The Music Department at the University of Chicago

South Asian Vocal Ensemble

South Asian Vocal Ensemble

Jassie Gift in Concert 2012

Jassie Gift in Concert 2012

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Vidya Dengle Master Class 2011

Somjit Dasgupta playing surbahar

Somjit Dasgupta – Performing the Bengal Borderlands 2013


Amie Maciszewski playing sitar

Amie Maciszewski – Performing the Bengal Borderlands 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor Kaley Mason describes the South Asian Sound Interventions goals and history in this interview with Julia Tobiska.

Aimed at including a balanced regional representation of classical, popular, and vernacular musical traditions, this performing arts series provides opportunities for more sustained engagement with South Asian art worlds in our community. This project not only seeks to explore the connection between musical skill and pedagogy, but also to highlight the vast traditions of South Asian performance that are situated outside the spaces of canonic music practices in the Indian subcontinent and their accompanying scholarship.

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