cost is 250 dirhams for 10 classes.

Name: Anumitha Ganesh
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatnatyam, Mohiniyattom
Address: Al Moosawi Building, No - 203, Bur Dubai, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: (Mobile) 0561435962
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Name: Gunjan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bollywood dancing for kids and ladies
Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai (close to Financial Center metro station)
Telephone: 0503592367
Misc. info: Hello ladies. My name is Gunjan and I offer Bollywood dance classes to kids and ladies. Have had a passion for dancing since childhood and possess 8 yrs of Bharata Natyam experience. Would like to share my skills and focus on making dancing fun as well as graceful.

Name: Riyaz M Hasan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bollywood Dance, Tamil Dance, Malayalam Dance, Western Dance
Address: Abu-Dhabi. Uae. [Moble No: 00971556892357] : Kerala . India[Mobile No:00919895228387]
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Name: Yashna Hemrajani
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bollywood Dance Classes
Address: Al Nahda, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: 050-2520196
Misc. Info: Bollywood dance classes offered twice a week by well-qualified choreographer. For kids of ages 5-16 and separate dance classes for ladies as well. Fees per class. For more information, please contact 050-2520196

Name: Mohan Kumar
email: [email protected]
Field: Vocal. Hindustani classical and Carnatic, and Bhajans .instrument ; harmonium
Address: Dubai, karama. United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971501464579
Misc. Info: Mohankumar(.desciple of Pandit RAMESH NARAYAN an ardent desciple of Sangeeth Marthand Pandit JASRAJJI. Torch bearer of Mewati gharana.). Performing concerts in Hindustani and Carnatic .and Jugalbandhi also. Sangeeth Visharad in Hindustani music from Akhil Bharateeya Gandharva Maha Vidyalaya manadal bombay. Graduate and Post Graduate in Carnatic music from kerala....(Sri Swathi Thirunal Government music college Trivandrum). 25 years experiance in teaching and performing also. has sung in many cinema and television programes.

Name: Ratnesh Kumar
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani classical and Light music Vocal & western Instrumental with Staff Notation ( Piano & Synthesizer )
Address: Flate No. 802 B, Indulekha Clinic building, Sultan bin Rashid, Alwada Street , Sharjah. UAE.
Telephone:- 00-971-0558892342.
Misc. Info:

Name: Lasya
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam Dance
Address: Sharjah, UAE
Misc. Info: A Dedicated Indian female, Bharathanaytam dancer, who would like to cultivate the roots of our cultural values to students as well as ladies, for free of charge, Peoples who are truly interested to explore our Indian traditional dance please contact me in ID [email protected]

Name: Sangeetha Manoj
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic music- vocal and veena
Address: Sharjah,U.A.E
Telephone: 0504534265
Misc. Info: Had completed masters degree in carnatic music with First rank and has the qualification of passing the NET exam ( National Eligibility Test) in the year 2009. Able to teach veena and theory of music with good standards. Had participated in two national seminars on music.

Name: Maayavi dance drama concept
Email: [email protected]
Field: Indian classical/contemporary dance and drama
Address: 103, China valley restaurant bldg., Next to Sana Fashions, Karama, Dubai.
Telephone: +971554229707
Misc. Info: Maayavi dance drama concept offers a unique training program with a combination of dance and drama which form strong basis of the Indian performing arts. The age old Ethnic Indian dance and drama elements are introduced to the students in a fun and contemporary way. Admissions now open for:Toddlers- Age 3-5yrs, Foundations- Age 6-13yrs, Divas- 14yrs and above. Join the classes today to be a part of the grand show in June. More details on www.maayavi.com

Name: Manjusha J Menon
Email: [email protected]
Field : Bhatanatyam, Mohiniyattom, Folk, Cinematic and Contemporary dance forms
Address : Ismail Mundicker building,Apt no: 308, Behind Oasis Court Hotel Apartments, OPC, Burdubai, Dubai, UAE
Telephone : 00971 554198262
Misc Info: I am a Dance performer and teacher from Kerala, India relocated to Dubai . I have 10+Years of teaching experience in Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattom , Folk, Cinematic, Tiruvatira and other Indian dance forms. I am also versatile in the contemporary dance style. I am also a experienced performer with a large number of stages to my credit. I am also a good choreographer with experience in teaching a number of schools, colleges, clubs, cultural organizations, corporates as well as Homemakers.

