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About Swar-Taal Sadhana

Educating. Guiding. Inspiring.

Dear Music Lovers, 

Swar-Taal Sadhana is a one of the most renowned Music Schools based in Pune established by renowned Tabla and Dholki artist Shri. Sanjay Karandikar  on 16th December 1993. He is the founder and Principal of Swar-Taal Sadhana. He takes continuous efforts to pass on the knowledge he has gained from his Gurus. To know more about Sanjay Karandikar please click here


The Music Institute, was inaugurated by renowned classical vocalist Late Smt. Paurnima Talwalkar and stalwart of Marathi Theater and Cinema Shri. Sharad Talwalkar. It is our constant effort and endeavour to spread Music, Art and Culture around the globe. We believe in 'Sangeetam Vishwa Samwad Saadhanam' i.e Music is the most powerful medium to unite the people and create an environment of love and peace. You are never too old to learn music, all you need to follow your passion is to break boundaries. and here we are to nurture your hidden talent.  

We teach Hindustani Light, Semi and Classical Vocal and melody instruments such as Harmonium, Bansuri, Mouth Organ, Guitar Synthesizer (Casio) and percussion instruments such as Tabla, Dimdi, Dholki, Dholak, Duff etc., We conduct One on One and Group classes in the institute as well as Online class for students from India and abroad. We also organise Thematic concerts, Lecture Demonstrations and Workshops.

Swar-Taal Sadhana is proud to have competent and experienced team of Music Teachers. Over two thousand students between ages five to seventy five have taken Musical Training in the Institute. At present, around two Hundred and fifty students from India and abroad are learning Music.

After an overwhelming response to Swar-Taal Sadhana, considering the growth in the operations, associate concerns, Swar Sadhana and Taal Sadhana were established by Sanjay Karandikar's wife, Smt. Sukhada Karandikar and Son Shri. Swanand Karandikar.


We have been blessed by stalwarts from various fields, who have visited the Institute from time to time. Some of them include Kirtankar - Shri. Charudutta Aphale, Shahir Kisanrao Hinge, Choreographer - Shri. Krishnadeo Moolgund, Vocalists - Pt. Neelkanth Abhyankar, Dr. N. V. Diwan, Smt. Alka Deo-Marulkar, Tabla maestros Pt. Vikas Datar, Pt. Shashikant Bellare, Pt. Bhai Gaitonde, Pt. Suresh Talwalkar, Pt. Ramdas Palsule, Percussionist Ustad Taufiq Qureshi, Music directors - Pt. Yashwant Deo, Shri. Prabhakar Jog, Shri. Ashok Patki, Shri. Anand Modak, , Late Mr. Sharad Talwalkar, Shri. Shrikant Moghe (Actors), Shri. Vijay Kale, Shri. Mohan Dharia (Social Workers).

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