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Name: Surabhi Adesh
Field: Hindustani Vocal, tabla, Sitar, Guitar, Violin, Flute, harmonium
Address: Orlando Fl.
Telephone: 407 654 2752
Name: Alamelu Prasanna
Field: Carnatic Violin
Address: Tampa, Florida, US
Telephone: 813 979 7084
Misc. Info: Offering Carnatic Violin Lessons
Name: Venu Arcot
Address: Jacksonville, Florida USA
Misc. Info: Can teach basics of Flute, little about Ragas, geetas, songs.
Field: Hindustani Vocal - Classical & Light Classical.
Address: Orlando, FL
Misc. Info: Contact by email: Serious Inquiries Only.
Name: Sharmistha Banerjee
Field: Hindustani Vocal, classical and Vocal light
Address: Tampa & Oldsmar, Florida
Telephone: 727- 481- 5856
Misc. Info: Sharmistha Banerjee, is the Founder & Director of Taraana Music. Website - www.taraanamusic.com
Bharathi Dance Academy
Field: Bollywood, Indian Fusion, Devotional Dance, Classical
Address: 1453 N Pine Hills Rd, Orlando, Fl 32808
Telephone: 407 376 3610
Field: Carnatic Music
Address: New Tampa, FL (live oaks)
Misc. Info: Have training under well renowned singer Radha Vidhushi from Banglore. I can provide weekday and weekend classes as well.
Name: Lavanya Chandramouli
Field: Carnatic Music - Vocal
Address: New Tampa area, Tampa, FL
Misc. Info: Lavanya offers Carnatic music vocal lessons under the banner "Sanskriti" in the New Tampa area. Fundamentals are given utmost importance. Accepting all ages and levels.
Name: Kahini Chandriani
Field: BollyFit (bollywood fitness), Bollywood, Indian Jazz, Contemporary and Indian Folk Dance Instructor Address: 10760 NW 29 Manor, Sunrise, FL 33322 (This is not the address of where I teach though. I rent different studios)
Misc. Info: nInstagram - kahinidance Facebook & Youtube - Kahini Dance Company
Name: Trisha Chhaganlal
Field: Classical Kathak, Garba, Bollywood, & Fusion
Address: Orlando, FL
Misc. Info: Website - www.AmeyaGroups.com, Facebook Page - Ameya Groups
Name: Deviekha Chetram
Field: Indian Classical - Kathak and Bollywood
Address: Tampa Florida
Misc. Info: Owner and Artisitic Director or Tarana Dance centre www.taranadancecentre.com . Over 20 years experience teaching Indian Dance.
Name: Prathyusha Chowdri
Address: Jupiter, Florida
Misc. Info: I am formally schooled in Bharatanatyam style (Kalakshetra) and in Karnatic Music. My formal training in practice and dance theory includes tutelage from world-renowned Gurus V.P. and Shanta Dhananjayan, Sri. Adyar Lakshman, and Smt. Meena Telikicherla. I have performed and competed in Bharatanatyam, given numerous recitals, and have been schooled in traditional gurukulam Ashram style. My educational background includes a B.A. from the Univ. of Md, Baltimore County, and a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. Please email for details.
Name: Surbhi Deshpande
Field: Hindustani Vocal classical & Light Music
Address: 800 Sactuary Cove Drive, North palm Beach - 33410 Florida
Name: Devyani School of Cultural Arts
Field: Tabla, Dholak, harmonium, Bharathanatyam, Kathak, Bollywood Dance Forms
Address: Orlando, FL
Misc. Info: facebook.com/devyanicultural, $10/hr
Name: Lavanya Dinesh
Address: Tampa Fl 33626
Name: Anjali Fluker
Field: Bharata Natyam: folk dances, Bollywood
Address: Orlando, FL
Telephone: (407) 902-4941
Misc. Info: Trained in the Tanjore style of Bharata Natyam by "Bharata Kala Shreshta" Smt. Sudha Chandra Sekhar. Website - www.hindutemplerhythms.org/htr-orlando.html
Field: Bharatanatyam, Bollywood Dance, Folk Dance
Address: Tampa, Florida
Misc. Info: Please email me for more information, serious inquiries only. Will work with children and adults in private and small group sessions.
Samarth (SAM) Hattangadi
Field: Hindustani Flute Player and Performer.
Address: Orlando, FL.
