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Indian Classical Music and Dance Teachers in the Philadelphia area

Since SRUTI was started in 1986, there has been a growing number of children, born in U.S.A., who have been training in Indian classical music and dance.  As part of our mission in promoting and creating awareness of Indian classical music and dance in the greater Delaware Valley,  Sruti is compiling a list of teachers. We encourage teachers in the greater Delaware Valley area to submit their details to Sruti to be listed on our website. Please submit the following information to the Sruti President : full name, specialty, phone number, address, email address, website, additional information in pdf format to learn more about you...

Teachers list is published as a service to the community and no endorsement to anyone in particular is implied.

No. FullName Specialty Phone Address EMail/Website
South Indian Classical Music Teachers
1 A.R. Balaskandan Carnatic violin and Mridangam  917-208-2424  345 East 93rd Street, Apt 26B
New York
NY 10128 
bskandan@gmail.com
http://www.balaskandan.com
2 Ananthalekshmy Venkitachalam Vocal  973-519-1813  44 Center Grove Rd, Apt C13,
Randolph
NJ 07869 
ananthalekshmyv@gmail.com
3 Anjali Jeyaram Carnatic Vocal & Bharatanatyam  610 462 9457  510, Bonnie Lane (Byers Station)
Chester Springs
PA 19425 
anjalimuralidharan08@gmail.com
About the Teacher
4 Aparna Maddali Vocal  484-681-9255  520 Stevens Drive, #316
King Of Prussia
PA 19406 
mvsaparna@yahoo.com
5 Arun Ramamurthy Carnatic Instrumental (Violin)  732-539-4865  24 Scott Drive,
Morganville,
NJ 07751 
arunnj25@gmail.com
6 Balachandar Krishnaraj Carnatic Instrumental (Flute)  484-821-5725  519 Benson Lane,
Chester Springs,
PA 19425 
bala.krishnaraj@gmail.com
7 Bhavani Prakash Carnatic Vocal &
Carnatic Instrumental (Veena and Flute) 
908-834-2265  6 Breezy Ct,
Scotch Plains,
NJ 07080 
bhapra@yahoo.com
8 Bhuvana Kannan Carnatic Instrumental (Veena)  609-716-6409  7 Cottonwood Court,
Plainsboro,
NJ 08536 
bhuvanak@hotmail.com
9 Chandra Gopalan Carnatic Vocal, Bhajans
Semi classical (Skype classes offered) 
973-470-8572  125 Mckinley Ave,
Lodi
NJ 07644 
chandramusic@yahoo.com
10 Chitra Sundararajan Carnatic Vocal  610-280-7350  211 Snowberry Way,
West Chester,
PA 19380 
chitrasundararajan@gmail.com
11 Ganga Anand Carnatic Instrumental (Veena)  610-458-9223  11 Blue Heron Lane,
Downingtown,
PA 19335 
ganganand@hotmail.com
12 Indu Vasudevan Carnatic Vocal  609-443-5942  237 Oak Creek Circle,
East Windsor,
NJ 08520 
indu_vas@hotmail.com
13 Jyotsna Sundaresan Carnatic Vocal  646-265-4302  Newport, Jersey City
New Jersey
NJ 
jyotsna.sundaresan@gmail.com
About the Teacher
14 K S Mani Carnatic Instrumental (Violin)  609-716-9655  14 Shady Brook Lane,
Cranbury,
NJ 08512-2611 
radhika_subramanian@yahoo.com
15 Kalyani Josyula Carnatic Instrumental (Veena)  732-329-6919  83 Jamie Ct,
Monmouth Junction,
NJ 08852 
kalyanijosyula@yahoo.com
16 Kalyani Ramani Carnatic Vocal  732-821-0641  3, Eleanor Drive,
Kendall Park
NJ 08824-1815 
kalyaniramani@yahoo.com
17 Kiranavali Vidyasankar Carnatic Vocal  215-310-1783  123 Meadow View Lane,
Lansdale
PA 19446 
kiranavali@hotmail.com, kiranavali@gmail.com
18 Lalitha Emani Carnatic Vocal  484-716-6532, 610-415-9829  202 Drummers Lane,
Phoenixville
PA 19460 
l_emani@hotmail.com
19 Lata Suresh Carnatic Vocal ( West Chester, Collegeville and Downingtown locations)  610-431-2818  3805 Woodland Dr,
Newtown Square
PA 19073 
latasur@gmail.com
20 Manjula Ramachandran Carnatic Veena and Vocal  732 317 2727  Deans Lane
South Brunswick
NJ 
manjula.ram@gmail.com
21 Mytreyi Aravind Vocal  201-920-0735/ 201-315-5588 
Jersey City
NJ 
mytreyi9887@gmail.com
About the Teacher
22 NJ School of Mridangam Carnatic Instrumental (Mridangam)  732-351-0001  Bordentown,
New Jersey
NJ 08505 
admin@mridangamnj.com
http://www.mridangamnj.com/
23 P Sivakumar Carnatic Instrumental (Mridangam)  484-485-7229  307 Glenn Rose Blvd,
King of Prussia
PA 19406 
sivakumaruma@hotmail.com
About the Teacher
24 Palani C Kumar Carnatic Instrumental (Mridangam)  267-886-3184 

