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Autorickshaw: Music of India, Made in Canada

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Toronto-based trio Autorickshaw!

Led by Indian-Canadian vocalist Suba Sankaran, three-time JUNO nominees Autorickshaw have recorded an original concert for young audiences that the NAC is proud to present for FREE! Experience the unique musical language of Autorickshaw as they blend Indian musical traditions with contemporary Canadian sounds. For ages 5-18.

Autorickshaw is a genre-bending, post-fusion powerhouse that is world-renowned for their seamless, downright-cool-sounding blend of Indian classical music, jazz, pop, and live-looping technology.

This series includes a concert video, a downloadable teacher resource guide, a workshop for teachers, and a Q&A event for students – all free of charge!

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South Indian Music Teacher Resource Guide by Suba Sankaran 
This guide provides background information and activity ideas on the traditional music of South India. Aimed at Grades 6-12, the content may also be modified for younger grades.

Lyric Sheet for Autorickshaw: Music of India, Made in Canada