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Shri Rohit Kulkarni - M1405

Discipline: Tabla
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  • US$ 20 per class
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  • +91 9881665695


Rohit Chandrakant Kulkarni

Tabla player and Teacher

3B/15, Ruston Colony, Sector-27A,

 Nigdi, Pradhikaran,

 Pune - 411044


Phone: +91 98816 65695

Rohit Kulkarni is an ardent student of the art of Tabla playing, and has an inborn passion for the same. He has been a residential student at the Taalyogi Ashram, a Gurukula run by Taalyogi Padmashree Pt. Suresh Talwalkar.


· Started learning from father, Shri C.N.Kulkarni

· Learning as a disciple of Taalyogi Padmashree Pt. Suresh Talwalkar since 2003.

· Received guidance from Pt. Ramdas Palsule

· Tabla Alankar passed in 1st class from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Miraj in 2009.

· Completed M.A.in Music in First class with distinction from Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune in 2014.

· Currently conducting research work on Compositions of Tabla from School of Performing Arts, Bharati Vidyapeeth,Pune.

§  Completed M.Com from Pune University in 2009


Teaching/ Work Experience

§  Tabla Faculty at Chinmaya Naada Bindu Gurukul and Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth since 2013

§  Member of Board of Studies for Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth and active participation in designing Syllabus for Tabla and Common Rhythm Courses for BA and MA.

§  Teaching through institute “Kulkarni Tabla Classes”, established by Father Shri C.N. Kulkarni, which is affiliated with Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal at Nigdi and Purnanagar, since 2012.

§  Worked as an Examiner for A.B.Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Miraj for Visharad level. §  Worked as an Examiner for Pune University for BA (Music).

 Management and Organizational Activities

·        Organizing Tabla workshops through Kulkarni Tabla Classes in Nigdi and Purnanagar.

·        Active participation in organizing Monthly baithak and workshops under Chinmaya Social Responsibility (CSR) Program by Chinmaya Naada Bindu Gurukul, Kolwan.

·        Conducting and organizing exams for Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Miraj as Centre Head for Kulkarni Tabla Classes.


Seminars and Workshops

·        Tabla Vadan Karyashala organized by Samajseva Kendra, Akurdi in December, 2016.

·        Tabla workshop in Kozhikode in April, 2015.

·        Tabla Vadan Karyashala in Samajseva Kendra, Baramati in January, 2015.

·        Tabla Intensive workshops conducted through Chinmaya Naada Bindu Gurukul, Kolwan Pune.


Performances in India

·        Tabla solo concerts given in Pune, Chinchwad, Hingoli, Solapur, Kolhapur, Mumbai and Bhopal.

·        Provided accompaniment to Pt. Vijay Koparkar, Vidushi Manjusha Patil, Pt. Suhas Vyas, Pt. Rajendra Kandalgavkar for Hindustani Vocal.

·        Provided accompaniment to Pt. Rajendra Kulkarni, Pt. Rupak Kulkarni (Bansuri), Pt. Atulkumar Upadhye(Violin), Pt. Keshav Gindeji (Bansuri), Shri Sarang Kulkarni (Sarod).

·        Accompanied to All India Radio recognised musicians and recordings broadcasted by Pune Aakashvani.

 Compositional Work

·        Music arrangement for Kathak program in Chinchwad by Nrityasharada Kala Mandir, Chinchwad in January 2014, October 2015, August 2019, January 2020.

·        Composed the Tabla pieces for “Taalghosh”, a Tabla performance by 50 Tabla players in Chinchwad, organized by Tansen Sangeet Vidyalaya in October 2016.

 Awards & Certificates

·        Received National Scholarship Award by Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India in 2008.

·        Awarded with ‘’B’’ grade by All India Radio for solo Tabla performance in 2013.