Allyn J. Miner

Senior Lecturer, Department of South Asia Studies, Music

Ph.D. (1994) University of Pennsylvania

Musical Training (sitar): Ustad Ali Akbar Khan (1985- ); Thakur Raj Bhan Singh (1971-82)

Office Location: 
810 Williams Hall
Phone: 
215-573-9368
Research Interests: 

Darbari: chamber music of India (concert performances with four-person ensemble); translation projects: Minqar-i Musiqar of Hazrat Inayat Khan (Urdu); Sangitaparijata (Sanskrit)

Courses Taught: 

Sitar Performance levels I, II, and advanced; Performing Arts in South Asia; The Musical Culture of North India; History of Music in India; Popular Music of South Asia and the Diaspora; India’s Classical Music; Music of Ritual, Devotion and Ecstasy