Tabla Lessons

Enjoy music lessons with top-class teachers

Tabla is your Passion?

Music lightens your mood, cheers you up, gets you moving and gives you positive energy! Making music is one of the most motivating and healthy activities in life! The repertoire for tabla which you find the most personal to you is where we will focus our attention.

Beginner or Advanced Tabla Lessons?

Maybe you're taking  lessons for the first time or perhaps you're taking up tabla lessons again and are hoping to expand your musical knowledge and develop your technique? For this, constructive feedback, personalised exercises, tips and inspiration from a dedicated professional tabla teacher are best choice!

Tabla Lessons for Children - Adults

Whether you're young or old, you can start with training and developping your tabla skills at any moment. All tabla lessons are tailored individually to accommodate each student.

Is learning Music hard?

Well...Yes and No. It all depends on a combination of elements. Although we all consider fun in music to be the most important part, it also means that your tabla teacher will have high expectations for you, and you'll need to truly master the skills and music that you're working on before moving on to something new. Truthfully, there's no better way to become a great musician than to receive private tabla lessons from a talented, experienced, motivating, passionate and patient tabla teacher who wants to see you succeed and who understands and uses the cycle of music learning.

Why one-on-one Tabla Lessons?

Remember that, when you take private tabla lessons, you'll receive your teacher's undivided attention. You'll be able to progress at a pace that is just right for your needs. Your tabla teacher will be able to hear the nuances in your performance and can take the time to adjust small things, like your posture, volume, articulation, intonation and phrasing, that can make a big difference in your development as a musician.

Where to find a good Tabla Teacher?

Vivaldi Music Lessons is a platform where talented professional music teachers offer one-on-one tabla lessons. The music lessons are instructive, fun, demanding, entertaining and in a relaxed atmosphere. The Tabla Lessons will take place at the teacher's place or studio. All teachers take care of proper ventilation and a comfortable lesson situation. Always time for a cup of tea or coffee!

Tabla Lessons at your Home

Many of our tabla teachers provide private music tuition in the comfort of your own home. We offer tabla lessons for all ages and abilities. Please discuss home tuition music lessons with the tabla teacher of your choice.

Classical to Pop and More!

If music is your passion and classical, baroque, jazz, pop, latin, world music or any other kind of music is where you find the most inspiration, you're welcome to sign up for a trial tabla lesson. Most tabla teachers have a wide experience in various styles and are specialised in a particular type of music. All tabla teachers are experts in the field of teaching and playing their instrument. Check here how students experience their lessons!

Why booking a Trial Tabla Lesson?

The trial lesson is the perfect situation to discuss the frequency of the lessons, the music styles you like most or other styles you may wish to explore. Of course important to get to know your future tabla teacher and the lesson location, before taking a lesson pack.

Is the Trial Tabla Lesson for free?

The trial lesson will last 30 minutes and costs 25,- euro.  But when you book your first lesson pack, you'll receive EU 25,- of the trial lesson in return.

Lesson Packs for Tabla Lessons

Lesson time, payment of the lessons and location are arranged individually between you and your tabla teacher. This means maximum flexibility for both you and your teacher. Choose the lesson pack that suits you best. We offer one-on-one tabla lessons of 30 minutes, 45 minutes, and 60 minutes. Discuss all details about location, the lesson packs and frequency of the lessons during your trial Tabla lesson. Maybe your tabla teacher arranged a slightly different Lesson Pack. Always check the rates on your teacher's profiel too.

Are Tabla Lessons expensive?

The prices for private tabla lessons are regular prices. Vivaldi Music Lessons does not charge the teachers or the clients a percentage of the lesson prices. What you pay goes directly to the teacher where you buy your lesson packs. Look for the prices on your teacher's profile.

Face to Face Tabla Lessons

We are looking forward to meeting you face to face at our cosy lesson locations or in the comfort of your own home!

Online Tabla Lessons?

In some situations it would be beneficial to meet with your tabla teacher online. If you wish to follow online lessons, you can contact the tabla teacher of your choice directly and discuss the possibilities.

How to give Tabla Lessons as a Gift?

Are you looking for an original and valuable personal gift to surprise your friend, colleague, relative or partner with? Vivaldi Music Lessons offers music lessons gift vouchers for 3 tabla lessons for only EU 95,-  You can order the gift voucher directly with the tabla teacher of your choice. By giving the Music Lesson Gift Card you'll be giving more than just a gift certificate for music lessons...It's a life-changing experience that will leave them grateful to you for years to come! Read more about how to order a Music Lessons Gift Card.


The tabla is one of the most popular instruments in use in India, and the Indian Subcontinent. The numerous sounds and richness the instrument offers, makes it compatible in a wide range of music styles, such as Hindustani Classical, Bollywood, Folk and later even Pop and Jazz. Having said that, the tabla has been explored in great detail in the North Indian Classical music tradition, with masters from the past 500 years contributing to its compositional repertoire, rich sound production and playing techniques.


Tabla playing in North Indian Classical music has evolved as a strong tradition in the past 500 years in India. In this evolution, the tradition has seen it self branch out into 6 main schools of tabla playing. In the North Indian Classical Arts, these schools are known as Gharanas. North Indian Classical arts have different gharanas for Voice, Dance, Instrumental Playing ( Sitar, Bansuri etc.) and also tabla. The 6 schools of tabla playing are - Delhi, Farrukhabad, Punjab, Lucknow, Benaras and Ajrada.

Picking up the Tabla

  • Learning to play Hindustani Classical Music on the tabla.
  • Learning the techniques, sound production and the solo repertoire of the tabla.
  • Learning Indian Rhythms, to improve your sense of rhythm and rhythmic creativity.
  • Diving into the spiritual and philosophical side of music

Music is Food for the Soul

"This will be our reply to violence: to make more music intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before'' 

Leonard Bernstein - composer, conductor, pianist