Advisory Council

Paul Horn-­‐ world renowned flutist, grammy award winner and recording artist of “Inside the Taj Mahal” as well as dozens of other recordings.More information about Paul at www.paulhornmusic.com/

 

 

T. H. Subash Chandran– South Indian
percussion maestro, well known for his performances on ghatam and konnakol
(vocal percussion). More information about Subash at www.subashchandranmusic.com/

 

 

Ed Sarath-­‐director of jazz studies at the University of Michigan and founder of the International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM). More information at www.edsarath.com

 

Hobey Ford-­‐ world renowned founder of Golden Rod Puppets for more information see www.hobeyford.com

 

Steve Zerlin-­‐ bass virtuoso, instructor at Swarnabhoomi Academy of music in South India.

 

 

Ganesh Kumar-­‐ one of SouthIndia’s top percussionist, Ganesh is a virtuoso on the kanjira. More information at www.kanjira.org

 

Neela Bhagwat-­‐a vocalist from India representing the Gwalior style of singing. Also a composer and teacher of high repute. More information at http://neelabhagwat.tripod.com/artist.htm

 

Rob Levit– ­‐ a renowned jazz guitarist and composer and Founding Director of Creating Communities, serving the homeless, adults in addiction recovery and talented but economically-disadvantaged youth with life-changing arts programs. www.roblevit.com

 

Steve Bloom-­‐ multi-­‐ethnic percussionist, and founding member of “Dance Place” in Washington DC. More information at www.musicbyhand.com

 

Byron Duckwall-­‐ Top classical western cellist performer and teacher.

 

Subijoy Dutta-­‐ environmental engineer and member of “Rivers of the World” non-profit group.

 

River Guerguerian-is a multi-percussionist, composer,and educator. More informaton at  www.guerguerian.com