The Melbourne Tabla School offers individual and group lessons in the fine and subtle art of Indian tabla to people of all ages, levels and backgrounds. Lessons are on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11am to 9pm and are held in Carlton and Thornbury. The school presents regular student concerts, hosts visiting artists and offers all students regular involvement with a tabla ensemble that is suited to their skills. Tabla sets are available for hire for beginning students to take home and there are drums available to use during the lessons. Sam Evans established the Melbourne Tabla School in 2007 and is a professional tabla player who has performed throughout India and has 15 years of teaching experience. Complementing his traditional training in India with Pandit Anindo Chatterjee he holds bachelor, first class honours and masters degrees in music performance (tabla). He is currently writing a progressive tabla repertoire book and is completing a performance based PhD in tabla on the prestigious Sir James McNeil Scholarship.