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October 2022


Pt. Bhuvanesh Komkali

October 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

IMS Proudly Presents: A CONCERT OF MORNING RAGAS BY THREE YOUNG STALWARTS OF HINDUSTANI CLASSICAL MUSIC. This is a rare opportunity for our Classical Music Lovers to listen to the Morning Ragas which are said to be perhaps the most evocative of the time and are soothing and calm in nature. PT Bhuvanesh Komkali - Grandson of Legendary PT Kumar Gandharva, winner of the prestigious Ustaad Bismilla Khan Yuva Puraskar by the Sangeet Natak Academy; Mallikarjun Manor Yuva Puraskar By…

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March 2023


Josh Feinberg

March 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

JOSH FEINBERG  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…

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April 2023


Joshi Sisters

April 22, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Houston Durga Bari Society, 13944 Schiller Rd
Houston, TX 77082 United States
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Born in the family of legendary musicians Joshi Sisters received their training under their grandfather – the late Gayanacharya Pandit Gajananbuwa Joshi who was trained in three gharanas: Gwalior, Agra and and Jaipur. Their great grandfather Pandit Antubua Joshi was an eminent court musician in the erstwhile state of Aundh, Satara District. On Tabla- Sanjay Deshpande: Disciple of Taal Yogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar under guru-shishya parampara; currently under the tutelage of PT Yogesh Sami On Harmonium- Chinmay Kolhatkar- Disciple of…

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May 2023

Priya Purushotham

May 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Not many expect a New York Born to South Indian family, a Columbia University Graduate in Economics, Philosophy and Creative Writing to know much about Indian Classical Music, but Priya Purushotham not only proved critics wrong but also made a career out of Hindustani Classical that too in Agra Gharana. From a vey young age, Priya took lessons on Carnatic music and western violin. After listening to Hindustani Classical Music for many years while learning Carnatic Music, Priya found the…

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June 2023

Indrayuddh Majumdar

June 10, 2023 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 pm

Indian Music Society ("IMS") and Tagore Society of Houston("TSH") proudly present our annual instrumental concert of Sarode and Tabla by Indrayuddh Majumdar and Umesh Banerjee, respectively, on June 10, 2023 at Houston Durga Bari Auditorium. Indrayudh Majumdar Indrayuddh Majumdar  has been learning Sarode since the age of 5 years from his father, the world-renowned Sarode Maestro Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar who is a disciple of Late Ustaad Ali Akbar Khan Saheb. He has also been receiving guidance from his mother…

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July 2023

Pandit Vijay Koparkar

July 16, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

IMS is proud to present a concert of Hindustani Vocal by PT Vijay Koparkar. He started his musical training at the age of eight under Madhusudan and Sudhatai Patwardhan for 8 years. This was followed by training under renowned artist of yesteryear, Vasantrao Deshpande for five years and then under Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Ji for seven years. He has learnt from other vocalists, such as Balasaheb Poochwale. He is an A-Graded Artist of All India Radio and TV and has…

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August 2023

Dhananjay Hegde

August 5, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cullen Hall, University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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IMS is proud to present another young stalwart of Kirana Gharana accompanied by younger generation accompanists Date: August 5, 2023 Venue: Cullen Hall, Univ of St Thomas Dhananjay Hegde, A child prodigy, is a name to reckon with, in the Hindustani music field. He is disciple of Pt. Vinayak Torvi and Pt. Venkatesh Kumar. He has performed in major prestigious music festivals like Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Music festival Pune, Tansen festival Gwalior, Swar Samrat festival Kolkata, Kesarbai Kerkar Sangeet Samaroh…

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October 2023

Pt. Raghunandan Panshikar

October 1, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Raghunandan Ji began his formal training at the age of 11 years under the tutelage of the late Pandit Vasantrao Kulkarni. Later, he commenced training under the Doyan of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana, - Gaan Saraswati Smt. Kishori Amonkar Ji who was awarded the most prestigious Sangeet Nayak Research Academy Award along with Padma Vibhushan for her contribution to Hindustani Classical Music. During this time, Raghunandan was also fortunate to learn from Kishori-ji's mother and guru, the late Gaan Tapaswini Smt.…

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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

October 7, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

FATHER-SON JUGALBANDI OF TABLA AND WESTERN DRUMS. Date:  October 7 (Saturday)  Venue: Sri Krishna Vrundavan Auditorium, 10251 Synott Road, Houston Time: 5 Pm - 7PM PT Yogesh Sami The son of the renowned vocalist Pandit Dinkar Kaikini and Shashikala Kaikini, Yogesh Ji was initiated into tabla by his father at the tender age of four under PT Taranath. Later he received intensive guidance for 25 years under one of the Greatest Tabla Maesrtos  Ustaad Allah Rakha Saheb, maturing into one…

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November 2023

Local Artists Concert

November 4, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

IMS is proud to present season finale of Local Artists Series which will be a FREE Concert in two consecutive days. All the presenters are Paid Members of IMS and  all of them are Classically Trained. There is so much talent among our members that we could have week long concerts by our members. Due to time limitation, IMS Board has chosen 6 members to include senior and junior artists to present 45 minutes to 1 hour long solo that…

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