Hindustani Classical Music Workshops with George Ruckert
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 12:30 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Introduction to Hindustani Classical Music with Professor George Ruckert
A rare opportunity to learn the basics of Hindustani classical music, sargam, taal and theory with George Ruckert, a senior disciple of the late Ustad Ali Akbar Khansahib, an accomplished musician and a professor of Indian classical and world music at MIT. Workshops are free and open to the public!
Saturday November 15th
Academy of Creative Arts, 217 Middlesex Turnpike Burlington MA
11am-12pm: Kids (age 5 and up)
12pm – 1pm: Teens and Adults
Sunday November 16th
MassMotion Dance Academy, 100 Holton St. Brighton MA
10:30am-11:30am: Kids (age 5 and up)
11:30am-12:30pm: Teens and Adults
Chhandika - Chhandam Institute of Kathak Dance
Chhandika, the Chhandam Institute of Kathak Dance, is a non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining and contributing to the rich tradition of kathak dance, a classical storytelling art from North India. Chhandika offers classes for men, women and children of all ages; enriches the community through performances and demonstrations; and fosters personal growth and cultural exploration through its workshop and outreach activities.
Based in Massachusetts, Chhandika is affiliated with the Chhandam Chitresh Das Dance Company in San Francisco, California as well as the Nritya Bharati Institute in Kolkata, India. Chhandika provides a stimulating, supportive and multi-cultural environment in which to explore the physical, intellectual and spiritual benefits of Kathak dance as a student, professional practitioner or curious observer.
For more information, please visit: www.chhandika.org