Hindustani Vocalist: Khyal, Gwalior Gayaki // shagird of Laxman Krishnarao Pandit
Improviser: voice and analog synthesizers
Composer: conceptual performance pieces, both in-person and in virtual spaces (zoom, VR, hubs, etc.)
Scholar: Professor of Music at the University of Minnesota in the division of Creative Studies and Media. History and ethnography of South Asian music; speculative musical philosophy; voice studies, practices of listening, intonation theory, musical ethics and metaphysics. I am strongly committed to teaching, experimentation, and scholarship in the liberal arts tradition.
Musicking Bodies: Gesture and Voice in Hindustani Musictanpura sound files