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Name: Ms. Ambiga
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam and Fusion
Address: Seri Kembangan & Selangor
Telephone: 0146252942
Misc. Info: 15years experiences in dance line and been performed most of the shows in Malaysia and still performing (Solo performance only).


Name: Jayasree Arumugam
Email: [email protected]
Field: sitar
Address: No.14, Jalan, Ss 2/6, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Telephone: 03-78742902 (res) Mobile: 6012-337 2257
Misc. Info: Studied Sitar in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (Academy of Fine Arts and Languages), Chennai (India), under the tutelage of late Sitar Nawaz Ustad Ahmed Hussain Khan, a member of the famous and ancient 'Mian Achpal Gharana' line of musicians and also tabla guru late Sri. Tathachari. Teaching sitar at the University Of Malaya's Co-curriculum department for past 28 years and also conduct private Sitar lessons from home.


Name: Bhawani Nimal Raj
Email: [email protected]
Field: veena, Carnatic Vocal, Bharatanatyam
Address: georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
Telephone: +60126623479
Misc. Info: Sangeetha Vidvaan graduate from Tamil Nadu Government Music College Madras. 10yrs of teaching experience at Temple of Fine Arts, Malaysia.


Name: Bharatanatyam School of Kalashetra
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam School of Kalashetra
Address: No 14 Jalan Tempinis kanan Bangsar Lucky Garden 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: 603-22873441
Misc. Info:


Name: Guru Sir Chandramohan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi
Address: Classes are conducted in Rawang, Cameron Highlands, Brickfields, Tapah, Petaling Jaya and Klang, Malaysia
Telephone: +60122676014
Misc. Info: Guru Sri Chandramohan began his involvement in Bharatanatyam under the guidance of Niritya Kalaalayam Guru Srimathi Visalachi Ramachandran. He then completed his Arangetram in 1979. Compelled by passion for dance, he further pursued his diploma in Bharatanatyam under the tutelage of Padma Sri Guru K. Adayar Lakshman. In 1986, he learnt the nuances of Kuchipudi dance at the Kuchipudi Art Academy Chennai, under the tutelage of Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam. Sri Nandhigeshwarar Art & Culture Heritage offers Bharathanatyam Classes, Nattuvangam Classes for all age students classes conducted at Rawang, Cameron Highlands, Brickfields, Tapah , Petaling Jaya and Klang. awarded with the title "Bharata Kala Shihamani". Website: http://www.srinandhigeswarar.com


Name: D' Fabulous Music & Dance Academy
Email: [email protected]
Field: Veena, Carnatic Violin, Vocal, Bharatnatyam, Bollywood, Bhangra, Salsa, Belly Dance, Indian Folk
Address: D' Fabulous Music & Dance Academy, No 628B, 2nd Floor, 4th Mile, Jalan Ipoh, 51200 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: 012-232 2346 / 012-222 8548
Misc. Info: DFA is a professional Institution which offers dance and music education to all levels and ages.


Name: Dasari Vinod Kumar
Email: [email protected]
Field: sitar
Address: Kaulalampur, Malaysia.
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I am Vinod kumar, performing as a sitarist for past 30 years on stage and in film productions. I was taught by Pandit Atul Keshkar, Pune. I am teaching sitar at different institutions and at home. Please mail me if you want to learn sitar in HINDUSTANI pattern of music.


Name: Dattapriya Dhaneshwaran
E-mail: [email protected]
Field: Violin and Sangeetham
Address: Selangor, Malaysia
Telephone: 0169835090
Misc. Info: Have 13 years of experience in Carnatic music for Vocal and Violin.Graduated with Diploma in both vocal and violin practical.Have teaching experience.