Name : Anjali Nagabhushan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bhatanatyam
Address: Alqusais, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: 0567696945
I have 17 years of experience.. I am searching a job for Bharathantyam dance teacher.. Kindly do the needful

Name: Nagamani Nandivada
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani & Carnatic Classical and Keyboard
Address: R 49 A, Ezdan - 8, Al Wakra, Qatar
Telephone: 00974-77230637
Misc. Info:

Name: Ranjini Prakash
Email: [email protected]
Field: veena and Vocal
Address: Burdubai, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: 00071 - 4-3526272.
Misc. Info:

Name: Abhay D Patwardhan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla
Mobile: +971 - 567979569
Address: Al Nad, Al Qasimia, Sharjah UAE
Misc Info: Tabla performing artist, Diploma in Music from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Miraj India. Experience - 20 years of performing at private classical and light music concerts

Name: Mrs Swati Abhay Patwardhan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Vocal
Address: Al Qasimia, Sharjah UAE
Telephone: +971 - 567979569 / 50 9973305
Misc. Info: Post Graduate in Music, Diploma Light Music (SNDT,Mumbai), Sangeet Visharad (Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Miraj, India. Professional Teacher, teaching Subject of North Indian Classical Vocal Music, Sugam Sangeet. Examinar for Vocal examinations conducted by Gadharva Maha Vidyalaya. Also conducting Independent workshops for Voice Culture & Omkar therapy,besides special coaching for theory examinations conducted by Gandharva Mahavidyalay. Experience - 20 years of Teaching private classical and light vocal music.

Name: R. Janarajani  BFA
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: P.o. box 7657 Abudhabi U.A.E
Telephone: 00971503174790
Misc. Info: Classes conducted in Kalakshetra style. Contact for performance and classes

Name: Naveed-ur-Rahman
Email: [email protected]
Field: Vocal
Address: Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Telephone: 0096504175346
Misc. Info: having Musical Group and singing also

Name: Mrs. Renuka
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnacti Classical music/ Folk /Cine/ Kids music (nursery rhymes and music activites for pre-schoolers)
Address: Al-nahda 2 Qusais (near Zulekha hospital). Dubai.U.A.E
Telephone: 055-7359788/050-7548258
Misc.Info: Specialised in Carnatic classical music and has done M.A in Madras university.Special coaching for concerts and focusing children for that and giving stage performances. Now also giving more importance for kids music and taking free classes for KG children to motivate them for learning carnatic music. Special batches for housewives to learn slokas and bajans All in affordable rates .Materials and CDs will be provided for further learning. Tamil Language classes are also available

Name: Soumya Rathish
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic music
Address: Emirates Hills, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: 0507494434
Misc. Info: Carnatic music lessons given by Soumya. She has finished her BA and MA music from Kerala University both with a 1st rank. Has also done play back singing for two malayalam films. Sung in several albums and performed with popular singers in several countries. Done several programs in asianet, surya tv, kairali and doordarshan. For more details contact 0507494434.

