Concert: Classical Hindustani Music featuring Debasis Chakroborty

Flyer for concert featuring Debasis Chakroborty

Debasis Chakroborty will perform a concert of classical Hindustani music at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, in the Concert Hall at Fresno State.

Chakroborty performs using a modified Hawaiian slide guitar. He will be accompanied on the tabla (a South Asian membranophone percussion instrument) by Shashanka Bakshi, a senior student of Samta Prasad of Banaras Gharana.

Chakroborty is an associate professor of music at the Institute of Visual, Performing Arts and Research, Mangalayatan University, Aligarh, U.P., India. He performs regularly in various regional and national TV and radio stations in India. Internationally he has performed in Italy, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and China.

This event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the College of Arts and Humanities and Continuing and Global Education.

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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