Guest Artist Recital
Hindustani classical singer Srivani Jade and her students present a concert of music in the North Indian classical form of Khayal, as well as traditional and folk-inspired music such as Thumri-Dadra, Tappa and Bhajans. This concert is the culmination of Srivani Jade’s residency at the School of Music during Winter Quarter 2013.
Srivani Jade is a Hindustani classical singer. She specializes in the North Indian classical form of Khayal, and other traditional and folk-inspired music like Thumri-Dadra, Tappa and Bhajans. Srivani has performed regularly on stage, radio and television in India from the age of five. She now concertizes regularly both in India and the U.S. and Canada, has several solo albums to her credit, and has received grants and awards for original work in Indian music. She has also composed and recorded soundtracks for short films and documentaries.
She is a passionate teacher, and continues to offer workshops in schools, colleges and universities, on the subject of performance, composition and improvisation in Indian music, in addition to master lessons. She has been Artist in Residence at Jack Straw Productions (2008-9), and University of Washington Bothell's Interdisciplinary Arts program (2009). Srivani was founding editor of Ragavani Journal of South Asian Music and Dance (2007-08). She serves on the board of Kirkland Performance Center, a vibrant international art house, and helps curate an annual performance series called Namaste Kirkland.
She has a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University.< Back