Santoor and Tabla Performance by Vinay Desai and Monir Hossain

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Presented by Gandhi Memorial Center at Gandhi Memorial Center, Bethesda MD

Nov 02, 2019

Santoor and Tabla Performance by Vinay Desai and Monir Hossain

Santoor is 100-stringed instrument that has its origins in the valleys of Kashmir. Through the extensive hard work of our Guruji, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, this instrument was introduced to Indian Classical in 1955.

Initially, Vinay Desai received knowledge in vocal/harmonium/tabla from Shafiq Rahman in his teens. After completing his college in both Pre-pharmaceutical science as well as Pre-Law in Delaware, Vinay sought out to learn Santoor in India. In 2011, with blessings and direct guidance of Padma Vibhushan Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Vinay began his studies under Takahiro Arai. He later moved back to USA to learn from Kunal Gunjal. To expand his knowledge in music, Vinay has learnt from different

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