Friday November 2nd thru Sunday November 4th in the little mountain village of Camptonville California at the Camptonville Performing Arts Center at 15333 Cleveland Avenue, Camptonville, CA 95922.
Please join Terry Riley, students and friends for our celebration of Gurujis 100th birthday!
9:30 - raga fundamentals and riaz (morning practice) with Michael Stirling
11:00 - compositions from the Kirana tradition with RIk Masterson
12:30 - Indian vegetarian lunch (non dairy and gluten free options available)
2pm - raga and tala in improvisation for both western instruments and vocalists with George Brooks 4pm to
5:30 - master class with Terry Riley All are encouraged to participate in all the sessions.
Each of these teachers has a unique offering and many years of experience in the practice of khayal singing as taught by Pandit Pran Nath and his lineage in the ancient Kirana tradition.
2pm - remembering Pandit Pran Nath with Terry Riley, students and friends followed by a screening of In Between the Notes a documentary film about the life, career and legacy of Pandit Pran Nath
4 - 7pm - Centenary Celebration Concert (with intermission) featuring Terry Riley, session teachers and others tba.
The weekend will feature raga singing and instrumental classes for beginners as well as more experienced students with Terry and other teachers. All classes are beginner friendly and open to everyone to experience. An indian vegetarian lunch will be offered each day and the weekend will end on Sunday with an afternoon of film, remembrances and a Celebration raga concert featuring Terry and other performers.
Khayal singing is an ancient style of singing in Hindustani music that is widely performed in India and around the world, handed down over centuries by lineages of master singers. This weekend is a uniqe opportunity to experience in depth some of this tradition in classes with Terry and other teachers of raga singing. Terry RIley is one of the few western master practicioners of Khayal style singing. He studied closely with Pandit Pran Nath for decades and has practiced, taught, and given raga concerts worldwide for nearly 50 years.
The link belowincludes a detailed description of the weekend and schedule and costs for the weekend and registration.
NOTE: We are holding open full weekend registration until Oct 20, and will offer a “concert only” ticket on Brown Paper Tickets until Oct. 15.
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