Name: Gopikrishna
Email: [email protected]
Field: Mridangam, Tabla, Ghatam, Muharsang, Ganjira, Drum Pad, Kompang
Address: No. 15-24, Vista Impiana, Taman Bukit Serdang, Seksyen 10, 43400, Sri Kembangan Selangor DE, Malaysia.
Telephone: +6016641 7164
Misc. Info: Gopikrishna, Founder and Course Director of The Groove School Of Percussion (www.thegrooveschool.com) have been performing for past 20 years. Mastered Mridangam in bangalore, teaching and performing in South East Asia countries and dedicated to promote Percussion & Music and its instruments through classes, concerts, lecture demonstrations, workshops


Name: Kumaresh Indran
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla, Pakhwaj & Mridangam, Kanjira
Address: Seremban, Malaysia
Telephone: Mobile +6016-6268784 & +6012-9164288
Misc Info: In 1991, he began learning the Tabla at a very tender age of seven, in Malaysia under the guidance and tutelage of the late Guru Sri Ohme Maheswaran and continued his advanced level in Tabla under Guru Shailandra Mishra and Guru Navin Kumar of Indian High Commission. He learned various Gharanas schools traditions notes known as Farukabarth, Banares, Delhi, from both Gurus. This tabla training includes thorough explanations of tabla technique, concepts of rhythmic cycles and playing speeds. At the age of fifteen he went to India to study Mirdangam under Guru Sri J.Padmanathan known as Mirdangam Patthu. He also learned the Tanjavur notes in Mirdangam from Guru Sri Thiruvannamalai Sivakumar. 2006 onwards he became the Sisya Pillai of World Renowned Mirdangist Vishwakalabharathy Guru Sri Karakudi R Krisnamurthy Aiya in Malaysia and completed his Mirdangam Arrangetram on 2011 He also learned the Pudhukothai notes in Mirdangam. He accompanies for both north and south classical Carnatic, Hindustani and fusion performances. His pioneer performance on Tabla was with his guru Ohm Maheswaran in the year 1994 and his first Mirdangam performance for Barathanathiyam was on 2002. His innovative accompanying methods allow him to collaborate with non Indian musicians as well. His work has been produced and performed in Malaysia, Singapore, Chennai,Thiruvannamalai & Bangalore. Hes a graduate and is working as an Engineer by profession for a Multi National organization in Seremban. Currently conducting classes for all age of students at Seremban & Klang for both Tabla & Mirdangam.


Name: Shobha Janardanan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Vocal - Carnatic, Bhajan, Devotional, Inter-genre / fusion
Address: Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone: +603 - 22606966 betweem 6-8pm
Misc. Info: M.A. Indian Music (Madras University), Certificate of Carnatic Music (Madras University) Experience: Music lectures, recordings, stage and TV -singing, musical theatre, wedding-singing, jingle-singing, compere-work. Only group class given presently due to hectic schedules. Time: 10-11 am Sundays only.


Name: K.Jayalakshmi Premkumar
Email: [email protected]
Field: Veena, Carnatic Vocal & Bhajans, Miruthangam, Gadam,
Address: No 8, 1st. Floor, Jalan Dato Lee Fong Yee, 70000 Seremban,N.S.,Malaysia
Telephone: 018-3562400
Field: Born in India & now a Malaysian, hails from a lineage of musicians and was trained under the tutelage of the late Professor Dr.S. Ramanathan in Vocal, Dr.R.S. Jayalakshmi in Veena & Dr.TH Subashchandran in Gadam. In 2008, acquired a Master of Arts (M.A.) in carnatic music from Madras University majoring in vocal.She has accompanied many leading artistes locally & internationally. In Malaysia, she is one of the leading female gadam & veena artiste. In 1995, she started Sahaana Music Academy in Seremban and to date the music academy teaches 13 kind of traditional & western instruments which can be viewed at www.sahaanamusic.com. Besides performing, she was invited as a judge in various music competitions hosted by ASTRO such as Paadal Thiran Potti, Vaanavil Superstar Competition etc.


Name: Kamal Roop K
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bollywood Dance
Address: Gasing Indah, Petaling Jaya
Telephone: 012-320 5249
Misc. info: K's Bolly Fit consist of an expressive dance style incorporating a fusion of indian classical, folk-bhangra, arabic, latino and hiphop / funk styles with a touch of pure bollywood cheese to top it all off!


