About us

Pandit Ram Sahai Sangit Vidyalaya (PRSSV) is a charitable trust and was named after one of the most innovative Indian musicians of the 18th century whose art is now practiced by amateur and professional musicians all over the world. Dr Frances Shepherd, an ethnomusicologist, and Pandit Sharda Sahai, a world-renowned Indian musician set it up in 1987.

The aim of the trust is to serve a culturally diverse clientele through projects in the performing arts of India and the performing arts of other parts of the world, which promote and encourage activities for the betterment of education and understanding in the wider community.


Images and video from The Benares Baaj touring exhibition

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Online Archive

Audio visual archives, bringing to life the story of the Benares Baaj.

Online archive


In collaboration with the V&A and Horniman Museum See Video


Interactive style of teaching in Indian performing art forms

Exams and Accreditation

About our Organisation

A non-profit making organisation, its work is designed to meet the current needs for generating and understanding Indian Music

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Volunteers are alway welcome to assist us in our work

Get in Touch

  • Phone:
    020 8574 1202
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Dominion Centre
    112 The Green
    Southall UB2 4BQ

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