Upgrade Your Tabla Skills to the Professional Level


by Anuradha Pal

31 Years Experience

Internationally acclaimed as ‘the female equivalent of Ustad Zakir Hussain’ (Hindustan Times). She has performed over 5000 concerts across 30 countries and won over 108 awards.

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Instruction Language

: English, Hindi

Course Summary

Do you aspire to evolve from an advanced student to a Tabla Professional? Immerse yourself in the magical world of Indian rhythm & learn from Pandita Anuradha Pal, who is internationally acclaimed as one of the most innovative, versatile, astute, and articulate torchbearers of Indian Music. 

A fantastic accompanist with all forms of Hindustani, Carnatic Classical, Semi classical, Fusion, Film, Latin & Jazz Music, and a versatile Tabla soloist having a rare mastery over all 6 Tabla Gharanas, Pandita Anuradha Pal shares her professional experiences of more than 30 years to help advanced students become advanced professional Tabla players and perform on a world stage.

Anuradha has specially designed modules as per the prowess of the student and shares incredible technical aspects in this course to provide advanced Tabla students with the necessary skills, in-depth training and well-rounded perspective on the art and science of Percussion so that they can make it big as professionals, on their own merit.



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Teacher's Profile

Anuradha Pal

Anuradha Pal

Experience: 31 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Indian Classical Music, Drums, Artist, Hindustani Classical Music, Indian Rhythm, International Artist, Latin Percussion, Light Classical Music, Percussion
  • Education


    MA Music from Bharati Vidyapeeth

  • Work Details

    Work Details

    Director - Anuradha Pal Cultural Foundation

    Principal - Anuradha Pal Cultural Academy

    CEO - Sur aaur Saaz

About the Course


  • Training in different complex talas and learning various compositions - Peshkaar, Kaidas, Gats, Relas & different kinds of Tihais
  • Layakari and learning to present 5 different kinds of Jatis with the right content, emphasis and weight
  • Introduction, technique and bol/language employed in 6 Tabla Gharanas - Delhi, Ajrada, Lucknow, Farrukhabad, Benaras, and Punjab
  • Introduction to Carnatic Taal Shastra and connection with Hindustani music


  • Developing more speed, weight and tonal balance in Baya and Tabla
  • Important finger and hand exercises to facilitate flexibility and the right development of small and big muscles to play the Tabla effortlessly and fast
  • Building Layakari patterns and approach, to give form to compositions
  • Developing and using the content of different styles of playing, as per the requirement


  • Presenting different kinds of compositions - Peshkaar, Kaidas, Gats, Relas, and different kinds of Tihais
  • Introduction to 6 Tabla Gharanas - Delhi, Ajrada, Lucknow, Farrukhabad Benaras & Punjab
  • Introduction to Carnatic Taal Shastra
  • Similarity and comparison with the Hindustani system

About the Teacher: Anuradha Pal is a President awardee Tabla maestro, youth icon, entrepreneur, trailblazer & trendsetter who has been widely hailed for her 'profound creativity, tremendous clarity, spontaneity and a fine tonal quality', distinguishing her as 'one of the world's leading and most innovative percussionists and composers' (Bangkok Post 2006).

Her groundbreaking musical innovations like Anuradha's Tablas Sing Stories, Stree Shakti & SuFore; accompaniment with legendary Indian music masters & cross-cultural collaborations with Jazz, Flamenco, Latin & African music have captivated audiences, and she has performed over 5000 concerts across 30 countries & won over 108 awards.

An Outstanding category musician of the Ministry of Culture & ICCR and Top Graded Vidushi of Prasar Bharati, Anuradha Pal has been appreciated as ‘Bharat ki Laxmi’ by Honourable PM Narendra Modiji for her outstanding Musical & social contributions.

Anuradha is a Masters in Music University topper who contributed to research for 'Relationship between Music, Language & the Brain' at Neurosciences University and 'Study of Tabla, Aesthetics and Complexities' at Harvard University (USA) and teaches at several prestigious Ivy League universities in USA, UK, Europe, Australia, India and at Anuradha Pal Cultural Academy, Mumbai.

Brand Ambassador of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Anuradha instituted the M.T. Vyas Stree Shakti award in 2020 to encourage outstanding young women towards Indian music, dance and social service. Anuradha Pal Cultural Foundation (APCF) is 'bringing social transformation through Music’, with her specially curated 'Positive Weekends' programs and 'Positivity through Music workshops'.

Immerse yourself in the magical world of Rhythm with the truly unique pedagogical approach and training module specially designed by Tabla maestro Anuradha Pal.

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Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

9 Online live sessions completed

9 Online live sessions completed

Our teachers recommend customized classes for an effective learning experience. Here's why!

Every individual

  • Has a unique learning style

  • Is at a different learning stage

  • Has different posture and instrument holding style

  • Has different mind-hand coordination

  • Has a different understanding of rhythm and melody

  • And a different GOAL!

What you get?

World-class  masters as  teachers

World-class masters as teachers

Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

Course studio that amplifies passion learning

Course studio that amplifies passion learning

Access to  global creative community

Access to global creative community

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a  time

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

Milestone-based learning for best results

Milestone-based learning for best results

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