Name: Jayashree Roy
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindi/Bengali Music Teacher available in Al nahda, sharjah
Address: AL Nahda, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: 971 551359798
Misc. Info:

Name: Nandini Sinha Roy
Email: [email protected]
Field: Kathak Exponant / Singer /   Aerobics / Choreography / Collaborator
Address: 24600, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: (Mobile) +9745025751[Qatar] +919831583461[India]
Misc. Info: Teaching experience more than 18 yrs to all nationalities , mixed groups, challenged and disabled students. Of all ages website - www.Nandinisinha.Com few words:performed in all major festivals and cities in India as soloist and with troup Arrpan   Centre for performing arts for last 17 yrs., Widely travelled and performed in USA, Canada, Middle East, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Australia, Germany , Spain, U.K. National Scholarship and Fellowship holder. Teaches more than 1500 students. Collaborated and choreographed for India Festivals in Indonesia, Commonwealth Show, World Environmental Day, World Disabled Day Rotary International. Republic Day ceremony and many more!! Graded tv artiste. Interviewed  by B.B.C. Reading Papers on Indian Culture in various universities/seminar. Worked in films and documentaries. Cultural contributor of national dailies. Awarded as Nritt Upasana [Chennai] Sur Sringar [Mumbai]

Name: S. Venkat Krishnan (Venky)
Email: [email protected]
Field: Film Music
Address: Dubai UAE
Telephone: 0097155-9378344
Misc. Info: Very keen about Music, especially classical (exposure more to Indian , but keen abouut western too). Specialised in Hindi film music...especially the golden greats before 1970 ! Have a good knowledge of these songs and have performed in Muscat in competitve events since 1991. I follow Mohd. Rafi's songs closely. Won the first prize in year 2002 for a solo event and a first for a duet in the Indian Social Club events. Also won prizes ( 1 / 2) three years in succession in the group events in the ISC competitions.Have represented Oman in ZEE Antakshari. Promoted a group called Musicats and performed in 3 stage shows to good accolades. Am interested in spreading knowledge of Hindi film songs amongst youth and children in UAE.Can teach lyrics, tunes, voice control and modulation, presentation techniques for social events, competitions , stage shows etc. Also keen to spread awareness and knowledge of Patriotic songs from Hindi films.

Name: Suchithra Sajeev
Email: [email protected]
Field: Baharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi and Kerala Natanam
Address: Electra Street, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Misc. Info: website: www.keralanatanam.com

Name: Arathi Santhosh
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic (Vocal)
Address: Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 55 262 7440
Misc. Info: 16+ years Experience, Having M.A (Music) and done dozens of concerts. I'm also doing private classes for students.

Name: Seshank
Email: [email protected]
Field: Classical / Cinematic &, Folk Dance teacher
Address: Sharjah
Telephone 0554259252
Misc. Info: We do stage performance (bollywood, western and folk) as per your requirements. We also teach dance for competitions and special occasions like weddings, birthdays and private parties. Private classes for dance and instruments are available in sharjah, dubai and ajman. i completed MA Diploma certificate in dance. this filed 13 years.

Name: Kalyani Shankar
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic Classical Violin / Advanced Vocal
Address: 302, Supreme Residency, CBD 5, International City, Dubai
Telephone: 050 2743053
Misc. Info: I am a classical performer cum teacher. Am a' A 'grade artiste of All India Radio, Chennai. I have been in the teaching field for the past two decades. I also take online classes. Classes are currently at my residence in International City. Website - www.violinkalyanishankar.com

Name: Purnima Sharma
Email: [email protected]
Field: Classical Indian Vocal music 
Address: Bur Dubai, Dubai
Telephone: 050-2216257
Misc. Info: Honoured  with Sangeet Visharad (6 years)  in Music from Prayag sangeet samiti, illahabad India,  Tutor in Mumbai for 2 years and trained couple of kids participated in reputed TV channels. Presently in dubai and wish to start  preliminary classes in vocal music training to kids of age above 9 yrs. There will be limited students for a batch.

Name: Jogiraj Sikidar
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani Classical Vocal music
Address: P.O. Box- 500666, 1505 Goldcrest Views 1, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: (Mobile) 0097150-5219668
Misc. Info: Music info: 25 years of training in Hindustani classical vocal music, semi-classical, ghazal and other light musics from Padmashree Prof Rita Ganguly.

