Sheela Bringi

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Sheela Bringi

Sheela Bringi sings and plays the Indian classical bansuri (bamboo) flute, harmonium, and harp. She has trained extensively in north Indian classical music traditions over the past 15 years.

Bringi has studied raga with Indian flute master Pandit G. S. Sachdev, maestro Ustad Aashish Khan, and tala (rhythm) with tabla virtuoso Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. She has been shaped as an improviser by her work with diverse artists including Meredith Monk, Cecil Taylor, and Fred Frith, and renowned jazz faculty at the California Institute of the Arts.