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BAMBOO FLUTIST PLAYS AT U. FRIDAY

A 16-year-old Indian flutist, Master S Shashank, will present an evening of south India (i.e., Carnatic) flute music on Friday, April 28, in the Behavioral Sciences Auditorium on the University of Utah campus.

A native of Bangalore and son of a flutist, Shashank will perform on bamboo flute, accompanied by violinist Mysore M. Manjunath, mridangamist Arjun Kumar and, on the ghatam - a clay-pot percussion instrument - V. Suresh.The concert is sponsored by the Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth, a student organization. Starting time is 7:30 p.m. and admission is free.

- ON TUESDAY, May 9, the India Forum of Utah will present vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi in concert at 7 p.m. at Clayton Intermediate School.

A native of Gadag in the Dharwar District of India, Joshi has been called the most eminent vocalist in the north India tradition. A student of Sawai Gandharva's, he accompanied his mentor on tours before making his first recordings for HMV in 1944.

Admission will be by donation at the door.