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Tabla for Kids, teens and adults: Beginner- Fall 2022

Shaneil Mathur


Tabla for Kids, teens and adults: Beginner- Fall 2022

Maximum Class Size: 10 students (for all ages)
Saturdays Aug 27th - Nov 26th from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM CST
Online: Zoom

Structure of the session:
· The tabla class will be for beginners who are interested in learning the tabla instrument.
· Students will be first taught theory and history of the tabla drum alongside basic bols and hand strokes.
· Creating a strong foundation on Sur, Taal, and Lay will be heavily emphasized.
· As the students gradually learn and improve, the class will move ahead to more advanced structures and material.
· Students will be taught the popular rhythmic cycles that are present in Hindustani classical music, as well as popular Indian folk Rhythms.
· The class will also have an emphasis on tabla accompaniment for Mostly Kirtan, bhajan classical and light classical music.

Requirements to Join the class:
· Must have your own pair of tablas
· Must take aside a minimum of 3 days a week, one hour a day to practice. If you can do more, that’s even better.