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.






2018 Workshop & Events Calendar

SIPM is excited to announce some very special workshops and events coming up in 2018.  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 2018
May 11
Anderson High School Theater
Gourisankar (Tabla)
Indradeep Ghosh (Violin)
Paramita Maitra (Khatak Dance)
Brajeswar Mukherjee (Vocals)

Summer Semester Tabla Classes
July 10-August 5
Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church

2 Weeks Summer Instrumental Workshop
August 10-17, Recital on August 19
Austin School of Music (North)
Gourisankar (Tabla)
Indradeep Ghosh (Violin)

Indian Rhythm Workshop
August 25-26
Austin School of Music (North)
Gourisankar (Tabla)
Patri Satish Kumar (Mridangam)
Phil Hollenbeck (Pakhawaj)

Fall Concert – Ta se Dhin Tak
September 30
Unity Church of the Hills
Rishi Prasad (Tabla)
Vivek Pandya (Tabla)
Yashawant Vaishnav (Tabla)
Rimpa Siva (Tabla)
Sanatan Goswami (Harmonium)


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 Tabla solo – January 27th, 2018

80th Birthday Celebration of Padmabhusan Birju Maharaj Ji.
Accompanied by Gourisankar on Tabla – February 4th, 2018


One of the clips from World Music Unleashed performance with Indradeep Ghosh in Nashville TN organized by BPACON !




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