1 - 5 February 2024 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur

Vidya Shah

VIDYA SHAH was initially trained in Carnatic music, and later received guidance in the North Indian genres of Khayal, Thumri Dadra, and Ghazal. She has performed at national and international forums, including the Tansen Samaroh in Gwalior, The Kennedy Centre in Washington D.C, The Asia Society in New York and the Bode Museum in Berlin. A popular performer and a prolific composer, she is a 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 writes and speaks on music and is the author of Jalsa: Indian Women's Journey from the Salon to the Studio. She was the Nana Shirgaokar Chair Professor for Indian Music at Goa University for 2016-20.

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