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TamarindArt is a Proud Sponsor of Festival of India

TamarindArt is a proud Sponsor of Festival of India Santur & Tabla Shivkumar Sharma & Zakir Hussain At Town Hall Presented by the World Music Institute Saturday 5 May 8pm.

New York, NY, April 28, 2007 --( TamarindArt is pleased to announce their sponsorship of Shivkumar Sharma and Zakir Hussain who will be performing at Town Hall on 5 May 2007 at 8pm. This concert is presented by the World Music Institute. This performance of Indian classical music is a treat that should not be missed.

Shivkumar Sharma has enraptured audiences throughout the world for decades with his mastery of the santur, a hammered dulcimer known for its lush, shimmering sounds. A pioneering musician, he was responsible for developing the santur, traditionally used in Kahsmiri folk music, into an important instrument in the North Indian classical repertoire. He will be joined by the incomparable Zakir Hussain, the leading tabla payer of his generation.

The performance will be at Town Hall, located at 123 West 43rd Street, New York, New York. For tickets or more information of this performance visit the World Music Institutes website at or call (212) 545-7536.

About the World Music Institute:
The World Music Institute is dedicated to research and presentation of the finest traditional and contemporary music and dance from around the world. With one of the most diverse artists rosters as well as audiences, WMI plays an important role in presenting under-recognized dance and music traditions from around the world, supporting and promoting both US-resident artists from these traditions as well as international masters. In this way WMI reinforces the cultural values of immigrant communities to new generations here in New York, while promoting appreciation of various art forms across cultures.

“TamarindArt is proud to be a sponsor of the World Music Institute an organization which is dedicated to brining the world’s best music to New York audiences,” says Kent Charugundla, owner of TamarindArt.

About TamarindArt:

TamarindArt is dedicated to the arts. As a gallery specializing in the contemporary Indian art in New York City they curate a wide variety of art exhibitions from contemporary masters of Indian art to cutting edge installation artists and everything in between. As part of their on-going effort, they support other art museums and cultural communities around the world. They host other events as well, including book readings and signings, and they have become a nexus for many art organizations. Check out their website for more information and programs.
Tel. 212-990-9000 ext. 105

Contact Information
Rosanne Bergeron
142 East 39th Street
New York, NY 10016

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