Name. Sindhu
Email. [email protected]
Field: Bharatnatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kutchipudi.
Address: Dubai.... Qusais Damascus street.
Telephone: 055 9261246
Misc. Info: Dance classes conducted in all the three forms. Bharatnatyam ,Mohiniyattam and Kutchipudi.(kalakshetra style) at Qusais. Limited students per batch..

Name: Archana Sinha (Centre of Performing Art Sharjah )
Email: [email protected]
Field: Kathak, Sufi Kathak, Contemporary, Kuchipudi and Bollywood
Address: Villa 3 Ezdaan 18 Wakra. Doha Qatar.
Telephone: 00974 33841747, 00974 66603747, 00974 44936123
Misc. Info: After success in Dubai recently opened Kathak Academy Ghungroo in Doha Qatar teaching correct techniques and skill in Kathak with theory and padhant. Examinations are conducted for professional courses of Kathak from Pracheen Kala Kendra and ISTD London. Students are winner of various inter and intra school and college dance competitions. Professional having 16 years' experience of teaching Kathak in India and Dubai and now opening Academy in Doha. Sufi Kathak class is also conducted.

Name: Sreedivya Sreenadh
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatnatyam, Mohiniyattam & Kuchipudi, Performer & Teacher
Address: Near Khalied Bin Waleed Metro Station, Dubai, U.A.E.
Telephone: 0971567402602/0971503014006
Misc. Info: Sreedivya born in a traditional and cultural family who started learning the divine arts at the tender age of just five and completed her BA degree (in Indian Classical Dance) from Sri Sankaracharya Sanskrit University in First Rank. From the same university, she completed her MA degree in Bharatanatyam with first Rank. She had rigorous training under renowned Gurus Smt. Kalamandalam Leelamma and Smt. Kalamandalam Prasheeja & is their disciple. She is teaching many students in Dubai.

Name: Jatin Subramanian
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharathanatyam/ Kuchipudi/ Mohiniyattam/ Folk Dances & Thematic choreographies
Address: Dubai, UAE
Telephone: 00971-50-7147708
Misc. Info: Freelance Classical Dancer in UAE. Jatin had rigorous training in the Kalakshetra & Adyar style of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi under Gurus Shri R.L.V TK Anil Kumar & Shri Sasi Kottakkal. He has performed for various TV & corporate stage shows (based on requirements) and has been the judge for various dance competitions. With an experience of more than 14 years in the field, Jatin is also a recipient for the Kalapratibha at the Inter-school competitions in UAE & A.S. Natarajan award for his contribution in the field.He had opportunity to conduct workshops and participate in many Seminars and Workshops by various famous dancers in the field. He has performed at various places & temples in India & all over UAE. With a view to mould young talented students in the classical dance forms in its pure traditional style. Please contact for performance and classes (theory & practical) http://www.facebook.com/jatin.subramanian.1

Name: Srinivas Sunki
Email: [email protected]
Field: South Indian Cinematic Dance, Bollywood, Folk Dance
Address: Doha, Qatar
Telephone: 00974-30177237
Misc. Info: My name is srinivas i am from andrapradesh ..i am 24 years old. Since last 6 years to i am in dance filed. i given lot of dance performance in my home town and Local TV channals. I don't have own institute in UAE. only Fridays am available for teach dance classes to children's only.(age:5 years to 15 years until) In your home as you required.only on Fridays.

Name: Muktika Thakur
Email: [email protected]
Field: Kathak, Classical dances
Address: Bur Dubai, Dubai
Telephone: 055-7871625
Misc. Info: I started learning Kathak when i was 5yrs, initially from Prayag Sangeet Samiti in Lucknow and later switched to Bhatkhande Sangeet n Nritya Kala Kendra, Lucknow. Completed my Visharad in Kathak n 1st year in Nipun, however could not complete it because was underage to appear for Exams! I have taken part in many stage shows organised by All India radio, Lucknow as a part of promoting Indian Classical dance n music forms. Have won accolades for stage performances at school n therafter at college level as well. Currently am interested in taking Dance lessons for some institue or join any person already into teaching/promoting classical dance/music.




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