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.



Hindustani Vocal Recital

SIPM invites you to the upcoming performance on March 26th. The showcase features Hindustani vocalist Brajeswar Mukherjee, along with Gourisankar (tabla) and Gourab Chatterjee (harmonium).

March 26 at 4:00 PM
Bachus Conservatory
12233 Ranch Rd 620 N #305
Austin, TX 78750

Tickets: $20/ General – $15/Students

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World Music Unleashed 2017

Join us as we celebrate World Music with a variety or musicians and dancers from different cultures and backgrounds sharing the spirit of unity through diversity! Featuring Amazing World Music Band ATASH; Sensational Quartet: Gourisankar (tabla), Indrajit Banerjee (sitar), Indradeep Ghosh (violin) and Tony Monaco (keyboards); and Dynamic Kathak and Flamenco Duo (Labonee Mahanta and Guillermo Tabares).

Feb 25 at 4:00pm
Dell Fine Arts Center
5901 SW Parkway
Austin, TX 78735

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SPRING SEMESTER 2017 Starting Soon!

Share the news!  The 2017 SPRING Semester will begin with Orientation Day on Saturday, Feb 4.  The FIRST DAY OF CLASS will be Sunday, Feb 5.  Classes will be held at the usual venue, the Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church located at 3315 El Salido Pkwy, Cedar Park.  Both TABLA AND VIOLIN classes will be offered with Gourisankarji teaching Tabla and Indradeep Ghosh teaching Violin. Classes are open to all levels and ages.  More details can be found on the Lessons pageContact us with any questions!

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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!

Spring Concert
May 20
Venue and Artists TBD

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)


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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