Category Archives: Classical Music

ABRSM, ARSM, piano teacher, AP theory teacher

http://www.ypiano.net Piano teacher, theory teacher, we do ABRSM, ARSM exam, US open competition,recital, only accept mid to senior level students. Check website for more detail information. Location: Danville, San Ramon

ABRSM piano teacher, music instructor, AP music theory

www.ypiano.net – Visit website for more details Studio information. Yingwen Lewis- piano instruction in Danville, San Ramon. 1996 piano performance degree from New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Student of Randall Hodgkinson and Hae Sun Paik. Weekly private one on one piano lesson at my home studio. 45min/1h time slots available. Close to Blackhawk, Camino Tassajara, Gale Ranch, Sycamore Valley, and Windemere areas. Annual student recital. ABRSM (English Royal school of music) examination track option. Top students are winners of national competitions, including US Open and American Fine Arts Festival. Kids welcome! I specialize in teaching students ages 5 thru 20. Students must have daily, dedicated practice time available on a genuine grand piano, an upright piano, or a full size weighted 88-key digital piano.

Silicon Andhra Carnatic Classes in Pleasanton

Hi, Inperson/online classes are conducted for beginner through advance level.We are now enrolling students for the academic year 2018-2019 beginner through advance level in Pleasanton and Dublin.Students can get Sr,Jr certifications and can earn upto 16 university credits for each level along with performance opportunities.Please call me (Instructor: Mrs.Gayatri Kallluru) on 203-828-0041 for booking Free orientation and First Free class in Pleasanton,CA.
My Info:I was professionally trained in Carnatic music at Dwaram Venkataswami Naidu Kalakshetram, Visakhapatnam and have a degree from Andhra University.i also learnt it from direct disciples of Sri Nedunuri Krishna Murthy Garu.I also have good experience in teaching music(10+years).Students here learn carnatic music in a methodical,professional and interesting way with both thoeritical and practical aspects of this divine art form covered. Personal attention, printed notes, and pre recorded excellent quality voice recordings of lessons as mp3s will be given to each and every student for practice.

Carnatic Vocal Lessons in the Tri-Valley area

Vidushi Chandrika Pai, Founder-Director of Nada Sudha School of Music, is an accomplished Carnatic vocalist, performer, and teacher in the Tri-Valley area. Her students perform regularly in the Bay Area and have won accolades at local and national festivals. Her repertoire comprises traditional Carnatic gems, timeless Kannada compositions of Purandara Dasa and other composers, evergreen Marathi abhangs, and Annamacharya’s keertanas in Telugu. Students are provided with both theoretical and practical aspects of the vocal art form while adhering to a traditional guru-parampara style.
Currently, Nada Sudha School of Music is accepting students for the 2018-2019 year at beginner through advanced levels in the Dublin, San Ramon, Pleasanton, Danville, and Livermore area.
Please use contact form at http://chandrikapai.com/teaching.html
Email: chandrikapa…@g…com

Celebrating the Tradition – Hindustani Classical Music

Come join us for an enchanting evening of Hindustani Classical music by Pt. Dr. Nagaraj Rao Havaldar and Shri. Omkarnath Havaldar, inheritors of the rich musical traditions of Pt. Bhimsen Joshi of Kirana Gharana and Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur of Jaipur Gharana. Save the date- August 25 2018 @4:30pm, at the Nagaraj residence (6436 Paseo Santa Cruz, Pleasanton). Please RSVP: [email protected] or +1-847-271-6001

Indian Music Workshop with Music Director

Hello Neighbors,Ashirwad Luke a music director working in Indian Film industry is visiting Bay Area June 16-27. He is conducting music workshops in San Ramon and other locations June 16-27 (flyer attached).
He can teach Musical Instruments (Guitar/Violin/Drums/Flute/Saxo/…) or Vocal. He knows 50 varieties of instruments. You can learn Bollywood/Tollywood movie songs or classical songs.
He Worked for Om Shanti Om/Sharukh Khan, Company, De Taali, Thoda Pyaar Thoda magic, etc.., Bollywood movies. In Tollywood he worked for King/Akkineni Nagarjuna, Aatagallu, Raajugadu, etc.., movies.
San Ramon Workshop:
(i). Saturday June 16 : 6 – 8 PM Open House
Meet him and discuss about his workshop.
Venue 1039 Serpentine Lane, Suite# E, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Parking: Parking on the street only. NO Parking on the premises
(ii). 5 -Day Workshop
Sunday, June 17th – Thursday June 21st, 6-8 PM.
Please see the attached flyer and take advantage of the opportunity.
If you are interested, please send email to:pvn25.s…@g…com.
https://chat.whatsapp.com/7SrKnmBkhlW8AB2HIXOhJR
Thanks,
Ram

