Upcoming Events


FREE Kathak and Tabla Workshop | Princeton Festival of the Arts

By | June 6th, 2015|

Learn about the Indian classical dance form of Kathak and Indian drum - tabla in this fun, educational, and interactive workshop with kathak dancer Jin Won and Mike Lukshis of the Taalim School of Indian Music as a precursor to Pradhanica's performance at the Princeton Festival of the Arts. No experience necessary.

Student of Month | May 2015 | Jaiman Munshi | Tabla

By | May 7th, 2015|Blog, Student of the Month|

Congratulations to our May 2015  Student of the Month - tabla student Jaiman Munshi! 9 year old Jaiman Munshi has been learning tabla for less than a year at Taalim's Edison tabla classes with Jin Won. Jaiman was motivated to start learning tabla by his elder brother Janak, who was already learning tabla at Taalim for [...]

Tabla Duet at NY Weekend of Percussion

By | February 14th, 2015|

Taalim's Tabla Duet, comprised of Mike Lukshis and Kaumil Shah, will perform in the Showcase Concert at the annual PAS KosA NYU Weekend of Percussion in New York.

January Student of the Month – Ninad Sanghvi

By | January 13th, 2015|Blog, Student of the Month|

Congratulations to our January 2015  Student of the Month - Ninad Sanghvi!   Manhattan based financial analyst Ninad Sanghvi has been learning tabla from Mike Lukshis at Taalim's Manhattan classes.   When asked why he chose to start learning tabla as an adult and makes it a point to find the time to practice with [...]

Kathak | Sitar & Tabla at Chinmaya Mission Diwali

By | November 9th, 2014|

Taalim School joins the Diwali celebrations of Chinmaya Mission New York with a kathak performance by Jin Win as well as sitar and tabla performance.

November Student of the Month – Sagar Vellalath

By | November 4th, 2014|Blog, Student of the Month|

Congratulations to our November 2014 Student of the Month – Young Tabla Player Sagar Vellalath! Sagar Vellalath is a 7th grade student who has been learning from the Taalim School for 2 years under the guidance of Kaumil Shah at our South Brunswick location. He developed an interest in tabla after watching tabla accompaniment in his [...]

Talavya + Jin Won in LA

By | September 21st, 2014|

Experience the music and culture of India through rhythm and dance in this fundraising concert for Indic Foundation featuring globe-trotting tabla ensemble Talavya, and exuberant kathak dancer Jin Won.

Talavya in Brooklyn

By | September 17th, 2014|

After numerous shows in Manhattan, globe-trotting tabla ensemble Talavya returns to New York City to play in Brooklyn for the first time.

Taalim Annual Picnic

By | September 6th, 2014|

Join us for a day of tabla, games, food, and masti at Taalim's annual picnic.

Taalim in RCTA Sunset Concert Series

By | June 28th, 2014|

Taalim returns to Riverside Clay Tennis Association tennis lawns for their Sunset Concert Series with an Indian classical performance on the sitar and tabla. Here the melodies of Indro Roy-Chowdhury (sitar) and rhythms of Mike Lukshis (tabla) in this FREE concert on the tennis lawn at 97th Street while watching the sun set over the Hudson River.