Ciro Montanari

Ciro Montanari

In 2003 he began his study of Indian percussion (tabla) under the guidance of Pandit Sankha Chatterjee, a former professor at the  Rabindra Bharat University Kolkata (India), who had the great fortune to learn with Ustad Masit Khan, Ustad Keramatullah Khan and with Ustad Alla Rakha Khan. 

He travelled frequently to India, learning with the traditional Indian approach, then  in Germany and Italy to follow his seminars at the “Fondazione Giorgio Cini” in Venice and through the  Association “Narada Studio.” From 2005 to 2009 he attended at the Conservatory Arrigo Pedrollo in Vicenza the courses on “Non-European Musical traditions”  under the guidance of Maestro Federico Sanesi a student of Pandit Sankha Chatterjee since 1980’s and involved over thirty ‘years on research and integration of different musical languages.

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