Sarod Benefit Concert for NIRMAN
Date: October 17, 2008
David Trasoff has studied sarod performance and North Indian classical music under maestro Ali Akbar Khan, India’s ‘Living National Treasure,’ since 1972. He has also received guidance from Dr. Rajeev Taranath, renowned sarod performer and senior disciple of Ali Akbar Khan. Trasoff has appeared in concert in the United States, Europe, and Asia, and has made numerous performing tours in India. He teaches North Indian classical music and improvisation in the World Music program of the School of Music at the California Institute of the Arts.
Trasoff will perform in Agnes Flanagan Chapel. The admission price is $5, and all ticket revenue from the concert will be donated to NIRMAN in Varanasi, India, a non-governmental organization working for children and their families, for education, civic consciousness, the arts, and international exchange.