Past Workshops

Samswara have been delivering Indian Music Workshops together since 2003.

Jon and Ricky were both Associate Lecturers at the University of Plymouth between 2003-2017. During this time they gave lectures, workshops and demonstrations to the BA Music degree students in Indian Music, World Music and Ethnomusicology.


Samswara have also delivered Indian Music Workshops to schools, colleges & universities including:

Where there is a * the schools have sent reviews and feedback about the workshops. These reviews can be read here.

Birdwell School Academy, Bristol April 2018.
Colston’s School, Bristol March 2018. (Indian Music Workshops / Sgt.Peppers workshop / Sitar & Tabla Performance)
Aiglon College, Switzerland Feb 2018*. (Indian Music Workshops / Sgt.Peppers workshop / Sitar & Tabla Performance)
Hubbub Festival 2017 – Heartlands, Cornwall. Organised by Cornwall Music Education Hub. (Indian Music Workshops)
Diversity Festival, Barnstaple, Devon. (Indian Music Workshop)
City of London School 2017. * Indian Music Workshop.
Aiglon College (Switzerland) 2017. Indian Music Workshop.
Kennet School, Thatcham, Berkshire 2017. Indian Music Rag Desh Workshops (as part of Berkshire Maestros event).
St. Crispins School, Wokingham, Berkshire 2017. Indian Music Rag Desh Workshops (as part of Berkshire Maestros event).
Umberleigh Primary School, Barnstable, North Devon. * Indian music workshop
Brayford Primary School, Barnstable, North Devon. Indian music workshop
Pilton Bluecoat Primary School, Barnstable, North Devon. Indian music workshop.
Callington Community College, Cornwall.(Indian music workshop)
Markham Primary School, Blackwood, Caerphilly, South Wales. (Indian music workshop)
St. Mary’s Primary School, Thornbury. * (Indian music & song workshop)
Sherborne School for Girls. * (Indian music workshop)
Hereford Academy, Herefordshire. (Indian music workshop)
St. Mary’s Primary School, Bideford, North Devon. * (Indian music workshop)
West Chinnock Primary School, Somerset. * (Indian music workshop)
Marshfield Primary School, Chippenham, Wiltshire. (Indian music workshop)
Sheldon Secondary School, Chippenham, Wiltshire. (Indian music workshop)
New Inn Primary School, Torfaen, South Wales. (Indian music workshop)
Pillgwenlly Primary School, Newport, South Wales. (Indian music workshop)
The Dell Primary School, Chepstow, South Wales. (Indian music workshop)
Maindee Primary school, Newport, South Wales.* (Indian music workshop)
St. Andrews Primary School, Newport, South Wales. (Indian music workshop)
Verwood Music Festival, Hampshire – Indian Music Workshop.
Balcarras Secondary School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. * (Indian music workshop)
The Roseland Secondary school, Truro, Cornwall. (Indian music workshop)
Wells Cathedral School, Wells, Somerset. (Indian music workshop)
Holyrood Community School, Somerset. (Indian music workshop)
Park House School, Newbury, Berkshire. (Indian music workshop)
Devon Secondary Teacher Training Group, Newton Abbot, Devon. (Indian music workshop)
Somerset College of Arts and Technology, Taunton, Devon. (Indian music workshop)
Stokenham School, Kingsbridge, Devon (Indian music workshop)
Eden Park Primary School, Brixham, Devon* (Indian music workshop)
Axminster Community Primary School, Axminster, Devon. (Indian music workshop)
Tiverton High School, Tiverton, Devon. (Indian music workshop)
Westlands School, Torquay, Devon (Indian music workshop)
Stokenham Primary School, Kingsbridge, Devon. (Indian music workshop)
Sedgemoor Manor Community Junior School, Bridgwater, Somerset. (Indian music workshop)
St. Peters Secondary School, Exeter, Devon. (Indian music workshop)
King Edward IV Community School, Totnes, Devon. (Indian music workshop)
The Grove Primary School, Totnes, Devon. (Indian music workshop)