Introducing SWAR: Where Strings, Winds, and Rhythms Converge SWAR, short for "Strings Winds and Rhythms," is a musical ensemble that beautifully blends these three essential elements to create a captivating and harmonious experience. Comprising talented musicians and singers, SWAR takes you on a mesmerizing journey through the world of Indian music.  

SWAR, envisioned by Kaustubh, is a testament to the versatility of this musician. With mastery not only in self-taught flute playing but also in keyboard and harmonica. His tabla training further enriches SWAR's music, infusing it with the intricate rhythms of Indian classical music.

Ashutosh, a multi-talented artist, shines as both an upcoming flute artist and a proficient keyboard player, adding depth and versatility to the ensemble's sound. 

Chandan, a masterful tabla player and a skilled singer, infuses the group with the authentic rhythms and melodies of Indian classical music with his deep understanding of musical notes (SWAR). 

Akshita, trained in Indian classical vocal and Bollywood melodies, adds her melodious voice to SWAR's blend, effortlessly bridging the worlds of classical and contemporary Indian music with her versatile vocal talents.

Rakesh, known for his soulful renditions of Bollywood classics, specializes in songs by the legendary Mukesh. His performances have captivated audiences worldwide, both in person and through virtual mediums. 

Ankita, an extraordinary folk dancer and vocalist with an impressive vocal range, completes the ensemble, creating a mesmerizing fusion of talents. 

 SWAR, where Strings, Winds, and Rhythms converge, invites you to embark on a musical journey that transcends boundaries and cultures. With their dedication to preserving and innovating Indian music, SWAR promises an enchanting and unforgettable musical experience while showcasing the diverse talents of artists.

Performance Times

Wells Fargo Plaza Stage

Sunday Oct. 1

11:15 am