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Music & Dance Schools in Lucknow

Influenced by Indian Mughal rule, dance and music in Lucknow is a great source of entertainment to lead a pleasurable life. There are the best musicians and dancers in the royal courts of Lucknow which is worth watching. Even today, artists from all over India visit Lucknow to keep its dance and music alive. During the Mughal rule, fine arts spread its magic all over. However, Lucknow came out as the best place to indulge in dance and music.

Hindustani Music is one of the classical music, Lucknow is known for. The ragas and beats are inspired by the beautiful poetry by the popular poets and also a due attention is paid to every detail of the music in order to impart the correct meaning and a perfect feel.

The famous Lucknow Gharana is one of the styles in tabla which is derived of the Delhi Gharana. It was created in royal courts of the Lucknow Nawabs. Also called Purab gharana, this style is full of resonance sounds or the sharp sounds and uses the small finger and the ring finger of the right hand. Kathak, a classical dance form of north India was mainly inspired in the gharana which was accompanied by pakhavaj, ancestor of Tabla. Two more gharanas also emerged from Lucknow Gharana: Farukhabad and Banaras.

The rich tradition of dance and music has kept alive the pride of Lucknow through various cultural programmes and concerts.

Since Lucknow is popular for its dance and music, various schools are opened around to keep Lucknow people engaged. Following is a list of some of the famous coaching centers within the city.

Manjaris Institute of Music and Fine Arts
Address: C-303, Near Nirala Nagar Post Office, Lucknow, Lucknow – 22600

Rocksford Dance Academy
Address: 3rd Flr, Nr Shalimar Square, Opp Islamia Degree College, B N Road, Lalbagh, Lucknow - 226001

Lal Bahadur Shastri Training Institute and Dance Classes
Address: Sec-D, 1/6, Park LDA Clny, Kanpur RD, Lucknow Cantt, Lucknow - 226002

Saraswati Musical Classes
Address: Bldg No-426, Blk-F, Nr Police Station, Rajaji Puram, Lucknow - 226017

N Step Dance Classes
Address: D-92/16, D-BLK, NR Punjab National Bank, Rajaji Puram, Lucknow - 226017

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