Name: Amsavani Kuppusamy
Email: [email protected]
Field : Veena
Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone : 006-0164473885
Misc. Info. Amsavani is a disciple of Master Siva Supramaniam and Smt Bala Ambal, Retired Principal and Head of Veena Department of Swati Tirunal College, Trivandrum. Veenai classes for all ages. Facebook - Amsavani Kuppusamy


Name: Gayathri Menon
Email:
Field: veena & Vocal
Address: PJalan Gasing, Petaling JayaJ
Telephone: 0173980729
Misc. Info: Student of Vijayalakshmi Arumugam (Temple of Fine Arts), been learning for the last 17 years, and student of Sampagodu Vighnaraja (Temple of Fine Arts). Taking classes for all ages. Please do not hesitate to drop a line for more info.


Name: Achyuthan Sashidaran Nair
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic Violin
Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone: +6019 759 3586
Misc. Info: A senior deciple of the late Sanggeetha Booshanam Valambikai Rajagopal. Have been peforming for more than 20 years in carnatic music, as violin soloist and vocal / instrumental accompaniment. Been also involve in bharatha natya productions and composition for dance productions.


Name: Nisha
Email: [email protected]
Field: Veena
Address: Klang Valley, Selangor, Malaysia
Telephone: 0163334551
Misc. Info: Teaching Veena & Sangeetham


Name: Puskalla Thevi Kanaga Sundram
Email: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic vocal ,sanskrit language ,Bhajan, Devotional, Inter-genre / fusion
Address:Penang, Malaysia My Classes are conducted in Butter worth ( Main land ) ,Simpang Ampat, Alma,Kulim , Sungai Petani
Telephone: 014-9425930
Misc. Info: Sri Thyagaraja Government College Of Music & Dance. 16yrs of teaching experience (Singapore, London ) Experience: Music lectures And Workshop *songs training will be given in 8 languages (tamil, telugu, malayalam, hindi, sanskrit, marathi, kannadam, benggal) * Class will be conducted bilingual. More explanation in theory. * Students will be trained to improve their memory skills and Over come stress *This is certified programme.


Name: Sabtha Jyothi Music & Art Center
Email: [email protected]
Field: veenai, sangeetham, Tabla, violin, guitar, barathnatyam, bhajan.
Address: spring hill lukut, seremban n.s
Telephone: 016-3070735
Misc. Info: conduct Indian classical music & art classes Seriously looking for teachers to teach sangeetham, veenai, tabla, violin, sitar, mirtangam or any other Indian classical instruments.




Name: Lawrence Sackris
Email: [email protected]
Field: Dance - Odissi and Contemprorary
Address: Bandar Tun Razak, 88-01-04, Flat Sri Kota, Cheras 56000, Kuala Lumpur.
Telephone: Mobile - +6012 - 2765573
Misc. Info: Learnt Odissi under the tutelage of Ramli Ibrahim, later he decided to further his Intensive Odissi Trainings with acclaimed international Odissi Gurus, he travel to Australia and Orissia and learnt Odissi with Dr. Chandrabhanu, Guru Gajendra Panda and Guru Durga Charan Ranbir. Lawrence blossomed as an Odissi Dancer and performed in several Odissi Productions in Malaysia as well as in India and Singapore, endowed with an attractive stage presence he has the ability to take on any role poetry either Lassya (feminine) or Tandava (Muscle) for him Odissi had a feel of it, there is no turning back...


Name: J.B. Aravind Sharma
Email: [email protected]
Field: Mirdangam & kanchira
Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone: 016-2937244
Misc. Info: Senior Disciple of Guru Vidwan Shri T.A.J.Sharmaji (Managing Director of Sruthi Laya Ghana Vidyala,Malaysia). He have been performing mridangam for Bharathanatyam programmes/arangetram/salangai puja since 2006 for numerous senior & upcoming dance teachers in Malaysia. Have been accompanying both on the mridangam and kanjira for kutcheries in Malaysia and India for many senior and upcoming artists. Currently tutoring mridangam at SLGV Music Academy and also providing private tutoring (group & individual) within Klang Valley for passionate students. "Sruthi Matha, Laya Pitha"


