"Swar-Taal Sadhana" the Music Institute, was inaugurated on 16th December 1993 by Late Mrs. Paurnima Talwalkar, Classical Vocalist and Mr. Sharad Talwalkar, stalwart of Marathi Theater and Cinema.
We are 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. Some students abroad are being taught Music through Internet also.
Students appear for the examinations held by Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, only after they are adequately prepared for the same.
"Swar-Taal Sadhana" also conducts exams (Certificate Courses) for Light Music (Vocal), Synthesizer, Guitar, Mandolin, Dholki. Apart from technical aspects of Music, guidance is also given for the development of soft skills such as Presentation / Rendition and Accompaniment.
Renowned Tabla and Dholki exponent Sanjay Karandikar (Sangeet Alankar) is Founder and Principal of Swar-Taal Sadhana. He takes continuous efforts to pass on the knowledge gained from his Gurus. His experience as a Tabla and Dholki artist in India and abroad is helpful to the students.
After overwhelming response to Swar-Taal Sadhana, considering the growth in the operations, an associate concern, "Swar Sadhana" was established in 2008 by his wife, Mrs. Sukhada Karandikar. She looks after the administration of "Swar Sadhana" since inception.
"Swar-Taal Sadhana" has focused on providing training in Percussions and Organizing Musical Programs whereas "Swar Sadhana" provides training in Vocal, Melody Instruments and also provides Sound Systems for various Music Concerts.
We are proud to be blessed by stalwarts from various fields, who have visited the Institute from time to time. Some of them include Late Mr. Krishnarao Moolgund (Choreographer), Late Pandit Neelkanth Abhyankar, Dr. N. V. Diwan (Vocalists), Pandit Ramdas Palsule, Pandit Vikas Datar, Pandit Shashikant Bellare, Pandit Bhai Gaitonde (Tabla Exponents), Mr. Anand Modak, Mr. Prabhakar Jog, Mr. Yashwant Deo (Music Directors), Late Shahir Kisanrao Hinge, Late Mr. Sharad Talwalkar, Mr. Shrikant Moghe (Actors), Mr. Vijay Kale, Mr. Mohan Dharia (Social Workers).