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Hindustani Music Concert featuring Uday Bhawalker and Sukhad Manik Munde

April 12 @ 7:30 pm  |  Music Center Recital Hall – UCSC


As a part of the Indian Music Series, UC Santa Cruz is welcoming Uday Bhawalkar to campus for a concert on Friday, April 12. The renowned vocalist will be performing Dhrupad music, one of the oldest musical genres in the Hindustani tradition.

Uday Bhawalkar is an internationally recognized vocalist and professor in the department of ethnomusicology at the University of Washington. He is part of the Dagar family who has been known for their involvement in music since the 1500s, and has their own genre of Dhrupad music named after them.

Bhawalker will be accompanied by Sukhad Manik Munde, who also comes from a long standing musical family. Though known as a tabla player, for his upcoming performance Munde will be playing the pakhawaj, a two sided drum.

Tickets available through Eventbrite.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies.


April 12
7:30 pm


Music Center Recital Hall – UCSC
402 McHenry Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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