R2T2 guitar duo, india tour 2016

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<p> <u><em><strong>The project </strong></em></u></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> The India guitar tour project  is a <strong>3 week</strong> tour around <strong>India, </strong>in major indian cities, but also to smaller towns, such as Mangalore, my (Tizoc's) <strong>grandfather's hometown.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Our classical guitar duo (<strong>R2T2 guitar duo</strong>) will be touring from the <strong>9th of September to the 1st of</strong> <strong>October 2016</strong>. </p> <p>  </p> <p> Our wish is to present our <strong>western</strong> <strong>classical guitar repertoire </strong>to the indian public, young and old, of all horizons. It will also enable us to learn and get enriched by the indian culture and music. </p> <p>  </p> <p> Performing concerts in such cities and offering guitar masterclasses will be the opprtunity to discover and exchange between <strong>European </strong>and <strong>Indian</strong> cultures ! We will be giving <strong>masterclasses</strong> to <strong>young guitarists </strong>who do not have access to much<strong> musical facilities</strong> during the year.</p> <p>  </p> <p> During our <strong>first week </strong>in <strong>Calcutta</strong> apart from the<strong> concert</strong> at the <strong>Monsoon Music Festival</strong>, and our scheduled <strong>masterclass</strong>, we will be offering <strong>music workshops </strong>with young <strong>children living in very poor conditions </strong>and who have hardly any access to <strong>musical education. </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Our first contact with the sudents will be divided in <strong>5 days of personal courses</strong> that we will be giving to each student individually (20 to 30min) per day, as well as <strong>Workshops </strong>with a <strong>specific topic </strong>that we will be talking about in <strong>public</strong> !</p> <p>  </p> <p> At the end of each day, we will also be doing an <strong>ensemble course </strong>for all the students at the same time. They will be performing <strong>together</strong> a piece that they will be preparing regarding the <strong>final concert</strong> that will take place at the end of the festival.</p> <p>  </p> <p> Finally on the last day of our stay we will be performing a small music workshop for children living in <strong>very</strong> <strong>poor villages</strong>, in order to sensibilize them to <strong>classical guitar music</strong>, and give them access to <strong>our musical knowledge. </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>                                                                                                  </p> <p>                                 <img alt="Images-1470685318" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/342069/images-1470685318.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <u><em><strong>The tour</strong></em></u></p> <p>  </p> <p> The tour will include several cities aroud India such as <strong>Calcutta</strong>, <strong>Bangalore, Goa, Pune, Chennai, Dehli and more </strong>where different local organisations will be taking care of the logistics of the concerts ! The travel between the different cities are taken care by the different guitar organisations in India mostly done by plane !</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><em>9 -14th of September</em></strong> : <strong>Calcutta</strong></p> <p> <strong>Monsoon Music Festiva</strong>l in Calcutta (See description in chapter above) </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><em>15th – 19th  september  : Bangalore</em></strong></p> <p> 17 september :  <strong>Concert in Bangalore School of Music</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <em><strong>19th – 21rst  september</strong> <strong>:</strong> <strong>Goa</strong></em></p> <p> 21st september :  <strong>Concert in Menezes Braganza Hall</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <em><strong>22-25th  september : Pune</strong></em></p> <p> 22nd of september : <strong>Concert in Shisha jazz café</strong></p> <p> 25th september : <strong>Concert in Poona Music Society</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><em>26-28th september : Chennai</em></strong></p> <p> 27th-28th of September : <strong>Concert and masterclass in Chennai </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><em>29th-1rst october : Dehli</em></strong></p> <p> 29th september : <strong>Concert in Piano man hall</strong></p> <p> 30th september : <strong>Concert in Habitat center India </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>                                                   <a href="https://www.google.at/url?sa=i&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=images&amp;cd=&amp;ved=0ahUKEwiuuJWdyrLOAhXEPBoKHXM0D2gQjRwIBw&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Ftravel.stackexchange.com%2Fquestions%2F3640%2Fis-it-recommended-to-get-vaccinations-before-visiting-india&amp;bvm=bv.129391328,bs.2,d.d2s&amp;psig=AFQjCNE7g2c79vcl4jVHNSz9SRGv2JYHAA&amp;ust=1470771794154105&amp;cad=rjt" target="_blank">   <img alt="" height="320" src="http://i.stack.imgur.com/elB7Hm.gif" width="201"></a></p> <p>                                                 </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <u><em><strong>Us</strong></em></u></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> We are <strong>2 classical guitarist</strong> based in <strong>Vienna Austria</strong> that gave birth in 2011 to our <strong>classical guitar duo</strong> the <strong>"R2T2 guitar duo".</strong> Since then we have performed in<strong> several cities</strong> around<strong> Europe </strong>and <strong>North America</strong>. Having taken part in <strong>several international competitions</strong> was always great expenriences, but performing in <strong>Asia </strong>had always been a very special dream that we had since a long time !</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Photo_duo_4-1471376246" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/343144/Photo_Duo_4-1471376246.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> We also try to make our repertoire <strong>as open as possible</strong> going from <strong>the baroque periode</strong> till <strong>composers of the 21st century.</strong> This helps us adapt to the different demands of the organisers in order to be sure to <strong>satisfy our audience. </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Some of our <strong>most memorable</strong> experiences were performing in the <strong>international guitar festival of Paris</strong> in 2013 (The main guitar festival in Paris/France), recording our <strong>first CD demo with Baros records</strong> in 2014 and this year, <strong>touring around India</strong>. This is <strong>how much </strong>this project is important to us !</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="304" src="//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2FFrCHOBwWJAA%3Fwmode%3Dopaque%26feature%3Doembed&amp;wmode=opaque&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DFrCHOBwWJAA&amp;image=https%3A%2F%2Fi.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2FFrCHOBwWJAA%2Fhqdefault.jpg&amp;key=ff2702755d9749cda571c6d6c2f3eb46&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="540"></iframe></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <u><em><strong>Why India ?</strong></em></u></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> I have had the chance to travel a <strong>few times </strong>to<strong> India</strong>, to visit my family and had always wondered what it would be like to perform there one day. <strong>This tour</strong> will be a great opportunity to make this wish happen !</p> <p>  </p> <p> India is <strong>special to me</strong> since it is the <strong>homeland of my grandparents. My grandfather </strong>was born in Mangalore, Karnataka, and travelled to <strong>Europe</strong>, were he settled in Paris, <strong>France</strong>. He would regularly come back to India during <strong>winter time </strong>since he did not like the <strong>cold weather in France</strong> and missed his <strong>native land</strong> ! Here is an <strong>Interwiew</strong> from the newspaper <strong>Times of India</strong>, of him talking about it and msyself performing a small music piece to him !</p> <p>  </p> <p> We would often take <strong>longs walks</strong> in parks in witch he would tell me <strong>many stories</strong> of <strong>his childhood</strong>, <strong>the indian culture</strong>, as well as the <strong>different experiences</strong> he had while living there, wich made me even <strong>more curious</strong> and <strong>sensible about indian culture</strong>. I <strong>learned a lot</strong> from these talks with him !</p> <p>  </p> <p> Having myself <strong>many relatives</strong> on my mothers side living there, this project is even more special, and makes us work <strong>even harder</strong> to make it happen at its best !</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Leena_mudbidri_1_-1470484052" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/341766/leena_mudbidri_1_-1470484052.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <u><em><strong>The organisers </strong></em></u></p> <p>  </p> <p> In order to perfom in so many different cities,<strong> several organisers</strong> are involved in this project. We would like to thank them for their enthusiatic support towards our dream project to perform in India :</p> <p>  </p> <p> -<strong>Veda Aggarwal (Indian Guitar Federation/ Calcutta Classical Guitar Society, Calcutta) </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-Jagadeesh.M.R (Bangalore school of music) in collaboration with EPTA INDIA Associates</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-Prabhudhas Ivanson (EPTA India Associates, Chennai, Goa )</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-Jehanghir Batiwala/ Binafer Malegam (Poona Music Society, Pune) </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-Mehdi Niroomand  (Shisha Café, Pune)  </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-Embassy of Mexico (Piano man Hall, Dehli) </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-Shalini Rao/ Shadab Hussain (Habitat Center, Dehli)</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> It is also important to understand that <strong>finding financial ressources</strong> for such projects <strong>is not easy</strong> and demands <strong>a lot of energy in India</strong>, however after interacting with <strong>several members of the organising community </strong>we do know that they did there <strong>very best</strong> to make <strong>this project happen </strong>! </p> <p>  </p> <p> All of them are trying to promote <strong>classical western music </strong>with the help of associations and people accepting to take part in them, however it is always <strong>a big challenge</strong> to organize them, and we are very happy to be able to take part of it, thanks to them !</p> <p>  </p> <p> We hope that you will <strong>feel sensible</strong> to this project and share <strong>our enthousiasm</strong> as well as the <strong>enthousiansm</strong> of the organisers to promote <strong>western classical guitar</strong> in India !</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p>