 
palanickumar2001@yahoo.co.in
25 Ponnani S Ananthanarayanan Carnatic Vocal &
Carnatic Instrumental (Violin) 
610-650-0571  Shruthilayam Organisation
303 Minuteman Drive,
Collegeville, PA 19426 
shruthilayamschool@yahoo.com
About the Teacher
26 Prakash Rao Carnatic Instrumental (Mridangam)  908-834-2265  6 Breezy Ct,
Scotch Plains,
NJ 07080 
prakashvrao@gmail.com
27 Ram Nath Carnatic Instrumental (Flute)  215-661-1140 

 
suloram@msn.com
28 Ranjini Swamy Carnatic Vocal &
Carnatic Instrumental (Violin) 
609-638-5036  7 Tally Rd, Hamilton
New Jersey
NJ 08619 
ranjiniswamy@hotmail.com
29 Ravi Venkatasubramanian Mridangam (also accompanies for music & dance)  717-503-6203  126 Koch Lane
Harrisburg
PA 17112 
venravi@gmail.com
30 Revathi Subramony Carnatic Vocal  610-240-9898  8 Dillon Ct
Exton
PA 19341 
rxn14@yahoo.com
31 Sameera Sripada Carnatic Vocal  571-484-4546  4845 Limestone Road,
Wilmington
DE 19808 
sripadasameera@gmail.com
32 Sangeetha Balachandar Carnatic Vocal  484-821-5725  519 Benson Lane,
Chester Springs,
PA 19425 
balachandar.sangeetha@gmail.com
33 Smitha Deepak Carnatic Vocal  248-931-9316  1023 Adams Way
West Chester
PA 
smithak202@yahoo.com
34 Sobhana Ayalasomayajula Carnatic Vocal
Veena 
302 -731-2535  10 Charles Ct.
Newark,
DE 19702 
sobhana2k3@gmail.com
35 Srilakshmi Ravikumar Carnatic Vocal  773-770-6520  222 Turnberry Court
Bear
DE 19701 
srilakshmi_pr@hotmail.com
36 Sriram Balasubramanian Carnatic Instrumental (Mridangam, Ghatam and Tabla)  313-942-5288 

 

About the Teacher
37 Sumati Raghavan Carnatic Vocal  484-454-5732 

 
suesumathi0609@yahoo.com
38 Swetha Gowri Nagaraj Carnatic Veena and Vocal  617-480-6244  Grove Street
Jersey City
NJ 07302 
shwethagowri@gmail.com
http://about.me/ShwethaGowriNagaraj
39 T.S. Krishnamurthy Carnatic Vocal
Violin 
214-556-9999
+91 9845030232 
205 Elkwood Avenue
New Providence
NJ 

About the Teacher
40 Uma Sivakumar Carnatic Vocal  484-485-7229  307 Glenn Rose Blvd,
King of Prussia
PA 19406 
sivakumaruma@hotmail.com
About the Teacher
41 Vidya Sridhar Carnatic Vocal  610-678-1502  305 Shelly Drive,
Sinking Spring,
PA 19608 
ss6872@comcast.net
About the Teacher
42 Vijayasri Chandrasekaran Carnatic Vocal  732-709-3396  North Brunswick
New Jersey
NJ 
vij_swamy@yahoo.com
www.vijayadhwani.com
North Indian Classical Music Teachers
43 Allyn Miner Hindusthani Instrumental (Sitar)  215-898-7475  South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania,
820 Williams Hall,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305 
aminer@mail.sas.upenn.edu
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~aminer/
44 Amol Khanapurkar Hindusthani Instrumental (Tabla)  339-293-7144  Neshaminy Valley Dr,
Bensalem,
PA 19020 
amolkhanapurkar@gmail.com
http://www.amolkhanapurkar.com
45 Divya Nandyala Hindustani Classical Music  609-213-8731  West Windsor, Plainsboro
Princeton
NJ 08540 
swarmusicschool@gmail.com
http://www.swarmusicschool.com
46 Jayati Mukherjee Hindusthani Vocal  610-792-9273  Sargam Music Classes,
Collegeville /Royersford,
PA 
jayati_mukherjee@hotmail.com
http://www.jayatimukherjee.com
47 Lenny Seidman Tabla  215-990-7277  Old City
Philadelphia
PA 
lenny.seidman@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lenny-Seidman-Tabla-Choir/72874194310
About the Teacher
48 Maitrayee Patel Hindusthani Vocal  610-918-9677  West Chester,
PA 19382
 