Name: Neeta Singh
Email: [email protected]
Field: Vocal (Carnatic/Hindustani/Bhajan/Gazals) Kuchipudi, Bharatanatyam Language classes (Hindi)
Address: Vista Komenwel, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone: +6 0146352826
Misc. Info: Born in India, Neeta Singh is an Indian classical singer and dancer. She specializes in the South Indian classical forms Carnatic vocal, Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam and North Indian Classical forms Hindustani vocal, Bhajan and Ghazals. Neeta has performed regularly on stage, radio and television in India from the age of six, and at venues in the Malaysia since 2002. She is also a passionate teacher and enjoys a growing student following in Kuala Lumpur. Neeta was introduced to music at the early age of five under the tutorage of Smt Vatsala Ramaswamy. During her youth, she found her guru in Smt. Savitri Annaji and Sri Kollegal Subramaniam Shastri. Neeta started learning Kuchipudi and Bharatnatyam at the age of 5 under tutorage of Late Sri. Shanmugam Pillai and found her guru in Mrs. Sarita Dilip in 1992. In 1996, Neeta started her rigorous training under famous vocalist and acclaimed Ghazal maestro Pundit Vittal Rao. Pundit Vittal Rao is disciple of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, and one of the few living maestros of Ghazals. Well versed in many Indian languages including Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu and Gujarati, Neeta has a Master degree in English Literature. She has done Praveshika Poorna in Carnatic classical music and has Diploma in Kuchipudi and Bharatnatyam Dance from Potti Sri Ramulu Telgu University, India


Name: Prithipal Singh
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla
Address: Bandar Sunway , Petaling Jaya, Selangor Malaysia
Telephone: 017-3059087
Misc. Info: Champion in the National Kirtan Competition for many times held in Perak every year. Have a group with brothers and sing in nothern indian classical style.


Name: Mrs Sharmala Subramaniam
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Telephone: +603-78774269
Misc. Info: Professional Bharathanatyam (Tanjavur) available for anyone from age of 3 onwards. We are intending to start special classes for mothers. Facebook - Sharmala Bharatha Natya Acdmy



Name: Sugam Karnatica
Email: [email protected]
Field: Sangeetham (South Indian Classical Vocal), violin, Veena, harmonium, mirdangam, tabla, classical guitar, Bharata Natyam, ZIZU (3-6 years old), Samarpanam Cultural Camp (year-end school holiday program)
Address: 50, Jalan 16/6, Section 16, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Telephone: +6012.223.9356 / +6012.315.9441
Misc. Info: Classes conducted at our academy is based on a semester system. There will be examinations after a student finishes a certain Grade. Students will be awarded certificates as and when they complete each grade, at the end of the year during the graduation ceremony. All the teachers teaching in our academy are accomplished in their own fields. For further info, please do not hesitate to call us.


Name: Alvin T.J.
Email: [email protected]
Field: Ghazal Geet Singer, (Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi)
Address: (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Telephone: (+60-11-26556034)
Misc. Info: (Admirer of Ustad Mehdi Hassan Khan Sahib, Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan Sahib and Shri Jagjit Singh ji, Ustad Parvez Mehdi Sahib, Great Mohd. Rafi Sahib and Great Kishore Da and other great singers of sub-continent. (Music Composer of Ghazal,Geet, Filmi, Non-Filmi, Indian-Pakistani Pop music, Hindi, Urdu Gospel Music). Have been working as a musician form last 25 years , turned as a vocalist since last 13 years, Voice is similar to and a true copy of Jagjit singh's voice.. Professional Ghazal Geet Singer. (Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi) Have a studio facility to record audio / Cuebase. Have a range of musicians: Guitar, Sitar, Tabla, Keyboard, vocalist for private functions, Mehfil, Birthday function, wedding reception etc.


