​​​​​​​​​​​​​Most Recent Accomplishments
2017          Arjuna's Dilemma Perfomance, Winspear Opera House, Dallas, TX  May 2017


2017           Performance at Kennedy Center, Collaboration with Hamid el Kasri & Shahin

                     Shahida, Gnaoua Festival U.S. Tour, Washington, DC March 2017


2017           Debut Performance of Turquoise Lake (Collaboration with Douglas Cuomo)

                     at National Sawdust, Brooklyn, New York, March 2017


2016           Spiritual Voices Workshop & Concert at Richmond Folk Festival, Richmond, VA

                     October, 2016


2016            Arts of Afghanistan "Turquoise Mountain", Performance at Sackler Gallery,

                     Smithsonian, Washington, DC, August 2016


2016           The Art of Afghan Music, Performance at Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian,

                     Washington, DC, July 2016


2016            Fusion Concert with Hamid el Kasri & Karim Ziad, Cinema Renaissance,

                      Rabat, Morocco, July 2016


2016            Sufi Vocal Music Retreat, Fez, Morocco, June 2016


2016            Washington Folk Festival, Fusion Performance, Washington, DC, June 2016   


2015          Performance for Diwali Celebration at residence of Ambassador Arun Singh,

                    Washington, DC, November 2015


2015           "Beyond Tolerance, A Call to Religious Freedom & Hopeful Action" co-hosted by

                     Washington National Cathedral & Shoulder to Shoulder.  Sufi Music performed by

                     Humayun Khan, tabla accompaniment by Broto Roy, October 2015


2015          Global India Fund VIP Dinner, Benefiting "Girl Rising", at Embassy of India,

                    Washington, DC. Fusion Performance by Humayun Khan Ensemble, October 2015


2015           Concert & Lecture/ Demonstration with Humayun Khan Ensemble 

                    Montgomery College, Maryland September/October 2015


2015          Festival of Gnaoua, Essaouira Morocco, Headlined collaborative concert with

                    Gnaoua star Maalem Hamid el Kasri, May 2015


2015          Performance of Humayun Khan Ensemble, Montgomery College, Maryland, April 2015


2015          Yalova North American Sufi Festival, Performance by Humayun Khan Ensemble 

                    accompanied by whirling dervishes, Montgomery College, Maryland, 2015


2014           Start of New CD Project, Humayun Khan, Washington, DC, November 2014

2014           Concert with Ustad Mashkoor Ali Khan, Harmonium accompaniment, NY, NY                                      October 

2014           Concert & Lecture/Demonstration with Humayun Khan Ensemble                                                           Montgomery College, Maryland April 2014

2014            Performed with Gypsy Kings All Stars on FOX KTTV LA, January 2014

2014           Toured with Gypsy Kings All Stars, Jazz Alley, Seattle WA - Jas Cafe', Aspen CO -                              Catalina Jazz Club, Los Angeles CA, Vocals & Harmonium, January 2014

2013           Amplified Voices, A Connections Concert, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 
                     Performance with Peter Yarrow, Bethany & Rufus, & Tom Paxton  Nov. 10, 2013

2013           Humayun Khan Ensemble, Afghan & North Indian fusion music, Asian-Pacific                                   Heritage Festival,  Dulles, VA, Sponsored by Metropolitan Washington Airports                                    Authority, May 14, 2013

2013           The International Day of Nowruz at the United Nations, NY, NY Vocals & Harmonium/                       Salar Nader Tabla  March 18, 2013

2012           SAMAYA Album, Humayun Khan & Salar Nader, Contributed "Miyan Ki Todi" music                         track to the benefit  album for Fusion Pioneer Cheb-i-Sabbah, March2012  Release 

2012            The Barns at Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA., Performance with Peter Yarrow, March 2012 
      
2012            American University, Washington, D.C., Performance with Peter Yarrow, Feb.  2012
  
2012            James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, Taught Workshop & Performed                                     Concert,  February 2012

2012            Music Center, Los Angeles, CA, Concert, February 2012


2011            Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., Performed at Call to Compassion                        Concert, 10th Anniversary of September 11th Attacks, Honored guests President                            Barack Obama, Patti LaBelle, Alan Jackson, Denise Graves, & The Marine Corps                              Orchestra, September 2011

