Summer School 2024


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Summer School 2024


Dates: Sunday 28th July - Friday 2nd August 2024 

As part of Summer School, we have two exclusive Baithaks that include performances by globally renowned South Asian Classical musicians. 
Book your free place(s) now!

Times: 09:30 AM - 16:30 PM 
Early arrival (9AM) and late pick-up (5:30PM) available for working parents.

Location: Nishkam Nursery, 94 Lady Pit Lane, LS11 6DP
Travelling from Bradford? We've got you covered with transport arrangements for pick up & drop off!
*Free parking at venue*


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No Instrument? No Problem!

Instruments are available to loan for free during Summer School.

🎶 Why Join Us?

SAA-uk's Summer School is back! Dive into the vibrant world of Indian Classical music with us for 6 exhilarating days. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced learner, this is the only opportunity in Yorkshire to immerse yourself in this rich musical tradition.

The highlight of this year is the phenomenal leading international tabla maestro, Pta. Anuradha Pal. A global icon celebrated for her extraordinary fusion of classical brilliance with modern innovations, she is a game-changer and a true musical pioneer. We are thrilled to have her joining us this year!

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🎶 What Will You Learn?

  • Vocals, Percussion, Stringed, and Bowed Instruments: Explore a variety of instruments and vocal techniques.
  • Foundational Concepts: Build a solid ‘Riyaz' (practice) routine, understand ‘Raag' (melodic frameworks), and master ‘Taal' (rhythm).
  • Rhythmic Focus: This year, we're delving deep into rhythmic patterns, time cycles, and groupings (Jaati).

🎶 More Than Just Music:

  • Live Performances
  • Circus Skills Workshops
  • And More!

🎶 Meet Our Expert Tutors:

  • Artistic Director: Ustad Dharambir Singh MBE
  • International Visiting Artist: Leading international tabla maestro, Pta. Anuradha Pal, a global icon renowned for fusing classical brilliance with modern innovations, would be joing us this year! She is a game-changer and a musical pioneer.
  • Lead Tabla Tutor: Sri John Ball
  • Lead Sitar Tutor: Luke Reddin-Williams
  • Joint Lead Tutor: Kirtan Kaur Virdee
  • Lead Vocal Tutor: Anamika Chowdhury
  • Lead Bowed Tutor: Sardar Satwinderpal Singh
  • Lead Santoor Tutor: Eeshar Singh

🎶 Fees & Discounts:

  • Standard Fee: £160
  • Early Bird Discount: £140 (Available until Friday 19th July 2024)
  • Sibling Discount: 10% (Automatically applied)
  • Parent-Child Discount: 50% off for adults attending with their child (Applicable if learning the same discipline)

🎶 Bursary:

We believe financial barriers shouldn't stop you from enjoying the arts. For confidential discussions on discounts or financial concerns, email us at education@saa-uk or

  • Deadline for bursary applications: Friday 12th July 2024.


All attendees will be provided with delicious freshly cooked Asian vegetarian lunches and fresh snacks during breaks. 

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🎶 Ready to Join Us?

Book your place(s) and get ready for a summer of unforgettable music and fun!

Register NOW!



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