Summer special Carnatic Music Classes in Pleasanton

Hi Raagavihaara  School of Carnatic Music is now enrolling students  for new batches starting from July 14th at a summer special price of $15 for 45 mins class.Please call me (Instructor:Gayatri Kalluru) on 201-675-0379 for booking  Free orientation and First Free class at my residence in Valley Trails,Pleasanton,CA.
To hear my sample lessons and see my students perform visit
www.youtube.com/Raagavihaara
www.facebook.com/raagavihaara.
My Info:I was professionally trained in Carnatic music at Dwaram Venkataswami Naidu Kalakshetram, Visakhapatnam and have a degree from Andhra University.i also learnt it from direct disciples of Sri Nedunuri Krishna Murthy Garu.I also have good experience in teaching music(10+years) In-person classes are conducted for both beginners and advance level students(both children and adults) .Students here learn carnatic music in a methodical,professional and interesting way. Online classes are offered only for ages(above5 years).Personal attention, printed notes, and pre recorded excellent quality voice recordings of lessons as mp3s will be given to each and every student for practice.

One-on-one Private Music Lessons

Welcome to Music N Beyond, where kid’s grow up making music.
Music & Beyond is the East Bay’s premier music school serving Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Livermore and beyond. Music & Beyond offers private lessons and group instruction in a variety of instruments, such as piano, guitar, drums, voice, violin, trumpet, voice, ukulele and many more! Also, we prepared kids for certificate of Merit certification.
At Music & Beyond we strive to provide a friendly learning environment where children and adults alike can develop their musical talent and gain a life-lasting appreciation for the wide musical world. Catering to any style, our teachers are competent in instructing everything from classical to contemporary music.
Check us out at musicnbeyond.com
Music N Beyond
4560 Dublin Blvd, Dublin, CA 94568
925.833.8100

Music Workshop – Indian Vocal

Institute of Indian Music Bay Area in affiliation with Sarbabharatiya Sangeet-O-Sankskriti Parishad (SSSP) is organizing a workshop of Indian Vocal music. It will be conducted by eminent singer, performer and trainer from Kolkata – Sri Alak Roy Choudhury.
For more info on Sri Alak Roy Choudhury
http://alokeroychoudhury.com/adver/104911.html
https://www.facebook.com/alak.roychoudhury
Date: Fri, 06-Oct-2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PST
Venue: Dublin, CA, 94568
Workshop will include:
1. Voice training tips
2. Breathing techniques to enhance vocal range and effortless singing
3. Songs (Bhajan, Some popular old Bollywood Hindi songs for kids, Hindi translated Rabindrasangeet) < Lyrics of the songs will be provided to the participants as printouts to facilitate easy learning
4. General guidance and Q&A on Indian vocal music and training
Fees: $50 per attendee. For kids 1 parent may accompany and attend the workshop as audience
Contact for Registration:
Subhasree Ghosh, subhasree.ghos…@g…com, Mobile/Whatsapp: 623 692 8183

Visiting Mridangam Artist Offers Classes in Pleasanton

An acclaimed Mridangam Teacher, Vidwan H.S. Sudhindra is visiting and staying in Pleasanton from August 12-Sept 10.  He will teach beginning and advanced students privately or group.  Workshops are beginning August 12.
Classes are intense and rewarding.  For this month are $45/hour for private regular classes  and $35/group and can be offered 3x/week for maximum intensity.  Price for classes from India will continue a $25/class/hour.
Ages 7- Adult
Space is limited
For vocalists he offers layam classes and “understanding Thani” workshops

