Weekly Tabla classes for all ages and abilities begins :

Saturday 14  September 2019

10 am to 11 am – Main Class

11am to 12noon – Beginners Class

Jon Sterckx Biog:
 
Jon Sterckx is a tabla player & innovative percussionist with 30 years experience of working with world percussion & World Music.
He studied tabla in UK with Harjinder Singh Matharu and in India with Shivanand Bandhari at the Naadashree Arts Institute in Kumta, Karnataka, and with Kailash Nishad in Benares (Varanasi).
Jon was a selected performer at the National Celebration of British Asian Live Arts in 2008, and his sitar & tabla duo Samswara were voted ‘Best Group in South West & South Wales’ in the MTM South Asian & Ethnic Minorities Awards 2014. Jon has performed twice at TED events, and his performance at TEDxWarwick was selected from over 10,000 TED events globally for the TED Global Music Project. 
Jon has performed at all the UK’s major World Music events & festivals, including WOMAD, London International Arts Festival, Musicport, Rhythmtree, The International Eisteddfod & many more. Also at Cardiff Mela, Glasgow Mela, Belfast Mela, Plymouth Mela & Basingstoke Mela.
Jon has delivered Tabla, World Music, Indian Music & World Rhythm workshops to schools, colleges, universities & festivals for 20 years. 
Between 2003-2017 Jon was an Associate Lecturer at the University of Plymouth, teaching modules in Ethnomusicology, World Music & Composition with the BA Music students. 
Jon has been teaching the Tabla classes in Swindon since 2016. Classes are held weekly during term time.
Contact: jon@jonsterckx.co.uk with any enquiries & to register for the classes.
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