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Name: Surabhi Adesh
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani Vocal, tabla, Sitar, Guitar, Violin, Flute, harmonium
Address: Orlando Fl.
Telephone: 407 654 2752
Misc. Info:


Name: Alamelu Prasanna
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic Violin
Address: Tampa, Florida, US
Telephone: 813 979 7084
Misc. Info: Offering Carnatic Violin Lessons


Name: Venu Arcot
Email: [email protected]
Field: Flute
Address: Jacksonville, Florida USA
Telephone: 201-654-2425
Misc. Info: Can teach basics of Flute, little about Ragas, geetas, songs.


Name: Avinash
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani Vocal - Classical & Light Classical.
Address: Orlando, FL
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Contact by email: Serious Inquiries Only.


Name: Sharmistha Banerjee
Email: [email protected]
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


Name: Bhargavi
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bollywood dance, Carnatic Music
Address: New Tampa, FL (live oaks)
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Have training under well renowned singer Radha Vidhushi from Banglore. I can provide weekday and weekend classes as well.


Name: Trisha Chhaganlal
Email: [email protected]
Field: Classical Kathak, Garba, Bollywood, & Fusion
Address: Orlando, FL
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Website - www.AmeyaGroups.com, Facebook Page - Ameya Groups


Name: Deviekha Chetram
Email: [email protected]
Field: Indian Classical - Kathak and Bollywood
Address: Tampa Florida
Telephone: 813-931-0238
Misc. Info: Owner and Artisitic Director or Tarana Dance centre www.taranadancecentre.com . Over 20 years experience teaching Indian Dance.


Name: Prathyusha Chowdri
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Jupiter, Florida
Telephone:
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: Devyani School of Cultural Arts
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla, Dholak, harmonium, Bharathanatyam, Kathak, Bollywood Dance Forms
Address: Orlando, FL
Telephone: 407-913-6803
Misc. Info: facebook.com/devyanicultural, $10/hr


Name: Lavanya Dinesh
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani-Vocal
Address: Tampa Fl 33626
Telephone: 813-855-6166
Misc. Info:


Name: Anjali (Chandrasekhar) Fluker
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharata Natyam: folk dances, Bollywood
Address: Orlando, FL
Telephone: (407) 902-4941
Misc. Info: Daughter of Sudha Chandra Sekhar of Detroit, Michigan, the seniormost disciple of the Sri Rajarajeshwari Bharatha Natya Kala Mandir in Mumbai. Trained in the Tanjore style of Bharata Natyam, as well as Kathak, Kuchipudi and Mohini Attam. www.htrdance.com/anjali.html


Name: Gowrie
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam, Bollywood Dance, Folk Dance
Address: Tampa, Florida
Telephone:
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani Flute Player and Performer.
Address: Orlando, FL.
Telephone:
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla
Address:
Telephone: 904-866-9700
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Kathak, Chutney, Rajdhar, spoken word, drama
Address: Fort Lauderdale FL
Telephone: 954.961.0031
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bollywood dance, Indian classical, Indian folk dances and Bollywood fitness classes
Address: Clearwater and Saint Petersburg.
Telephone: 727-753-9135
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla Solo and Accompaniment
Address: Hindu temple of Orlando, FLorida
Telephone: 321-947-7777
Misc. Info: Learned from Pandit Shri Mukesh Jadhav, Pune, India. Teach classes at Hindu Temple, Casselbery for last 2 years.


Name: Kalpana
Email: [email protected]
Field: Violin
Address:
Telephone:
Misc. Info:


Name: Geeta Raaj Karkera
Email: [email protected]
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: sitar, Vocal
Address: 18215 Cypress haven Dr. Tampa, FL 33647
Telephone: +1-661-888-5196
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: Laksha Dance Class
Email: [email protected]
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
Telephone: 407-683-9920
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: Manoranjan - The Radio Show
Email: [email protected]
Field: Radio Show with music of India
Address: Orlando, FL
Telephone: 407.260-0567
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharata Natyam
Address: Pembroke Pines, FL
Telephone: 954-436-1509
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Davie, FL, 33325.
Telephone: 954-236-0903
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.


Name: Stephan MikÚs
Email: [email protected]
Field: sitar
Address: 5595c SW 80th ST Miami. FL 33143
Telephone: 305-479-3051
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla classic solo and bhajan
Address: Ocala
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Cost of lesson is 20 per 45 minute session. Contact for more info


Name: Sheila Narayanan & Shreya Narayanan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharata Natyam
Address: 4427 Gunn Highway,Tampa FL 33618
Telephone: 813.961.6120
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Barathanatyam, Folk, Mrudhangam, Tabla, Carnatic Music,
Address:
Telephone: 813 494 5058
Misc. Info:


Name: Daveena Pakianathan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Orlando, Florida 32836 USA
Telephone: 7244670540
Misc. Info: www.natyatharu.com


Name: Yogi Patel
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla, Dhol, Dholak, Nall, Drumpad, and Side Rhythm performer and teacher.
Address: Orlando, Florida
Telephone:
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic Vocal Music
Address: Port St. Lucie, FL USA
Telephone: (772) 985-9330
Misc. Info: Teach adults and children


Name: Anusha Rangarajan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic Vocal classes
Address: New Tampa
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Contact by email: Serious Inquiries Only.


Name: Leela Rammohan Rao
Email: [email protected]
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
EMail: [email protected]
Field: Classical Dance (Bharatnatyam), Folk dance, Music
Address: Legend Oaks Appartments; Habana Ave; Tampa; Florida.
Telephone: 813 333 1007
Misc Inf: Have 7 years of Experience


Name: Tim Richards
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla-Banaras Style
Address: 3700 Crawford Ave., Miami, FL 33133
Telephone: 786-547-6608
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: Divya Sesidhar
Email: [email protected]
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.)
Email: [email protected]
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla and harmonium
Address: 16000 stirling road, southwest ranches, florida 33331
Tel: 5165132795
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla & Dilruba
Address: South Florida
Telephone: 609-647-2282
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)
Email: [email protected]
Field: sitar
Address:16422 Briar Patch Place. Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Telephone: 347-731-4173
Misc. Info: www.newyorksitar.com, Please call Prasanna directly for more information about private sitar lessons at his home.


Name: Vasudha Singh
Email: [email protected]
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
Email: [email protected]
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: tabla
Adress:1010 SE Letha Circle, Apt8 Stuart Fl-34994
Telephone: 772-283-3680
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bollywood Dancing
Address: Tampa, Brandon, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, New Port Richey, Lutz
Telephone:
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: tabla
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: folk dance of Kerala, Mohiniattam
Address: 1037 SW 122nd ave, pembroke pines, Florida.
Telephone: 954 433 8622
Misc. Info:


Name: Dayanand Tiwade
Email: [email protected]
Field: tabla, Violin, harmonium
Address: Tampa, FL ( Temple Terrace area, near USF).
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Teach Classical and non - classical Tabla.


Name: Vinata Vedam
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 3966, SW 98th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608.
Telephone: 352-331-1176.
Misc. Info: My website is http://nrityakshetra.homestead.com/


Name: Shanthi Viswanathan
Email: [email protected]
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: 1010 SE Letha Circle, Apt.8, Stuart Fl-34994
Telephone: 772-283-3680
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
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla
Address: 1087 Dyson Dr., Winter Springs, FL 32708
Telephone: 407.699.2102
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