Rohan Krishnamurthy Presents South Indian Percussion Master Class/Clinic

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Tuesday / October 8, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939

Rohan Krishnamurthy is a renowned international performer and promoter, as well as a virtuoso of the South Indian drum, the mridangam. Krishnamurthy received advanced mridangam training from maestro Guruvayur Dorai. He has performed with world-renowned artists, spearheaded new cross-musical collaborations, presented Indian percussion lectures, received prestigious international awards, and patented a drumhead tensioning system.

Krishnamurthy's multifaceted accomplishments as a performer, composer, educator, researcher, and entrepreneur earned him a private meeting with, and performance for, the president of India, Abdul Kalam. Krishnamurthy has a  Ph.D. in musicology from the Eastman School of Music. Noted for his creative and dynamic approach, Krishnamurthy will present a clinic on the innovative and traditional dimensions of South Indian rhythm.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Liberal Arts Department.