In 2015, Houston Public Media ran a story on Pt. Shantilal Shah and bringing the tradition of Tabla and Indian Classical Music to Houston. Read the full article here.
On January 23, 2016, over 80 Tabla students of Pt. Shantilal Shah took the stage at the University of Houston’s UC Theater to present the semi-annual Laya Taal Saadhna. This years concert was held under the banner of the Indian Music Society of Houston (IMS), and marked the 8th iteration of Laya Taal Saadhna, which began in 2005. An audience
In 2014, senior students of Pt. Shantilal Shah were invited to perform for VIP guests of the Houston Symphony at Jones Hall in downtown Houston, TX. Here is a clip from that performance.
In 2010, the Miller Outdoor Theatre was transformed into a showcase of India in all its color. Samskriti’s Incredible India program brings together some of the varied traditions of Indian culture to put on a show for Houstonians. We were privileged to perform with Guruji as the opening act of this wonderful program. An audience of several thousand
Guruji has known the legendary singers Pts. Rajan and Sajan Mishra since he was very young, and reveres them like Gurus. He has performed many times with them, these clips are recordings of one such concert. The piece above is the first part of Raag Jansamohini. Below is the second part of this beautiful piece: