Role Models for My Daughter: Anoushka Shankar

I try to play classical music for my daughter at least once a week (when I am home and while she’s awake anyway). I am not sure if this truly improves her brain wiring or not, but at the very least it’s relaxing and enjoyable for me too. Most of the classical music I play for…

Honoring a Musical Legend: Pandit Ravi Shankar

“Pop changes week to week, month to month. But great music is like literature.” [Pandit Ravi Shankar] After 92 years defined by musical brilliance and accomplishment, Pandit Ravi Shankar died on December 11, 2012. The term┬ápandit signifies teacher or scholar; Shankar was indeed both of these in the art of classical Indian music. He brought…