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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Upcoming Event

April 13th, 2019

The 10th Annual Birthday Tribute to
Maestro Ali Akbar Khan

Saturday, April 13th, 2019
2 pm – 10:30 pm

Old First Church
1751 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109

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