|Saturday Sep 28, 2019 7:00 PM - Saturday Sep 28, 2019 9:00 PM | Free - $20.00
Gandhi Jayanti 150yrs Memorial Concert: Ronu Majumdar & Seattle Peace Chorus
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Access to Ustads Project & Seattle Tabla Institute present ~ Gandhi Jayanti: 150 years celebrating the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi with the Access to Ustads Project Concert, featuring bansuri flute Maestro Ronu Majumdar, accompanied by Ravi Albright on Tabla & opening with songs & readings by Seattle Peace Chorus.
Born in Varanasi, India, Pandit Ronu Majumdar has been felicitated with many renowned awards over the years including All India Radio Award was his first recognition, Aditya Vikram Birla Award in the year 1999, Sangeet Natak Academy Award 2014 & Lifetime Achievement Award by Navbharat Times in the hands of Honourable Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri. Devendra Phadnavis, National Kumar Gandharva Award in the year 2006, and Pandit Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar in the year 2008.
Pandit Ronu Majumdar musical strings have delivered solace to the ears of many. He has worked with musical legends, namely Gulzar Sahab, R. D Burman, Vishal Bhardwaj, Baaba Maal, Asha Bhosle, and Khayyam. He has worked on Pt. Ravi Shankar Jis album Chants of India. His recordings for In Custody a merchant ivory film was done along with Zakir Hussain and Ustad Sultan Khan in the year 1994. Ronuji also featured in Remembrance in Trilok Gurtus Universal Record CD alongside Shankar Mahadevan and Shobha Gurtu.
Seattle Peace Chorus
The mission of the Seattle Peace Chorus is to communicate through music the desire for a just and peaceful world; to consistently present this message through choral excellence and nonviolent activism; to celebrate life in all its diversity; to build and sustain harmonious relationships and cultural bridges locally and globally.
The chorus was founded in 1983 in response to the Cold War. The chorus continues to build bridges, celebrate community, and cultivate peace through song.
Ravi Joseph Albright is a professional tabla player, percussionist and the Executive Director of Seattle Tabla Institute, a 501c3 non-profit organization, that offers ongoing classes, workshops and musical events throughout the year in Seattle, WA. Ravi also formerly served as Adjunct Professorship of Tabla at Lewis & Clark college in Portland, OR.
Ravi has studied accompaniment from and performed with many accomplished Indian musicians such as sarodist Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, sitarist Ut. Shahid Parvez Khan, sarodist Pt. Tejendra Majumdar, bansuri flute maestros G.S. Sachdev, Deepak Ram, and many others. Ravi has performed & presented in the Seattle area, at UW Seattle Ethnomusicology, UW Bothell, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle University, and throughout the United States and Canada.
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