2011            Gnaoua International Music Festival - Essaouira ,Moracco, June 23-26, 2011
 

2010            Performance at Bahrain Music Festival, Manama, Bahrain


2010             Common Ground Awards, Washington, D.C., Performed with Peter Yarrow of Peter,                          Paul, and Mary

2010             Genesis at the Crossroads', Autumn Gala, Chicago, Genesis International High                                  School  for Global Leadership, Performed with Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul, and Mary

2010             Aum Shanti: A Peace Concert, National Museum of the American Indian                                                Smithsonian Institution, Performed with Pandit Jasraj


2009            Abu Dhabi World Music Festival, United Arab Emirates, December 2009

2008            World Women’s Breakthrough Summit, National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.,                                    (Keynote speaker, Madeline Albright) (Ashley Judd in attendance)

2008           Sang & provided instrumentals for CD project “Infinita” by Guitar Virtuoso, Lawson                          Rollins, Infinita Records

2008           Centennial Celebration, “Lighting to Unite” event. National Cathedral,

                     Washington,  D.C.

2007            Sang at Genesis at the Crossroads Festival, Chicago

2007            Sang for Mideast Peace Alliance at Capital Building, Washington, D.C.

2006            Sang & provided instrumentals for CD project “Pascha”  Shahin Music, Gustavo                               Naranjo,  under Universal  Music, Mexico

2006             Sang for Interfaith World Wildlife Federation Memorial Service, National Cathedral,                            Washington, D.C. (Keynote speaker, Bruce Babbit )


2005             Performed at  Global Day-JMU, Represented Afghan music, Harrisonburg, VA

2005             Performed and gave Lecture demo at UVA, Virginia

2004              Performed at Small World Music Festival, Toronto, Canada

2004              Performance for Senator Hillary Clinton, Washington, D.C.




 
Past  Accomplishments
2001                Performed with Subhash Karmarkar(table) & Vasanti Athavale(harmonium),                                      Gandhi  Memorial Center,Washington, D.C. (in cooperation with Embassy of India)

2000                Performed w/ PROBE at Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington,                             D.C.

2000               Provided vocal opening recital for concert of Ustad Vilayat Khan & Ustad Zakir                                  Hussain, Strand Theatre, Edison, NJ 

2000               Performed in collaboration with Sufi fusion ensemble, “Beloved,” at Rumi Festival,                            Chapel  Hill, N.C.

1999              Toured Germany & France, accompanying Ustad Fateh Ali Khan on harmonium

1999                Composed original music and performed on Persian fusion CD, “PROBE”                                           (www.probemusic.com)

1998                Represented the music of Afghanistan at Asilah International Festival, Moraco


1998                Composed & performed music for the poetry of Omar Khayam on Pakistan                                         Television for nationwide broadcast on PTV World

1997               Sang for the award-winning BBC radio feature, “Monsoon,” subsequently                                            broadcast  throughout the U.S. in abridged form by National Public Radio in 1999

1997              Composed & Performed on the soundtrack of the Harish Saluza film, “The Journey"                         This soundtrack won an award at the Florida Independent Film Festival in 1998.

1996              Performed instrumental music for the soundtrack of tMira Nair feature film,

                        “Kama Sutra.”

1995              Provided vocal accompaniment to Ustad Vilayat Khan & Ustad Zakir Hussain in                                 concerts in the Eastern U.S.

1993-94         Provided instrumental accompaniment for CD recordings by Mashkoor Ali Khan &                            Ustad Rashid Khan, released by AIM Records

1993                Debut performance at the Library of Congress in the Neptune Plaza Series

1991                Received an Apprenticeship Grant from the District of Columbia  Commission on                             the Arts and Humanities for the study of vocal music with Shubha Sankaran    




 



 


Special Guests in Attendance

Senator Hillary Clinton

Secretary Madeleine Albright

Ashley Judd

Secretary Bruce Babbit

Queen Noor of Jordan


Special Guests

"Samaya"  2012, Humayun Khan & Salar Nader, "Miyan Ki To Di", Cheb-i-Sabbah Benefit Album

“Infinita”     2008, Lawson Rollins, Infinita Records

“Pascha”     2006, Shahin Music, Gustavo Naranjo, Universal Music, Mexico

“Kama Sutra “ Film Soundtrack

“The Journey” Film Soundtrack, New Ray Films

“Hand of God” 2001, Beloved


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