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Guru Shishya Parampara

Teacher Disciple Tradition 

SPECIAL OFFER for distance Student from India, Bangladesh and Abroad

... fooding, lodging & learning whit Guru-Sishya Parampara

Students from outside, or international music students have the opportunity to receive their Tabla and Talim education with private accommodation and food in the "Tabla & Talim School" / West Bengal.

Learn and stay with your teacher 24 hours and to know how to fulfil your day and night with music and knowledges of "Indian Classical Music".

For international music students and music lovers

Is it a good opportunity to gain insights into another teaching tradition, to learn music according to the Indian system and to experience cultural differences in everyday life.

  1. POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES DURING THE LEARNING PROCESS - During your stay at the private "Tabla & Talim School", it is possible to visit one concert of Classical Indian Music in Kolkata. (in the winter session - November to February).
  2. MUSIC UNIVERSITY IN KOLKATA - Would you like to visit the music university "Rabindranat Tagore" in Kolkata and look over the student's shoulder? Under arrangement, we organize an appointment.
  3. CONCERT IN THE "TABLA & TALIM SCHOOL" - Once a year (between january / february) we organize a concert with Indian and German musicians on our big terrace. Our students were very excited about this musical exchange and had very good experiences during their stay at the "Tabla & Talim School".

    As you can see, there is much more to discover than just a private tabla lessons. You are welcome!

Intensive Tabla Workshop 2020

Come and take part in this unique opportunity with the
great master  Swapan Bhattacharya, to learn in a special
one-week Workshop "TABLA & TALIM".

Date: Wednesday, 22nd - Tuesday - 28th January 2020 
Final event: Sunday, 29th January 2020 - "Sarasvati - Puja" &  Concert
Location: "Tabla & Talim School" - West Bengal / India.
The fee for the workshop is 20.000 INR / One-week Workshop
If you are interrest please email us for mor information.

Arrival and accommodation

Private staying at the "Tabla & Talim School"

The journey to West Bengal / Kolkata takes place individually and is not included in the course costs. This allows each participant to decide for themselves whether they would like to arrive earlier or stay longer in order to travel around India.

The "Tabla & Talim School" is located outside of Calcutta and is 18 km  away (35 min.), you can reach the Howrah Central Station in 7 stations with the regional train to the centre from Kolkata.

Your accommodation in our private house is only 15 min. walk from the Ganges, one of the greatest rivers on Earth. The room is simply furnished and has a double bed with a separate bathroom.

From the roof, you have a view of many green palm trees and in the town there are small shops selling food, drinks and traditional Indian goods.

Students will receive an Indian-vegetarian breakfast, as well as lunch and dinner, which is freshly prepared. Traditional Bengal-Sweets complete your meal. Attention it is very sweet!

Who would like to quickly write an e-mail, a computer with internet connection is also available.

The teaching method of the private Tabla classes and Workshop's take place in the following languages: 

English, German, Bengali and Hindi.  

• Information about the Tabla- Timetable and fee structure.
more info...

• Download the Brochure for international music students. here...

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