Reena Esmail ’01

Composer Merges Styles to Create New Sound
Reena Esmail ’01 was featured on PBS Great Performances which ran nationally on local PBS stations. The show profiles Reena’s life and work (along with the work of legendary Brazilian guitarist Sergio Assad), reaching millions of viewers across the US. During the episode, Reena teaches host Scott Yoo how Indian scales and rhythms, known as raag and taal, influence her music by demonstrating traditional Indian classical music with violinist Kala Ramnath and percussionist Abhijit Banerjee. They also visit San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum, where Esmail performs her mixture of baroque violin and Indian vocal styles with her husband, violinist Vijay Gupta, surrounded by ancient Indian art. Click here to watch the episode.
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