2012 was a landmark year for the Taalim School and that's not only because it was our 10 year anniversary. Here are 12 of highlights of 2012. 1) Debut of Taalika as a trio. Taalika is the world's first female tabla ensemble. Taalika was specially composed by Guruji (Pandit Divyang Vakil) and is comprised of [...]
Congratulations to Nivetha for becoming the December 2012 student of the month! She is a 12 year old from Edison, NJ who learns guitar with her sister Ashwini in Piscataway. When she is not in school or practicing guitar, she reads nearly all day long. She plays because she likes the sound of guitar and says it's really fun.
GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! With Taalim Holiday Gift Certificates! Open up a whole new world for your friends or relatives by getting them started on a musical journey. TAALIM HOLIDAY GIFT CERTIFICATES A unique gift idea for the holiday season! You can introduce your friends or relatives to Indian music by purchasing tabla, [...]
Congratulations to Janak Munshi on being Taalim School's Student of the Month for October 2012. Janak is 9 years old and has been learning tabla for one year at the Taalim School in New Jersey. Janak Munshi Student of the Month - Click to watch
December 2012 Events at Taalim Join us! Dec. 6 - 22. FREE Events (RSVP required). Happy Holidays! Thursday, Dec. 6, 5pm Taalika performs at Rutgers. Hosted by Dept of African, Middle Eastern & S. Asian Languages/Literatures. Student Center, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Free, open to the public. Friday, Dec. 7, 8pm “Unravelling the [...]
"Initially I struggled playing and I could barely make a sound. I can see myself gradually improve over time. Tabla has taught me about patience. Now I keep Tabla as one of my main priorities so I can continue to see myself improve and learn more about music."
5 Day Summer Tabla Camp June 25 to June 29; 9am - 4pm The 2012 Summer Tabla Camp is held at our Edison center and the daily schedule is packed with great activities. If you attended last year's camp, you'll remember how memorable it was! If this is your first year, you won't want [...]
Introducing...the unprecedented all-female tabla ensemble, Taalika. Taalika consists of Jin Won of South Korea, Sejal Kukadia of NY, and Heena Patel of Toronto. The three come together to present a classical tabla trio which was composed especially for them by Guruji, Pandit Divyang Vakil. Taalika recently performed in India in the summer of 2011 [...]
Taalim School of Indian Music turns 10 this year! 2012 marks Taalim School's 10 year anniversary! Ten years of music, memories and invaluable teachings by Pandit Divyang Vakil...we look forward to the next 10!
"Nari" - Concert of Music & Dance Women in the Performing Arts In observance of National Women’s History Month, we bring you a concert celebrating women in the Indian performing arts! Featuring: All-female tabla ensemble - Taalika, Navatman Dance Company, Kathak Dance by Jin Won, & more. SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012 at 6pm The Ailey [...]