Artist - Kamaljeet Ahluwalia

Kamaljeet Ahluwalia is part of the new wave of British Asian musicians to hit the scene in recent years. A disciple of Ustad Harjinderpal Singh Ji and the legendary Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, she uses her Indian classical roots to walk a new path and create new and interesting sounds on this rare and beautiful instrument.

Having working with a diverse array of artists from Guy Sigsworth, Mercury Music Award winner Talvin Singh, Fruit Tree, Universal Taal, Bombay Dub Orchestra and acclaimed dancer and choreographer Akram Khan to name a few, this innovative and imaginative musician is currently collaborating with guitarist Giuliano Modarelli on their new project One Hundred and Six Strings and breathing new life to a proud and ancient Indian classical tradition and with producer and musician Wayne Nunes from Warrior Charge. She has performed throughout the UK and internationally as part of the multi-art production Journey into India, group recitals as well many solo performances.

In addition to being a passionate musician Kamaljeet is also a talented artist and has had many group and solo exhibitions around the UK. Her paintings deal with the emotional content of music – specifically Indian classical music.

She was recently commission to make a new body of work for Himalayan Song as part of the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival, Utah, which is currently touring the USA.

Disciplines

Santoor, Applied Arts

Enquiries

To book Kamaljeet Ahluwalia please email us at info@saa-uk.org

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