Experimental contemporary sapient music with a Hindustani (Indian) classical twist!
ASHISH DHA is a performer-composer, sound designer and recording engineer. He has extensive experience with the creative and technical aspects of music and sound, including digital music production, commercial soundtrack composition and theatrical sound design. His latest passion is 'Mindfulness Music' - meditative, through-composed pieces on piano, voice, baansuree and hammered dulcimer.
Ashish has given many concerts of his original experimental music, 'Hindustani 2.0', as well as lecture-demonstrations and workshops, in music, sound, spoken word and acoustics, including the recent 'Naadaalay (Ireland) Recital #1' at DCU, and the 'Indian Music Intonation Workshop' at IHC, New Delhi. His formal training has been in Hindustani classical singing, both khayaal and dhrupad fundamentals. After freelancing in India for some years and getting an MFA degree in Sound Design from CalArts, USA, he is now based in Dublin, Ireland, where he seeks creative collaborations and students through his sound studio cum music learning and performance center, Naadaalay. He also plays with the band 'Water's Edge (Ireland)', with whom he has performed live and on radio.
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