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March 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$20
Raised in a musical family, Josh started learning Sitar under late Ustaad Ali Akbar Khan Saheb. Since then, he has also received training and guidance from the maestro’s senior disciples including Sri James Pomerantz, and Dr. George Ruckert. Presently, Josh is continuing his training with Ustaad Ali Akbar Khan’s sons Ustaad Aashish Khan and Sri Alam Khan, as well as his senior disciple Sri Anindya Banerjee. Josh has received guidance from Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri and Pt. Tejendra Majumdar and has also learned tabla with Pt. Anindo Chatterjee.
Josh is also dedicated to teaching, holding regular classes in Portland and throughout the Pacific Northwest both through his music school, Saath Sangat, as well as at Lewis and Clark College and Reed College.
Born in Long Island, NY, to a musical family, Vivek Pandya is a child prodigy and youngest student of PT Anindo Chatterjee at the age of 5. Vivek was invited as a child artist by late Pandit Arvind Mulgoankar ji to play tabla solo in Ustaad Amir Hussein Khan’s 47th barsi concert in 2016 held annually in Mumbai. He was also invited by Dean of MS University School of Music as a child artist at the lecture series on characteristics of Farukhabad Gharana. He has accompanied several upcoming talented musicians and established artists. His tonal quality, clarity of bols, speed and musicality has been recognized by musicians and music lovers all around the world.