“Welcome to the Anuradha Pal Cultural Academy (APCA)! Our philosophy is to impart high-quality music education through innovative methods, ensuring that students have fun while they learn!” – Tabla Guru, Anuradha Pal
Unlock the magic of Indian music. Join APCA to learn:
- Unique exercises to aid finger and wrist movements.
- Structured and organised training modules.
- Innovative practice techniques that are easily adaptable to each student’s ability.
- Training for all levels — foundation, intermediate, advanced and professional.
- An exceptional, defined curriculum taught by our expert teachers.
- Certifications by accredited institutions.
- Online learning at your own pace and time, in an easy and lucid manner.
Unlock your inner musician with us and take your passion to the next level. Discover the magic of music with workshops and Baithak concerts at our academy, that transport you through the enchanting world of ragas & rhythms and enhance your learning process. APCA provides performance opportunities and examinations to keep students motivated and focussed. Additionally, APCA will soon be launching online classes and a music app for learning Violin, Ghatam, Tabla, and Sitar.
We invite you to join the Anuradha Pal Cultural Academy and embark on a musical journey of learning, creativity, and joy. ENROL NOW
TABLA GURU, ANURADHA PAL
Anuradha Pal has been teaching Indian Rhythm and Tabla at prestigious institutions such as the New England Conservatory, Harvard, MIT, Berklee School (USA), universities in Europe, the UK, Australia, and India. She is an M.A. Music university topper and has developed a new pedagogical approach to teaching Indian Music, making it more scientific and easily relatable.
She was one of the first musicians to release instructional video training DVDs in 2002, long before online study became popular. She has also released modules on YouTube and various platforms to educate global audiences about the origin, development, and depth of Indian Classical Music traditions.
" Extraordinary! Mind blowing!!! For anyone who is planning to start his/her musical journey, APCA is undoubtedly THE BEST."
" Guruji's different practice phrases & exercises are a must for better learning. Every session is startling, not only in terms of Tabla lessons, but also life lessons."
" APCA is not just an academy, it's a culture. Guruji genuinely inspired me & taught me to be disciplined & dedicated towards my art, while staying humble in my approach and offerings."
" I am glad to have my daughter under Anuradhaji's guidance. In my view, she has just the right mix of gentleness and discipline."
" Guruji always comes up with different ideas to help us grow physically as well as mentally in Tabla playing. Her remarkable exercises have increased my stamina and stabilised my laya"
" Anuradha ji is easily among the most innovative musicians and teachers of Indian music. Thank you so much for coming up with so many different, innovative methods to teach & inspire us."
" Anuradhaji has taught me how to have unparalleled dedication towards music and life. It is an honour to be called her student."
" I have learnt so much from you, but your lessons on how one should do riyaaz have truly opened my eyes to the vast ocean of Indian music & rhythm. Forever indebted."
" I am truly blessed as a disciple to have the grace and blessings of a great Guru like you."