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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!
 
In-person and Online (If a student has an instrument at home) Classes available
Open to ALL AGES!
Class Duration: 45mins
Number of Classes Included: 15 Classes  – between Aug till Dec 2021 
Space is limited, so please enroll as soon as possible. 
Please see the Description tab for more details.
 
Clear
AGE:
All ages!
Max Seat:
10
Timing:
N/A
Teacher:
Chandra Chittoor, Sankalp Shubham, Aryan Nirban, Krish Chaudhary, Karan Sahu
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 tukras)
 
Class Duration: 45mins
Number of Classes Included: 15 Classes  – between Aug till Dec 2021
Timings: In-Person – Sun 3 pm -3:45 pm in Temple premises
                   Online – Slots are available for various levels and we can also adjust online slots as per student and teacher availability though.Look at Timings Options while booking.

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

Trial Class is available in the temple only on Sundays between 3 to 3:45 pm in the month of Aug only. Please email at online.rickyg@gmail.com to schedule one.

The student will be assessed for the level they should belong to.

Instruments would be provided while In-person classes in Temple.

For Online Classes, students must have an instrument at home or We can refer Amazon link for buying one.

 

we are providing up to 2 make-up classes if a Student or Teacher is not available due to any unavoidable reason.

There will be a backup teacher if the original teacher is not available any certain days.

All 15 Classes must be concluded within this Year i.e till Dec 2021. No classes will carry forward to next year.

In-person Classes are with all covid precautions being taken for in Temple Premises only.