N.I.C.E.- PA will host a public concert and seminar entitled “Colors of Spring: A Musical Journey,” by Sanjukta Sen May 11. The seminar will introduce participants of all ages to the world of Indian music, particularly the fundamental principles of Hindustani Classical Music.
The seminar is free of charge, but pre-registration is required. Interested participants may email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Waverly Community House at 570.586.8191 to register.
It will be followed by a welcome reception with refreshments of traditional chai and snacks and introduction of the honored guests.
The concert will begin at 6 p.m. in the Waverly Community House Auditorium. In this concert, Sanjukta Sen, supported by Shruti Sen, will present Indian Classical Songs which will conjure the romanticism, colorful nature and joyous mood of spring. She will be accompanied on tabla by Tapan Modak and harmonium. There will also be a group presentation by her senior students.
The concert is open to all age groups and is supported by a Lackawanna County Community Arts and Culture Grant, a program of Lackawanna County Commissioners Corey D. O’Brien, Jim Wansacz and Patrick M. O’Malley. Admission fee for refreshments and concert is $5 for students and $10 for all others. Tickets can be obtained by reservation at 570.586.8191. Payment is guarantee for admission. Seating is limited to 200. Checks payable to NICE-PA.