Name: Arpan
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Mohinyattam (Kalamandalam style) & Bharatanatyam (Kalakshetra style)
Address: Redmond, WA USA
Telephone: 425.435.4027
Misc. Info: www.arpanarts.org

Name: Babukishan
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Vocal, music direction, various instruments
Address: Seattle
Misc. Info: Baul Babukishan is a music designer, singer, and author renowned in India for his work in both the recording and film industries. A well known Bollywood music director, Babukishan plays a variety of music & instruments combining new age, and world fusion, with traditional folk music in authentic Bengali Baul style. Site features: Baul History - MP3's - Discography - Celebrity Pics - Instruments of the Baul -http://cdbaby.com/cd/babukishan http://myspace.com/gypsyindia, http://myspace.com/babukishandasbaul, http://youtube.com/babukishannetwork, http://thebaulsofbengal.blip.tv

Name: Priya Bondre
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Hindusthani Classical Vocal
Address: Sammamish, WA
Misc. Info: Gives lessons in person and also via Skype. Did Sangeet Visharad (B. Mus.) from India and am currently teaching vocal to kids and adults. Youtube address - Priya Bondre

Name: David Brunn
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Tabla
Address: Seattle, WA
Telephone: (206) 371-5220
Misc. Info: I began my studies with the late Prabha Rustagi in 1990. In 1993 I met Akram Khan of Delhi and began intensive study which took me to India. I also took lessons from Zakir Hussain in Seattle Washington for several years. I teach private lessons only. For further information call (206) 371-5220 or go to www.kmp2001.com

Name: Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Sitar
Address: Redmond, Washington, USA
Misc. Info: http://www.dpcsitar.com

Name: D.V. Nagarajan
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Vocal-Classical Carnatic Music
Address: 16900 SE 26th Drive, Vancouver, WA 98683
Telephone: 360-326-8511 or 913-980-6347
Misc. Info: I am a music teacher with more than 30 years of experience teaching Carnatic Classical Music. I have been conferred with titles like "Sangeetha Kala Bhushana", "sangeetha Lakshmi Nidhi", KalaaradhanaSri" by various organizations and I have been honored by musicians. I am an auditioned artist of all india radio and have performed at many prestigious institutions all over India. I am an accomplished teacher with extensive knowledge, effective communication skills. No talent required, I'm very patient, I follow encouraging approach which has always produced fast results. I can teach individuals as well as groups. Adult beginners welcome. I will happily provide consultation if needed.

Name: Antara Datta
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Kathak
Address: Seattle, WA
Telephone: 425 463 7235
Misc. Info: Antara Datta the founder and artistic director of Anga Kala Kathak Academy offers traditional Kathak classes to both kids and adults in Seattle,WA. For more information please visit website at www.antaradatta.com

Name: Helene Eriksen
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Kathak, Afghani andFolk Dances & dance research
Address: 3537 Densmore Ave N. (Wallingford) Seattle, WA, 98103
Misc. Info: Helene Eriksen studied Dance Ethnology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and was later a doctoral candidate in Folklore, Slavistics and Turcology at the Georg-August University in Goettingen, Germany. In Los Angeles she performed with AVAZ International Dance Theater, Gypsy Dance Company and Jasna Planina Ensemble. After a year at the Folkdance Academy in Plovdiv, Bulgaria she was a guest of the Turkish State Folkdance Ensemble in Ankara. She directed her own ensemble Raqs-e Hilal for several years in Germany. : Helene is a teacher and choreographer of traditional dances of the Balkans and Islamic Orient. She lectures and publishes on dance ethnology and costume studies. In order to do this she has conducted many research projects in Bulgaria, ex-Yugoslavia, Hungary, Romania, Greece, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Egypt, the ex-USSR, Tunisia and Morocco as well as with immigrants in Germany, Canada and the USA. She speaks several Languages. She is an active member of the Study Group on Ethnochoreology (ICTM/UNESCO).

Name: Josh Feinberg
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Sitar and Instrumental Classes
Address: Portland, Beaverton, Eugene, Seattle
Telephone: 917 776 2801
Misc. Info: Classes available in Portland (including Beaverton and Eugene, OR and Seattle, WA. Josh has a bachelors degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in Sitar Performance, and is currently working towards his Masters in Fine Arts through Goddard College. He is also a 2006-07 Fulbright scholar and the author of the Hal Leonard Sitar Method. Josh is a Maihar Gharana sitarist trained by Ust. Ali Akbar Khan and his family and disciples. For more information please visit: www.joshfeinbergmusic.com.

Name: Lars Jacobsen
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Sitar
Address: Bonney Lake, WA USA
Telephone: 253-678-2605
Misc. Info: I have over 30 years of playing experience on sitar and offer 1 on 1 lessons and will travel and teach in a group setting if needed. My focus is mainly on sitar but I can help beginners get started on other stringed instruments and harmonium. I'm also available for baithak style performances, ambient/spiritual settings. My teaching style is focused yet relaxed and unpretentious. I will customize to accommodate all levels of ability and needs and all ages are welcome.

Name: Vibhuti Kavishwar
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani Classical Music voice lessons
Address: Seattle, WA
Misc. Info: Gives lessons in person and also via skype at very affordable rate.Has extensive classical music background of 21 years. Websitse - Vibhutikavishwar.com Youtube address - Vibhutik19

Name: Larry Ludwig
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Sitar
Address: 3910 Latona NE apt. G, Seattle WA 98105
206 633 2379
Misc. Info: I teach sitar lessons ($30 per hour) and have been playing the sitar for 47 years. Over the years I have played many venues in the Seattle area including weddings, festivals, restaurants and private parties.

Name: Emilie Reveret
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Mohiniyattam
Address: Albany, WA
Misc. Info: http://mayadhara.chez.com/

Name: Richard Russell
E-mail: [email protected]
Field: vocal, harmonium, sarod
Address: Everett, WA 98201 USA
Telephone: 206-886-8408
Misc. Info: Teachers- Ust. Ali Akbar Khan, Ust. Aashish Khan Jnan Prakash Ghosh, Smt. Lalita Ghosh, Smt. Uma Thapa & Pdt Homnath Upadhyaya. Teaching and performing for over 35 years offering beginner to advanced lessons in the Seattle area in styles of dhrupad, kheyal, kirtan and fusion for voice or any instrument. Professional associations: Indradeep Ghosh, Salar Nader, Pankaj Mishra, Deepak Ram, Anil Prasad, Benjy Wertheimer, Karnamrita Dasi and more. www.shantikar.com.

Name: Srivalli
E-Mail: [email protected]
Field: Carnatic music (Vocal)
Address: Issaquah, WA
Misc. Info: I offer classes to anyone interested in learning traditional Carnatic (South Indian Style) music. Typically my focus is more on teaching children starting age 9 and higher, but other students are also welcome. The type of classes I offer are customized to each student's potential and the maturity of their talent. Classes are typically weekly. Also, I insist on students practicing at home to complement their music classes and progress. Classes can be scheduled in a flexible manner depending on schedules of the students and mine. Currently planning to offer Stage I classes which last typically for 30 - 45 mins.

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