Tabla Classes - Online

09 Aug, 2020
(Sun) 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Radha Krishna Temple 1450 N Watters Rd Allen, TX, 75013

#JKYogOnline is delighted to provide the Online Tabla Classes starting Sunday, May 31st. 

Structure of the session

  • The tabla class will be for beginners who are interested in learning the tabla instrument.
  • Students will be first taught theory and history of the tabla drum alongside basic bols and hand strokes.
  • Creating a strong foundation on Sur, Taal, and Lay will be heavily emphasized.
  • As the students gradually learn and improves, the class will move ahead to more advanced structures and material. 
  • Students will be taught the popular rhythmic cycles that are present in Hindustani classical music, as well as popular Indian folk Rhythms.
  • The class will also emphasis on tabla accompaniment for Mostly Kirtan, bhajan classical and light classical music. 

Requirements to Join the class

  • Must have your own pair of tablas 
  • Must take aside a minimum of 4 days a week, one hour a day to practice. If you can do more that’s even better.
  • Age must be at least 8 years old or older 

Tabla Teacher

Shaneil Sen Lal 

Learned from Ustad Dildar Hussain, disciple of Ustad Allarakha. Ustad Dildar Hussain is known for being the tabla player for late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, a renowned Qawwali singer. Dildar Hussain played tabla for him in his qawwali-singing group until Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died in 1997. 

Shaneil also learned from Ferhan Qureshi, A senior disciple of Ustad Abdul Sattar (Tari Khan) . Ustad Tari Khan hails from a traditional Rababi family (musicians employed in the royal Darbar Sahib, chief Sikh temple in Amritsar). His father was a classical vocalist. At fourteen, he formally became a student of the world renowned legend, Ustad Mian Shaukat Hussain Khan, thus beginning his journey into Tabla.

Both, Ustad Dildar Hussain and Ustad Tari Khan belong to the Punjab Gharana of tabla-playing music artists. 


Every Sunday from May 31st at 1:30 PM CDT 

Limited Slots! Register today! 

Call/Text 770-715-5111 for details. 


$ 160 for 1 month
$ 420 for 3 months