Amanda Welch (USA)


Amanda Welch, playing the Swarmandal at the concert with KG Westman, began her journey in Indian classical music in 2008 with sitar lessons from Pandit Rabindra Narayan Goswami. She continued under the guidance of Peter Row of the New England Conservatory before moving on to become a student of Abhik Mukherjee from Kolkata of the Etawah-Imdadkhani Gharana. Amanda has volunteered with music organizations such as Naad Mandir Escuela de Musica de la India in Buenos Aires, Chhandayan Center for Indian Music, World Music Institute, and Brooklyn Raga Massive in New York City.