66 W 39th St., 3rd flr
(bet 5th & 6th Ave)

March 1, 2008

7pm || $20

a Classical Indian Quartet

Srinivas Reddy is a brilliant young sitar player carrying on the tradition of his guru and inspiration Sri Partha Chatterjee, a senior disciple of the late sitar maestro Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. Srinivas has recently relocated to the north east where he regularly performs and teaches.

Arun Ramamurthy is an exciting, young violinist who is making his mark on Carnatic music. He has had the good fortune to be trained under great violinists, Sri. A. Ananthakrishnan, Mysore Nagaraj & Manjunath. Arun performs often throughout the east coast.

A.R. Balaskandan is a unique musician trained in both Carnatic Violin and Mridangam. A disciple of Guru Karaikudi Mani, Balaskandan has accompanied several established international artists and dancers in India, Europe and North America. Based in New York, he performs and teaches in the Tri-State area.

Nitin Mitta One of the most sought after tabla players of his generation, New York based Tabla player Nitin Mitta has performed and toured with many eminent Indian musicians worldwide in venues including Carnegie Hall, Royce Hall (USA), Purcell Room (London) and Music Academy (India). A disciple of Pt. Arvind Mulgaonkar, a highly respected tabla maestro, Nitin is actively involved in teaching and performing in New York City.