Faculty

Swapan Chaudhuri
World Music Performance: North Indian Music, Tabla
swapan@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B236

“...the controlled virtuosity of Swapan’s (Tabla) playing always implied that if he cared, nothing could stop him. What a display he put on...!" San Francisco Chronicle, USA Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music. Musicians honor him as one of... Continue reading »

Randy Gloss
Director, World Music Performance
World Percussion, North Indian Music
rgloss@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B241

“Randy Gloss's maneuvering of his frame drum had to be seen to be believed…" -Mina Silverstone, salamworldwide.com "Randy Gloss' work on pandeiro (Afro-Brazilian tambourine) was one of the most amazing demonstrations of concentrated virtuosity I've ever seen." -Greg Burk,... Continue reading »

Aashish Khan
World Music Performance: North Indian Music
akhan@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B243

Aashish Khan was initiated into North Indian Classical Music at the age of five by his grandfather, the legendary Acharya Baba Allauddin Khan Sahib, exponent of the Senia Beenkar and Senia Rababiya Gharana founded in the 16th Century by Mian Tansen, court musician to Emperor Akbar. Also he has... Continue reading »

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