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.