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Nabin S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Nepali, Hindi, English
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nabin S.

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Nabin is one of the best Tabla players in the US. He has been performing and teaching for the past 25 years. Nabin is able to customize lessons based on interest, age, and learning ability of the students. Please check out some of the reviews for Nabin Shreshtha Tabla lessons of Google to see what current students have to say about his teaching techniques.

Nabin, a renowned face amongst the Coloradans is a classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order. His consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as one of the prominent musicians in his own country, Nepal but gained him worldwide fame. His deep understanding of different traditional styles of tabla playing, tonal quality, clarity and ability to collaborate with different genres of music makes him different from regular percussionists and it’s no surprise that he’s the favorite accompanist for many musicians and dancers.

About Nabin

Nabin, a renowned face amongst the Coloradans is a classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order. His consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as one of the prominent musicians in his own country, Nepal but gained him worldwide fame. His deep understanding of d

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Florian Speier
Aasna
Started my class six months ago and I must say a brilliant tabla instructor I could ever ask for. His way of teaching is just fabulous. He always keeps in mind how the class can be made interesting and gives the same. I am so fortunate that I am learning from him.
Brindan
I started taking lessons from Nabin from the age of 12 till the age of 19. I was encouraged by my father to take lessons from him as he saw it as a great opportunity. At first, I was not the most enthusiastic about it since tabla was an instrument I had never heard about. After taking lessons from him, not only did I fall in love with tabla, but I became obsessed with it. Nabin teaches tabla in such a way that it is extremely difficult to not be intrigued by it. He is the most patient teacher and will teach you in a personalized manner. It does not matter who you are, what your skill level is, if there is anyone that can teach you the tabla in the most complete way, it's him. Tabla is a difficult instrument to master. Thus, it is important that you find a teacher that is understanding, patient, and works with you carefully to master the smallest details. Nabin is that person. He never gets frustrated with his students and encourages them in every part of the journey.

It's not just tabla skills you will gain from Nabin. You will gain appreciation for music, the ability to become more confident in yourself, the desire to become a hard worker, and gain numerous valuable life lessons as I have. He is the greatest teacher I have had without a question and there is no other guru I would recommend.
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

28 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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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!

Dhruv K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Hindi, English
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Teaching since 2008
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Dhruv K.

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Even though,my principal mode of expression in music will always be the North Indian classical percussion 'tabla', I have been very fortunate to have been able to do my undergrad and Masters in Music from SOAS,University of London and Berklee College of Music respectively. All of this musical exposure has not only helped in expressing myself using those other musical influences but it has also helped me in being able to communicate as a tutor more effectively.

I firmly believe that it is absolutely essential to get the basics right before moving/rushing on to anything further. i encourage my students to question things rather than simply to follow and reproduce. Since Indian Classical music is an oral tradition, it is important to recite the rhythmic phrases/syllables vocally before learning how to reproduce them on the instrument.  Teaching is a process in which both the student and the teacher can learn as opposed to just a one-way process. Mutual understanding is necessary to ...

About Dhruv

I have been playing the tabla since I was six years old. I received his Bachelor's in Music Studies from SOAS, University of London, where i gained exposure to the different music cultures of the world. After that, I went on to complete his Master's in Contemporary Studio Performance from Berklee

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Colby B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • MFA - North Indian Classical Music from California Institute of the Arts
  • 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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Beginners welcome! I teach all levels. You will learn to play and recite traditional tabla repertoire. You will also learn to tune, maintain, and repair your tabla, and much more!
Tabla can be purchased online at the Musician's Mall.

I recommend starting with 30min lessons for beginners.

About Colby

I have been teaching private percussion lessons and various scholastic percussion ensembles and youth organizations since 2003. I teach Tabla, Snare Drum, Kanjira, Riq, Frame Drum, Tala Systems, Svar Graam, Rhythm for non-percussionists, and world percussion composition. I received my BFA in 2

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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!

Archana M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Archana M.

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Our first lesson will begin with a quick assessment of your musical background, experience with the instrument, and your musical goals. Your next lessons will build on that foundation to support the goals you want to achieve.

Whether it's starting a band with friends, getting stronger on technique, or learning how to play in a new style or genre, we'll work together to reach your goals!

I teach hindustani classical  music with harmonium , guitar, violin, tabla, flute (basuri), mandolin, piano.

