Tabla workshop gets motivational push from Pandit Talwalkar
KALYAN: Fifty young students were waiting at the Kalyan Gayan Samaj on Friday to get training from renowned tabla artiste Suresh Talwalkar.
The three-day tabla workshop started on Friday with students from Kalyan, Dombivli and Thane.
Pandit Talwalkar enthralled the students with his skill and performance.
The pa r t i c i pa nt s had a memorable learning experience.
“I got a chance to learn the art form from the renowned artist. It is like a dream come true when Talwalkar came to our city to teach us,” said Chaitanya Vaze, 16, a participant.
He added: “The workshop was the experience of a lifetime, especially from a tabla master who has dedicated his life to the art form.”
The workshop saw a com- bination of singing, dancing and tabla sessions. Ten kathak dancers from Kalyan, Dombivli and Thane joined the session.
“This is a rare oppor tunity for students as they usually don’t get to meet such a renowned artiste. We are looking forward for more participation from budding tabla artistes,” said Prashant Dandekar, a member Kalyan Gayan Samaj.
Dandekar said the workshop was motivating as well.
“Such an interaction with renowned artistes will motivate the students to develop their love towards the ar t f o r m a n d e xc e l i n i t , ” h e added.
Participants at the tabla workshop Kalyan Gayan Samaj.