Press Release: The Center for Indic Studies and the Indian Student Association of UMass Dartmouth present "Soulful Strings" Concert on September 11
Date: September 2, 2010
Department: Center for Indic Studies
The doors open at 5 p.m. the concert begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door, students with ID $5, faculty and staff $10 and general public $15. Indian snacks will be available. The University is located at 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth MA.
About the Performers:
Anupama was a disciple of the late Pandit Shri Bimalendu Mukherjee, is a versatile sitarist whose sensitivity and erudition has taken her to the highest echelons of the modern genre, while remaining true to tradition. She has performed in India, USA/Canada, UK, Italy, France, and Brazil., She has imbibed the vigor that is a hallmark of her Gharana: scintillating fast taans, mastery of the meditative alaap and brilliant fluency of melody raag bhava, all the while maintaining her technical virtuosity. Anupama has performed at major venues world-wide, received grants and is a featured artist on radio and TV.
A highly sought-after Tabla accompanist, Pandit Samar Saha has had the privilege of accompanying almost all the top ranking artists of Hindustani vocal and instrumental music. Frequently featured on All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan, Samar has participated in many prestigious music conferences in India, Germany, USA and UK. Samar Saha is a full-time senior faculty member of ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata, since its very inception in 1978. Samar Saha's initial training started under the guidance of his father Shri Sudhanshu Bhusan Saha and brother Sri Tarak Saha, who was himself a Tabla player of repute. His formal training started under the tutelage of Sri Satchidananda Goswami and then flowered under the guidance of Sri Krishna Kumar Ganguly(Natubabu) of Banaras Gharana.
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