Pt. Kushal Das (Sitar) and Pt. Ramdas Palsule (Tabla)

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Event Date: 
April 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
Gregory Hall Room 112
810 S Wright St, Urbana

SPICMACAY Illinois Chapter is delighted to invite you all to a melodious evening of Indian Classical Music.

A Sitar and Tabla Concert by
Pt. Kushal Das (Sitar) and Pt. Ramdas Palsule (Tabla).

Admission is free for UIUC students and $10 for the general public.

For the general public who wish to purchase tickets,
please email
with your full name and phone number.

Kushal Das was born in Kolkata and received his first lessons on the sitar from his father, Sri Sailen Das, and his uncle, Sri Santanu Das. He furthered his sitar knowledge under the guidance of Prof. Sanjoy Banerjee and Pandit Ajoy Sinha Roy. In order to accomplish a more profound understanding of Raga interpretations, he also takes extensive vocal lessons from Pandit Manas Chakraborty and Sri Ramkrishna Basu. Kushal Das is a "Top grade musician" at All India Radio and Doordarshan. Since 2002 Kushal Das also plays the Surbahar, in addition to the Sitar. Kushal Das has many albums to his credit and, is now the top ranked Sitarist from India

Ramdas Palsule is an eminent Tabla soloist as well as a versatile accompanist. He is the senior most disciple of Taalyogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar, a renowned Tabla virtuoso. Ramdas has performed widely in all the eminent music festivals of India. Outside India, he has performed all over the world including countries like U.S.A., Canada, Germany, Australia, Africa and several middle-east countries. His Tabla accompaniment ranges from distinguished vocalists to prominent instrumentalists and also to renowned Kathak dancers of the country. Ramdas has been appointed as a Guru at the Center of Performing Arts at the University of Pune.

Admission is free for UIUC students and $10 for the general public. RSVPs requested.
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