  • Enhancing Kriti Rendition: Sing Kriti’s with awareness of mridangam
  • Layam Enhancment: Improving Layam by Learning Interactive layam exercises Adi and MisraChaapu Talams
  • Music Appreciation: Appreciating the Structure of Thani: “How to identify Nadais and Korvais”

Please contact Mohan at bambooflut…@z…com
Phone: 650-288-7491
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._S._Sudhindra

Rabindrasangeet Hindustani Classical Vocal Lessons Dublin

Offering Vocal Training Classes (Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti, Hindustani Classical Vocal) for All Ages
Both Casual Non-Curriculum Based Lessons or Curriculum Based Lessons can be offered based on your need.
Lessons will include:
– Classical Vocal Exercises
– Building repertoire of Rabindrasangeet, Najrulgeeti, Hindustani Classical Raga based songs
*Repertoire progress will depend on individual student pace and capability
Weekdays (Mon to Fri):
– 30 min Slots for Individual Lessons
– Slots start at 3:30 p.m., last slot starts 7:30 p.m.
Weekend (Saturday only):
– 60 min slots for Batch Lessons (Max 4 per batch)
– Slots start at 10:30 a.m., last slot start at 12:00 noon
Those who are interested in formal yearly certifications, we are affiliated to Sarbabharatiya Sangeet O Sanskriti Parishad, and we can arrange for the certification exams. Our lesson material covers over and above the certification mandated basic requirements
Teacher Credentials:
– Gold Medallist from Gitabitan Shikshayatan Kolkata
– Regular performing vocal artist at live programs and television at Kolkata
https://www.facebook.com/sangeet.subhashree/
Visit: www.subhasreeghosh.com
Call: 623-692-8183

Bhajan Music Workshop in Pleasanton – June 18

Bhajan Workshop

Hi all, I am conducting  a Hindustani classical bhajan music workshop in Pleasanton on June 18th. I am a disciple of Pt. Dr. Nagaraj Rao Havaldar of the Kirana Gharana, belonging to the lineage of Bharat Ratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi. This introductory workshop is free and participants will get an opportunity to learn bhajans in Hindi, Marathi and Kannada. Morning session is for kids and afternoon is for adults.

One-On-One Private Music Lessons

Welcome to Music N Beyond, where kid’s grow up making music!
Music & Beyond is the East Bay’s premier music school serving Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Livermore and beyond!
Our experience is that music has a transformative power, and can enrich your life immensely. Studies have shown that musical prowess can increase aptitude for math and other subjects. The ability to play an instrument builds confidence and provides an opportunity to shine in social situations for a lifetime to come! And, above all else, learning to play an instrument is FUN!
At Music & Beyond we strive to provide a friendly learning environment where children and adults alike can develop their musical talent and gain a life-lasting appreciation for the wide musical world. Catering to any style, our teachers are competent in instructing everything from classical to contemporary music.
Music & Beyond offers private lessons and group instruction in a variety of instruments, such as piano, guitar, drums, voice, violin, trumpet, voice, ukulele and many more! Also, we prepared kids for certificate of Merit certification.
Check us out at musicnbeyond.com.

Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti, Hindustani Classical Vocal Classes in Dublin

Offering Vocal Training Classes (Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti, Hindustani Classical Vocal) for All Ages
Both Casual Non-Curriculum Based Lessons or Curriculum Based Lessons can be offered based on your need.
Lessons will include:
– Classical Vocal Exercises
– Building repertoire of Rabindrasangeet, Najrulgeeti, Hindustani Classical Raga based songs
*Repertoire progress will depend on individual student pace and capability
Weekdays (Mon to Fri):
– 30 min Slots for Individual Lessons
– Slots start at 4:00 p.m., last slot starts 7:30 p.m.
Weekend (Saturday only):
– 60 min slots for Batch Lessons (Max 4 per batch)
– Slots start at 10:30 a.m., last slot start at 12:00 noon
Those who are interested in formal yearly certifications, we are affiliated to Sarbabharatiya Sangeet O Sanskriti Parishad, and we can arrange for the certification exams. Our lesson material covers over and above the certification mandated basic requirements
Teacher Credentials:
– Gold Medallist from Gitabitan Shikshayatan Kolkata
– Regular performing vocal artist at live programs and television at Kolkata
Visit: www.subhasreeghosh.com Call: 623-692-8183

Interested in learning Light/Non-Classical Indian Music?

