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Tabla Lessons

Tabla refers to a pair of hand drums that are commonly associated with Indian music. You play them and make different pitches by applying different levels of pressure from the heel of your hand.

Ready to learn your way around these small drums? Our certified tabla teachers are standing by to help! Here at TakeLessons, we feature the best online tabla lessons and in-person sessions where you’ll receive the tools you need to master this instrument. We invite students of all skills and ages to join. Sign up today to embark on your tabla journey with us.

Certified Tabla Teachers

Ready to learn from the best? That’s where our teachers shine. We work with certified and background-checked tabla teachers who have the talent, knowledge, and skills to help you achieve your musical goals.

Because we think it’s important for you to choose your match, we let you select your preferred tabla teacher. To make your selection, begin by browsing each one’s profile to find out more about their qualifications, availability, and rates.

Each teacher sets their own prices, so you’ll come across hourly rates ranging between $22 and $93, depending on the teacher, location, and lesson type. The average hour-long session costs $60, while the average 30-minute session is just $34.

Need help selecting your teacher? Our friendly counselors can help. Once you’ve picked your teacher, you’re almost done. Simply choose when you’d like to meet and select your package, and you’re all set to begin learning!

Tabla Online Lessons for All Ages

Students of all ages can benefit from learning to play an instrument like the tabla. In fact, studies have shown it can improve your critical thinking skills, boost your memory, and even enhance your sense of creativity. With so many perks, it’s no wonder children and adults want to learn to play the tabla!

Here at TakeLessons, we want everyone to have the opportunity to learn this instrument. That’s why we offer tabla lessons for kids, adults, and everyone in between! Sign up today to find an age-appropriate class for you.

Tabla Lessons for All Levels

The exciting thing about the tabla is that students of all music levels can learn to play it.

Never even heard of a tabla before? No problem! We have tabla lessons for beginners that are geared toward teaching the basics. Here, you can build a good foundation for growing your skills.

Already know a few songs on the tabla? You might just be ready for our intermediate sessions.

Or maybe you’ve been playing for years and want to take your tabla skills to new heights. If that’s the case, check out our more advanced lessons!

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Tabla Lessons

During tabla lessons for beginners may cover the following:

  • Anatomy of the tabla
  • How to play different syllables or letters
  • Easy songs

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Tabla Lessons

The intermediate level might include lessons that cover:

  • 6 beat variations
  • 7 beat variations
  • 8 beat variations
  • 14 beat variations

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Tabla Lessons

More advanced lesson topics will vary, but you might focus on:

  • Learning challenging tabla compositions
  • Fine-tuning your rhythm and technique
  • Studying tabla gharanas and maestros

Sign up Today

Ready to embark on your musical journey? Let’s get started! Sign up for our in-person or online tabla lessons today by selecting your tutor, schedule, and lesson package. We also invite you to take advantage of our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee because we’re confident you’ll enjoy your sessions!


Is learning tabla difficult?

Many musicians agree that learning to master the tabla can be difficult. However, it’s certainly not impossible! If you’d like to learn your way around this instrument, we invite you to sign up for our tabla lessons. You’ll receive the individualized instruction you need to learn the ins and outs as your private tutor breaks down each concept and goes at a pace that best suits you and your learning style. As long as you follow your tutor’s instructions and advice, you should have no trouble learning the tabla!

Can I learn tabla on my own?

While it is certainly possible to dabble on this instrument on your own, we recommend taking tabla lessons to help you lay the groundwork. Your lessons will provide you with the building blocks that will help you grow your musical skills. Your tutor will start from the very beginning and slowly introduce more challenging aspects as you get more comfortable with this instrument.

Can I learn tabla at home?

Yes, you can learn tabla from your home when you sign up for our online tabla lessons. Our virtual lessons let you sign on and learn anywhere. All you need is access to the internet al

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