Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan Master Class

Monday / March 26, 2012 / 2:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
United States

A master class presented by renowned sitarist Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, one of the leading champions of the Etawah Gharana, a musical tradition from India.

Shahid Parvez Khan is known for his virtuosity and innovative genius. He is considered one of the finest sitar players alive today. Trained by his father and guru Ustad Aziz Khan, he is a seventh generation heir to the sitar's first family, the Etawah Gharana. Shahid Parvez Khan's global reputation as an awe-inspiring performer is complemented by another rare gift—his ability to spread his music as a dedicated and loving guru.He sums up his mastery of this most intricate art form with a profoundly simple philosophy: "Music is my life." He is accompanied by Amit Kavthekar on Tabla

Sponsored by the Office for Faculty Development, the Office of Cultural Diversity, the Liberal Arts Department, and co-sponsored by Learn Quest Academy of Music