Allocation of funds

<p> Most of the <strong>internal expenses</strong> of our tour will be covered by<strong> the different organisations (</strong>Indian guitar Federation, EPTA India Associates, Poona Music Society, Shisha Café...<strong>)</strong>.</p> <p>  </p> <p> However we have to pay for our international plane tickets  <strong>: Vienna-Dehli</strong> and <strong>Dehli-Vienna. </strong></p> <p> We will also have to cover <strong>food and lodging</strong> expenses  in Bangalore and  Dehli, as these expenses are not covered by the organisors.</p> <p>  </p> <p> Being ourselves musicians, we love to do such projects but <strong>our financial support </strong>are sometimes too humble to cover all the costs of these adventures ! </p> <p>  </p> <p> Our fund raiser <strong>KissKissBankBank</strong> would be covering :</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-</strong>The plane ticket <strong>: 1000 euros ( Vienna- Dehli / Dehli-Vienna) </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-</strong>Food and lodging expenses <strong>: 300 euros. </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> -Visa E-tourist that will permit us to tour in the country : <strong>120 euros.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>-</strong>Total<strong> : 1420 euros. </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> We would like to thank all of you for<strong> your support</strong> and hope you will be adhering to this very <strong>special project</strong> !</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> Kind regards,</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> The R2T2 guitar duo.</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Img_3206-6-1470482762" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/341765/IMG_3206-6-1470482762.jpg"></p>



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A special thanks on our Facebook page.

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Special thanks on our Facebook Page as well as a post card sent to you from India from the cities in wich we will be performing, as well as a traditional gift from India that will come with it.

Estimated delivery: October 2016


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A special thanks on our Facebook page, as well as a private video of 1 music piece in the style of your choice sent to you via we transfer (e-mail required) with a special thanks of the 2 artists at the end of it.

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A special thanks on our Facebook page, a special gift from India, a CD demo signed by the artists a private video sent to you by the artists, as well as a special public thank you during our last concert in New Dehli.

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Special thanks on our Facebook page, a traditional gift from India sent to you, a CD demo signed and sent to you with the signatures of the artists on it, a private video sent to you with a special composition made for you and a public thank you at the end of our last concet in New Dehli.

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