With an enthusiastic and personal approach, Gabe Halberg teaches the intricacies of the instrument while tailoring lessons to individual interests and learning style. Tabla rental is available for beginning students. Lessons combine hands-on tabla instruction with theory, listening and appreciation, recorded music, and occasional live accompaniment by guest artists. Students learn:

     - Basic to advanced tabla techniques

     - Compositions of different styles and from different Gharanas (stylistic schools)

     - Accompaniment skills

     - Various talas (rhythmic cycles)

     - The language of tabla - how to recite bols (spoken syllables)

     - Indian rhythm exercises and games

     - History of the tabla and an overall understanding of Hindustani music


For more information, contact:

Gabe Halberg
180 Bartlett Road
Plainfield, VT 05667 USA


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