Dholi Rana

Percussion Maestro

 

Basics of the Dhol

The Dhol is a two sided percussion instrument that originates in the North Indian Region. The goat skin drum heads secured on either side of the barrel shaped drum produce deep base and accompanying treble notes.  Traditionally, the Dhol played a crucial role in the harvest celebrations in India. Today it is still has its place in joyous occasions. The burst of energy and passion which streams out of the Dhol truly makes it unique.