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.



FALL SEMESTER 2016 Starting Soon!

Share the news!  The 2016 Fall Semester will begin on Sunday, Aug 21.  Orientation will be held on Saturday, Aug 20 at 11am at the usual venue, the Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church located at 3315 El Salido Pkwy, Cedar Park.   Gourisankarji and Indradeep Ghosh will be offering a variety of lessons during the semester.  Note that Indradeep Ghosh’s classes will start on Sept 7.  He teaches North Indian style classical music for violin (and likely cello).   Classes are open to all levels and ages. For more details visit the Lessons pageContact us with any questions!


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World Percussion & Instrumental Workshop

SIPM is excited to announce a special workshop on Sept 25 from 3-6pm focused on MUSIC APPRECIATION!

Open to students of all levels, playing any kind of musical instrument. Percussionists of different genre are encouraged to join- tabla, dejembe, drum, Latin & Brazilian percussion, etc. At the end of the workshop we will hold a recital for students to showcase their skills, talents and love of music!

Fee: $15
Venue: Austin School of Music, 13945 Hwy 183 North, Suite D-124, Austin, TX
To register call: 979 402 3539


Instumental workshop


Indradeep Ghosh, Master Violinist, is now teaching at SIPM.  Contact Gourisankarji for details!  And…See below for information on the Instrumental Workshop being taught this summer by Gourisankarji and Indradeepji.



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)


Student Showcase

SIPM future tabla Maestros from the 2015 Spring Recital: Arnov (3.5 yrs) and Alaap (5+yrs) demonstrating their skill and composure!
Fall Semester starts Aug 23…for information about how to enroll, visit the Lessons page.




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

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