Sitarist Dr. Amie Maciszewski is an award-winning artist and educator. Audiences describe Amie’s classical sitar/tabla performances as “stunning,” “enchanting,” and “amazing” and her Indo-jazz fusion ensemble work as “elegantly vibrant.” Her Sangeet Millennium Ensemble (Texas Top Ten award, 2008 and 2011 Austin Chronicle Polls) seamlessly blends traditional Indian melodies with jazz/world grooves, creating an ever-evolving boundary defying sound. She is a selected artist on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster and Mid-America Arts Alliance, an Empanelled Artist of the India World Cultural Forum, and served as City of Austin Cultural Contractor (2000-2013). Passionate about sharing North Indian music culture, Amie has traveled three continents completing artist residencies, hosting recitals, and conducting lectures on Hindustani music. She also conducts dynamic all ages workshops on classical, folk, and world fusion. Amie’s musical credits include four CDs and a number of independent films.
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