Yousuf Ali Khan has served for many years as a teacher of Tabla, Harmonium and singing at Local Education Authority Schools including the Leciestershire School of Music and various borough councils in the London area. He has also been teaching at private schools in East London and at his own Surtaal School of Indian Music located in Edmonton, North London. He has organised and performed at a number of lecture demonstration offered by Local Education Authorities and private bodies. Yousuf Ali Khan has given lectures at Royal Academy of Music and at Trinity College Of Music. Yusuf has also been working with The Grand Union Orchestra for the past 25 years, a highly successful multi cultural musical organisation. Yousuf also has extensive experience working with special needs children, from his time working with Drake music, a special needs organisation. Yousuf has experience in arranging events from his time working with Spitalfields Festival where he arranged many workshops and concerts. Yousuf is currently working with Enfield music service specialising in teaching one to one classes.
Yousuf Ali Khan has given performances with distinguished artists in many places in the UK and in other countries including USA, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Russia, China, Australia, India and Bangladesh. He has performed with well known artists of Sitar, Sarod, Santoor, with Singers of classical, traditional and folk music and with dancers of different schools.
Yousuf's special interest lies in Asian sub-continent traditional folk, folk dance, Bollywood music and contemporary as well as in inter-cultural blending of music, for example, his performances and compositions for Grand Union as well as other combinations of Indian, western and other music, classical to contemporary.
All organisations and groups, both private and official are invited to consider the engagement of Surtaal Performing Arts for the organisation as well as the presentation of high quality performances, particularly of South Asian music, singing and dance, in addition to inter-cultural programmes and lecture demonstrations and music workshops.