KarmetiK Orchestra is a collection of emerging LA artists from global backgrounds creating contemporary music. Sitar, Hindustani vocalists, tabla, and bansuri flute performers are mixed with Western classical, African, and electronic musicians. Directed by Dr. Ajay Kapur, Head of Music Technology at CalArts, the group features compositions and performances by world renowned artists Gaayatri Kaundinya, Rajib Karmakar, Dr. Neelamjit Dhillon, Ashwin Vaswani, Chris Votek, Yeko Ladzekpo-Cole, Madeline Falcone, and Dr. Sanjay Sinha.
Bombay Rebels is a homage to a group of luminary figures who have challenged the norm of Indian culture and forged new pathways. Each song commemorates a “Bombay rebel” with an original work, inspired by their journey, and explores blending different genres within Indian Classical aesthetics