Misc. Info: Disciple of Mr. John Wubbenhorst of Maihar Gharana who in turn is the disciple of Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. Teaching by Skype for Beginners and Contact by email only please.
Name: Shivakumar Hattangadi
Misc. Info: Desciple of D.S. Garud, AIR Artist Bangalore and Pandit Nageshkar of Mumbai. Performing from over last 35 years with Professional Hindusthani Vocalists and Instrumentalists, besides light music, Bhajans, etc. Presently teaching Advanced and Beginners classes at Maa Durga & Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Orlando-FL.
Name: Jayadevi Arts Inc
Field: Kathak, Chutney, Rajdhar, spoken word, drama
Address: Fort Lauderdale FL
Misc. Info: We are an Indo-Caribbean Arts & Cultural nonprofit Arts organization in SFL (Indo-Caribbean are descendants from India living in Trinidad, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and other part of the Caribbean) www.jayadevi.weebly.com
Name: Gargee Joglekar
Field: Bollywood dance, Indian classical, Indian folk dances and Bollywood fitness classes
Address: Clearwater and Saint Petersburg.
Misc. Info: We have dance routines in Bollywood, Indian Classical, Indian Folk and Bollywood fitness. Visit us at www.bollywooddance-moves.com.
Name: Vaibhav Joshi
Field: Tabla Solo and Accompaniment
Address: Hindu temple of Orlando, FLorida
Misc. Info: Learned from Pandit Shri Mukesh Jadhav, Pune, India. Teach classes at Hindu Temple, Casselbery for last 2 years.
Name: Mehak K
Address: Gainesville, Florida, USA
Misc. Info: Born and brought up in Punjab, Bhangra is in my blood. I have performed for the last 18 years and taught for about 10 years. Accepting all age and levels. I am also big on using Bhangra as a workout method. Please email for more details.
Name: Geeta Raaj Karkera
Field: Bharata Natyam, and Kuchipudi
Address: 1460, Lake Shadow Circle, Apt. 7304, Maitland, Fl: 32751
Telephone: 407 265 9959 or 407 252 7750
Misc. Info: Geeta Raaj is the Choreographer, director of Nritya Academy and has been teaching dance for the past 20 years in Florida. She has 81 arangetrams to her credit . She is the student of Guru Mahalingam Pillai of the Thanjaavur bani and Padmashri Adyar Lakshman. She has produced many dance shows: Seasons, Margam, Devarpanam to name a current few. Geeta is is affiliated with the Alagappa University for Bachelor's Degree in Bharatanatyam and is available for dance workshops and dance camps. http://www.nrityageeta.org/
Name: Rajib Karmakar
Field: sitar, Vocal
Address: 18215 Cypress haven Dr. Tampa, FL 33647
Misc. Info: Winning many competitions like National and International Youth Festivals, West Bengal State Academy Competition etc. and having received SURMANI from Sur Sringar Samshad, Mumbai and a Sangeet Visharad from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh Rajib is performing frequently in India and abroad including Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland,Sweden,Austria,USA etc. and has given performances in Indian Classical Young Talents Conference,Ganesh Mahotsav, Sanskar Bharati, Radio Popolare, ARS Musica, Ministry of Spain etc. He has three Cds under his name till now . Rajib's versatility has ably adapted his classical knowledge and skill in his fusion projects like WAHH (USA), FUZORHYTHM (India), LOOP SCIENCE (Germany), NADA NAISSANCE ( France) etc. He is the creator of the world's first double necked electric Sitar " MAYUR TANTRI" . Skype ID : sitarrajib
Name: Amandeep Kaur
Field: sitar teacher
Address: 16000 stirling road,Southwest ranches fl 33331
Misc. Info: I did masters degree in music (sitar) from India. Now I am teaching sitar at above address, feel free to contact me at above number or email
Name: Laksha Dance Class
Field: Folk Dance, Rajesthani Ghoomer Dance, Kalbeliya Dance, Garba Dance, Disco Dance, Bollywood Film Dance, Classical Dance from Indian (as in India) films, Bhangra Dance.
