Sunday, October 12th — 4:30-6:30 pm
sitar and tabla duo play
classical music of North India

a concert of
Hindustani (North Indian) Classical Music.
Joanna Mack, sitar.
Ferhan Qureshi, tabla.

Joanna MackJoanna Mack began her study of Indian Classical sitar in 1997. She spent eight years in Kolkata studying under Pandit Deepak Choudhury, and returned to the U.S. where she has had the honor to study under Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Sarodia Bruce Hamm and Sangeet Research Academy Guru Partha Chatterjee. She has been teaching and performing since 2006.  Read more at

Ferhan Qureshi 2 compressedFerhan Najeeb Qureshi is a disciple of the legendary tabla maestro, Ustad Tari Khan.  Prior to the training he continues to receive from Ustad Tari Khan, Ferhan took his initial lessons in Hindustani music theory and practice with Surinder Singh Mann. Ferhan studies the Punjab gharana (musical style) of classical tabla, which both of his teachers represent, and has accompanied numerous classical artists vocalists, instrumentalists and dancers) both in the United States and in Pakistan.

which way west?
Bird & Beckett’s weekly Sunday concert series

all ages welcome

no cover charge, but your generous donations
at the shows and direct to our nonprofit organization
make it possible for us to pay the musicians