Los Angeles International Music and Arts Academy

Los Angeles International M.

Sun Valley, CA
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About

Los Angeles International delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8 to 65 and special needs

Teaching since:
July 1998

Los Angeles International Music and Arts Academy, founded in 2015, is LA's home to Indian classical music. Under the direction of world-renowned faculty, the academy cultivates artists in the musical traditions of India, and gives students the opportunity to study musical forms from around the globe. Students of all ages are taught the techniques, skills, and concepts to excel in their respective performing arts. Aside from individual, group and online lessons, students are encouraged to collaborate with one another, and each year are given the opportunity to perform in concerts hosted by the academy. LAIMA Academy seeks to build a community of artists who will continue to grow and support one another in their life-long musical journey.

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Experience

Director
Sep 2015 - Present
Los Angeles International Music and Arts Academy

• Teaches Indian Classical Music to beginners and advanced students
• Develop teaching curricula for students

Teacher
Sep 2013 - Present
Shruti A.I.M

• Teaching Faculty for Indian Classical Music at Shruti AIM, Florida, 2014-contd.

Artist Residency
Sep 2016 - Sep 2016
Brandeis University

• Gave lecture demonstrations on Indian Music and relation to history, painting and religion
• Taught Improvisational Collective Class, held workshops and Q&A sessions

Visiting Faculty
May 2015 - May 2015
Hawking Charter School

• Lecture Demonstration on Indian Classical Music at Hawking Charter School for Center, San Diego , May 19, 2015

California Institute of the Arts
Sep 2014 - Apr 2015
CAP Music Teaching Assistant

• Teaching Assistant for Indian Classical Music and Experimental Global Fusion Ensemble at CAP (Community Arts Partnership) for Indian music and experimental fusion music, 2014-contd.

Education

Masters
Sep 2013 - May 2015
California Institute of the Arts
Music
Apr 2006 - Apr 2011
Rabindra Bharati University

Languages

Bengali
Fluent / Native Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Hindi
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Visiting Faculty
May 2015
Hawking Charter School

• Lecture Demonstration on Indian Classical Music at Hawking Charter School for Center for World Music, San Diego , May 19, 2015

Community Arts Partnership
Sep 2014
California Institute of the Arts

• Teaching Assistant for Indian Classical Music and Experimental Global Fusion Ensemble at CAP (Community Arts Partnership) for Indian music and experimental fusion music, 2014-contd.

Teacher
Sep 2013
Shruti Association of International Music

• Teaching Faculty for Indian Classical Music at Shruti AIM, Florida, 2014-contd.

Visiting Faculty
Mar 2011
Associazione AltraMusica

• Guest Faculty for Indian Classical Music at Associazione AltraMusica, Montecchio Maggiore, Italy, March–April, 2011-contd.

Awards

Honors and Awards
Aug 2000
Various

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4 Reviews

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meena May 14, 2018
Sitar · In home

He is incredible teacher and wonderful human being.He is very supportive and understands your limitation and your abilities and teaches based on it.

ShiShir V. Mar 2, 2018
Sitar · Online

Rajibji is a awesome teacher . Very precise and knowledgeable . We are so glad we found a great instructor online .

Isabella Nov 23, 2017
Sitar · In studio

His knowledge of sitar is amazing, he really cares about you learning the instrument and being more creative.

Christian Colton May 26, 2015
Sitar · Online

Rajib was great. He's patient, and obviously knows his stuff. I look forward to more lessons with him.

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