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Andy has been studying the sitar and Hindustani (North Indian) classical music for the past 18 years. He has studied with some of the world’s foremost Indian classical musicians including Ali Akbar Khan, Roshan Bhartiya, and Shujaat Khan. Andy has performed solo and ensemble concerts in the US and India. He holds a Bachelor of Music in viola performance from the University of Colorado, and a PhD in ethnomusicology from UCLA where, until recently, he taught performance and academic courses related to Indian music and culture.


Want to learn the intricacies of one of the world’s great classical traditions? Want to learn how to perform Indian music on your own instrument? Want to learn the sitar but don’t own one yet? I’ll have one for you! Your lessons can focus on any aspect of Hindustani music, from the melodic and rhythmic systems (raga and tala) that have been refined over centuries, to the techniques of composition and improvisation in the Hindustani style. All levels of experience and ages welcome.