Vidya Shah

Writer & Musician

Vidya Shah is a musician and writer from New Delhi, India. She was initially trained in Carnatic music, and later received guidance in the North Indian genres of Khayal (from Shubha Mudgal and Mujahid Hussain Khan), Thumri Dadra, and Ghazal (from Shanti Hiranand). She has performed both nationally and internationally, including at the Tansen Samaroh in Gwalior, The Kennedy Center in Washington DC and The Asia Society in New York. A popular performer and a prolific composer, she is the recipient of the Charles Wallace Award and a Senior Fellowship from the Government of India for her project ‘Women on Record,’ a performance highlighting the contributions of the forgotten women performers in the gramophone era. She also writes and speaks on music and is the author of Jalsa: Indian Women’s Journey from the Salon to the Studio.

(Sessions 21, 25, 44)

Date Event Venue Time
SAT, September 24th, 2016 Morning Music CANYON THEATER 9:30am-10am
SAT, September 24th, 2016 21. The Sound of Music MORGRIDGE FAMILY FOUNDATION BROOK 5:15pm-6:15pm
SUN, September 25th, 2016 25. The Gramophone Women CANYON THEATER 10:45am-11:45am
SUN, September 25th, 2016 44. The Last Mughal Skyscapes 5:15pm-6:15pm

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