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Student of the Month | April 2014

By | April 2nd, 2014|Blog, Student of the Month|

Congratulations to our April Student of the Month – 13 year old tabla student Nikhil Rao! Thirteen year old Nikhil Rao has been taking tabla lessons for one year at the Taalim School, formerly with Kaumil Shah and now with Mike Lukshis at our Piscataway location. Nikhil got interested in tabla when he attended a [...]

Student of the Month – March 2014

By | March 5th, 2014|Blog, Student of the Month|

Congratulations to our March Student of Month - Joanne Mathew!   Twelve year old Joanne Mathew loves music, dance and singing. She started taking keyboard lessons at a young age. In October 2012, when she got serious about playing the keyboard, she joined Taalim and has been learning under Mark Buccheri in Piscataway, New Jersey.  [...]

December 2013 Student of the Month

By | December 11th, 2013|Blog, Student of the Month|

Congratulations to Vinit Shenoy! 9 year old Vinit Shenoy has been playing tabla for almost 3 years now. To begin with, tabla was his mom's passion. Since she could not learn it in her childhood days, she insisted Vinit to fulfill her dream by learning tabla. Vinit started getting interested in playing tabla. This is [...]

November 2013 Student of the Month

By | November 2nd, 2013|Blog, Student of the Month|

Student of the Month for November 2013 is... GEET SHUKLA! Click on the photo to see a video of Geet playing tabla! Tabla is very important to me, because of the many things that it has given me and how much I adore playing the instrument. For all of you that do not [...]

October 2013 Student of the Month – Neel Prabhu

By | October 8th, 2013|Blog, Student of the Month|

Congratulations to Taalim School's October Student of the Month - Neel Prabhu. Neel learns tabla from Jin Won in Central New Jersey. Watch a small performance by Neel below or click here. Here is what Neel has to say about his journey with tabla. Hi. My name is Neel Prabhu, and I am 11 years [...]

September 2013 Student of the Month

By | September 5th, 2013|Blog, Student of the Month|

Student of the Month for September is...  Neha Ramaswamy Neha is 12 years old and has been learning for 4 years. In addition to her great tabla playing, she is a very talented Bharat Natyam dancer. She lives in Montebello, NY and learns tabla with her brother Vinay. Neha learns from Taalim School faculty member [...]

Student of the Month: June 2013

By | May 31st, 2013|Blog, Student of the Month|

  Student of the Month for June is... SHIVAM KAMAT (click on the image to the left to listen to Shivam play tabla)Shivam Kamat is 10 years old and has been taking tabla classes for the last two and a half years. His interest in music, especially in tabla, was noticed right from a very [...]

Student of the Month: May 2013

By | April 29th, 2013|Blog, Student of the Month|

Satyam Poonith is the May Student of the Month! "I first started playing dholak because I love beats and that made me wanted to learn tabla. I find it helps me in understanding the timing when playing my trumpet. I have a lot of fun, and I made some new friends. Sejal Didi’s, teaching style [...]

Student of the Month: Apr 2013

By | April 1st, 2013|Blog, Student of the Month|

  Our Student of the Month for April 2013 is..... SHYAM MEHTA! Click on the image below to see his video.SHYAM is 14 years old and has been playing tabla for 5 years. He lives in Easton, PA and began learning tabla in Ahmedabad, India with a senior student of Guruji. He then took lessons [...]

Student of the Month: Mar 2013

By | March 17th, 2013|Blog, Student of the Month|

  Congratulations to two Students of the Month:  Taran and Harsh! 11 year old Harsh Soni learns at the Long Island branch, and is participating in our Pledge-for-Practice this month.  Here are few word from his parents: "Harsh has been really excited with the idea of mastering Tabla and at the same time helping disadvantaged [...]