Acoustica– a musical evening was organized by Cultural Education Centre (CEC) of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) at Kennedy Auditorium. The event was organized in association with Raag Music Mantra foundation.
Acoustical Society of India is hosting its 46th annual National Symposium on Acoustics (NSA 2017) at AMU. The symposium is being organized by the department of Mechanical Engineering, Zakir Husain College of Engineering & Technology, AMU. The musical evening was scheduled to the end of the inaugural day of the National Symposium 2017.
The guest of the evening was Azeem Ahmed Alvi, who is a very promising and talented young Sitar player of the present generation. He is the disciple of the famous sitar maestro Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan. Also, he was joined by young Sarangi player and his sibling Sameer Ahmed Alvi. The evening was well orchestrated by the bands of Hindustani, Fusion, Western and folk& Traditional music clubs of CEC.
Amaan Ali Shah of western music club gave a sparkling performance with the song Man In The Box (Alice In Chains). Female vocalist Ila Khalid performed solo songs like Allahu and Ankhiya Milake. The attraction of the evening was sitar performance by Alvi brothers. The evening ended with a qawwali, “Andhere Mein Dil Ke Chiragh E Mohabbat” performed by the members of Hindustani Music Club.
The event was hosted by Omair Iftikhar, General Secretary CEC, while Talib Husain, a student from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, AMU proposed the vote of thanks to the audience.
Photo by: Sarim Ashrafi