.............Govinda Schlegel............


is an Artist and Multi-Instrumentalist in the Genre of Northindian classical Music, as he studied all kind of indian string-instruments, for more than 35 years, so 15 years with the late Maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

Today Govinda Schlegel continues his studies with Pandit Rajeev Taranath from Mysore, a senior disciple of Ali Akbar Khan.

Govinda  presents a varity of Indian Classical String instruments in his performances, so he plays the popular also in the west, the Sitar, as well as the BassSitar, called Surbahar, the Sarod with their unique mindblowing sounds, another one is the Sarangi, a 35 string bow-instrument, and then the very ancient RudraVeena.

Govinda  works with several projects like MUSICA INDICA, an ensemble for IndianClassicalMusicAndDance, SHAMAN STRINGS, PLANET WAVES, THE GHOSTSINGERS, SAPANA and other multicultural crossover fusion experimental musicians/artists.