Ehren Hanson + Steve Gorn
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Ehren Hanson (tabla) + Steve Gorn (bansuri)
Ehren Hanson began learning tabla when he was fifteen years old under Misha Masud of New York City. In 2000 he was accepted as a disciple to the great Pandit Anindo Chatterjee and has developed into an exciting performer and a dynamic teacher. In 2002 Ehren went on to teach rhythm as an assistant professor at Bard College and received the prestigious Senior Performing Arts Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies in 2005. He has had the honor of accompanying great musicians such as Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee, Pandit Subrata Roy Chaudhuri, Steve Gorn, and others. In 2012 the Times of India described his solo performance as “enthralling.” Ehren currently lives in New York where he is an active performer and teacher. He is also the director of the Anindo Chatterjee School of Tabla.
Steve Gorn is featured on the 2011 Grammy winning recording “Miho ““ Journey to the Mountain” with the Paul Winter Consort as well as the Academy Award-winning documentary film “Born into Brothels.” He has performed Indian Classical Music on the bansuri bamboo flute in concerts and festivals throughout the world. His CD Luminous Ragas is considered a landmark recording of music for yoga. Recent recordings include Rasika with tabla by Samir Chatterjee and Illuminations with Nepali flutist Manose.