The Indo Colonial Music of the 1800s: A Tale of Three Continents

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Wednesday / November 7, 2012 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Master class, lecture, and demonstration by Kanniks Kannikeswaran, a composer, music educator, and writer.

A multimedia/master class presented by one of the leading pioneers of the Indian American choral movement. Kanniks Kannikeswaran is a renowned musicologist, composer, and musician and is known as a renaissance personality who effortlessly traverses diverse disciplines. His work and research in the choral movement has led to the founding of Indian community choirs in several places such as  Allentown, Pennsylvania, Tampa, Forida, Houston, Texas, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and more. He has collaborated with artists such as Lakshmi Shankar, Mallika Sarabhai, with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra to name a few. His work has been also performed by large ensembles at the National University of Singapore.

Sponsored by The Professional Education Division, The Office of Faculty Development  and the Liberal Arts Department