for this new and exciting musical experience!
. . . Jacinta Luis
Tablas and percussion
Versatile percussionist Shawn Mativetsky performs in a variety of musical genres with dynamism and skill. Equally at home in Western classical and contemporary/new music, Indian classical music, and world music, Shawn also composes and performs music for dance and theatre.
He is active in the promotion of the tabla and North Indian classical music through lectures, workshops, and performances across Canada and internationally. Based in Montreal, Shawn teaches tabla and percussion at McGill U.
Shawn Mativetsky is a ganda-band disciple of Pandit Sharda Sahai of the Benares tabla gharana. Shawn holds a Master's degree in music from McGill U. and has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Depart. Canadian Heritage, and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.