Steve Gorn + Ehren Hanson
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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 Musicians
Steve Gorn (bansuri) 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.
Ehren Hanson (tabla) began learning tabla when he was fifteen years old under Misha Masud in New York City. In 2000, he was accepted as a disciple by the great Pandit Anindo Chatterjee and has developed into an exciting performer and a dynamic teacher. Hanson went on to teach rhythm as an assistant professor at Bard College in 2002, and in 2005 he received the prestigious Senior Performing Arts Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies. He has had the honor of accompanying great musicians such as Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee, Pandit Subrata Roy Chaudhuri, Steve Gorn, and others.