Friday April 6 Symposium Yogic Traditions and Sacred Sound Practices in the US (8:30am-5:30pm at Photonics, 8 St. Mary's St. 9th fl) and Concert at Marsh Chapel (735 Commonwealth Ave., 8-10pm) Boston University 2018

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Current Institution

College of the Holy Cross (Professor)

Areas of Expertise

Composer: jazz, Balinese gamelan, fusion.


Shirish Korde is a composer of Indian descent who spent his early years in East Africa. He arrived in the United States in 1965, already well versed in the traditions of Indian and African music. He studied Jazz at Berklee College of Music, composition and analysis with Robert Cogan at New England Conservatory, and Ethnomusicology, especially Asian Music (including Indian drumming with Sharda Sahai), at Brown University. Currently, he is Professor of Music and Chair of the Music Department at the College of the Holy Cross.  

Contact Information

Shirish Korde
Professor of Music
Chair, Music Department
College of the Holy Cross
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