Build your Dholak skills by progressing through 8 Levels from Beginner to Advanced!
A clear and structured approach has been designed so students can get a firm grasp of fluently playing Dholak. This will prepare them to finally be able to become Lead dholak players in public temple Satsangs. This is a very hands-on course with various media being used to make the learning environment interesting and fun!
 
Both In-person and Online (If a student has an instrument at home) classes  are available
Age: 5 and above only!!
Class Duration: 50mins(in-person) to 1hr(Online)
Number of Classes Included: 12 Classes/Starting Jan 15th to Apr 2022
limited space, please enroll as soon as possible. 
Please see the Description tab for more details.
Clear
AGE:
5 and Above
Max Seat:
12
Timing:
N/A
Teacher:
Chandra Chittoor, Ansh Lala , Rishi Meka, Aryan Nirban, Krish Chaudhary
A clear and structured approach has been designed over the years so students can get a firm grasp of playing Dholak. Some of the key aspects of the course curriculum and student progression are below:
– Learn the basic bols (these are strokes based on the tabla) 
– Learn rhythm and syncopation using a metronome
– Master playing and combining bols to create “beats” or taals (rhythmic patterns) effortlessly
– Learn multiple types of beats 
– Learn tukras (or transitions)
– Learn how to play with and communicate with a Chanter
– Learn dholak etiquette in a Satsang
– Continue to more advanced beats (such as 16 beat, keherwa and advanced tukras)
 
Class Duration: 1hr for Online and 50mins for in-person class
Total Classes provided: 12 /starting Jan 15th 2022 to Apr 2022
Timings
    Online – Slots are available for various levels. Refer to timings drop-down above.
    In-Person – Sun 3 pm -3:50 pm in Temple premises only

Teachers

Teacher

 Profile 

 Teaching Level

 In-Person/Online

Chandra Chittoor

 Chandra Chittoor is an active volunteer in Radha Govind Dham since its establishment.

He is Our Beginner Class teacher who sets the foundation of Learning Dholak in Radha Govind Dham and guides kids on a path forward.

Beginner

In-Person

Karan Sahu

Karan is an active youth volunteer in Radha Govind Dham and enjoys teaching.

He says he really enjoys working with people and watching them develop. He learned to play dholak at Radha Madhav Dham, Austin, and occasionally play in Satsangs in Temple. 

Beginner

Online

Aryan Nirban

Aryan is an active youth volunteer in Radha Govind Dham and a lead Dholak player. 

He is multi-talented youth who also likes to Chant in Satsangs with playing Harmonium along.

Intermediate-Advanced

In-Person

Sankalp Shubham

Sankalp is an active youth volunteer in Radha Govind Dham and a lead Dholak player. 

He is also, a multi-talented youth who also likes to Chant in Satsangs with playing Harmonium along.

Intermediate-Advanced

In-Person

Krish Chaudhary

Krish is an active youth volunteer in Radha Govind Dham and a lead Dholak player. 

He is also, a multi-talented youth who also likes to Chant in Satsangs with playing Harmonium along.

Intermediate-Advanced

In-Person

Naman Bhasin

Naman is an active youth volunteer in Radha Govind Dham and a lead Dholak player. He is been teaching Dholak in Temple for quite a long time. Being busy with his College this year he really wishes to do this Seva by teaching Online.

Intermediate-Advanced

Online

Important Information

  • we will make up for classes Teacher is not available due to any unavoidable reason.
  • All 12 Classes must be concluded within semester. No classes will carry forward to next semester.
  • masks are mandatory while taking classes