All of AACM’s Classes Are Being Offered Online

The AACM has been offering group and private classes online since 2009. All classes are recorded, and the videos are available on our student portal, AACM Online.

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, and while we are being asked to shelter in place, ALL of our classes are now being offered online. If you have questions about our classes, please view the class schedules for San Rafael and San Francisco, or email us at We are all working from home, so email is the best way to reach us.

Keep healthy, and stay safe!

Alam Khan's Class AACM

Welcome to the
Ali Akbar College
of Music

The College specializes in teaching Sarode, Sitar, and Tabla at the highest professional level in the North Indian classical tradition.

Sessions In 2020

February 16th – April 10th

April 26th – June 19th

July 5th – August 28th

September 13th – November 6th

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The Ali Akbar College of Music Presents

The AACM Orchestra
Composed and Conducted by
Maestro Ali Akbar Khan
May 16th at 7:30 PM (PST) and 8:00 AM (IST)

Streaming on the AACM home page

In 1998, Khansahib composed four compositions for his AACM Orchestra. The resulting performance took place on July 10th, 1998 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California. The ragas are Iman Kalyan, Hem Bihag, Bhoop Mand, and Chandra Dhani (Chandra Mukhi Raj Dhani).  This 2 hour performance will be streamed for 24 hours.

Concert Calendar
Jan. 25th, 2020 Concert
Our thanks to the following organizations for their generous support:
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
The San Francisco Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Hewlett Foundation