2019 Event Calendar
IMS Houston and the Houston Maharashtra Mandal jointly present the renowned vocalist Sri Anand Bhate. A disciple of the late Bharat Ratna, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Anand ji is one of the most sought after vocalists of his generation. This is a program not to be missed! He will be accompanied by Sudhir Naik on Harmonium and Bharath Kamath on Tabla.
Commemorating the 150th Birth Year of the Father of Our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, IMS Houston and the Tagore Society of Houston presents Pandit Praveen Godkhindi, with son Master Shadaj Godkhindi and brother Kiran Godkhindi on Tabla. The Godkhindis are probably the first family which has three generations playing the Bansuri together on the stage. The presentation of their concert is so unique that the music connoisseur loves the combination, playing in tandem trying to outdo each other in a playful…
IMS Houston presents a Sitar performance by Josh Feinberg, a disciple of the late Ustad Ali Akhbar Khan. He will be accompanied on Tabla by Amit Kavtekar - a disciple of Late Ustaad Allah Rakha Saheb and Ustaad Zakir Hussian. Raised in a musical family, Josh was introduced to music through classical piano at four years old and later, the bass at eight. As Josh entered adolescence he became increasingly dedicated to music and improvisation. He began studying jazz and…
We present a two-part program opening with the emerging young vocalist, Arati Kundalkar, and closing with a Tabla solo by none other than Pt. Yogesh Samsi, one of the world's leading Tabla players and an incomparable soloist! Arati Kundalkar is an emerging talent in Hindustani classical music. She is one of the young torch bearers of 'Kirana Gharana.' Arati started learning classical music at the age of 9 from Smt. Leelatai Gharpure. She picked up the nuances of Kirana Gayki…
IMS Houston presents a vocal performance by Mrs. Bharati Pratap accompanied by Jagadeesh Kurthakoti on Tabla and Sarang Kulkarni on Harmonium. A torch bearer of the Agra Gharana, Smt. Bharathi Prathap is a graded artiste of All India Radio and Doordarshan. She has learnt from prominent gurus - Shri. Marutirao Inamdar, Pt. Ramarao V. Naik, and is currently under the tutelage of a doyenne of the Agra Gharana, Vidushi Lalith J. Rao.