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An enchanting sitar recital | Dr Dara O'Brien | TEDxCorkSalon
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Added Sep 28, 2016
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TEDxCorkSalon presents its second salon in the series titled 'Cork Loves Music'.
Two sessions spread across two evenings filled with live talks and performances.

Dr Dara O’Brien studied sitar in Varanasi, New Delhi and Kolkata and his principal teachers are Pandit Kushal Das and Sougata Roy Chowdhury. He completed a PhD in music in UCC, where he teaches Indian music. His eclectic experience as a composer and performer includes improvisation, experimental sound, film, and in particular the field of contemporary dance. He also works as a music therapist in the area of autism.

Dr Dara O’Brien studied sitar in Varanasi, New Delhi and Kolkata and his principal teachers are Pandit Kushal Das and Sougata Roy Chowdhury. He completed a PhD in music in UCC, where he teaches Indian music. His eclectic experience as a composer and performer includes improvisation, experimental sound, film, and in particular the field of contemporary dance. He also works as a music therapist in the area of autism.

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