Shadaj Series – Past Events

For upcoming events, please see Shadaj Series page.

 

 2016

 

 
Dhrupad and Khyal

Date : Saturday, November 19
Time: 4:00 pm
Venue:  SVETA Temple, 18109 NE 76th St.,  #105
Redmond, WA 98052
Artists: Sri David Trasoff (Sarode), Sri Chaz Hastings (Pakhawaj and Tabla)
Entrance: Suggested donation – $15

 

Dhrupad Vocal Concert

Date : Friday, October 14
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: 215 30th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98144
Artists: Smt. Sunita Avani Amin (Vocal), Sri Chaz Hastings (Pakhawaj)
Entrance: Suggested donation – $10 – $25

Raga Workshop

Date : August 7th (Sunday)
Time: 10:30am to 12:30pm
Venue: 1644 10th Street West, Kirkland, WA 98033
Artists: Sri Indrajit Banerjee
Entrance: $50

Learn a complete morning raga along with the art of improvisation and  Indian ornamentation on sitar or any other instrument

A Dhrupad Vocal Concert by Meghana Sardar

A Dhrupad vocal concert by Meghana Sardar, accompanied by Chaz Hastings on pakhawaj

Date : April 23rd 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Venue: SVETA Temple, 18109 NE 76th Street, #105
Redmond, WA 98052
Artists: Smt. Meghana SardarSri Chaz Hastings 
Entrance: Free, ($10 suggested donation)

This event is co-sponsored by SVETA Temple 

Sitar Concert by Anupama Bhagwat

A sitar concert by Anupama Bhagwat, accompanied by Chaz Hastings on tabla

Date : April 9th 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Venue: SVETA Temple, 18109 NE 76th Street, #105
Redmond, WA 98052
Artists: Smt. Anupama Bhagwat, Sri Chaz Hastings
Entrance: Free, ($10 suggested donation)

This event is co-sponsored by SVETA Temple

“Basant Bahar”
An Evening with John Stephens on Surbahar and Chaz Hastings on Tabla

Date: Feb 6th 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 5.p.m to 7.p.m
Venue: SVETA temple – 18109 NE 76th St, Ste 105, Redmond, WA 98052, Phone - 425 8670854
Entrance: Donations are Welcome.

 2015


Young Artists of the Maihar Gharana

Presented by Pratidhwani in conjunction with Dhrupad Music Institute of America

Date: November 21
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Brechemin Auditorium, Music Building, University of Washington
Entrance: $15 online, $20 at the door
Artists: Arjun Verma (sitar), Ravi Albright (tabla), Gayatri Kaundinya (vocal), Mallar Bhattacharya (sarode), Josh Feinberg (sitar)

 

 

 

 

 Tabla and Sitar Concert

A Tabla solo by Pt Hindole Majumdar accompanied by Harmonium by Sri Mohan Bhide

A Sitar recital by Pt Indrajit Banerjee accompanied on Tabla by Pt Hindole Majumdar

 Artists : Pt Hindole Majumdar, Pt Indrajit Banerjee, Sri Mohan Bhide
Concert 
: Tabla solo followed by Tabla Sitar duet
Date
 : September 4th 2015 – 7 to 10pm
Location
 : SVETA temple – 18109 NE 76th St, Ste 105, Redmond, WA 98052, Phone - 425 8670854
Entrance
 : $20

Pt Hindole Majumdar is a world renowned artist and his performances as a soloist as well as an accompanist has always touched hearts of Music Lovers all over the Globe. He has travelled extensively throughout India and abroad including Singapore, Malayasia, Sultanate of Oman (Muscat), Germany, France and England to name a few. He had his training from Sri Shibsankar Karmakar, a worthy disciple of late Ustad Karamatullah Khan. He has been taking advanced talims from the Tabla maestro Pandit Sankha Chatterjee of the Punjab Gharana. He is a regular artist of ALL INDIA RADIO and TELEVISION (India). Find out more about Pt Hindole Majumdar here

 

