Pre-Conference Events

LearnQuest brings you informative and engaging pre-conference events leading up to our 15th Annual Conference. Please take the time to discover and dig deep into musical topics, attend workshops and presentations starting in January 2020.


January 26, 2020; 2 pm - 4 pm

Colors of Hindustani Music: A Journey through the Ages

Venue: Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Mass Ave, Lexington, MA 02420
Tickets: $0.00 (this is a free event)
Artists: Shuchita Rao; Nitin Pandit; Phil Scarff; Pradeep Shukla; Rajesh Pai; New England Dhrupad Ensamble

LearnQuest kicks off 2020 with a bouquet of performances as part of Colors of Hindustani Music: A Journey Through the Ages:

  • Dhrupad: Shuchita Rao and New England Dhrupad Ensamble will present an ancient form of Indian Classical Vocal music with a brief description of this form.
  • Santoor: Nitin Pandit will present “Santoor” (Instrumental) Music, he will be accompanied by Rajesh Pai on Tabla.
  • Khayal: Pradeep Shukla will present a raaga in Khayal, an Indian Classical Vocal tradition.
  • Raaga & Jazz: A jam session blending Jazz Music with Indian Raagas, performed by Phil Scarff, Pradeep Shukla and Nitin Pandit.


Additional Events TBD