Meet The Team
Harbhajan Singh is an exponent of Pakhawaj and Tabla from the Panjab Gharana (Lahore Baj). He serves as Senior Research Fellow at the Nād Music Institute. He is an expert percussionist and researcher, who has published several articles on the importance of rhythm, Tabla and Pakhawaj. For the last thirty years he has been under the guidance of Ustad Lachhman Singh Seen and has developed a deep understanding of the Indian classical and folk music tradition. He holds Masters degree in Music.
Dr. Manjit Singh
Dr. Manjit Singh is Co-founder of Nād Music Institute. He is a researcher, educator, practitioner and lover of Gurbani Kirtan. Passionate about the fine musical details contained in the Guru Granth Sahib, he is keen to bring forth their original flavor through research and collaboration with experts in the field. He holds a PhD in Acoustics and Masters degree in Gurmat Sangit.
Hardeep Kaur is a senior Kirtan advisor at Nad Music Institute, we all call her Mata ji. She is a devoted Gursikh and Sabad Kirtani who has taught Kirtan to thousands of kids and adults across the world. She has been learning and teaching Kirtan from last 36 years and has authored three books – Namo Geet Geete, Har Amrit Bhinnay Lo-inaa and Naad Baid. She started learning kirtan from S. Amarjit Singh ji in 1983 and the journey continued for years learning from several Kirtanis. She got diploma in Gurmat Sangeet from Punjabi University in 1997. She mastered the intricacies of Indian classical music vocal under the guidance of Ustad Subash Gosh for 8 years. From the last 6 years, she is learning Rabab under the guidance of Ustad Partha Sen.
Ustad Surjeet Singh
Ustad Surjeet Singh is a leading sarangi player and a senior student of Pandit Ram Narayan. He serves as Senior Advisor at the Nād Music Institute. He has lead several workshops and camps and has taught students of all age groups across the globe and has made several solo sarangi performances around the world.
Harpreet Singh is an avid listener and learner of Gurbani Kitan. He is passionate about preserving and promoting Gurbani Kirtan as it was done in Sikh Guru’s court few centuries ago. He is currently learning traditional string instrument (Dilruba) and percussion instrument (Pakhawaj). Professionally, he is an MBA in Marketing and has held business growth roles in the multi-national corporations.
Amaninder Singh is a music enthusiastic and Tabla exponent. He has double bachelors, one in Computer Science and other in Music (with specialization in Tabla). He is an active member of Nād Music Institute and leads the weekly string instrument Kirtan class. By profession, Amaninder is a software developer.
Prabhmeet Singh is co-founder of Nād Music Institute and an ardent Gurbani Kirtan listener and learner. He also assists with weekly string instrument classes. He holds a special interest in listening to Dhadhi’s and wants to preserve Gurbani Kirtan and Dhadhi form in its originality. Prabhmeet works for a large cloud computing platform in Seattle.