Tabla & Instrumentals

SIMDA aims to promote Indian Music, Art and culture in Australia and to impart quality education through a well organised and systematic curriculum that is covered over 3 levels: Gold, Diamond & Platinum


We offer a comprehensive, sequential curriculum delivered in a caring, positive environment where each

student is a valued contributor and is encouraged to develop as an individual to their potential.


Our courses are designed with minimal theory with more emphasis on practical training in learning

traditional and modern music. All our courses are flexible and sensitive to the needs of students at all

levels and ages.


The Tabla & Indian Percussion Program is a classical oriented course that compromises of lessons from

Punjab & Delhi Gharanas. Various Taals are taught in the lessons, including Thekas, Prakars, Kayda, Palte, Uthan, Laggiyan, Peshkar, Tihaiyan, Chakradar Tihai, Paran, and Chakradar Paran.


Students are prepared for Solo performances and the ability to play with movie songs, geet & Ghazals,

Bhajans, folk songs, Gurubani Shabads and modern music and application of Tabla in western instruments

and music to create fusion music as well.


Please refer to Lesson Policy link for our Rules & Regulations, Course duration, Attendance requirements and associated fees policies regarding this course.


For more info about the Hindustani Classical Music course, please contact N Moudgil at

61-404989336, E: or can discuss during your first lesson.


Tabla for All

Tabla for All is a special program for beginners to start learning the basic & fundamentals of learning Tabla, Naal & Dholak to accompany songs, bhajans, classical and solo.
Course can be fast tracked in Full Day and Half-Day Workshops


Now available, Online Workshops


  • Hindi Film Songs
  • Hindustani Light Music Program (Bollywood or Regional Music)

  • Chak De Dholi!