mittu_patel@hotmail.com
http://www.maitrayee.com
49 Rajsingh Ramanjulu Tabla  484-769-2383  61 Bristol Ct.
Norristown
PA 19403 
yeshunivasa@gmail.com
50 Shuktara Sen Das Hindustani Classical Vocal  610-644-6255 

 
shuktarasd@gmail.com
About the Teacher
Classical Dance Teachers
51 Akhila Rao Bharatanatyam  908-575-0933  "Apoorva Noopura" School of Dance, 31 Murphy Drive
Bridgewater
NJ 08807 
akhila_rao2@yahoo.com
http://www.apoorva-noopura.org
52 Anjali Jeyaram Bharatnatyam  610 462 9457  510, Bonnie Lane (Byers Station)
Chester Springs
PA 19425 
anjalimuralidharan08@gmail.com
About the Teacher
53 Anwesha Dutta Bharatanatyam  215-280-3241  Artistic Director,
Nava Nritya Dance Academy of Ambler, PA
(Institute of Classical and Contemporary Dance) 
navanritya11@gmail.com
http://www.navanritya.org
54 Aparna Cirigiri Kuchipudi  484-434-2433  281 Fairfield Cir W
Royersford,
PA 19468 
aparna.cirigiri@gmail.com
About the Teacher
55 Arathi Narayan Bharatanatyam  610-594-2674  Natyaarathi School of Dance, 111 Deep Willow Drive
Exton
PA 19341 
arathi-narayan@hotmail.com
56 Baladevi Chandrasekhar Bharatanatyam  609-430-0301  Artistic Director,
Shree Padma Nrityam Academy of Performing Arts Inc.,
369 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 
chandrubala@yahoo.com
http://www.shreepadmanrityam.org
57 Divya Nayar Bharatanatyam    Edison,
New Jersey
 

http://divyanayar.com
58 Hema Sripal Bharatanatyam  302-355-0404  1 Marra Pl,
Newark,
DE 19702 
hemasripal@hotmail.com
About the Teacher
59 Indira Sreeram Kuchipudi  732-940-7409  20 Greyhound Ct,
Kendall Park,
NJ 08824 
cfkdance@gmail.com
http://www.Kuchipudidancecenter.com
60 Indumadhi Gopalakrishnan Bharatanatyam  302-353-4531  7 Thunder Gulch
Newark
DE 19702 
salangaischool@gmail.com
About the Teacher
61 Kalaimamani Ramya Ramnarayan Bharatanatyam (Dancer, Choreographer and Teacher)  732-398-9895  2 Stallion Way,
North Brunswick,
NJ 08902 (Classes in Central NJ and Allentown PA) 
rktirumala@aol.com
http://www.nrithyanjali.org
62 Laasya Alamuru Kuchipudi  732-640-7720  Will travel to student location
Philadelphia
 
laasya19@gmail.com
About the Teacher
63 Lakshmi Raghavan Bharatanatyam  215 275 3776  Yardley PA & Lansdale PA

