A part of the Masala World Music Series


(Norman, Okla) March 21, 2011— The University of Oklahoma School of Music presents Music of Tibet and a Festival of Indian Drumming as part of the Masala World Music Series at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 27, in Sharp Concert Hall.

This dynamic event features the Tibetan Monks of Garden Shahstre monastery who will bring the experience, rare sounds and dramatic imagery of Tibetan sacred dances, music, and chants. Indian Drumming traditions performed by Poovalur Sriji, mrdangam from Tamil Nadu; Rolf Grosesbeck and Johnathan Pennington, chenda from Kerala; Lowell Lybarger, tabla from North India; and Zoe Sherinian, mrdangam and parai from Tamil Nadu.


The concert is co-sponsored by the OU School of Music and the College of International Studies.


All Masala Series performances are in OU’s Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd, in your OU Arts District! Tickets for Masala Series events are $8 for adults and $5 for students, faculty, staff and senior adults. For tickets and up-to-date information call the Fine Arts Box Office at (405) 325-4101.


Please visit http://music.ou.edu/ for a full calendar of events and performances at the School of Music.


The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution. For accommodations on the basis of disability, please call the Box Office at (405) 325-4101.