Music for a Sunday Afternoon

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3:00pmRagle Hall, Serkin Center


Concert by Jake Charkey and Naren Budhakar 

Renowned performers Jake Charkey (cello) and Naren Budhakar (tablas) present a concert of Western and Indian classical musics. Born into the music tradition of India, Naren Budhakar began performing at a young age. A disciple of tabla maestro Ustad Shabbir Nisar, Naren has played with prominent instrumentalists, vocalists, and dancers at prestigious venues in the U.S. and Europe. He is co-director of the East-West School of Music and as a faculty member teaches and performs regularly. Jake Charkey is an acclaimed cellist with a strong background in both Western classical music and Hindustani music. He is also an eclectic improviser, drawing from his extensive training in both Eastern and Western musical traditions, and a sought after studio recording artist in the film, television, and music industry in both India and the USA. Jake is a disciple of the renowned violinist Padmabhushan Dr. N. Rajam in the rare Gayaki Ang style, and is one of the few cellists in the world performing Indian music on the cello.

  • Undergraduate