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Dhwani T.

6 Reviews
Piscataway, NJ
Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dhwani T.

6 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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Hitesh P.
Chittaranjan
Sharad
Dhwani has been great in getting our 4 year old son to become interested in tabla.

Colby B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MFA - North Indian Classical Music from California Institute of the Arts
  • Awarded 1st Place from DCI World Championships, World Class
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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

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!

Dhruv K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Hindi, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Himat H.
Very easy to work with. He is patient and gives wonderful instruction to help the student learn.

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Dhwani S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dhwani S.

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I have been teaching Tabla for the last 13 years in Chicago, New Jersey, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

The initial few years of Tabla is focused on proper hand/finger placement and technique. Starting with few simple letters and building them into phrases, sentences, and full compositions. I try to exposure students to the language of the music. Therefore, I give students a general framework and ask them to compose themselves. As I guide them through the process, this exercise empowers students to create on their own and strengthen their logical thinking process.

Once students are able to produce desired sounds and play certain compositions in a Tabla solo repertoire, I introduce accompaniment material which can practically be applied when performing with singers, instrumentalists, and dancers.

Along the way, I share historical information on the art as well as recommend resources such as books, recordings, and websites for a well-rounded learning experience.

My overall ...

About Dhwani

Having learned from several teachers over the course of my training, I've been fortunate to learn Tabla in a diverse manner. Although growing up in USA, I visited India every two or three years for intensive training. These experiences have helped me gain and retain the traditional aspects of the a

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Dhwani T.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Biological Sciences - Cell Biology from Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dhwani T.

8 Reviews
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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
Hitesh P.
Chittaranjan
Sharad
Dhwani has been great in getting our 4 year old son to become interested in tabla.

Colby B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA - North Indian Classical Music from California Institute of the Arts
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Colby B.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Tabla Teacher

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

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!

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Average Cost of Tabla Lessons in Cranford, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute tabla lessons in Cranford is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $65 and $75 per hour.
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$43 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$71 average

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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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"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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"Dhwani has been great in getting our 4 year old son to become interested in tabla."
Sharad
Took Tabla lessons from Dhwani T.
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"Nabin Shrestha is an exceptional teacher of the tabla. He is a great choice for learning this profound art- form for all ages and all walks of life. On a personal level I have found him to be very focused in his teaching style but also very patient and very process oriented - which is the kind of teacher I need seeing how I just do this for “fun.” For those who want to learn this art as more of a career path my feeling is that Nabin would also be exceptional because of both his diligence and enthusiasm to classical Indian music. I have also known that Nabin is open minded to other approaches as he has collaborated with other musicians of the “rock” genre, etc. So if you are looking for a table teacher that has a strong creative side Nabin is the man."
Ted
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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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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"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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"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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"I am honored to be learning from Pandit Nabinji. He is one of the best tabla players. His vast knowledge, expertise, dexterity in playing combined with patience and pleasant personality is a rare and wonderful combination. Each class is combination of technique, wisdom, and soul soothing in an otherwise chaotic and stressful world. I eagerly looked forward to my weekly class. I have always wanted to learn tabla and it took me 35 years to find an excellent teacher and fulfill my dreams!. Many more years with Nabinji on this incredible journey.
Cheers,
Balaji"
Balaji
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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"Nabin is an excellent Tabla teacher, he teaches not only what to but also how to do it with emphasis on technique. Teaches with great patience."
Amarjit
Took Tabla lessons from Nabin S.
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