March 14, 20017: We wish you a very happy International Day of Dhrupad (IDD). International Day of Dhrupad on the occasions of the 88th birth anniversary of Rudra Veena legend, late Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar. Please visit the IDD Facebook page to see and hear beautiful offerings to Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar and statements about [...]
Sign up for a musical journey exploring sound in all its breadth, depth and nuance!! The Dhrupad Music Institute of America is pleased to bring you its signature annual music festival, Dhrupad Days. Dhrupad Days is across four locations in the April-June time frame *Boston*Seattle*Montreal*Wayne Visit http://dhrupad.com/dhrupad-days/dhrupad-days-2017/ for location dates. Each location offers a 3-5 [...]
A note from Payton: Dear Dhrupad fans, I’ll be teaching a class on Dhrupad at the wonderful meditation center Neolyth in Montclair, New Jersey. It’s four weeks, every Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m., starting on November 30. Suggested donation of $10. A course pack will be included. Attached is the flyer. I hope you’ll join [...]
2016 is an exciting year for DMIA, because this year we turned five!! Please see the anniversary letter from our President describing DMIA’s work in promoting Dhrupad to date (http://dhrupad.com/about-dmia/annual-letters/). Your support made all of that possible. Help Dhrupad continue to bloom and flourish. Make a generous donation today!! (http://dhrupad.com/donate/) Our Campaign 2016 goal is $7,500 and [...]
The Dhrupad Music Institute of America turned five on Sept 12, 2016. Thank you to all who have journeyed together to this anniversary. DMIA President summarizes DMIA’s first five years, in her annual letter.
The DC Region of Dhrupad Music Institute of America collaborates with The Gandhi Memorial Center to present an evening of Dhrupad music with Nirmalya Dey & Mohan Shyam Sharma. Friday, June 3, 2016 at 7:30 pm, Golden Lotus Temple. Admission: $20 payable at the door.
Dhrupad Music Institute of America is pleased to present Gundecha Brothers 2016 tour. For the schedule, please see below, and also see http://dhrupad.org/gundecha-brothers/performance-calender/ April 30 – New York City, NY May 1 – The Cosmic Sounds of Dhrupad - Washington DC May 8 – Fort Lauderdale, FL May 14 – Dallas, TX May 18-20 – [...]
In 2016, Dhrupad Days is expanding to three locations. Join this music festival, held in May and early June for in-depth workshops, world-class performances, and to meet others interested in Dhrupad. All while enjoying beautiful Seattle, Montreal or Wayne – NJ. Find out more on the Dhrupad Days 2016 page.
Dhrupad Music Institute of America presents, “The Cosmic Sounds of Dhrupad”, the classical music of India, a concert by Padmashri Gundecha Brothers. 1 May 2016 at 5:00 pm, at The Universities at Shady Grove, Auditorium, Building 1, 9640 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Tickets are $35 and $25, and are available at the door. For [...]
Sri Branan Dubh is a senior vocal disciple of Padmashree Gundecha Brothers, with over 12 years of dedicated taalim. He will be touring with Dr. Payton MacDonald, an up-and-coming Dhrupad singer and jori drummer, also a disciple of the Gundecha Brothers. Three fabulous drummers will join Branan and Payton throughout the tour — Shawn Mativetsky [...]