Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo in association with Amarnath Guitar Akademi, Colombo and Asian Guitar Federation will be organizing classical guitar workshops and Concerts by Aakash Saha, Bachelor of Music from Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University, USA from June 7 to 11 in Colombo and Kandy.
Asian Guitar Federation is a growing network that connects music organizations with the aim of enabling music education, performance opportunities, festivals and competitions for the development of classical guitar in Asia. Sri Lanka is an active member-nation of AGF, having already hosted maestros from the US, Thailand and India.
Aakash Saha is a virtuoso classical guitarist, chamber musician, composer and pedagogue from India. He has trained directly under legendary classical guitarist Denis Azabagic (Bosnia-USA). He completed his Bachelor’s of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance from Azabagic’s studio at the Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University. He has participated in Twents Guitar Festival (The Netherlands), Koblenz Guitar Festival (Germany) and Tampere Guitar Festival (Finland). He is one of the founders and directors of Calcutta Classical Guitar Society and driving force behind the Indian Guitar Federation and Asian Guitar federation.