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Tenzin Namdol, Tenzin Choesang, and Tenzin Dolma

Spiral Music

Wednesday, May 16, 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 Performers

Tenzin Namdol (guitar) is a student at Maspeth High School and the Tibetan School of New York and New Jersey, where she studies traditional Tibetan song and dance under the guidance of her teacher, Sonam Lhamo.

Tenzin Choeyang (guitar) is a student at Forest Hills High School and the Tibetan School of New York and New Jersey. She has had a passion for Tibetan music since childhood and has participated in many music and dance competitions. Tenzin is a student of Sonam Lhamo and studies singing and playing traditional Tibetan instruments.

At the age of ten, Tenzin Dolma (lute) taught herself to play the Tibetan lute and hammered dulcimer. She developed a passion for music and was influenced by the classical and popular Tibetan music her parents played.