Prab G Sandhu Bio

Bhangra / Dhol Coach

Prab G Sandhu :

Prab G Sandhu is the Founder and Director of PBA Bhangra Academy. Prab is originally from Chandigarh, India. He graduated with honors from Punjab University. He was an honors student throughout his college career. While in college, he received an award for all rounder best student of the college. He has been in the teaching profession from the last 20 years. His Bhangra team in India has won many competition at state and national level. Taking part in Bhangra and teaching it to fellow students was his hobby, but now it has become a passion. To persue his passion further and to keep his dream alive, he decided to spread his knowledge and talent via teaching it to the next generation.

Prab started learning Bhangra when he was 10 years old from his ustad Mali Ram ji and Ramesh ji. He has been a Bhangra captain in his school and college teams. Among other talents, Prab can play Tabla, Dhol, Harmonium and Sitar.

After Prab volunteered at the Apna Punjab Cultural Society in New Jersey where he taught a group of adult students, he was motivated by the local Punjabi community to open up a Bhangra academy and spread his talent by teaching the new generation. After thinking it further and a lot planning he decided to open an academy where he could teach the children traditional folk bhangra and bring them closer to their roots.