Address: Sanford, Florida, 32773
Misc. Info: Honors - Winner of Minor Best Overall Performance, Minor Best Choreography, Minor Best Costume awards in Gujarati Society's group dance competition and Talent Show 2007 and Winner of Minor Overall Performance 3rd price, Adult Best Performance, Adult Best Choreography, Adult Best Costume awards. More on Tampa Fest 2007 group dance competition. Website - http://dance.laksha.net
Name: Sabrina Madabhushi - Ragini School of Dance Email: email@example.com
Field: Bharatanatyam, Folk, HINDI FILM DANCES
Address: 1651 Virginia Willow Dr, Wesley Chapel FL 33544
Telephone: 813-731-6473 (cell), 813-994-5929(home)
Misc. Info: Able disciple of Gurus Govindarajan Pillai Guru Mahalingam Pillai, Guru Kalyanasundaram Pillai, Guru Vasanth Kumar , Padmashri Guru Adyar Lakshman and daughter of Smt Geetha Raaj. Thirty five years of learning the art form and being associated with it in the field of performing, choreographing and educating the masses regarding this fine art, Bharathanatyam.
Name: Subha Mahadevan
Address: Tampa, FL - 33647
Name: Manoranjan - The Radio Show
Field: Radio Show with music of India
Address: Orlando, FL
Misc. Info: Manoranjan The Radio Show has been entertaining Central Florida for over 22 years and 6 years thru the Internet. We believe in bringing the contemporary and classical music from India to those that tune in. Masters of the Arts of India are frequently interviewed on-air to propagate their Art and to opportune the listeners to learn from them. Manoranjan also conducts musical evenings the 2nd Friday of every month. Tune-in or send in your contacts to be advised on the activities of Artists in Central Florida. Manoranjan airs every Saturday 6-8pm on 1440-AM and simulcast on www.manoranjan.net
Name: Aparna Matange
Field: Bharata Natyam
Address: Pembroke Pines, FL
Misc. Info: Aparna is one of the senior most students of Dr.Smt. Sucheta Chapekar. As a Bharata Natyam peformer and a teacher, Aparna's peforming and teaching career spans over 2 decades. Along with traditional Bharata Natyam, Aparna also performs Bharata Natyam on Hindustani Classical Music. Aparna conducts classes in the South Florida area where she teaches dance for students age 5 and up. For more information on dance classes and peformances, please visit www.nrityasurabhi.com. If you need any further information, please don't hesitate to contact me. Website: www.nrityasurabhi.com
Name: Madhavi Menon
Address: Davie, FL, 33325.
Misc. Info: Madhavi Menon has been trained in the Thanjavoor bani of Bharatanatyam by 'Padmasri' Guru Smt. Geeta Chandran of 'Natya Vriksha' New Delhi, India. In a performing career spanning over a decade, Madhavi has danced extensively in India as well as the United States of America. Madhavi is presently teaching and performing in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area. Website - http://natyamarga.weebly.com
Name: Stephan MikÚs
Address: 5595c SW 80th ST Miami. FL 33143
Misc. Info: 25 years study in Maihar style with Acharya Roop Verma, website- www.stephanmikes.com Miami New Times Best Solo and Best Acoustic Musician, accompanied onstage Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, Sach Dev, Cheap Trick, Donovan and more, recordings released in over 100 countries, Performing and teaching in Miami and S. FL
Name: Ken Mishra
Field: Tabla classic solo and bhajan
Misc. Info: Cost of lesson is 20 per 45 minute session. Contact for more info
Name: Sheila Narayanan & Shreya Narayanan
Field: Bharata Natyam
Address: 4427 Gunn Highway,Tampa FL 33618
Misc. Info: Student of Legendary Gurus Padmini Ramachandran, Guru Mahalingam Pillai, Isai Mamani Radha Balasubramanian for Bharatha Natyam, and Sri KrishnaKumar and Kalamandalam Radhika for Mohini Attam. Call for details.
Name: Navarasa Academy of Performing Arts
Field: Barathanatyam, Folk, Mrudhangam, Tabla, Carnatic Music,
Telephone: 813 494 5058
Name: Daveena Pakianathan
Address: Orlando, Florida 32836 USA
Misc. Info: www.natyatharu.com
Name: Yogi Patel
Field: Tabla, Dhol, Dholak, Nall, Drumpad, and Side Rhythm performer and teacher.
Address: Orlando, Florida
Misc. Info:I have learned classical and live for at least 6 years and have been performing from a young age. I can teach for 20 dollars per lesson.
Name: R. Rajagopalan
Field: Carnatic Vocal Music
Address: Port St. Lucie, FL USA
Telephone: (772) 985-9330
Misc. Info: Teach adults and children
Name: Anusha Rangarajan
Field: Carnatic Vocal classes
Address: New Tampa
Misc. Info: Contact by email: Serious Inquiries Only.
