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Vivek Sonar

July 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

IMS is proud to present younger generation and upcoming artists series starting with flute recital by Vivek Sonar.
July 30 (Sat) from 5 – 8 PM: Hindustani Flute Recital By Vivek Sonar with Aditya Kalyanpur on Tabla. 
Venue: Cullen Hall, 4001 Mount Vernon, Univ of St Thomas (Across from Jones Hall)

Vivek Sonar is one of the finest younger generation flutist. He is a senior disciple of Padma Vibhushan Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia- a musical genius. Vivek has performed at some of the major Music Festivals like Sawai Gandhrva, Mogubai Kurdikar Sangeet Samarth…to name a few. Vivek founded the ‘Bansuri Utsav’, India’s music festival exclusively dedicated to the flute, where renowned flautists from across the country perform.

Being from a small town in the interiors of Maharashtra, Vivek was well aware of the challenges young, and talented musicians faced in India. To help such talent get trained and recognized, Vivek set up Gurukul Prathisthan, a charitable trust for dedicated learners who are staying in Gurukul and taking guidance in Traditional Gurukul System of learning music. Today Gurukul Prathisthan’s music academy has over thousand students enrolled from India and abroad.

On Tabla is Aditya Kalyanpur – a gifted and vibrant tabla player – a disciple of Late Ustaad Allah Rakha Saheb and Ustaad Zakir Hussain. At the age of 11, he accompanied his guruji  Ustaad Zakir Hussain Ji for the Taj Tea Commercial called “Wah Ustaad”. He has accompanied almost every major artist and performed at every major music festival in India and abroad.
Please support IMS in our efforts to Promote, Propagate and Preserve Indian ClassicalMusic in Houston with your annual membership at $100 for the entire family.
For information, call 713-922-2501
This is an early morning concert for our audience due to pandemic related weekend curfew imposed by the Government of Maharashtra. But the concert link will be kept open during the entire weekend.


Tickets are FREE for IMS Members and $20 for non-members.


July 30, 2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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