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Indian Music Schools & Music Instructors in the San Francisco Bay Area

Do you want to learn Indian classical music or continue your training? The San Francisco Bay Area has a number of music schools / music instructors to help you expand your horizons. See the listings below. Most schools / music instructors teach at multiple locations. So check if classes are organised near where you live.

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Name Address Phone/Contact Comments
Abhijit Patait871 Coventry Circle, Milpitas, CAPh: (408) 941-1903
Violin lessons -- Hindustani Classical.
Ali Akbar College of Music215 West End Ave, San Rafael, CAPh: (415) 454-6264
Principal/Founder is Ali Akbar Khan-- need more be said. Sitar.
Bal Bharati SchoolP.O. Box 263, Fremont, CAPh: (408) 232-6142
Fx: (408) 351-9313
Guitar, harmonium, keyboard, sitar, tabla, vocals.
Bharathi Kalalaya3392 Seldon Court, Fremont, CAPh: (510) 490-4629
Anuradha Suresh
Instruments, dance, vocals, Sanskrit & Tamil classes.
Bhatkande University35001 Lilac Loop, Union City, CAPh: (510) 429-8250Harmonium, vocals
David Aue Berkeley, CAPh: (510) 541-8988
Private lessons in tabla or rhythm training on any instrument
Flute Instructor Oakland, CAPh: (510) 402-8818Flute
Habib Khan San Jose, CAPh: (408) 528-0786Classes in multiple locations. Sitar, tabla, vocals.
Jeff Whittier Palo Alto, CAPh: (650) 858-0117
Bansuri bamboo flute
Joanna MackAllston Way, Berkeley CA, 94703Ph: (510) 229-7497
Private lessons in North Indian classical sitar, Maihar Gharana, for all ages and levels.
Kalaikoil Livermore, CAPh: (925) 487-2671Carnatic Vocals and Bharatanatyam
Kalalaya, Kala Iyer512 Revival Terrance, Fremont, CA
All levels of Carnatic music vocal lessons
Mahesh Kale Sunnyvale, CAPh: (408) 368-4038North Indian classical vocals
Mrs. Mirashi1365 Castlemont Ave, #17, Campbell, CAPh: (408) 376-0907
Light and Classical Music, Harmonium, Tabla
Nehal Raval Fremont, CAPh: (510) 894-4101North Indian classical and light vocals
Niknat Music Fremont, CAPh: (510) 770-9414Nikita Parikh teaches Indian music to kids.
Pampa (Prabhath Academy For Music & Performing Arts)520 Lawrence Expwy, Ste 311, Sunnyvale, CAPh: (408) 243-2623
Dance, mridangam, veena, vocals.
Praveen Chaddha Fremont, CAPh: (510) 798-5440
Guitar, harmonium, keyboard, vocals. Music album production service including recording and composing full music.
Prema Music School Sunnyvale, CAPh: (408) 530-0499Karnatic Vocals
Raga Vani School of Music San Jose, CAPh: (408) 270-7596
Ph: (408) 274-4509
Veena, vocals, bhajans, ghazals, light music
Sangeetaanjali4600 Nelson St, Fremont, CAPh: (510) 651-9149
Classical Indian music, sitar, bow instruments, tabla classes
Saptak Music School,anupama Chandratreya1131 Scotland Dr, Cupertino, CAPh: (408) 873-1968
Hindustani Classical Vocals
Shruti, Center For Language and Performing Arts Milpitas, CAPh: (408) 252-5909
Rabindra Sangeet
Singing School Foster City, CAPh: (650) 740-3492
Sri Krupa Dance Foundation3568 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051Ph: (408) 293-5206Dance, veena, vocals
Subhashini Yegappan Fremont, CAPh: (510) 943-5122Individual Carnatic music lessons
Sur-mandir, Ellora Jha Dublin, CAPh: (925) 556-0748Harmonium, vocals
Tabla Classes24 Meadow Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901Ph: (415) 456-4659
Private and Group Tabla Classes
Tabla Niketan20990 Valley Green Dr, #625, Cupertino, CA 95014Ph: (408) 873-8479
Vydehi Sudharshan Fremont, CAPh: (510) 668-1381
Carnatic Vocals
Yogi Surjit Hayward, CAPh: (510) 372-7401Flute, harmonium, keyboard, tabla, vocals.

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