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Roshni Samlal (tabla) + Camila Celin (sarod)

Spiral Music

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6:00 PM–9:00 PM

Spiral Music presents acoustic music every Wednesday evening at the base of the Museum’s spiral staircase. Artists who specialize in music from the Himalayas and South Asia are invited to forge a connection between their music and the art in the galleries.

About the Performers


Roshni Samlal is a New York”“based tabla player who hails from the West Indies, where she was initiated into the ancient tradition of Indian classical music by her vocalist father. She has continued her tutelage in the Benares style of tabla playing under Shri Tapan Modak and is currently a student of Pt. Anindo Chatterjee. While her passion is Indian classical tabla, she has played folk, jazz, and other genres. Samlal has performed at notable local venues such as Pianos, The Knitting Factory, The Bitter End, The Shrine, and Tea Lounge.

Camila Celin began playing guitar when she was nine years old. For the last five years she has played the Indian sarod, studying in Kolkata with Sougata Roy Choudhury. She also studies with sitar maestro Pandit Krishna Bhatt in New York.