Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan descends from six generations of sitarists. In the words of the The Hindu, he is "Indian music personified". He is one of the leading exponents of the Etawah Gharana, a musical tradition or "family" committed to this most famous of Indian instruments. He was trained by his father and guru, Ustad Aziz Khan. Read more.
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Sitar lessons at The SPK Academy are offered under the guidance of Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, lovingly known as Ustadji by his students. Ustadji has dedicated considerable time and energy during the past decade in training young students in India, the US, the UK, and Canada. While traveling in North America, he is joined by students from around the world who seek the opportunity to attend his concerts and to participate in a series of unique sitar workshops and sitar lessons exploring the traditions and performance of Indian Classical Music.
Ustadji's tiered approach is reflected in the four learning formats for sitar lessons: sitar workshops, riyaz sessions and shibirs. As a part of SPK Academy's program, we offer online Sitar lessons with Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan via Skype video conferencing. Learn more about the benefits about online learning and find out what you need to take advantage of this unique opportunityto learn from a renown master.