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North and South Indian Classical Music Concert

Monday, 11-28-2016
The Shruti Foundation proudly presents North and South Indian Classical Music Concert Saturday, December 03, 2016 @ 5pm-730pm Hindu Temple Auditorium 5509 Lynn Rd, Tampa - 33624 Ticket Price: 12 and under - $15 General - $25 VIP - $50 Online booking Contact: 813.549.9288 About Sitar - Abhik Mukherjee, Carnatic Violin - Arun Ramamurthy, Mridangam - Venupuri Srinivas, Tabla - Shankh Lahiri Abhik Mukherjee - Abhik Mukherjee is a Kolkata-born sitar player of the Etawah-Imdadkhani gharana. He was initiated to sitar at the age of six by his father, Sri Tarit Mukherjee, and Sri Bimal Chatterjee, while simultaneously receiving vocal instruction from Sri Kaylan Bose. He has since taken talim from Pandit Arvind Parikh and Pandit Kashinath Mukherjee, themselves disciples of the legendary Ustad Vilayat Khan. He is a gold medalist in musicology from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, and has also received a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, India. Abhik’s first public performance was at the age of nine at the Governor’s House, Kolkata. He has since performed in ten countries on four continents. Some memorable concerts include performances for the inauguration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial (Washington D.C.); at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City); at the Indian Habitat Center (Delhi); on Doordarshan (Kolkata); and a summer tour of Italy, Germany, and Switzerland. Abhik currently lives in New York City and is a founding member of Brooklyn Raga Massive, an Indian classical music artists’ collective. Arun Ramamurthy - Arun Ramamurthy (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is a versatile violinist…

Additional Info

  • Event Time 17:00 - 19:30
  • Event Date Saturday, 03 December 2016
  • Event Location 5509 Lynn Rd Tampa 33624