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.

Mark your calendars for the SIPM


This event will be taking place on November 18th
and will feature a Gala Dinner and Live Music!

More Information TBA soon!

Asian American Cultural Center
11713 Jollyville Rd, Austin, TX 78759


New online payment option available for Online Classes

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SIPM Spring Semester 2018 

Classes start
FEBRUARY 10th, 2018.

Meet the School of Indian
Percussion and Music Instructors,
Gourisankar (Tabla)
Indradeep Ghosh (Violin).

Enrollment is still happening so reserve your spot today!

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


World Music Unleashed 2018

School of Indian Percussion & Music invites you to the
World Music Unleashed 2018 performance at SXSW!

March 13
Russian House
307 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701

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!

SIPM is offering 3 weeks Vocal Workshop (Hindustani – North Indian style)
May 1-20
Brajeswar Mukherjee (Disciple of Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty)

3 Weeks Kathak Dance Workshop
May 1-20
Paramita Maitra (Disciple of Pandit Birju Maharaj)

World Music Unleashed 2018
Date & Venue TBA
Gourisankar (Tabla)
Indradeep Ghosh (Violin)
Paramita Maitra (Khatak Dance)
Brajeswar Mukherjee (Vocals)

2 Weeks Summer Instrumental Workshop
Date & Venue TBA
Austin School of Music (North)
Gourisankar (Tabla)
Indradeep Ghosh (Violin)

Summer Percussion Workshop
August 11-12
Austin School of Music (North)

TBA Fall Concert


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