About the academy:
TAAN, Tansen Academy of Music aims in teaching Hindustani Classical Music in Guru Shishya-Parampara where Hindustani vocal and Instrumental classes are conducted and currently more than 500 promising classical music aspirants are part of the academy. The academy focus on building a disciplined and dedicated community which helps disciples to learn, understand and sing Hindustani classical music.
TAAN is affiliated to,
Prayag Sangit Samithi,
Pracheena Kala Kendra and
Gandharav Sangit Mahavidyalaya,
Proudly the academy is blessed by,
Shehnai Chakravathy Pandit S. Ballesh ,
Honorable Sri.HK.Choudhary ,Director Of Income Tax Exemptions ,
Music Maestro Shri. Ilayaraaja and
Oscar Winner Shri. AR. Rahman
The academy is honoured to have soulful classical guru s, who are making an outstanding impression in the classical music world with great blessings of legendary Hindustani musicians.
Shehnai Maestro Pandit S. Ballesh , Hindustani Vocalist, Patiala Gharana for Advanced Level
Sri. Krishna Ballesh , Founder of TAAN, Hindustani music Vocalist in Patiala Gharana, Gwalior Gharana, Kirana Gharana, Banarasi Gharana and trains voice Culture for Performing Artists
Sri. Prakash Ballesh , Hindustani Music guru for Beginning and Foundation Level
Krishna Ballesh Co-Founder and Director:
Krishna Ballesh, renowned disciple of Shehnai Maestro Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan Saab and his father Shehnai Chakravathy Pandit S.Ballesh . He is a classical shehnai player and a Hindustani Classical Vocalist, with specialization in Patiala, Kirana and Gwalior gharanas. Nearly 500 plus students are learning Hindustani classical vocal from Krishna Ballesh. He is also disciple of Padmashri Ustad Rashid Khan (Rampur Sahashwana Gharana) and Padmashri Pandit M. Venkatesh Kumar (Gwalior Gharana).
Words from Director, Krishna Ballesh:
My dear music lovers and learners,
TAAN was founded with a great dream of teaching Hindustani classical music to all music aspirers.
The Voice is given by God , through proper method of practicing (by Riyaaz), we can change the voice culture in Gayaki Ang. We can bring the Boldness, Softness and Sweetness in voice. You can feel the change in your voice. Best Wishes for a great music journey!
TAAN proudly presents,
A. Hindustani classical vocal
Patiala, Banaras, Kirana, Gwalior Gharana Style
Traditional Drupad Dhamar Ang and Bhajan.
Kajri, Thumri, Dhun, Chaite,
Ghazals, Marati Abhangs, Sufi Music, Qawwali Style.
B. Vaadhya Sangeeth (Instrumental)
Sitar, Tabla, Shehnai, Harmonium, Clarinet and Keyboard.
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