I am a trained artist in Hindustani Classical music and am offering music lessons for kids 5yrs and above at my residence in East Dublin. Music is not only a great stress-buster, but helps kids build self-esteem and improve speech and presentation skills. Classes will focus on light classical and non-classical (Bollywood, bhajans, bhavgeet etc.) form of music and teach kids Shruti (scale) and Taal (rhythm). Please call 408-306-2310 to sign up for classes.
Thanks,
Lavanya Bharadwaj

Indian Caranatic Classical Music Classes

Indian Classical Carnatic Music Classes – Sarangi School of Music, run by eminent musicologist Rakhi R Nath, is starting Carnatic Music classes in Dublin for all levels from beginners to advanced in the trivalley area.
Classes will be held during weekends and evenings on weekdays.
Those who wish to join the classes, please visit www.sarangischoolofmusic.com for details or e-mail [email protected]

www.rakhirnath.blogspot.com – Rakhi a disciple of Chandramana Narayanan Nambootiri has been pursuing music for the last 16 years and has conducted a good many Classical concerts within Kerala and outside. She has also rendered her sound to a few film songs in Malayalam. She is well versed in Carnatic Vocal Music and also has an expansive knowledge in all other genres of singing.

Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti, Hindustani Classical Vocal Classes in Dublin

Offering Vocal Training Classes (Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti, Hindustani Classical Vocal) for All Ages
Both Casual Non-Curriculum Based Lessons or Curriculum Based Lessons can be offered based on your need.

Lessons will include :
– Classical Vocal Excercises
– Building repertoire of Rabindrasangeet, Najrulgeeti, Hindustani Classical Raga based songs
*Repertoire progress will depend on individual student pace and capability
Weekdays (Mon to Fri) :
– 30 min Slots for Individual Lessons
– Slots start at 4:00 p.m., last slot starts 7:30 p.m.
Weekend (Saturday only) :
– 60 min slots for Batch Lessons (Max 4 per batch)
– Slots start at 10:30 a.m., last slot start at 12:00 noon

Those who are interested in formal yearly certifications, we are affiliated to Sarbabharatiya Sangeet O Sanskriti Parishad, and we can arrange for the certification exams. Our lesson material covers over and above the certification mandated basic requirements

Teacher Credentials :
– Gold Medallist from Gitabitan Shikshayatan Kolkata
– Regular performing vocal artist at live programs and television at Kolkata

Visit: www.subhasreeghosh.com
Contact Email : subhasree.ghos…@g…com
Call : 623-692-8183

Indian Drumming & Music Workshop

8-Jim-Santi_by--Mark--Engage your mind, hands, heart, & voice in learning the rhythms and melodies of the classical music traditions of India. These arts are taught through an oral tradition using vocal percussion syllables to teach drumming, dance & singing. Learn the poetic and mathematical patterns of Indian Percussion. Workshop is an engaging introduction to one of the world’s greatest classical arts traditions and will lay a strong foundation for future skills and concepts that increase focus & problem solving.
Mr. Owen is a percussionist, educator, producer & composer. Owen began training in the North Indian percussion instrument, tabla, studying at the Ali Akbar College of Music, at the CA Institute of the Arts, & in India. In 1995, Owen began studying South Indian percussion instruments. Owen holds a Master’s Degree in World Music from CA Institute of the Arts. In 1999, Owen received a fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies, which enabled him to spend 2.5 years living in India conducting research on percussion ensembles in India.
For more information on Jim Santi Owen  visit: http://www.jimsantiowen.com/about/
* Instructor: Jim Santi Owen, Ali Akbar College of Music
*August 20th from 10:30am – 12:00pm
*Dougherty Station Community Center – 17011 Bollinger Canyon Road in San Ramon
*Workshop is open to children 7 and up as well as adults. Family participation is encouraged!
*Pre-registration is required (Activity #100354)
To register online pleaseclick here
For more information call 925-973-3200