Online Tabla Classes for Beginner Level


by Indranil Mallick

40 Years Experience

First-ever to receive the prestigious Pt. Bhimsen Joshi Award in 2015.

US $30 per class |

for 1-on-1, 40 mins class

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time

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Instruction Language

: English, Bengali

Course Summary

Tabla is the most popular rhythm instrument that has been an integral part of classical music traditions in North India. At present, the richness of its sound and its versatility has given it worldwide acclaim. Tabla has proven its credibility as a solo instrument and also as an accompanying instrument. This online tabla learning course for beginners is a great way to start your journey with tabla. This course is mentored by an experienced performer and teacher Indranil Mallick. Mallick has learned from some of the finest percussionists and he is here to share his knowledge with aspiring students.  

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Teacher's Profile

Indranil Mallick

Experience: 40 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Indian Classical Music, Fusion Music, World Music, Jazz, Tabla
  • Education

    Post Graduate from RBU

  • Online live sessions completed

    This particular teacher is already a hit among our students.
  • About the Course

    The online tabla course with Indrani Mallick will help the students to pick up the basic skills for playing tabla. The course is designed for beginners. However, it can be customized to suit the students' learning objectives. The course is carried out through individual learning sessions on ed-tech platforms. The highlights of this course include teaching basic syllables of tabla and learning how to use the fingers in the right manner. The curriculum of this course also includes some traditional compositions such as Tukra and Kayda. Further, the students will learn to improve their recitation skills. They will also learn some basic exercises for the right and the left hand.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    About the teacher

    Indranil Mallik is a renowned tabla player. Having started intensive training at the age of 5 under the tutelage of his uncle Montu Mallick. Thereafter, he has practiced under the able guidance of Prof Dhabol Bandyopadhyay and Shri Uttam Chakraborty. At present, Mallick is learning under Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. 

    The firm grip on tabla playing techniques has helped Indranil to scale up the popularity ladder in the national and international arena. He has collaborated with acclaimed international musician, Miles Davis for his Electric Band. Mallick has been awarded ‘A grade’ tabla player by Indian radio and television. distinguished and is a regular performer on Indian radio and television 

    Lauded by music connoisseurs and critics for his solo performances and accompaniment with renowned musicians, Mallick was the first to receive the prestigious Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Award in 2015.

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    Available For All Age-Groups


    What you get?

    World-class masters as teachers

    Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

    Course studio that amplifies passion learning

    Access to global creative community

    Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

    Milestone-based learning for best results

    Statement of Accomplishment

    Teacher's performance bits for reference


    Oral notation of tabla comprises onomatopoetic syllables called bols. It was Vishnu Digambar, Vishnu Narayan who created the notation system. These notations are preference based and not standardized.The systems have bols written down in a script such as Devanagari.

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    Pay as you go

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    No long-term commitment. Pay for as few as 2 classes at a time. When you can't make it for the class, you can mutually reschedule with ease.