Name: Leela Rammohan Rao
Field: Carnatic Music- Vocal, Bharatnatyam
Address: 4546 Lassassier Drive Pensacola, Florida 32504, USA
Telephone: 1 (850) 437 0907
Misc. Info: Leela Rammohan Rao is the daughter and disciple of the famous Carnatic vocalist Mrs. Sarojini Sundaresan of the Alathur style. She has sung in innumerable concerts and participated in lecture-demonstrations and workshops with her mother and individually. In Bharatnatyam, she is the student of Padmashree Vazhuvur Ramiaih Pillai and Smt K J Sarasa. She had her training in abhinaya under Padmabhushan Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan. She has danced in leading art festivals and the television networks. She has trained a number of students of all nationalities. Leela runs an art institution called RaagaLaya both in Florida and New York.
Name: S. Krishna Ravali
Address: Legend Oaks Appartments; Habana Ave; Tampa; Florida.
Telephone: 813 298 6255
Misc Inf: Have 7 years of Experience
Name: Tim Richards
Field: Tabla-Banaras Style
Address: 3700 Crawford Ave., Miami, FL 33133
Misc. Info: My Guru is Pt. Sharda Sahai and I have been his disciple and studied intensively since 1971. For more information on my Guru and lineage see www.sahai.org. I teach privately in Miami and I am also on the faculty of the University of Miami School of Music where I teach tabla to percussion and composition students.
Name: Christopher Sarju Seepersaud
Field: (sitar, harmonium, guitar, piano, beginner Tabla, hindustani and Carnatic sangeet)
Address: Tallahassee, FL
Misc. : I am a versatile and performing musician and composer, I learn and perform both North and South Indian music. All ages are welcome. I teach music at SAIL High School so private teaching time is limited.
Name: Veena Seshadri, Kalakendram School of Dance
Field: Bharatanatyam, Folk dances of India
Address: Tampa, Florida, United States
Telephone: (813) 716-8483
Misc. Info: Veena has over 40 years of training in Barathanatyam in both Dandayudhapani Pillai and Kalakshetra Bani (Style). A student of Natyakala Saraswathy Malathi Srinivasan (K.N. Dandayudhapani Pillai) and C.V. Chandrashekar (Kalakshetra), she has over 22 years of teaching experience. Veena trains both adults and young kids in individual and group setting. The motto is " At Kalakendram we build dancers not just performers". Veena is also passionate about reviving the folk dances of India. She continues to train on a regular basis to keep her teaching updated.
Name: Divya Sesidhar
Field: Carnatic Music(Vocal), Veena
Address: Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A
Misc. Info: Learnt Veena and vocal for 10 years.
Name: Shruti Association of International Music - Shankh Lahiri (shankhachur.)
Field: Tabla, Vocal harmonium & Sitar.
Address: 18215 Cypress Haven Dr, Tampa -FL 33647
Telephone: 813 549 9288, 813 549 9594
Misc. Info: Private Lessons, Group Lessons and online Lessons are available. Learn music from internationally acclaimed teachers and performers. Student showcase also available for all labels. www.shrutiaim.com, www.shankhmusic.com
Name: Jaganpreet Singh
Field: Tabla and harmonium
Address: 16000 stirling road, southwest ranches, florida 33331
Info: I am student of great maestro ustad kulwinder singh (disciple of USTAD ALLA RAKHA KHAN) of punjab gharana.vI am teaching tabla and vocal at above address,vfeel free to contact for personal and online class.
Name: Shamsher Singh
Field: Tabla & Dilruba
Address: South Florida
Misc. Info: I have been playing and continuing to learn Tabla for past 15 years. For the past 7 years I have studied with Aditya Kalyanpur and Sandeep Swadia, both are disciples of Ustad Allah Rakha Khan Ji. For past 3 years I have taken workshops from Ustad Zakir Hussain. I taught beginner/intermediate courses in New Jersey and Boston prior to my moving to Florida. I have performed in various settings with other Tabla players, musicians, and dancers. Please contact me for classes or performances. I have been playing Dilruba for the past 3 years and have accompanied many singers and continue to learn from a second generation disciple of Pandit Ram Narayan. http://www.sangeetacademy.com/
Name: Thokchom Prasanna Singh (also known as Prasanna Kumar)
Address:16422 Briar Patch Place. Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Misc. Info: www.newyorksitar.com, Please call Prasanna directly for more information about private sitar lessons at his home.
