Roop Verma is an internationally respected sitarist, composer and accomplished teacher of Indian Classical and Sacred music. His training comes from two of the greatest masters of our time, Maestros Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan. He has lectured and taught at major universities on three continents and has delivered celebrated concerts in some of the most prestigious concert halls they have to offer. Among his reputable outreach in music are the healing music and meditation seminars he conducts throughout the world.
He has been an honored guest of the Belgian Government and was the featured artist and composer of Acceptance, a work written in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of theUnited Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. He composed original music for the documentary film Dalai Lama Renaissance, which received 12 international awards and was also released as a soundtrack.
In addition to being a resident and visiting professor at the Eastman School of Music and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Roop Verma is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities Award for 2006 as Distinguished Visiting Professor at Hartwick College.
Roop Verma is considered one of the musical pioneers of neo-impressionism and has established his place in the world of music. The magic of his music is appreciated worldwide, with simplicity portrayed through the peace and healing experienced as a result of his music.
Roop Verma Northern Indian Ensemble, Classical Music with Sitar
Campus LifeFebruary 4th, 2013 at 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Gibson Theatre
Open to the Public: Yes
Announced on: January 1st, 2013
Jade Williams '11 - phone: (607) 735-1853 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org