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THE STORY


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THE STORY


THE STORY...

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan descends from six generations of sitarists. In the words of the The Hindu, he is "Indian music personified". He is one of the leading exponents of the Etawah Gharana, a musical tradition or "family" committed to this most famous of Indian instruments. He was trained by his father and guru, Ustad Aziz Khan. Read more.

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LIVE SHOWS


LIVE SHOWS


UPCOMING SHOWS & WORKSHOPS

January 14th, 2017                          Fajr Music Festival                                                Tehran, Iran
January 20th - 22nd, 2017              SPK Academy Intensive Sitar Camp                    Chandler, AZ

March 8th, 2017                             Swara Zankar - Music Festival                             Mumbai, India
March 30th, 2017                           Ravindra Nath Graha                                            Indore, India
March 31st, 2017                            Swara - Music for Life                                         Varanasi, India

April 2nd, 2017                               RagaSpirit OC                                                     Irvine, CA
April 9th, 2017                                Access to Ustads Project                                      Seattle, WA
April 28th - 30th, 2017                   SPK Academy Intensive Music Camp                Chandler, AZ

May 2nd - 4th, 2017                       Sitar Workshop                                                    New York, NY
May 6th, 2017                                 LearnQuest's Baithak Series                                Framingham, MA

June 1st - 4th, 2017                         "Art of Performance" Music Workshop               Chandler, AZ
June 2nd, 2017                                 Baithak Concert                                                  Chandler, AZ

September 3rd, 2017                        Philadelphia Ganesh Festival                              Philadelphia, PA   
September 11th-16th, 2017             Arizona State University                                     Tempe, AZ

October 6th - 8th, 2017                   SPK Academy Intensive Sitar Camp                  Chandler, AZ
October 14th, 2017                          Kennesaw State University                                 Atlanta, GA
October 28th, 2017                          Raagmala                                                            Toronto, Canada

November 4th, 2017                        Community Music School                                  Philadelphia, PA
November 28th, 2017                      Bengal Music Foundation                                   Dhaka, Bangladesh
 

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Past Performances
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STUDY WITH USTADJI


STUDY WITH USTADJI


STUDY WITH USTADJI

Find out about Ustadji’s approach to teaching and get a chance to take sitar lessons. 

WORKSHOPS & SESSIONS

Sitar lessons at The SPK Academy are offered under the guidance of  Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, lovingly known as Ustadji by his students. Ustadji has dedicated considerable time and energy during the past decade in training young students in India, the US, the UK, and Canada. While traveling in North America, he is joined by students from around the world who seek the opportunity to attend his concerts and to participate in a series of unique sitar workshops and sitar lessons exploring the traditions and performance of Indian Classical Music.

        Study Sitar Online with Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan

Ustadji's tiered approach is reflected in the four learning formats for sitar lessons: sitar workshops, riyaz sessions and shibirs. As a part of SPK Academy's program, we offer online Sitar lessons with Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan via Skype video conferencing. Learn more about the benefits about online learning and find out what you need to take advantage of this unique opportunityto learn from a renown master.