This final residency celebration event includes performances by Arun Luthra with the UW–Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (Mead Witter School of Music) and final student projects from the residency class.
Konnakol lecture with musical demonstrations performed by Arun Luthra with the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (Mead Witter School of Music). Livestream option available.
UW–Madison students perform as part of the Jazz Composers Group, directed by Les Thimmig, and Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Arun Luthra. Livestream option available.
UW–Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Arun Luthra, and Jazz Standards Ensemble, directed by Peter Dominguez, will perform as part of Tandem Press’ Friday Jazz series during the fall and spring semesters. Livestream option available.
SoundWaves looks into what makes NYC tick. How does the city sustain itself? What happens to New York as the climate changes? What’s the best way to get around town? How does the city address its many problems? And what is it like to be a musician in the cultural capital of the U.S.?
Arun Luthra will be joined by UW–Madison Mead Witter School of Music faculty as part of the annual Conference on South Asia. Luthra will perform konnakol – the Carnatic (South Indian classical music) discipline of vocalizing rhythms. Fee to attend the online conference, free to attend in-person.
Arun Luthra, UW–Madison fall 2021 interdisciplinary artist-in-residence will be participating in many events this fall as part of his residency presented by the Division of the Arts and hosted by the Mead WItter School of …
Unprecedented, energizing and humanizing are all words to describe this positively unique experience. The Konnakol Jazz Project was founded by saxophonist, composer, and konnakol artist Arun Luthra, who masterfully blends konnakol with Black American Music to create a vibrant new sound and style.
Jazz at Five is Wisconsin’s premier free jazz concert series – right in the heart of the Madison area. The UW–Madison Jazz Ensemble All Stars, led by Johannes Wallmann, pianist and Director of Jazz Studies, will perform from 5:00-6:15 pm. Johannes Wallmann Quintet will perform from 6:45-8:00 pm. Arun Luthra will sit in with the students and perform with the quintet.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts (presenter) welcomes Arun Luthra as the fall 2021 interdisciplinary artist-in-residence. Saxophonist, composer and konnakol artist Arun Luthra is an American musician of Indian heritage who fuses Black …