Upcoming Events


Ragas Live Festival – Day 2 | Tabla Workshop & Indian Drum Circle

By | June 21st, 2015|

HarmoNYom, WKCR 89.9 FM-NY, NYC Radio Live and Make Music New York (MMNY) in collaboration with Navatman, Taalim School of Indian Music and Brooklyn Raga Massive present Ragas Live: A Summer Solstice of Indian Music in Central Park! Join us in kicking off the Summer Solstice with Make Music New York Mass Appeal events. 1:30pm: Free Workshop on Tabla / North Indian Rhythms 2:30pm - 4pm: INDIAN DRUM CIRCLE (Free and open to percussionists of all ages and levels) Join Indian drummers, and a collective of Indian classical music organizations from across New York and New Jersey in a in an epic Indian drum circle.

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.

Indian Music Lec-Dem at Sacred Heart University

By | February 23rd, 2015|

Taalim faculty member Mike Lukshis leads a lecture-demonstration on Indian music at Sacred Heart University, introducing students in the Performing Arts Department to the intricacies and beauty of Indian classical music.

FREE Kathak Workshop in Edison, NJ

By | September 13th, 2014|

Learn about the Indian classical dance form of Kathak in this fun, educational, and interactive workshop with kathak dancer Jin Won of the Taalim School of Indian Music.  No experience necessary.   ABOUT KATHAK Kathak is among the major classical dances of India, known for its fast-paced footwork, dizzying spins (known as chakars), grace, and storytelling.   [...]

Tabla Masterclass Recap

By | May 13th, 2014|Blog, Events at Taalim|

 Over the last three weeks, Pandit Divyang Vakil (fondly known as Guruji) has been teaching masterclasses for Taalim students from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. The workshops have been full of lessons, stories, and inspiration.  Here one attendee shares her experience at one of his masterclasses. Last week, I had the privilege to [...]

Pradhanica Clinic / Performance at Weekend of Percussion NY

By | February 16th, 2014|

Join our Kathak dance and world drum ensemble for this FREE clinic during the annual PAS KosA NYU Weekend of Percussion in New York. Pradhanica will be conducting a 50 minute clinic on the Application of Indian Rhythms through Percussion and Dance.  The clinic will include live demonstrations by the group, performing segments of their work, [...]

2014 PAS KOSA NYU Weekend of Percussion

By | January 29th, 2014|Blog, Events at Taalim|

Taalim is thrilled to be a part of of the 2014 PAS KOSA NYU Weekend of Percussion! This 2 day FREE event is is “15 hours of percussion clinics, concerts, and competitions from the hottest percussionists, drummers, and industry heads in the country….” Pradhanica, our Kathak dance and world drum ensemble, will be conducting a workshop/ performance on the Application of Indian Rhythms [...]

Workshop with Rushi Vakil

By | November 12th, 2013|

Join Talavya member Rushi Vakil for an advanced workshop on tabla and rhythm in New York City.

Free Event: “Tabla Accompaniment”

By | January 2nd, 2012|Blog, Events at Taalim|

Free Monthly Workshop Series: "Accompaniment” Workshop<! Participants will learn about compositions played in tabla accompaniment, and the role of Indian rhythms in popular songs. Conducted by professional tabla player and Taalim School musician PRASAD JOSHI. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2011, 5:00pm Taalim School of Indian Music 10 Fox Rd. Edison, NJ 08817 See Prasad Joshi in [...]