Pt Indrajit Banerjee is one of the leading exponents of the Maihar Gharana. He was born in a musical family that includes his guru, Pandit Kartick Kumar. He is an A-grade artist of All India Radio and television and also an approved artist of I.C.C.R (Govt. of India). He has received many awards including the Gokul Nag Memorial Medalby Bangia Sangeet Parishad, “Sur Mani” by Sur Sringal Samsad Bombay, Avinav Kala Samman and more. He has performed in numerous music festivals in India and abroad (Europe, U.S.A, Caribbean, Canada, Alaska, Hawai, Brazil, Middle East, etc.). Find out more about Pt Indrajit Banerjee here

 

Sri Mohan Bhide has been playing the harmonium since he was six. He has learnt music from Late Sri Balasaheb Mate and Late Sri Govindrao Patwardhan. Mohan has accompanied many renowned vocalists in India and abroad including Sanjeev Abhyankar, Shubha Mudgal, Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, to name a few. He is a software consultant by profession and lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

 

Indian Rhythm Workshop
Note: Venue Change!!

Date: September 5th and 6th
Time: 11am to 2pm
Venue: Apt 126, 16340 N.E. 83rd Street Redmond, WA, 98052.
Call Shravan at  425-209-7454 to be buzzed in
Entrance: $80 (both days)
Artists: Pt Hindole Majumdar

The rhythym workshop is an extensive 2 day workshop that teaches the fundamentals of rhythm, focusing on the nuances of Indian rhythm. This is open to all musicians and is highly recommended for all music students from the beginners to the advanced.

Pt Hindole Majumdar is a world renowned artist and his performances as a soloist as well as an accompanist has always touched hearts of Music Lovers all over the Globe. He has travelled extensively throughout India and abroad including Singapore, Malayasia, Sultanate of Oman (Muscat), Germany, France and England to name a few. He had his training from Sri Shibsankar Karmakar, a worthy disciple of late Ustad Karamatullah Khan. He has been taking advanced talims from the Tabla maestro Pandit Sankha Chatterjee of the Punjab Gharana. He is a regular artist of ALL INDIA RADIO and TELEVISION (India). Find out more about Pt Hindole Majumdar here

Dhrupad Bhakti – Music and Worship – September 11-15

A weekend of workshops taught by world renowned Dhrupad artists Padmashri Gundecha Brothers.  All ages and experience levels are welcome to this fun filled weekend of group singing.  Master Classes for individuals are also available. Visit Dhrupad Bhakti page for details.

Sitar Alankaar

A Hindustani Sitar and Tabla Concert, and Workshop


Concert

Date: August 29
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Venue: Gallery 1412 – 1412 18th ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Entrance: $20 General, $15 Students, Seniors and Children under 12
Artists: Sri Josh Feinberg (sitar), Sri Ravi Albright (tabla)

Workshop

Date: August 29
Time: 
 Noon to 1pm
Venue: 420 Pontius Ave N, Apt 626, Seattle, WA 98109
Entrance: Suggested donation: $15-$20
Artists: Sri Josh Feinberg (sitar)

 

Carnatic Vocal Concert

Shri G.Srikanth will be presenting a Carnatic vocal concert. He will be accompanied by Shri Ananda Nadayogi on the violin and Shri Nirmal Narayan on the mridangam.

Date: Friday, July 24
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: 10536 115th Pl NE Kirkland WA 98033 (Contact Priya @ 425-533-1178 for directions)
Entrance: Suggested donation: $20
Artists: Shri G.Srikanth (vocal),  Shri Ananda Nadayogi (violin) and Shri Nirmal Narayan (mridangam)
Light snacks and chai provided.
Kindly RSVP here.

Srikanth is an accomplished Carnatic Vocalist who was initially trained by his mother, Smt/ Leelavathy Gopalakrishnan and subsequently underwent advanced training under Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. T.M.Thyagarajan and Vidwan Shri O.S. Thyagarajan. He holds a Master’s Degree in Indian Music from University of Madras, Chennai, and is an ‘A’Grade Artiste in Classical Carnatic Music from All India Radio, Chennai. Srikanth has performed extensively at major venues like the Music Academy where he was awarded the best concert of the year in 2012. Srikanth is a highly sought after artist for Bharatnatyam performances and has been touring North America since 2007 lending his invaluable support to numerous dance performances.
Sri Ananda Nadayogi underwent advance training in Indian classical Violin and Vocal with the legendary violinist Sri Lalgudi G. Jayaraman and his son Sri Lalgudi GJR Krishnan for about 10-12 years in the Gurukula system. He has also graduated in Indian Music from the University of Madras, and has performed widely for leading artists. He has also taught violin and vocal around the world. Presently he is working with Northside Music School, a non-profit organization in San Antonio, TX.
Nirmal Narayan is a disciple of the legendary mridangam maestro Padma Vibhusan Dr. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman. He is a regular performer at the Chennai Music Fesival and has accompanied stalwarts such as Prof. T.N. Krishnan, Dr. N. Ramani, Smt. Ranjani and Smt. Gayathri. He has performed at many prestigious venues such as the Music Academy, Chennai, and has received the ‘Best Concert’ prize at the December 2010 December Festival. Nirmal is the recipient of the ”Yuva kala bharati’ title from Bharat Kalachar. He is a resident of Seattle and works for Amazon.

