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Welcome to Arshad Syed's Santoor Melodies
bulletWhat is Santoor?
bulletThe Santoor is a stringed instrument, indigenous to the Kashmir valley as a folk instrument. In ancient times it was known as "Shata-tantri-veena", or hundred stringed lute. The Santoor is made of maple or walnut wood, shaped like a trapezoid, and the strings are steel. The Santoor is played with a pair of curved mallets made of walnut wood ... (read more)
bulletAbout Arshad
bulletArshad Syed is a disciple of the great Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, and has been performing on the Santoor in the U.S. and abroad. The santoor has been gaining in popularity in classical Indian music due to Shiv Kumar Sharma’s immense contribution, and Arshad is keeping up the tradition with his dedication and well-rounded playing .. (read more)
bulletLearn Santoor
bulletArshad Syed has been offering Santoor classes in San Francisco Bay are since.. (read more)

bulletRecent concerts
bulletGlimpse of recent concerts and performances ... (visit photo gallary)

bulletContact me
bulletBest way to contact me is via email tabla2010@comcast.net ,  click here for more  info.



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