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TaalSadhana LogoTo help teach our students the best of Indian Classical Music, TaalSadhana School of Indian Classical Music has put together a team of Faculty members who are world-class professionals in their art form.

 

 

Partha Sarathi Chatterjee

Partha Sarathi Chatterjee hails from a musical family (his father plays the Tabla) in Kolkata. Partha Sarathi started his Sitar training when he was five years old with Smt. Maya Mitra, a famous Veenakar. From 1978 onwards, he began training with the Late Pandit Indranil Bhattacharya of the Senia-Maihar Gharana. Late Pt. Bhattacharya was the direct disciple of Ustad Baba Allauddin Khan Sahab. Partha Sarathi studied with his Guruji in the true ‘Guru-Shishya style’ till 2001 (when Guruji passed away). Partha Sarathi was the only ‘Ganda-Bandha’ Shishya of his Guru. During all his learning years, Partha Sarathi also learnt the Patiyala Gayaki-ang style from his aunt and late uncle.

Over the years, Partha Sarathi has toured all over India and Europe, enthralling his audiences with his Sitar performances. He has been accompanied by several prominent musicians like Pandit Swapan Choudhari, Ustad Sabir Khan, and Bikrom Ghosh. Partha Sarathi was the recipient of the ‘Young Talents Award’ in 1998, in Kolkata and also the ‘Jadubhatta Award’ in 2001.

Anil Khare

Anil Khare has been learning tabla since childhood under his guru Pandit L. K. Kunte, who was the senior disciple of Ustad Amir Hussein Khan. He continued his Tabla education under the guidance of Late Uttam Chakraborty, a senior disciple of Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri. At present, Anil is continuing his Tabla education under the guidance of Pandit Swapan Choudhuri.
Anil has accompanied several prominent artists in and around New Jersey like Pt Jayateerth Mevundi, Ustad Mashkur Ali Khan, Pt Anant Kunte, Pt Girish Chatterjee, Smt Rewa Natu, Smt Aparna Gurav, Smt Gauri Pathare and many local talented musicians
Anil Khare is also the Director and Founder of The TaalSadhana School of Indian Classical Music in New Jersey

 

All of the Faculty members of The TaalSadhana School of Indian Classical Music are dedicated and talented proponents of their art, and are devoted to sharing their knowledge and expertise with their students and audiences. They perform in several concerts and events worldwide, transmitting the sweet perfume of Indian Classical Music wherever they go.

TaalSadhana School of Indian Classical Music is also involved with conducting a variety of live concerts and events. Please feel free to Contact Us with your queries for concerts and events with our Faculty members. If you wish to learn how to play the Sitar, or how to play the Tabla or want to learn Indian Classical Vocals, do feel free to Apply Online at our website, or simply Contact Us for more information.

 

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