Brandon McIntosh began studying Indian classical music with Seattle-based Dhrupad artist Jeff Lewis in 1998. From 2001 to 2003, after completing a degree in Music from Central Washington University, he moved to Kolkata, India, to begin studies with sarod maestro Buddhadev Dasgupta of the Senia-Shahajahanpur Gharana. In 2005 he completed a Masters degree in music composition at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Brandon has been recognized with numerous awards and fellowships for his work in music, and has performed and collaborated extensively with organizations in Kolkata. He regularly travels to Kolkata to study under Buddhadev Dasgupta and has recently been accepted as a student at the ITC Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata. More information about him is available at: www.kaliproductions.org
In his Utsav 2007 performance, Brandon McIntosh will be accompanied on the tabla by Kuntal Roy. Venue: Conference Room Theater, Center House, Seattle Center. Date: Saturday Oct 13. Time: 1:00 PM
He will also be co-presenting the Leela Kathak Workshop and accompanying Urmila Nagar and Group in their performance. Venue: Ethnic Cultural Theater. Date: Friday October 12. Time: 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM.