Thinking Spaces with Dr. Trichy Sankaran
In March 2016, Mrdangam virtuoso Trichy Sankaran lead a workshop on South Asian musical traditions with Autorickshaw Trio for the Thinking Spaces Reading Group and Speaker Series.
Professor Trichy Sankaran is a world-renowned percussion virtuoso, Indian music scholar and composer, and the founding director of Indian music studies at York University. Over the years, Prof. Sankaran has bridged eastern and western pedagogical styles and has influenced generations of students who have become noted performers, composers, and music educators themselves. He has made valuable contributions to many scholarly conferences across North America and has published two major books: one on the theory and techniques of South Indian classical drumming, and the other on the Art of Konnakkol (Solkattu).