David Balaban

SITAR PLAYER & teacher

David Balaban has been learning the Sitar in the "Gayaki Ang", "Vilayat Khan style" for fifteen years. David’s three principal gurus have all learned under the late Sarod player Pandit Radhika Mohan Maitra.

David lives in Melbourne, Australia and is available to perform at house concerts, private parties, festivals, and other functions as either a solo player or with tabla accompaniment. He is also available for studio sessions.

David teaches beginner and intermediate sitar classes from his studio in Coburg, Victoria Australia.  David is a patient and encouraging teacher who focuses on the needs and interests of his students.