Sitar classes return to Arts School this Saturday

Posted on June 7, 2013 by Alok Nayak

It’s the return of sitar to Arts School! For three weeks Gaurav Mazumdar will teach a series of two hour sessions at The Cornerstone Building, Liverpool Hope University.

The teacher – Gaurav Mazumdar

Gaurav Mazumdar is one of the most sought-after and versatile musicians of the present generation. Having mastered the violin, Gaurav went on to further his musical ability by learning the sitar . It was the late Pandit Ravi Shankar who discovered him and encouraged him to take up the sitar, and under this legend’s tutelage and guidance, Gaurav has become a most accomplished sitarist.

The class
The sitar classes at Arts School give students the unique opportunity of training with Gaurav, a highly acclaimed world-class musician.  Training occurs in small groups with special one-to-one sessions taking place at least once each term.  Milapfest has three sitars which can be borrowed for a class or rented for training and practice.

Sitar classes run on the following dates:

For more information & enquires please contact –
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