Biography


We were blessed with the opportunity to have Sarod master George Ruckert in the studio this week, recording for his Indian dance ensemble.

Here is a bio of this mans amazing history, and current work.
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George Ruckert, Senior Lecturer in Music at MIT.
He has his MA in Music Theory and Composition from Queens College; He attended Gayan Vadya Bid and Ali Akbar College, and earned his Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from UC Berkeley.

After receiving a master's in western theory and composition, he became a student of the renowned Indian sarodist, Ali Akbar Khan in 1967. A co-founder and administrator of this master's important center for North Indian classical music in California, he has also performed and taught this music widely in the US, Canada, India, and Europe, and has composed for orchestra, film, and dance productions, as well as published five books on the classical music of North India. His recent publication of the fiddle music of Cape Breton's John Campbell will be published this year.

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