Pandit Jasraj Tribute Concert Series - Shakir Khan (sitar) and Tejas Upadhye (violin) - Oct 18
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The SPK Academy of Music proudly presents a series of 3 concerts in tribute to the legend Pandit Jasraj. The first concert features an exciting sitar and violin duet with Shakir Khan and Tejas Upadhye
Date/Time: Sunday October 18th at 5 pm PT/8 pm ET
Tickets: Single Event Pass $15.99, Concert series pass for all 3 events $25.99
Shakir Khan is one of the most promising young exponents of the legendary Etawah Gharana, following in the musical footsteps of his father and guru, the sitar maestro Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan. He represents the eighth generational in an unbroken chain of musical talent and tradition specializing exclusively into the sitar and surbahar. Since his first public performance at the age of eleven, he has performed at the top music conferences in India, including the Dover Lane Music Conference (Kolkata), Sawai Gandharva music festival (Pune), Tansen Music Festival (Gwalior), the Shankarlal Music Festival (Delhi). Shakir also has performed in North America and Europe and has a growing following across the world.
Tejas Upadhye, a leading young violinist, belongs to the revered Pandit Bhaskarbuwa Bakhale Gharana and has been trained by his father and guru, the eminent violinst Pandit Atulkumar Upadhye. He follows a unique style of violin playing which blends Gayaki Aang and Tantkari techniques, and represents a unique blend of Indian as well as Western technique. Teajs has to his credit many awards and accolades including the prestigious Lions Club and Ganvardhan’s ‘Young Talent in Violin’ Awards, and has performed widely across the globe.