Artists travel from India for an evening of Classical Hindustani music

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Artists travel from India for an evening of Classical Hindustani music

Join the College of Arts and Humanities for ‘An Evening of Classical Hindustani Music’ at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Wahlberg Recital Hall, in the Music Building. Musicians and educators Dr. Lovely Sharma on the sitar and Pundit Debasis Chakroborty on the Indian slide guitar will be accompanied by Pandit Shashanka Bakshi on the tabla and Sanjiv Bhalla on the tanpura.

Sharma is vice chancellor of Raja Mansingh Tomer University in Gwalior, India. Chakroborty is associate professor of music at Mangalayatan University in Aligarh, India. The duo often appears together on radio and television in India and have performed internationally in Australia, across Asia and the Middle East, Malaysia and Italy.

The concert is sponsored by Center for Creativity and the Arts, Fresno State Indian Students Club, and Fresno State ASI. General admission tickets are $15. Fresno State students with an I.D. can attend for free. Show I.D. at the Concert Hall box office the night of the concert.