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Melodious Music on Sarod and Tabla


Featuring Apratim Majumdar (Sarod), Shankhachur Lahiri (Tabla)

Saturday October 7, 2017 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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Broward County Main Library
100 S. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Tickets: $20 General, $30 VIP (first 4 rows), $10 (Students at the door)
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Apratim Majumdar: has mastered Sarod, fretless string instrument of the lute family. He was initially tutored and groomed by Prof. Rabin Ghosh, disciple of Ustad Alauddin Khan in strict discipline and style of Senia Maihar Gharana. He also received training from Shree Partho Sarothy, disciple of Ustad Dhyanesh Khan and Pandit Ravi Shankar. Presently he is under the training of Dr. Pradip Kumar Chakraborty, one of the senior most disciples of Pt. Ravi Shankar. He is performing throughout India and regularly traveling on concert tour to Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark, Austria , Netherlands and USA.

Shankhachur Lahiri: (Tabla) Shankhachur Lahiri comes from a family with a strong tradition of Indian Classical Music and has fully devoted his life to Music. As a child, he received intensive training in both vocal and tabla from his father and went on to graduate with a Sangeet Visharad in both subjects.He has accompanied and toured with many reputed and front ranking artists such as Pt. Jasraj, Ustad Shujaat khan, Ustad Shahid Parvez, Arati Ankalikar  and many more.


APAI thanks the following: Sponsored in part by Dr. Manohar & Mohini Athavale, Dr. Deenbandhu & Bharti Chokshi, Dr. Fred Jonas, Mr. Manoj & Urvashi Sanghavi, Mr. Daljeet & Purneet Singh & Mr. Subaarao & Sunanda Wunnava.


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Thanks to Broward County Cultural Division for assigning Mr. David Schwartz to write Inspiring story on Association of Performing Arts of India


 

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Based in Pembroke Pines, Florida, the Association of the Performing Arts of India (APAI) was formed to preserve and promote Indian Classical music and dance through concerts, classes and lecture-demonstrations of Indian Classical music and dance. Since 1998, APAI has been the sole organization in the South Florida region to host artists consistently of major international stature within the realm of Indian Classical music and dance, while also serving the needs of the local community through educational outreach.

In the last sixteen years, in furtherance of our goal to educate our community about the Indian Classical music and dance, APAI has presented fifty plus concerts and many lecture-demonstrations to schools, libraries, Universities and community colleges. January through April 2009, we offered a course on Indian Classical Dance - "Bharat Natyam" - at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.

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