Surendra Shrestha

Kathmandu, Nepal

Biography

Surendra Shrestha is an internationally known Nepali tabla player who holds a Masters in Music, specializing in Tabla, from Prayag Sangit Samiti, Allahabad, India. He has won numerous awards including third prize in the Classical Music Competition organized by Nepal Praud Sangathan, Certificate Award of Spiritual Music in the Hollywood Spiritual Film Festival in 2004,  first prize in the Classical Music Competition organized by Alliance Francois, as well as 13 medals awarded to his band, Sur-Sudha, by the Mayors of France, Belgium, and Japan. He’s performed with the likes of  Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia (India), Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan ( Pakistan ), Kanai San Jazz Band (Japan ), Playing For Change Band (USA), Keb’ Mo’ (USA), and Ziggy Marley (USA), son of Bob Marley.

With his band, Sur-Sudha, he continues to tour the world.

Hometown

Kathmandu, Nepal

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