Harpreet Bansal is a violinist that has since childhood been trained in both Eastern and Western classical music. Harpreet has also studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music and has been studying with Ustad Ashraf Sharif Khan Poonchwalas, one of his generation’s foremost sitar players. Harpreet focuses on raga based music, but has always been interested in developing their musical expression and range. She has collaborated with many musicians wthin jazz and folk music.

Bansal Band 

Bansal Band plays new music composed by Harpreet Bansal, based on the northern Indian raga tradition.

Musicians:
Harpreet Bensal – violin
Andreas Bratlie – tablas and percussion
Adrian Myhr – double bass
Vojtech Prochazka – piano
Javid Afsari Rad – santur

Rumi Ensemble 

RUMI Ensemble was founded in 2007 and is an international group based in Norway. The ensemble performs new music by Norwegian-Iranian Javid Afsari Rad and texts written by the Persian Sufi poet Muhammad Jalaledin Balkhi Rumi.

Musicians:

Javid Afsari Rad – composer and santur
Harpreet Bansal – violin
Behnam Samani – Tombak and Daf
Charles Deramus – double bass
Shahram Gholami – oud
Minna Alén – violin
Drood Varzideh – Flute
Marjam Schmidt – viola
Reza Samani – Tombak and Daf
Tove Margrethe Eriksta – cello
Salar Aghili – vocals

Harpreet Bansal

INSTRUMENTER

Violin

SJANGERE

Jazz and eastern classical music

OPPRINNELSESLAND

India

BASERT HVOR I NORGE

Oslo

NETTSIDE

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