Indian Percussion Ensemble Members Available for Engagement Activities Through April 15


The percussion ensemble Madhya-laya, a Tala-vadya Ensemble led by Akhilesh Gundecha, performed this past Sunday, April 10, 2011 from 2 - 4pm at the Levis Center.  Ensemble members are currently in Urbana-Champaign for the week and are available for engagement activities.

Contact Rajib Doogar for more info: doogar [at]

Madhya-laya is a group of young percussionists with various instruments. It is a dialogue between various performers creating a new dimension in the field of Tala Vadya. This group consists of both folk and classical instruments like Pakhawaj, Tabla, Dholak,Harmonium, Sarangi, Hudka, Daff (with stick), Madal, Dafali, Matka and Angklung (an Indonesian instrument). Madhyalaya creates new aspects of Tala Vadya Kachahari where instruments craft innovative rhythms and sounds by floating with each other.