Upcoming Concerts

Notable Past Performances (Solo)

  • Sufi Melange – An Evening of Sufi Music, Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (2015)
  • An Evening of World Music by Pooja and Greg Herriges, Parkway Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (2014)
  • Songs of Kabir – Concert of Nirguni Bhajans with live interpretation by Prof. Linda Hess, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN. (2014)
  • Concert for Basant Bahar, Milpitas, CA. (2014)
  • “Bhajan Sandhya” – Private Bhajan Concert, Milpitas, CA. (2014)
  • Concert at the Sivananda Yoga Retreat, Paradise Island, The Bahamas. (2014)
  • CD Release Concert for “Piyaa Basey Kaun Des/In What Land’s My Beloved?”, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN. (2014)
  • Concerts at multiple libraries in the Hennepin County Library System, Minneapolis, MN. (2014, ‘11, ’08, ‘07)
  • SPICMACAY Concert, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. (2013)
  • “A Tribute to Mehdi Hassan” – Concert for Learnquest Academy of Music, Boston, MA. (2013)
  • “Global Conversations” – The 416 Club Commissions, Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis, MN. (2013)
  • “Sur Tarang” presents Pooja Goswami Pavan, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. (2012)
  • “Sabrang”, Concert of Folk Melodies, Hindu Society of MN, Maple Grove, MN. (2012)
  • “Shaam-e-Awadh” – Love Ballads of Lucknow & Benares, Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (2012)
  • Delhi Youth Festival 2011, New Delhi, India. (2011)
  • “Shaam-e-Ghazal” – Private Concert, Hyderabad, A.P., India. (2011)
  • Indian Music Society of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. (2011, ‘07, ‘04, ‘03)
  • “Shaam-e-Ghazal” CD Release Concert for “Kaise Keh Duun/How Shall I Say?”, HHH Center, Minneapolis, MN. (2010)
  • Concert for Hamsadhwani, Chicago, IL. (2010)
  • “Shaam-e-Ghazal”, Great Falls, VA. (2009, ’06)
  • “Bhajan Sandhya”, Hindu Society of MN, Maple Grove, MN. (2009, ‘07)
  • “Sham-e-Ghazal” (Evening of Ghazals), Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (2008)
  • The Attic, Delhi. (2008, 2005)
  • School of Music, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. (2007)
  • Ghazal Festival, Delhi. (2006)
  • International Tourism Festival, Hanoi, Vietnam. (2005)
  • India Habitat Center, Lodi Estate, New Delhi. (2004, ‘02)

Notable Past Collaborations

  • “Mohona”, “Morecheeka”, “Tushaanal” & “Kshoy”, compositions/score for Ananya Dance Theater, the Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (2013, ‘12, ’11, ’10, resp.)
  • “Blending Music, Connecting Cultures”, with Sumunar Gamelan Ensemble, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN. (2012).
  • “Sundari Aur Nag”, composition/performance for Katha Dance Theater, O’Shaughnessy Auditorium (2010) and Ordway Center for Performing Arts (2008), Saint Paul, MN.
  • “Angika”, Hindustani Music, Jazz Music and Kathak Dance collaboration, with Katha Dance Theater, Ritz Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (2009)
  • “Sufism Remembered”, composition for Kathak Dance, with Katha Dance Theater, Ritz Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (2006)
  • “The Partition Project”, musical score for a full-length play, with Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (2006)

Lecture-Demonstrations

  • “Naad-Ninaad” – Lec-Dem Series on Hindustani Vocal Music (Part I: Khayal/Tarana, Part II: Thumri/Dadra, Part III: Kajri/Chaiti), Minneapolis, MN. (2014)
  • McNally Smith College of Music, Saint Paul, MN. (2014, ’13, ‘12, ‘10, ‘08, ‘06)
  • Stanford University, Department of Music, Stanford, CA. (2013)
  • Winona State University, Department of Music, Winona, MN. (2013, ‘11, ‘10, ‘09, ‘08)
  • Saint Catherine University, Department of Music, Saint Paul, MN (2012, ‘11, ‘10)
  • Univ. of Minnesota, School of Music, Minneapolis, MN. (2011, ‘10, ‘09, ‘08, ‘07, ‘06)
  • Saint Cloud State University, Department of Music, Saint Cloud, MN. (2009)
  • Macalester College, Department of Music, Minneapolis, MN. (2010, ‘09)
  • McPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN. (2008)
  • Concordia College, Department of Music, Saint Paul, MN. (2007)