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Dhwani T.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Biological Sciences - Cell Biology from Rutgers University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Dhwani T.

14 Reviews
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Hello,
Thank you for visiting my profile.
I started learning Tabla when I was 5 and still remember vividly when mum took me to classes 3 times a week for several hours. I used to sit, listen and play with my classmates during those hours and that experience has left an indelible mark. My fingers are 'hard-wired' to play and create sounds on the tabla. Every teacher will tell you, in order to play properly and create perfect sounds, everyday practice is the essential component.

Currently, I teach 17 students at BAPS temple in Edison and have been teaching there for the last 6 years.
I also have 3 students who visit my home weekly.

Please contact me for additional information.
Thank you.
Dhwani

About Dhwani

Tabla is a language which a tabla performer conveys with crisp, clear sounds for the audience to listen to and feel at one with. Essentially, the rhythm of the universe should resonate when a shishiya (student) or guru (teacher) play tabla either for a crowd or in a room. I learned tabla from gur

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Muhammad J.
Vinod M.
Dhyey P.
Patient and informative with my 5 year old! Thank you
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Karen D.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

31 Reviews
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Tabla:
A South Asian percussion instrument similar to bongos, consisting of a pair of drums, used in traditional, classical, popular and folk music. The tabla consists of two single headed, barrel shaped small drums of slightly different size and shapes. Learning starts with basics or hand technique, rhythms, and playing along with songs.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.
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Colby B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 1st Place from DCI World Championships, World Class
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Colby B.

4 Reviews
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My teaching style is patient, friendly, and geared towards you, while rooted in tradition!
Experienced Percussion world percussion teacher with Master Degree and Bachelor degree from California Institute of the Arts. Accepting students of all ages and levels. You will learn to play and recite traditional tabla repertoire of the Lucknow Gharana as well as learn to tune, maintain, and repair your tabla...and much more!

About Colby

My teaching style is patient, friendly, and geared towards you, while rooted in tradition. Learn drums such as Snare Drum, Tabla, Riqq, Atsimevu, Kanjira, Frame Drum, Talking Drum, Quads, and Snare Drum! Experienced Percussion world percussion teacher with Master's Degree from California Institu

Recent Reviews
Verdant Nolan
He is a lot of fun and very patient!
RandyGloss
Colby is very knowledgable and highly skilled. He is incredibly clear and extremely patient in his approach. Excellent for any age or skill level and experience. Highest recommendation!!!!!
Krishna
Colby is methodical, organized, and very creative. He is immensely helpful and patient with his students. Colby is an excellent listener, highly professional, personable, and I can't recommend him more highly. My son really enjoys his class and developed an everlasting interest in the art of tabla. Excellent teacher!

Meet Online Tabla Teachers Serving Los Angeles, CA

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Karen D.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
Teaching Locations:
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Karen D.

32 Reviews
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Online Tabla Teacher

Tabla:
A South Asian percussion instrument similar to bongos, consisting of a pair of drums, used in traditional, classical, popular and folk music. The tabla consists of two single headed, barrel shaped small drums of slightly different size and shapes. Learning starts with basics or hand technique, rhythms, and playing along with songs.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

Recent Reviews
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.
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Colby B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA - North Indian Classical Music from California Institute of the Arts
Teaching Locations:
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Colby B.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Tabla Teacher

My teaching style is patient, friendly, and geared towards you, while rooted in tradition!
Experienced Percussion world percussion teacher with Master Degree and Bachelor degree from California Institute of the Arts. Accepting students of all ages and levels. You will learn to play and recite traditional tabla repertoire of the Lucknow Gharana as well as learn to tune, maintain, and repair your tabla...and much more!

About Colby

My teaching style is patient, friendly, and geared towards you, while rooted in tradition. Learn drums such as Snare Drum, Tabla, Riqq, Atsimevu, Kanjira, Frame Drum, Talking Drum, Quads, and Snare Drum! Experienced Percussion world percussion teacher with Master's Degree from California Institu

Recent Reviews
Verdant Nolan
He is a lot of fun and very patient!
RandyGloss
Colby is very knowledgable and highly skilled. He is incredibly clear and extremely patient in his approach. Excellent for any age or skill level and experience. Highest recommendation!!!!!
Krishna
Colby is methodical, organized, and very creative. He is immensely helpful and patient with his students. Colby is an excellent listener, highly professional, personable, and I can't recommend him more highly. My son really enjoys his class and developed an everlasting interest in the art of tabla. Excellent teacher!

