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David Philipson began studying north Indian classical music and bansuri [the north Indian bamboo flute] in 1979 with the late Professor Amiya Dasgupta, tabla and rhythmic concepts with the late Pandit Taranath Rao at California Institute of the Arts, where he received his BFA and MFA in World Music. In 1984 he was awarded a Fulbright grant to study in India with the leading exponents of the late Pandit Pannalal Ghosh lineage of bansuri performance; Pandit V.G. Karnad, Pandit Devendra Murdeshwar and Pandit Nityanand Haldipur. He has also received guidance from Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Pandit Ravi Bellare and Pandit Rajeev Taranath. Philipson resides in Los Angeles, CA. For more information please visit his website at: http://music.calarts.edu/~bansuri.