Tabla Drum Classes (New York, New Jersey & More)

Tabla Circle Drum Classes in New York

Taalim School offers group and private classes in the Indian hand drum tabla in over 15 locations across New York (Manhattan, Brooklyn, and more), New Jersey (north, central, and south), Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.  All tabla instruction is in the teaching methodology developed by Pandit Divyang Vakil, which is based on the Delhi, Ajrada, and Punjab gharana of tabla, in addition to contemporary classical tabla playing and Pandit Vakil’s own compositions.

No previous experience with Indian music and/or drumming is required.  Learning tabla and Indian rhythm can add depth and open new avenues of creativity within one’s own playing for percussionists and drummers of different drums, such as cajon, djembe, and drum kit.

Click on region closest to you for details on timings and prices.  Prices given below are on a per class basis.  Discounted rates are available for package rates.  Call (732) 89 TABLA or email hidden; JavaScript is required for further details.

Private classes are available at all of our locations and can also be arranged in cities not listed.  Private classes start at $40 for 30 minutes and $60 for one hour (dependent on travel required).  For details on private classes, call (732) 89 TABLA or email hidden; JavaScript is required.

TABLA INSTRUCTION REGIONS:

NORTH NEW JERSEY | CENTRAL NEW JERSEY | SOUTH NEW JERSEY | NEW YORK | LONG ISLAND

CONNECTICUT | PENNSYLVANIA | VIRGINIA

NORTH NEW JERSEY

Bergen County / Rockland County (New York)

  • Suffern, NY – Mondays at 7pm

Essex County, NJ

  • Cedar Grove – Sunday at 2:30pm

Hudson County, NJ

  • Hoboken / Jersey City – Thursdays at 5pm**

CENTRAL NEW JERSEY

Middlesex County, NJ

  • Edison – Sundays / Mondays at 6:30pm, Wednesdays at 6:30pm
  • South Brunswick – Wednesdays at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm
  • East Brunswick – Monday evenings*

Somerset County, NJ

  • Bridgewater – Tuesdays at 6:30pm

SOUTH NEW JERSEY

Camden County, NJ

  • Cherry Hill – Thursday evenings*

Mercer County, NJ

  • West Windsor / Princeton Junction – Tuesdays at 5:30pm, 6:30pm

NEW YORK CITY

Manhattan, NY

  • Midtown East – Wednesdays at 6pm
  • Midtown West – Thursdays at 7pm

Brooklyn, NY

  • Tuesdays at 7pm

LONG ISLAND

Nassau County

  • Albertson - Saturdays at 2pm

Queens, NY

  • Jackson Heights – Wednesdays at 7pm****

PENNSYLVANIA

Northhampton County, PA

  • Easton / Bethlehem / Allentown – Friday evenings

CONNECTICUT***

Greenwich & Stamford, CT

  • Sunday mornings at 10am & 11am

VIRGINIA

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  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Richmond, VA
  • Harrisburg, VA
  • Stauton, VA
*Class will be conducted subject to sufficient enrollment
**In conjunction with Hoboken School of Music
***In conjunction with the India Cultural Center of Greenwich

****In conjunction with Performing Arts Conservatory of New York