A one day Tabla Workshop with one of the highest acclaimed Tabla Maestros
Pandit Anindo Chatterjee Saturday May 25th Starting 2:30pm for Beginners, 3:30pm Intermediate & 4:30pm for Advanced students The workshop will be held in the Main Recital Hall at the Armstrong Community Music School Centrally located at 901 Barton Springs Rd, Austin,TX, Workshop Fee: $30.00 Students must call 474-2331 in advance to confirm they are attending.(arrive early)
This information can be found on the Austin Tabla website http://www.angelfire.com/music3/tabla/workshop.htm
Pandit Anindo Chatterjee started his studies at the age of five under Ustad Afaq Hussain Khan of Lucknow gharana and then had thirty years of training under the famed Pandit Jnan Prakash Ghosh. Today, Anindo leads his generation of representatives of the Farrukhabad Gharana of tabla founded by Haji Vilayat Khan Saheb. Anindo apart from being one of the greatest performers is respected as one of the most important tabla teachers and researchers . Anindo's performances are marked by clarity of tone, very crisp and clear notes and an intuitive sense of rhythm and melody Since 1972, Anindo has performed solo as well as accompanied the leading artists of India all over the world. Among those who he has accompanied are Pandit Nikhil Banerjee (sitar), Ustad Ali Akbar Khan (sarod), Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia (flute), Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur (vocal), and Pandit Shivkumar Sharma (santoor) among many others. Anindo's knowledge of various tabla gharanas and their styles knows no bounds and he is a dedicated teacher as well. Many of his students have achieved national and international recognition. Among them are Bhooshan Munja, Anindo Gangopadhyay, Sanjay Jhalla and Anil Datar.
For more information call 474-2331 or visit the Lyric Opera website: http://www.austinlyricopera.org/acms/index.html
Local Austin Tabla seller http://www.buckinghammusic.com