Name: Vasudha Singh
Field: Dance - Kathak
Address: Gainesville, Fl
Telephone: 979-6658055; 979-2043815
Misc. Info: I have a "Vishaarad" in Kathak from Bombay University. I have given several stage performances in India, India Association events, International Week at Texas A&M, Brazos Valley Temple in Navasota and Barsanadhaam in Austin, TX. I have recently moved to Gainesville, Florida and would love to give Kathak lessons to students interested in learning Classical Indian Dance. I can also teach Bollywood dance.
Name: SiRi NRITHYA School of Dance
Field: Barathanatyam, Contemporary, Folk dances of India
Address: 142 Gables Blvd, Weston, FL 33326
Telephone: 954 349 8760
Misc. Info: Rashmi Sridhar, Guru and Artistic Director of SiRi NRITHYA School of Dance teaches Barathanatyam in Kalakshetra style. Classes are held in Broward and Palm beach counties. Visit www.siri-nrithya.org for more info
Name: Vivek Somashekar
Adress:1010 SE Letha Circle, Apt8 Stuart Fl-34994
Misc. Info: Trained in Table for 10 years from Mysore Maharajah's Asthan Vidwan, Late Seenappa, and South India's renowned Tabla artist Vishwanath Nakkod (Bangalore AIR staff artist). Vivek has performed in Mysore, Bangalore and couple of times in Florida. He is an auditioned artist for AIR, Mysore and has also performed for Bangalore Doordarshan.
Name: Spinning Canvas
Field: Bollywood Dancing
Address: Tampa, Brandon, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, New Port Richey, Lutz
Misc. Info: www.SpinningCanvas.com, Contact - Shivali Vyas. We teach bollywood dancing in various places in Florida. Our regular classes are currently running in Tampa, Brandon, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, New Port Richey, Lutz and we will soon be adding Orlando to the list.
Name: Fernando Subirats
Address: North Miami Beach, Fl
Telephone: (786) 277-0283
Misc. Info: Studied Tabla under Benares gharanadar Pandit Sharda Sahai since 1995 in both Miami and in India. Completed certification through Pandit Ram Sahai conservatory in London 2007. Rates are negotiable to the sincere student.
Name: Reshmi Sunil
Field: folk dance of Kerala, Mohiniattam
Address: 1037 SW 122nd ave, pembroke pines, Florida.
Telephone: 954 433 8622
Name: Dayanand Tiwade
Field: tabla, Violin, harmonium
Address: Tampa, FL ( Temple Terrace area, near USF).
Misc. Info: Teach Classical and non - classical Tabla.
Name: Vinata Vedam
Address: 3966, SW 98th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608.
Misc. Info: My website is http://nrityakshetra.homestead.com/
Name: Pravin Venkatraman
Field: Vocal & Violin (Carnatic Music)
Address: 421 W Church street, Apt # 505, Jacksonville, Florida. Zip 32202
Telephone: +1 3477493385
Misc. Info: Trained Carnatic vocal under Smt. Saroja Krishnaswamy, Mumbai and Violin under Shri S.V. Ramachandran, AIR artist from Mumbai, India; for 20+ years. I have performed for several dance, vocal, violin and light musical concerts in Mumbai as well as in New York. I would like to perform and share the joy of Carnatic music in Florida. I am looking to teach music as well as perform here with my students. Typically, I would also like to club with a Mridangam/table artist and give performances for upcoming events in Jacksonville and other places in Florida. Professional Info- www.linkedin.com/in/pravinvenkatraman/
Name: Shanthi Viswanathan
Field: Hindustani vocal
Address: Ft Lauderdale,FL
Info: Trained in both Carnatic & Hindustani but currently teaching hindustani to both adults & kids.Also performs light music,semi classical, bhajans, ghazals with band. Available to teach & perform. Please contact me at the above email address.
Name: Mrs. Mala Vivek
Address: 1010 SE Letha Circle, Apt.8, Stuart Fl-34994
Misc. Info: Bharatanatyam and Mohiniattam performer and a Bharatanatyam teacher. Trained in Bharatanatyam and Mohiniattam for 12 years from Guru Krishan Kutty in Bombay. Completed my arangetram in the year 2001. Performed at various shows and lecture demonstrations in Bombay and a couple of times in Florida.
Name: Nirmal Vyas
Address: 1087 Dyson Dr., Winter Springs, FL 32708
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