Staying in Mumbai - Help

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rafikafi
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Staying in Mumbai - Help

Post by rafikafi » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:51 pm

Namastee to you all.
(the subject "looking for a good teacher" was edited)

My name is rafi (surname), my main instrument is the 'Oud' and i'm planning to come to India for learning music on August and September.

i play Tabla for a few years and i have a little knowledge about raga system.

I'm planning to learn on the Oud, and i prefer a Sitar teacher (although the oud is more similar to sarod), but other teachers (sarod, vina..) are considerable as well.

i would be happy if you could recommend for me, a good teacher.

i thought about the incredible N.Rajam and about Pt. Arvind Parikh,
does somebody know if they are still teaching, and how to contact them ?

p.s
as you noticed, i didn't specify a certain geographic area, i will be happy to get any recommendation from you guys...

Thank You !!! :D
yours,
Rafi.
Last edited by rafikafi on Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:15 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Lars
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Re: Looking for a good teacher in India

Post by Lars » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:36 pm

I would recommend Deobrat Mishra and Pandit Shivnath Mishra in Varanasi. They have an established academy, you can stay there and learn, it's a nice place too. Good friends of mine and reasonable fees. http://www.benaresmusicacademy.com

Good luck!

Lars
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rafikafi
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Re: Looking for a good teacher in India

Post by rafikafi » Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:02 pm

Dear Lars,
Thank you for your recommendation ! i heard about them (i think that i even heard them playing 10 years ago).

More recommendations will be great...

rafi kafi.

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