Welcome to the Seattle chapter page.  Find information about our main activities below.

Shadaj Series


Shadaj is a series of musical get-togethers. These get-togethers can be concerts, lectures, or group singing. The content will evolve depending on where the participating community would like to take it. We welcome you to attend Shadaj Series events. Please join the DMIA mailer to be notified of upcoming events.

Shadaj Series is also a platform – anyone wanting to get  involved in organizing Indian Classical Music related events and get-togethers is welcome to use this platform.  To join and help, please see volunteering information at the bottom of this page.

Shadaj Series Schedule

Dhrupad Events by Dr. Ritwik Sanyal

DMIA is pleased to support Gina Sala music in offering the following events by world renowned Dhrupad Maestro and author of “Dhrupad: Tradition and Performance in Indian Music”, Dr. Ritwik Sanyal.

Pt. Ritwik Sanyal’s Seattle area events:

1) December 26, 6:15-8:45pm at the Wellness Institute in Issaquah, WA “Lecture and guided class and demonstration- Music taking us from the personal to the Transpersonal”
Please arrive by 6 to get settled. Warm beverages will be provided, and a potluck and snacks will be available afterward. RSVP for info and directions. 3716 274th Ave SE, Issaquah, WA 98029

2) December 27 6:30-9 at Shanti Shala in Seattle/Shoreline, WA
Class and Dhrupad presentation.
Please arrive by 6:15 and RSVP for info, parking suggestions and more. Welcome from 5:45 for snacks and community.

Private sessions also available.

The cost for classes are $35 each or $65 for both.
Please RSVP at or (415) 938-GINA (4662) for questions or special needs/requests and for the address and directions/parking instructions. Private sessions also available for instrumentalists and vocalists to refine musicality and listening.

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For past events in Shadaj Series, see – Past Events

Dhrupad Days

Seattle is one of the locations for Dhrupad Days, DMIA’s signature annual festival. Visit the Dhrupad Days page for details.

Mailing list

To jon the Seattle Chapter mailing list, and be informed of upcoming events, please click here.


DMIA’s Seattle Chapter provides opportunities to participate and help bring great Indian Classical Music to our region.  To join the Seattle Chapter as a volunteer, please request to join the mailer by clicking here.


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