Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri Awarded Padma Shri!

The Ali Akbar College of Music is incredibly happy to share with our community that our very own Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri was recently awarded Padma Shri—for distinguished service—one of the highest civilian awards conferred by the Government of India.

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Swapan Chaudhuri

Welcome to the
Ali Akbar College
of Music

The College specializes in teaching Sarode, Sitar, and Tabla at the highest professional level in the North Indian classical tradition.

Sessions In 2019

February 18th – April 13th

April 28th – June 22nd

July 7th – August 31st

September 15th – November 9th

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AACM’S Fourth Annual Gala featuring 

Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri!

September 21st, 2018 

Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri in a Tabla Solo
accompanied by
Pankaj Mishra on Sarangi

$100 and 100 seats

Ali Akbar College of Music
215 West End Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901


Vegetarian Dinner


Sharwaree Tamhankar – Vocal
Manoj Tamhankar – Harmonium
Tanmay Bichu – Tabla


Tabla Solo

A set of tabla, signed by Swapanji, will be given away.
1 seat, 1 chance to win

To reserve tickets please call our office at 415-454-6372

Concert Calendar
Concert with Nilan Chaudhuri January 13, 2018
Our thanks to the following organizations for their generous support:
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
The San Francisco Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Hewlett Foundation