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TEACHERS AND PERFORMERS OF INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE (Wisconsin)

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Name: Kripa Baskaran
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatnatyam
Address: Hindu Temple of Wisconsin, Pewaukee and Brookfield
Telephone: (608) 335 9805
Misc. Info: Natyarpana school of Bharatnatyam in Madison and Milwaukee (classes conducted at the Hindu temple of Wisconsin, Pewaukee) Natyarpana is directed by Mrs.Kripa Baskaran in an effort to promote Indian culture and traditional values through the art form of Bharatnatyam. Kripa Baskaran is a student of Kalaimamani Dr.Ambika Kameshwar, Chennai and has been teaching the art form for over 15 years. Natyarpana offers training in the following [email protected]


Name: Romail Bhatti (Shazad)
Email: [email protected]
Field: Tabla Pakistani and Hindustani Vocal etc:
Address: 2024 Kilps Drive Waukesha Wl 53188
Telephone: 262-751-3317
Misc. Info: I belong to Punjab Gharana . www.musicbyromail.com call and ask about fee, or class i charge 25 $ for 45 mins or ask more!!!


Name: Chandini
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam, semi-classical, folk, fusion, bollywood, and vocal.
Address: 243 Royal Oak Ct., Pewaukee WI 53072
Telephone:(262) 527-1020
Misc. Info: I am trained in bharatanatyam and have many years of experience. I am a well known bollywood and filmi dancer. I have performed at numerous events and venues. I can train, teach, and choreograph students in a variety of different styles. I can choreograph dances in any language and I know a numerous number of Indian languages. I have training in indian classical music as well. I have my own studio where I conduct my classes. My students perform at numerous well known venues multiple times in the year. I am able to work my schedule and cost according to my student's needs. Please give me a call or email for more information.


Name: Pooja Dhaliwal
Email: [email protected]
Field: Hindustani classical Vocal, Semi Classical, Light, folk and Sitar
Address: Milwaukee, WI U.S.A.
Telephone: 414-465-0143
Misc. Info: Masters in Hindustani Classical music from Punjab University Chandigarh, Gold Medalist. Learned music under the guidance of my father, Prof. Chaman Lal Bhalla, who is a Doyen of Hindustani Classical Music.


Name: Meenakshi Ganesan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharatanatyam (Indian Classical Dance), and Indian folk dance
Address: 1413 Dayflower Dr Madison, WI 53719
Telephone: 608-833-3102
Misc. Info: Meenakshi Ganesan (608-833-3102) is the founder of the Kalaanjali School of Dance & Music, and has been performing Bharatanatyam for almost two decades. Meenakshi has a degree in Bharatanatyam and has won tens of awards and gold medals for her performances, including the title of "Nrithya Mayuri" (dancing peacock). The primary focus of Kalaanjali is the offering of training in Bharatanatyam although lessons are also offered for traditional folk dances and semi-classical dances. At Kalaanjali, Bharatanatyam students get a rigorous training in the Natyashastras, the foundational body of knowledge associated with Bharatanatyam. For more information, please visit the Kalaanjali website at www.kalaanjali.com or contact Meenakshi at [email protected]


Name: Ragani
Email: [email protected]
Field: Kirtan
Address: Kirtan with Ragani, Milwaukee, WI 53217
Telephone:
Misc. Info: www.RaganiWorld.com (website) - Official website for Ragani, award-winning artist & producer and leader of Milwaukee's ongoing monthly Kirtan with Ragani, one of the largest independent, ongoing kirtan scenes in the U.S. Named in OnMilwaukee.com's "100 Milwaukeeans You Need to Know", Ragani has been featured on FOX & NBC affiliates, in numerous international publications (Recording Magazine, Ode, etc.), and she is the yoga model for the award-winning book, Yoga: Mastering the Basics (and its two accompanying videos). At age eight, Ragani met the legendary yoga master, Swami Rama, former Shankaracharya of India, who personally trained her in yoga sciences, meditation, and eastern music. With over 30 years of live Kirtan with Ragani events, Ragani's kirtan and mantra beat songs have been top sellers at iTunes and CDBaby, and she is featured in the kirtan documentary movie, Sutra. In addition, Ragani currently writes music for film & tv and leads sacred retreat tours to India.


Name: Vijaya Rajaraman
Email: [email protected]
Field: Saraswathi Veena
Address: 3324 Nightingale Court, Middleton, (Closer to Beltline) WI-53562
Telephone: (608) 833 8832
Misc. Info: I learnt Bharathanatyam and Veena from Late. Smt. K. Lalitha, Director of Sri Saraswathi Gana Nilayam, Triplicane, Chennai, India. I had given many dance performances myself and also with other students of that school. I have earned the lower grade technical examination certificates both in Dance and Veena conducted by Government of Tamilnadu. I have about 5 to 6 years of teaching experience in Veena lessons at Chennai before coming to USA. I am giving my Veena lessons to the local community in Madison, WI for the past 4 years and still continuing. I am also performing and showing my talents in the local community events. Those who wish to  learn Veena, may contact me over phone. Classes are mostly on Weekdays. If there is a need, I am flexible also to weekends.


Name: Madhumanti Sardar
Email: [email protected]
Field: sitar
Address: Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, Wisconsin, USA
Telephone:
Misc. Info: I am a professionally trained Sitarist under Rampur Maihar Gharana (of Pandit Ravi Shankar) for 20 years and an All India Radio artiste. Costs of lessons are available on request. Special discounted rates for students and courses for Summer 2012. I am presently 1st year doctoral student at UW-Madison.


Name: Lavanyaa Sathyanarayanan
Email: [email protected]
Field: Bharathnatyam (Tanjore style), carnatic music
Address: Oakdale Ct, Sheboygan, Wi-53081
Telephone: 5033339860
Misc. Info: I present "Vedic institute of kalamandhir" to the people of Wisconsin. We have successfully accomplished more than 1000 arangetrams and 2000 salangai pooja's. We also train students for research and exams in Bharathnatyam and diplomo certificates. Our school has the privilege of training actor Late Shivagi Ganesan's granddaughter, director K.S.Ravikumar's daughter. We train students with at most dedication (more details on inquiry)!


Name: Jai Sovani-Garud
Email: [email protected]
Field:Vocal- indian Classical/Bhajan/Semi classical
Address: Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Telephone: 262-744-2581
Misc. Info: I started learning music from the tender age of 8 and went on to graduate in Music. I am trained f in gurukul pattern under one of India's best classical singer of our times "Ganasaraswati Kishori Amonkar" and currently under the tutelage of Smt. Arati Ankalikar- Tikekar. I have been awarded many accolades and scholarships during her career in India like Kalyani Karandak, Swar Madhuri, and Govt. of India Scholarship to name a few I am interested performing/teaching Indian Classical Vocal as well as bhajans and Semi-classical songs.


 

 

 

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