Helbig and Heller Named ACLS Fellows

Faculty members Adriana Helbig (Ethnomusicology) and Michael Heller (Jazz Studies) are among 78 recipients selected nationally as 2018 American Council of Learned Society Fellows. Peer reviewers selected the fellows from a pool of nearly 1,150 applicants. Awards range from $40,000 to $70,000, depending on the scholar’s career stage, and support scholars for six to twelve months of full-time research and writing.

Music of India: Vocal Concert - Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande

Pitt tabla instructor Samir Chatterjee and Chhandayan will present Music of India: Vocal Concert - Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. The concert takes place Frick Fine Arts Auditorium and features:

Vocal - Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande
Tabla - Suryaksha Deshpande
Harmonium - Kedar Naphade

The main performance will be preceded by a tabla solo by Pitt student Vikram Jeet Mukherjee.