Anil Prasad is a senior tabla student of Zakir Hussein and son of famed "Queen of the Gazalls" Praba Devi. He is the in-demand tabla player in Seattle area.
Violist Aleida Gehrels is a Seattle based performer and recording artist. She made her debut as a soloist at the age of 17, performing the Stamitz Viola Concerto with the Tucson Pops Orchestra. After completing her Masters in Music under the tutelage of Roger Chase at the Chicago College of Performing Arts,Aleida embarked on a career as a chamber musician.
From 2010-2015, she toured all seven continents as violist of the Beacon Street string ensemble on board luxury cruise liners.
Inspired by her Norwegian roots, Rachel has built a career around her love of music, performance, teaching, and Scandinavian tradition. She earned her BA in Music and Norwegian from St.
Olaf College in 2007, followed by a master’s degree in Violin Performance and K-12 Teaching Certificate from Central Washington University in 2011. Visit Rachel's Web Site
Phil Hirshi is a Seattle-based cellist who performed with the Yale Symphony Orchestra and when he started to experiment with rock and jazz, he was invited to tour with John McLaughlin's Mahavishnu Orchestra.