Coming soon to New Haven, CT on the 14th Of May 2016
"The Natya Tarang, Festival of Arts".
Please reserve your date and be a part of the this unique experience.
An evening filled with music and dance from world renowned artists.
For tickets email:
or call 203.947.1626 /203.885.5088 / 914.419.5013
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About the Artists
Jay Gandhi
Shaped by years of intensive training under the legendary bansuri maestro, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Jay's music is at once reflective of his devotion to his Guru and a diverse range of musical influences. Jay initially trained in vocal music under Smt. Kum Kum Sanyal and later bansuri under Pt. Ronu Majumdar and Pt. Raghunath Seth. His musical pursuits are not limited to that of the Indian sub-continent; he has great love for the music of the African diaspora and jazz as well. In 2004, he completed an Individual Major in Jazz Performance at Oberlin College/Conservatory of Music (Ohio), studying privately under such jazz luminaries as the saxophonist Gary Bartz and trumpetist Marcus Belgrave.
A recipient of the prestigious AIIS Performing Arts Fellowship, Jay maintains a busy schedule performing to critical acclaim for audiences across the globe, enthralling audiences across India, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America. He currently is based mainly out of New York City, where he is very active as both a teacher and performer and also as a founding member of Brooklyn Raga Massive, a prominent Indian Classical musicians collective.

Anupam Shobhakar
Anupam has toured internationally, playing all over the globe at major music festivals and concerts such as the prestigious Salon di Virtuosi, Festival of India at the consulate of France at Mumbai, Canada's Vancouver Folk Festival, Le Poisson Rouge benefit for Nepal, Canada Day Festival, Komasket Festival, Sunyat Chinese New Year Festival, Phoenix Symphony Hall, Arizona 3rd Festival, Gilbert Village global festival MTV's Independence Rock Festival in India, Oman's Muscat Festival, Italy's Roma Rock and New York Guitar festival multiple times.

Shobhakar has also dedicated his talents to charitable events such as World Refuge Day Arizona, YWCA India etc., raising money for the survivors of the Gujarat earthquake. Anupam has been featured in renowned publications like New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Georgia Straight, Time Out, India Today and the Times of India.

Anupam has collaborated and played with musicians from all over the globe, including Gary Versace, Hans Glawischnig, Joel Harrison, Dan Weiss, David Binney, Jacob Sacks, Alessandro Gandola, World Fusion Orchestra, Ivan Tucakov, Gordon Gridna, Heather Schmid, Rich Balmer and Juan de Marias.

Anupam has three critically acclaimed full-length albums to his credit and currently working on his second major US release with singer/producer Leah Martin

Anindita Nanda
Anindita, a danseuse par excellence is a rare combination of dancer, classical vocalist, choreographer, teacher & scholar. She is an accomplished artist of the Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra gharana of dancing and is a known name with in the Odissi genre. She has a Masters in Indian (Odissi style) Classical Dance from Chandigarh University and Bachelors in Hindustani Classical Vocal from ABGMM, Mumbai, India. She is the disciple of Guru Shri Kishore Mohanty and Smt Nandini Goshal in Odissi and Shri Pranab Biswas in Vocal music. She has also been trained at the Odissi Dance Academy and worked with many guru's like Shri Raghudutta, Shri Harihar Mohanty, Shri Pavitra Jena. She has been learning, performing and teaching Odissi classical dance and Hindustani Vocal and light music, semi-classical, folk and contemporary dances for over two decades in India and currently in the USA, where she lives at present.

Shankhachur Lahiri
Shankhachur Lahiri , will be accompanying the artists with Tabla

Polash Gomes
Polash Gomes, will be accompanying the artists with Tabla

Anindita Nanda

Dr Pramila Nathan
Nandita Nanda
Pinaki Patel

Prabha Makayee
Deepa Shivram
Ashok Panigrahi
Lalitha Podila
Lauren Haplin
Suneetha Malkani

14th Of May 2016
5.00 PM Onwards

Harkness Auditorium,
Campus of Yale University
333 Cedar Street,
New Haven CT, USA

PARKING for Natyatarang Event at Yale:
The Parking Lot 97 is opposite to the Saint Anthony's Church. The church is at 70 Washington St. New Haven CT 06510.
Anindita Nanda: 203.947.1626 ;
Prabha Makhayee: 203.885.5088 ;
Lauren Haplin: 914.419.5013 ;
Nandini Seetharam: 203.512.4823;
Deepa Ganeshan: 207.944.2774


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