Name: Pavaani Thannimalai
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Gelugor, Penang, Malaysia
Telephone:
Misc. Info: Currently, I am conducting 5 classes in Penang. Saturdays: Sg. Ara Tamil School & Gelugor Kaaliamman temple Sundays: Sg. Dua Krishna Temple, Dato Kramat Kamatchi Amman Temple & Sridhi Sai Baba Center (Queen Street). Champion of Got Talent Contest. Performances are done for temple prayers, Penang State - Tourism Development & Culture organized shows, UNESCO organized shows, Georgetown Festival, Indian Global Shopping Festival, Pesta Pulau Pinang, TV Programs and other major events organized by Corporate Companies, NGOs, Individual Organizations and others. Students are performing semi-classical for fusion for these events as well. Website - http://bvnn.weebly.com/


Name: Theventhiran, Sugumaran
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam, Nattuvangam & Sangeetham
Address: no, 2494 R/J 3/18, Tmn Rasah Jaya, 70300 Seremban, Malaysia
Telephone: 016-2904270
Misc. Info: Natiya Thilagam Guru Shree Theventhiran Sugumaran had early traning under Natiya Kalai Arasi Srimathi Vijaya mala of Kalashetra & a disciple of Guru Srimathi Kamalarani of Kalakshetra for his Nattuvangam. Guru Theventhiran is also a leading vocalist for barathanatyam programmes. Shree Thevan Baratha Kalalayam offers Barathanatyam classes & Nattuvangam Classes for all age of s/ tudents at Seremban , Tmn Rasah Jaya , Rantau , Kuala Pilah & Petaling Jaya .


Name: Vadhini Fine Arts
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam
Address: Masai, Senai, Tampoi, Kangkar Pulai (Johor), Rawang (Selangor), Kuching (Sarawak)
Telephone: 012-7820112 / 012-7215519 (Johor), 019-3515418 (Rawang), 019-8591452 (Kuching)
Misc. Info: Natya Kala Rathnam Srimathi Parameswary Pannir Chelvam, the founder of Vadhini Fine Arts learnt bharathanatyam with her first guru Srimathi Rajeswary Arumugam and furthered her passion in dance with Natya Kala Ratnam Natya Kala Booshnam Srimathi Indra Rajan in Mylapore, India. She also learnt nattuvanggam from Sri Panthanallur Srinivasan Pillai in India. Classes are conducted for students above 4 years old in: Masai (Saturday at 1.30pm), Senai (Saturday at 4.30pm), Tampoi (Sunday at 1.30pm), Kangkar Pulai (Sunday at 6.00pm) Rawang (Sunday at 10.30 am) Kuching (Saturday at 2.00pm)


Name: Uthyakumar
Email: [email protected]
Field: Sangeetham, Thevaram & Tamil Class
Address: Ampang, KL
Telephone: 016-2377124
Misc. Info: Classes is conducted in places Allover Malaysia Inclusive of (1 to 1) private classes. Students will be given personal coaching and will be going thorugh basic process of examination, assignments to achieve needed quality and also will be given certificate upon every succesful completion.


Name: Vehaara
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharathanatyam, Odissi, Bollywood dance, Hip-hop/ Modern, Sangeetham (Carnatic)
Address: Bandar Puteri, Puchong
Telephone: 016 276 1679 (Hanusha)
Misc. Info: Our teachers are well established choreographers and instructors, who are graduates from the Temple of Fine Arts International, obtaining brief training under Guru Shri Adayar K. Lakshman, ex- Sutra performer who learnt Odissi under the tutelage of Ramli Ibrahim, Dr. Chandrabhanu, Guru Gajendra Panda and Guru Durga Charan Ranbir. We are from well established dance schools around the Klang Valley. We have choreographed and trained dancers for many major national events and productions in Malaysia and overseas. The teachers are seasoned performers as well with more than 15 years experience with active participation in projects Internationally. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details regarding classes for any genre above mentioned.


Name: Vinitha Venu
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: Selangor, Selayang.
Telephgone:
Misc. Info: Learnt for 13 years and also Kaikottikali - Kerala's Traditional Dance, have got Guniess world record in 2012


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