 
lakshmi_raghavan@yahoo.com
64 Madhavi Vedula Ratnagiri Kuchipudi   
Wilmington
Delaware 
mrgriham@aol.com
65 Manimekalai Thiyagarajan Daniel Bharatanatyam & Semiclassical/Bollywood
(Teacher & Choreographer) 
215-295-2306  Artistic Director,
Manimekalai Dance School,
Morrisville, PA & Princeton, NJ 
mekalai@yahoo.com
http://www.manimekalai.com
66 Meena Basu Nag Bharatanatyam &
Creative Indian Classical Dance 
732-598-7079  Artistic Director,
Nritya Creations Academy of Dance,
Holmdel, NJ 
info@nrityacreations.com
http://www.nrityacreations.com
67 Mridula Anand Bharatanatyam  412-521-3850, 650-814-3744  Silambam Bharatanatyam Dance School,
1173 Frick Lane,
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 
silambam05@yahoo.com
http://mridustan.googlepages.com
68 Neela Raj Kuchipudi  610 624 3250  649 S. Henderson rd, Apt b102
King Of Prussia
PA 19406 
nruthyashobha@hotmail.com
69 Nimisha George Bollywood Fusion, Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Bhangra  610-504-4295  University City
Philadelphia
PA 19104 
nimidanceco@gmail.com
70 Nisha A. Punjabi Bharatanatyam, Kathak & others  302-898-8698  1127 Valley Road
Hockessin,
DE 19707 
nisha@nishapunjabi.com
http://www.nishapunjabi.com/
71 Pavitra Srinivasan Bharatanatyam  814-571-5365  Artistic Staff of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam,
Saylorsburg,
PA 18353 
pavithsri@hotmail.com
72 Preya Patel Kathak  646-807-9444  46 Jamaica Avenue
Plainview
NY 11803 
info@nrityakalart.com
www.NrityaKalArt.com
73 Priya Rama-Jarrell Bharatanatyam  410-920-3797  5 Yorktown Ct.
Newark
DE 19702 
priya.ramanjarrell@gmail.com
74 Radhika Joshi Kathak  302-660-6871
302-892-2887 
14 Butterfly Ln
Bear
DE 19701 
danceradhika@gmail.com
75 Ramaa Ramesh Bharatanatyam  610-725-9539  Artistic Director,
Nardhana Academy of Dance
 
ramaadance@gmail.com
http://www.nardhana.com/
76 Ranjani Ajit Bharatanatyam  215-633-0973  123 Stetson Drive,
Chalfont,
PA 18914 
shiv.kala@yahoo.com
77 Rekha Srinivasan Bharatanatyam & Kathak  908-642-7441  753 Byrd Ave
Bridgewater
NJ 08807 
reksrini@gmail.com
http://www.reksrini.com
78 Roopa Nayak Bharatanatyam  610-670-4894  22 Winding Brook Drive,
Sinking Spring,
PA 19608 
Prakashroopa@verizon.net
79 Ruee Gawarikar Kathak  908-510-2966  52 Viburnum Court
Lawrenceville
NJ 
daadarts@gmail.com
About the Teacher
80 Sangeetha Balachandar Bharatanatyam  484-821-5725  519 Benson Lane,
Chester Springs,
PA 19425 
balachandar.sangeetha@gmail.com
81 Sarini Ettigi Bharatanatyam  804-867-5380  Allentown, PA
Teaches at students' homes near Allentown (including NJ)
 
82 Shaily Dadiala Bharatanatyam &
Indian Cinematic Dance 
267-994-7285  Artistic Director,
The Archana Dance Academy,
Bucks County, PA 
admin@thearchanadanceacademy.com
http://www.thearchanadanceacademy.com
83 Smitha Srishaila Bharatanatyam  405-415-6837  811, Marlboro Spring Road
Kennett Square
PA 19348 
smitha_sri@yahoo.com
About the Teacher
84 Soujanya Madhusudan Bharatanatyam  484-879-6590  362 Apple Drive,
Exton,
PA 19341 
soujanyamadhu@gmail.com
About the Teacher
85 Sudha Shekhar Devulapalli Bharatanatyam  732-398-0849  117 Eleanor Dr,
Kendall Park
NJ 08824 
Kalanjali_Sudha@yahoo.com
http://www.kalanjalischoolofdance.com
86 Sudha Rajan Bharatanatyam  609-799-4266  4 Sunset Ct.,
West Windsor,
NJ 08550 
sudharajan@yahoo.com
87 Sunanda Gandham Kuchipudi  484-819-0560  Artistic Director,
Nataraja Performing Arts,
440 Carpenters Cove Lane, Downingtown, PA 19335 
npa@natarajaperformingarts.net
http://www.natarajaperformingarts.net
88 Vasanthi Nagaraj Bharatanatyam  610-337-0980 
King of Prussia,
PA 
vasanthin@hotmail.com
89 Viji Rao Bharatanatyam  215-969-8603  Artistic Director,
Threeaksha Institute of Performing Arts
 
threeaksha@hotmail.com