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GAUTAM TEJAS GANESHAN
b. 1983, Sugar Land, TX

PERFORMANCES
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2013, 2016)
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA (2016)
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (2014)
Palace of Fine Arts, SF Asian American Film Festival (2007)
Fort Mason, SF International Arts Festival (2009)
SFJAZZ Summer Festival (2006)
Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, CA (2016)
Union Square, San Francisco, CA (2009)
ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA (2007, 2013, 2014)
Climate Theater, San Francisco, CA (2009)
Brick & Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (2014)
Oakland Metro Operahouse (2007)
Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, CA (2006, 2014 - 2016)
Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts (2016)
Temescal Alley, Oakland, CA (2014)
Yoshi's, Oakland, CA (2013)
Studio Grand, Oakland, CA (2014 - 2016)
Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley (2012)
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley (2007)
UC Botanical Garden, Berkeley, CA (2007, 2013)
Julia Morgan Theatre, Berkeley, CA (2010)
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA (2010, 2013)
The Jazzschool, Berkeley, CA (2006)
Hillside Club, Berkeley, CA (2006)
Berkeley Arts Festival (2016)
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA (2010, 2013, 2016)
Subterranean Arthouse, Berkeley, CA (2012 - 2016)
Downtown Berkeley Music Festival, CA (2014)
Classical Revolution Festival, Berkeley, CA (2012)
East Bay Center for Performing Arts, Richmond, CA (2012)
Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco, CA (2006 - 2016)
CounterPULSE, San Francisco, CA (2007, 2009)
Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA (2013)
Viracocha, San Francisco, CA (2013)
Artists' Television Access, San Francisco, CA (2006, 2016)
Duende, Oakland, CA (2014)
Avonova, Oakland, CA (2014)
111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2007)
Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2010)
Million Fishes Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2007)
Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2008)
The Emerald Tablet, San Francisco, CA (2013, 2014)
North Beach First Fridays, San Francisco, CA (2013)
Transcendental Meditation Center, Berkeley, CA (2014)
The Cheese Board Collective, Berkeley, CA (2015)
Ecology Center, Berkeley, CA (2012)
Rotary Club, Berkeley, CA (2015)
Sunday Streets, Berkeley, CA (2015)
Oakland Peace Center (2012)
Green Festival, San Francisco, CA (2012)
Bird & Beckett, San Francisco, CA (2010)
Book Zoo, Oakland, CA (2010)
Revolution Cafe, San Francisco, CA (2006)
Redwood Regional Park, Art in Nature Festival (2015)
Center for Performing Arts, Santa Clara University (2011)
Society for Ethnomusicology, Santa Clara University (2012)
Artwallah Festival, Los Angeles, CA (2006)
Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA (2009)
Khmer Arts Salon, Los Angeles, CA (2009)
Arkay Convention Center, Chennai, India (2011)
Musiri Chamber Concert, Chennai, India (2011)
Tyagaraja Vidwat Samajam, Mylapore, India (2005)
Nanganallur Anjaneyar Kovil, Chennai, India (2005)
Vijaya Vinayaka Temple, Bangalore, India (2005)
Vijayawada Music College, Vijayawada, India (2005)

WORKSHOPS
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (2006)
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA (2009, 2016)
Stanford Jazz Workshop, Stanford, CA (2012)
Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA (2008)
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA (2010)
Zambaleta World Music and Dance School, SF, CA (2010)

LECTURES
Music of India, UC Berkeley (2006 - 2009, 2016)
American Music, UC Berkeley (2008)
Musicianship, UC Berkeley (2008)
Music Theory, UC Berkeley (2008)
Contemporary Improvisation Ensemble, UC Berkeley (2008)
Music of India, UC Santa Cruz (2007)

COMMISSIONS
"Story of This Place", Creative Work Fund (2013)
"By Daylight", Fleishhacker Opportunity Fund (2014)
"New Directions in Indian Classical Music", San Francisco Foundation (2009)
"Silhouette of Songs", LEF Foundation (2010)

RESIDENCIES
Red Poppy Art House, Inaugural Performing Artist-in-Residence, San Francisco, CA (2007)

MUSIC FOR FILM
"Infinite Vision", Best International Documentary, NYC Indie Film Fest (2004)

EDUCATION
BA, University of Texas, Austin.
Philosophy, Interdisciplinary, and Music.
Dean's Distinguished Graduate
Summa Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
National Merit Scholar

FELLOWSHIPS
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies (2004)
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, U.S. Dept. of Education (2004)
Solomon Scholarship for Excellence in the Creative Arts and Philosophy (2003)

FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR
Sangati Center, San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley, CA (2006 - current)