Dhwani T.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Biological Sciences - Cell Biology from Rutgers University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Dhwani T.

14 Reviews
Book Now
Online Tabla Teacher

Hello,
Thank you for visiting my profile.
I started learning Tabla when I was 5 and still remember vividly when mum took me to classes 3 times a week for several hours. I used to sit, listen and play with my classmates during those hours and that experience has left an indelible mark. My fingers are 'hard-wired' to play and create sounds on the tabla. Every teacher will tell you, in order to play properly and create perfect sounds, everyday practice is the essential component.

Currently, I teach 17 students at BAPS temple in Edison and have been teaching there for the last 6 years.
I also have 3 students who visit my home weekly.

Please contact me for additional information.
Thank you.
Dhwani

About Dhwani

Tabla is a language which a tabla performer conveys with crisp, clear sounds for the audience to listen to and feel at one with. Essentially, the rhythm of the universe should resonate when a shishiya (student) or guru (teacher) play tabla either for a crowd or in a room. I learned tabla from gur

Recent Reviews
Muhammad J.
Vinod M.
Dhyey P.
Patient and informative with my 5 year old! Thank you

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The average cost of 60-minute tabla lessons in Los Angeles is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $65 and $84 per hour.
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"Nabin is an Excellent Teacher. My son Pranav is taking Tabla lessons from him past 2 years and he really enjoys it. Nabin is very skilled, both as a musician and as a teacher, and I notice progress for every lesson. Nabin is not only good with music but also a very warm person with a great sense of humor and he really has a way with kids, which makes the lessons even more enjoyable. I can give my warmest recommendations for Nabin."
MALLIKARJUNA SINGARAJU
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"I started taking classes with Nabinji beginning of 2020 and it has been such a great experience. He has wealth of knowledge in this field and it shows when he teaches his students. He is very methodical and emphasizes on getting the basics right which helps in the long run.
I would highly recommend Nabinji to anyone who is planning to give tabla a try and to those who need to take there skills to the next level."
Amit
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"Nabinji is an expert Tabla player who can teach with patience & emphasis on right technique. I am amazed at the progress that I have made in the last 6 months with him.We are lucky to find a teacher like him. Highly recommend !!"
Dwarkesh
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"As a beginner with zero experience playing any instruments, I am so grateful for Nabin's expertise, patience, and natural ability to instruct. Nabin makes it easy and fun to learn playing the tabla. He sets reasonable expectations, creates a fun and low-stress environment, and is lovely to work with! I look forward to continue working with him and would highly recommend him!"
Tanvi
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"We are so glad that we found Mr Nabinji Shrestra. We started tabla lessons with him for our 2 boys recently, he has been an excellent teacher for them. He is process oriented and a professional tabla teacher. Importantly, he is very patient and caring with the boys , which was a must requirement given their ages. We would highly recommend him as a tabla teacher."
Deepali
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"love learning from Nabin! He's very knowledgable, thorough, helpful & skilled."
Dorian
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"I’ve been a percussionist for decades and have been very fortunate to find such a great tabla instructor in the Denver area. Nabin is not just a great performer he is also an exceptional teacher. Even though my background is in rock and Latin music he has been able to help me understand the concepts of Hindustani music and rhythm and we are working towards developing a performance composed of all the major elements of a traditional tabla solo. It’s the most interesting style of music I have come across. I would imagine Nabin can teach to all skill levels and backgrounds as he has been able to tailor a program of study specifically to my abilities and even to my schedule. If you are interested I can’t recommend him enough...and you should do it! We need more tablas resounding in Colorado! (Image is of some of my tablas)"
Zach
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"Nabin is patient, clear, and makes tabla both accessible and exciting!"
Ellen
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"Nabin is an amazing tabla player and a gifted instructor. I feel lucky to have found someone to learn from who has such deep knowledge and passion for this beautiful music."
Stephen
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"NabinJI is highly gifted Tabla Player but also highly skilled at teaching. NabinJI is very good at assessing a student’s abilities and interests and adjusting his lessons accordingly.
As an adult student, I joined the lessons early this year to fulfill my childhood dream. NabinJI is always patient and providing individual attentions and is always challenging to us to get better. I would highly recommend NabinJI."
Rahul
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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