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About to Swar - Taal Sadhana

Educating. Guiding. Inspiring.

Swar-Taal Sadhana is one of the leading Music Schools in Pune offering innovative programs to the students with the mission of bringing a distinctive and modern approach to music education. It is our constant effort and endeavour to spread Indian 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.

Founded by renowned Tabla and Dholki maestro Sanjay Karandikar, our institute was inaugurated by renowned classical vocalist Late Smt. Paurnima Talwalkar and stalwart of Marathi Theater and Cinema Shri. Sharad Talwalkar on 16th December 1993. 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. Read more > about the Sanjay Karandikar and his musical journey.

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).
With a team of well trained and experienced team of Music Teachers, we strongly believe in extending individual attention to our students, expose them to opportunities to perform and truly understand the work life of a musician. 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. To know more about our founder and principal Sanjay Karandikar click here
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., Students are taught on the basis of One-to-One and group classes in the institute. We also conduct online music classes.

Facilities we offer : ​​​ ​​

Music aptitude

Musical aptitude test and guidance to choose the appropriate music branch.

music consecration sangeet sanskar

Music Consecration - 'Sangeet Sanskar' is a special batch conducted for children between age four to six, as an introduction to Music.


We prepare students for Classical Vocal, Harmonium, Bansuri and Tabla the examinations held by Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal.

Certified courses

Certified courses for Folk, Light and Semi Classical Music (Vocal, Synthesizer, Guitar, Mouth Organ, Dimdi, Dholak and Dholaki) by Swar-Taal Sadhana. 

educational material

Educational books (with audio visual aids) based on examination syllabuses.

music educational 
programs &interactive

Music Educational programs as an Introduction to various musical forms.Interactive workshops and Let-dems by eminent musicians.



Performance opportunities for budding artists.

Guidance for career in music

Personalized Guidance regarding musical presentation and career in music.

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Glimpses of Courses Offered

Harmonium Class

Music Consecration (Sangeet Sankar) Class forKids

Light, Semi and Classical Vocal Class
For Ladies and Gents

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Bansuri / Flute Class

Mouth Organ Class

Guitar Class

Synthesizer Class

Tabla Class

Dholki Class

Dimdi Class

Duff Class

Dholak Class

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