Music of India and Music of the Balkans Ensemble Concert

26
May
2017
Music of India and Music of the Balkans Ensemble Concert

May 26, 2017. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Schoenberg Auditorium 445 Charles E Young Drive East, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA



Music of India and Music of the Balkans Ensemble Concert

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Department of Ethnomusicology
presents

Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz 2017

"Music of India and Music of the Balkans Ensemble Concert"

Music of India
Rahul Neuman and Abhiman Kaushal, co-directors

Music of the Balkans Ensemble
Ivan and Tzvetanka Varimezov, co-directors

The Music of India Ensemble performs short compositions of North Indian classical and semi-classical ragas (harmonic modes) and talas (rhythmic patterns on table or drums). The ensemble is made up of the students of Rahul Neuman on sitar (a long-necked lute with seven principal strings, plus 12 to 20 sympathetic strings) and the students of Abhiman Kaushal on tabla.

The Music of the Balkans Ensemble focuses on Bulgarian traditional songs and music. The ensemble also includes a women's choir that performs a capella arrangements of folk songs in two- and three-part harmony.

Friday, May 26, 2017
7:00pm

Schoenberg Hall, UCLA

Open to the public and free of charge

All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Parking Structure 2 (Hilgard and Westholme Avenues).

Information: (310) 825-5947