 

Dagarbani: Seattle Echoes

Disciples of Ustad Z.M. Dagar
present 

Dhrupad 

Morning Concert
of
Voice and Veena

Co-sponsored by Pratidhwani


Date: June 20
Time: 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Time:  Eastside Baha’i Center - Room 9 -  16007 NE 8th St. Bellevue, WA 98008
Entrance:
 By donation – suggested donation – $10-$20
Artists: Shantha Benegal,  Annie Penta,  Jeff Lewis and Chaz Hastings

For a history of Dhrupad in Seattle, please see - Dhrupad in Seattle, ZM Dagar’s musical legacy - Sruti Magazine

 Hindustani Vocal by Dr. Amit Arya

co-sponsored by Pratidhwani

Date: March 28
Time: 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Venue: Bellevue Youth Theater, 16661 Northup Way, Bellevue, WA 98008
Entrance: General $12 on-line, $15 at the door. Children, Students, Senior discounts available
Ticketing link: http://dmia.eventbrite.com
Artists: Dr. Amit Arya (Vocal), Sri Mohan Bhide (Harmonium), Sri Chaz Hastings (Tabla)
Opening: Vocal by Priya Bondre
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/882203998509838/ 

‘Swar Samwad -  A introductory workshop in Indian classical music by Dr Amit Arya’

Date: March 29
Time: 1 p.m to 4.p.m ( There will be 1-2 short breaks as required)
Venue: SVETA Temple, 18001 Suite 100 NE 76th Street Redmond WA
Material: Printed material with notations will be provided
Entry : FREE, Donations of $5-$10 are welcome to cover the workshop expense
Audience: Music students/Enthusiast (vocal or instrumental ) at any level

Structure of Workshop:

-  Introduction to one Raga and elaboration ( ‘Vistar’ ) in the style of the Mewati gharana.
- One ‘Bandish’ (Composition) based on that Raga.
- If time permits, Dr Arya will be covering another Raga or Another Bandish in the above introduced Raga.
- Voice techniques and how to do Riyaz.

2014

October 3 – Workshop, October 4 – Concert

A morning with sarod – Pandit Partho Sarathy in concert

Concert Information

October 4, Time: 10:30 am

Venue: Bellevue Youth Theater – 16661 Northup Way, Bellevue, WA 98008
Entrance: General – $15, Students and Seniors – $10, Children – $5
Online: Buy tickets early to get a discount — dmiasarod.eventbrite.com

“Partho is one of my foremost disciples. I am happy to see how he has blossomed into one of the top Sarod players of today. My blessings and good wishes are with him to achieve greater heights.”
- Pandit Ravi Shankar, June 2002
Workshop Information

Hear about Partho-da’s Gurukul with Pandit Ravi Shankar-ji and attend a Hindustani Music Workshop on Oct 3rd at 7pm. For workshop details & RSVP contact Usha Rao 425-830-4830 or ushats.rao@gmail.com.

Artist Bio: http://www.parthosarodi.in/


 September 6 : Jugalbandi : Sarod, Bansuri and Tabla


An evening with Seattle-based musicians
Brandon McIntosh, Satyajit Limaye, and Chaz Hastings
Venue : Eastide Bahai Center, 16007 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98008
Time : 6 p.m to 8 p.m
Entrance : Tickets available at the door: General-$10, Children-$5

Would you like to suggest an artist, sponsor a concert, perform, give a talk or lead a musical get together for an upcoming Shadaj Series get-together? Please contact Parmjeet Singh to be scheduled.
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