Ms Kiran Chouhan is an extraordinary dancer in the Lucknow Gharana of Kathak dance. She is a graduate of Kathak Kendra, New Delhi under the tutelage of Smt. Reba Vidyarthy and the ledendory Guru Pandit Birju Maharaj. She has spent over fifteen years performing and teaching with Pt. Birju Mahraj through out the world including India, Europe, Russia, U.K, China and U.S.A. Kiran is an experienced soloist and has presented her own choreography (which includes Dance - Dramas) in U.S, China, Indonesia And Africa. Her skills as a teacher and choreographer parallel her excellence as a performer. Currently she is a full time faculty member at the Anila Sinha Foundation.
Raju Deshmukh learned the art of Tabla playing from Guru Shree Chuttanlal Pakhawaji of the Banares Gharana. This art was passed down to him in the classical music tradition of Guru To Disciple. Raju earned his music degree from M.S. University Of Baroda, India. He has continued his pursuit of this art by working with the honorable tabla maestro Swapan Chowdhury, an instructor at the Ali Akbar Music College in San Rafael, California. Recently he has also started learning from Pt. Ashok Maitra. As a professional performer, he believes his students will be part of a new generation of musicians who seek to learn and appreciate the Tabla as a traditional Indain art form.