The School of Indian Percussion and Music (SIPM), a 501(c)3 non-profit, is based in Austin, TX. Under the direction of tabla Maestro Gourisankar, the school offers Individual and Group Lessons & Professional and Student Events throughout the year. Online lessons and tabla workshops offered as well.

Enrollment for Fall Semester 2017

August 29th, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Live Oak Unitarian Church
3315 El Salido Pkwy, Cedar Park, TX 78613

Please attend the upcoming orientation and be prepared to register for the fall semester on site.

Email or call for more information
sipmaustin@gmail.com  or  979.402.3539

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Indian Rhythm workshops over this past weekend! We are so honored to have had Steve Smith instructing and hope to have him teach with SIPM again sometime soon!



Fall Semester 2017


Classes start SATURDAY AUGUST 26th.

Meet the School of Indian Percussion and Music Instructors, Gourisankar on Tabla and Indradeep Ghosh on Violin. Enroll for fall classes today!

To Register: email sipmaustin@gmail.com  or Call: 979.402.3539


2017 Workshop & Events Calendar

SIPM is excited to announce some very special workshops and events coming up in 2017.  We VERY MUCH appreciate your participation in and support of these activities so that we can bring world class musicians and teachers to Austin to share their skills and talents with our students and the general public.  THANK YOU!

World Music Unleashed 2017
Feb 25 at Dell Fine Arts Center
Gourisankar (tabla)
Indrajit Banerjee (sitar)
Indradeep Ghosh (violin)
Tony Monaco (keyboards)
Dynamic Kathak and Flamenco Duo (Labonee Mahanta and Guillermo Tabares)
Spring Concert
March 26 at Bachus Conservatory
Brajeswar Mukherjee (Hindustani vocalist)
Gourisankar (tabla)
Gourab Chatterjee (harmonium)

Student Spring Recital
June 4th at Live Oak Unitarian Church
Starts at 3pm

Instrumental workshop
July 4-9 at Austin School of Music
Gourisankar (Tabla)
Indradeep Ghosh (violin)

Summer Workshop
Aug 12-13 at Austin School of Music
Steve Smith (Drummer)
Gourisankar (Tabla)

Fall Student Recital
Dec 3rd

Ongoing SIPM Fundraiser

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Ecstasy of Tabla CD

Features Gourisankar on tabla
Pandit Ramesh Misra on sarangi
100% of proceeds go to SIPM

Buy Now (click here)

Or to make a General Donation
of any amount (click here)


Video Clips

Gourisankar trying a
different combination on tabla.


WMU 2014, the Finale… Ole!





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To learn more about SIPM Founder and tabla Maestro, Gourisankar, and sample his work, visit his site www.gourisankar.com