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Average Cost of Tabla Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute tabla lessons is $52. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $75 per hour.

30-min $17
 
$34 average
$50
45-min $21
 
$43 average
$60
60-min $25
 
$52 average
$75

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute tabla lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute tabla lessons are 18% less expensive at $43, and 30-minute lessons cost 35% less at $34.

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Popular Tabla teachers

Karen D.

Somerville, MA
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Samuel C.

Santa Cruz, CA
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Shruti J.

Mc Lean, VA
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Somerville, MA

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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.

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Jo B. December 1, 2017
· Percussion · In home
Very patient with this beginner. Clear lesson plan.
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Cameron B. October 26, 2017
· Ukulele · In home
Karen is the best!
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Carl W. July 18, 2017
· Bagpipes · In home
Karen fixed my problem in five minutes after I had two years of getting no where. I play clarinet and was curling my fingers like on a clarinet. On a bagpipe, you must lay the fingers flat. Suddenly all the pressure problems with the reed went away.

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Santa Cruz, CA

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I have played tabla since 2010 and absolutely love these drums. As anyone with tabla experience can tell you, four years is not enough time to master this incredibly intricate instrument, but I am more than qualified to teach the basics of tabla technique and basic compositions.

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Aimee September 12, 2016
· Drum · In home
Sam has been teaching our son Sam for a year now. He is an enthusiastic, focused and motivating instructor. What our son loves about Sam is that he is teaching him to play drums through the music that our son loves and relates to. This makes it that much more "fun" to learn.

Sam is always on time, very communicative, professional, passionate about drums and great with kids! We highly recommend Sam as an instructor.
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Aimee September 12, 2016
· Drum · In home
Sam has been teaching our son Sam for a year now. He is an enthusiastic, focused and motivating instructor. What our son loves about Sam is that he is teaching him to play drums through the music that our son loves and relates to. This makes it that much more "fun" to learn.

Sam is always on time, very communicative, professional, passionate about drums and great with kids! We highly recommend Sam as an instructor.
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Jose and Deborah Vasquez July 23, 2015
· Drum · In home
Sam is wonderful drum instructor. He is very friendly and my teen son feels very comfortable around him. They worked for several months on drums and Sam even took time to listen to my son's DJ music production. Sam gave him his opinion and suggestions for improvements. We are very happy with how fast my son began to play drums only after the start of a few lessons. We highly recommend him!!!

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Mc Lean, VA
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Tabla is an integral part of world music today. I have been fortunate to have been trained in Tabla for over 15 years and have completed my Masters (also known as Alankar) in Tabla. I understand the nuances required for both Tabla solo and accompaniment and am willing to work with my students to ensure that they get the right training. Playing any musical instrument can be challenging but at the same time the pleasure which the audiences and the players themselves derive from it makes it worth all the effort! Welcome to the world of Tabla!

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