About Archana

I have been playing Indian classical music, vocal and instrumental for 24 years and am excited about the opportunity to share my passion for the instrument with you! I have been conducting classes on a regular basis under Swarali Sangeet Vidyalay since 2005 and I have 15 years of teaching expe

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Nabin S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Nepali, Hindi, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
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This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Nabin S.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Tabla Teacher

Nabin is one of the best Tabla players in the US. He has been performing and teaching for the past 25 years. Nabin is able to customize lessons based on interest, age, and learning ability of the students. Please check out some of the reviews for Nabin Shreshtha Tabla lessons of Google to see what current students have to say about his teaching techniques.

Nabin, a renowned face amongst the Coloradans is a classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order. His consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as one of the prominent musicians in his own country, Nepal but gained him worldwide fame. His deep understanding of different traditional styles of tabla playing, tonal quality, clarity and ability to collaborate with different genres of music makes him different from regular percussionists and it’s no surprise that he’s the favorite accompanist for many musicians and dancers.

About Nabin

Nabin, a renowned face amongst the Coloradans is a classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order. His consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as one of the prominent musicians in his own country, Nepal but gained him worldwide fame. His deep understanding of d

Recent Reviews
Florian Speier
Aasna
Started my class six months ago and I must say a brilliant tabla instructor I could ever ask for. His way of teaching is just fabulous. He always keeps in mind how the class can be made interesting and gives the same. I am so fortunate that I am learning from him.
Brindan
I started taking lessons from Nabin from the age of 12 till the age of 19. I was encouraged by my father to take lessons from him as he saw it as a great opportunity. At first, I was not the most enthusiastic about it since tabla was an instrument I had never heard about. After taking lessons from him, not only did I fall in love with tabla, but I became obsessed with it. Nabin teaches tabla in such a way that it is extremely difficult to not be intrigued by it. He is the most patient teacher and will teach you in a personalized manner. It does not matter who you are, what your skill level is, if there is anyone that can teach you the tabla in the most complete way, it's him. Tabla is a difficult instrument to master. Thus, it is important that you find a teacher that is understanding, patient, and works with you carefully to master the smallest details. Nabin is that person. He never gets frustrated with his students and encourages them in every part of the journey.

It's not just tabla skills you will gain from Nabin. You will gain appreciation for music, the ability to become more confident in yourself, the desire to become a hard worker, and gain numerous valuable life lessons as I have. He is the greatest teacher I have had without a question and there is no other guru I would recommend.

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Average Cost of Tabla Lessons in San Bernardino, CA

The average cost of 60-minute tabla lessons in San Bernardino is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $75 and $84 per hour.
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"I have been taking lessons from Dhwani sir since 1.5 years. He is an amazing tabla player; very friendly and patient is teaching. He made learning more fun and inspired me to keep learning. Weather you are starting to learn late (like myself) or looking for classes for your kids, I highly recommend Dhwani sir."
Monali
Took Tabla lessons from Dhwani T.
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"I started taking lessons from Nabin from the age of 12 till the age of 19. I was encouraged by my father to take lessons from him as he saw it as a great opportunity. At first, I was not the most enthusiastic about it since tabla was an instrument I had never heard about. After taking lessons from him, not only did I fall in love with tabla, but I became obsessed with it. Nabin teaches tabla in such a way that it is extremely difficult to not be intrigued by it. He is the most patient teacher and will teach you in a personalized manner. It does not matter who you are, what your skill level is, if there is anyone that can teach you the tabla in the most complete way, it's him. Tabla is a difficult instrument to master. Thus, it is important that you find a teacher that is understanding, patient, and works with you carefully to master the smallest details. Nabin is that person. He never gets frustrated with his students and encourages them in every part of the journey.

It's not just tabla skills you will gain from Nabin. You will gain appreciation for music, the ability to become more confident in yourself, the desire to become a hard worker, and gain numerous valuable life lessons as I have. He is the greatest teacher I have had without a question and there is no other guru I would recommend."
Brindan
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"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!"
Krishna
Took Tabla lessons from Colby B.
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"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!!!!!"
RandyGloss
Took Tabla lessons from Colby B.
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"Dhawani is very professional and go according to the speed of student.. Very accommodating and courteous.

Thanks glad to find him for tabla lessons"
Vikram
Took Tabla lessons from Dhwani T.
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"Very motivated and patient with my 11 year old!"
Neha
Took Tabla lessons from Dhwani T.
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"Started my class six months ago and I must say a brilliant tabla instructor I could ever ask for. His way of teaching is just fabulous. He always keeps in mind how the class can be made interesting and gives the same. I am so fortunate that I am learning from him."
Aasna
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"He is a lot of fun and very patient!"
Verdant Nolan
Took Tabla lessons from Colby B.
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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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