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NASA 2022 Biennial Conference Presenter — Om Srivastava

Mark your calendars now to join us Thursday-Sunday, March 10-13, 2022 for the NASA 2022 Biennial Conference at Oklahoma State University, Greenwood School of Music in Stillwater, Oklahoma.


Saxophone Player

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Name: Om Srivastava
Website: https://omsrivastava.bandcamp.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Rasa: A Sonic Tribute to Forgotten Humanist Bollywood
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 15
Bio: null
Ensemble Bio: dosa is a new music duo consisting of saxophonist Om Srivastava and percussionist David Abraham. The pair met while attending graduate school at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Their work encompasses modern classical music, contemporary world music, and creative improvisation. dosa's compositions are noted for their bold combinations of visual mediums, experimental electronics and acoustic instruments in achieving unique performance atmospheres. Founded this past Fall, they had their performance debut at PASIC 2019. Their latest project is "Rasa: A Sonic Tribute to Forgotten Humanist Bollywood".

Other Performers / Participants


Om Srivastava



Om Srivastava is the Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a passionate performer of contemporary and world music.

As a chamber musician, Srivastava was named finalist in the Coleman Chamber Competition (2013) and semi-finalist in the NASA Competition (2016). In 2017 he released his solo debut Antara on Teal Creek Records. In 2015, Srivastava was awarded an IndianRaga Fellowship for world music and in 2017 was named a Fellow at the New Music Sessions in Cortona, Italy.

Notable collaborations include performing alongside renowned world guitarist Fareed Haque at the Lincoln Center, and the RagaTone Ensemble at The Public Theatre in New York City. Srivastava’s most recent recording is 7th Life (2018), recorded with tabla virtuoso Jim Feist available on 12” vinyl. Srivastava holds a DMA in saxophone performance from CCM. His primary instructors are James Bunte, Nathan Nabb and George Wolfe. 

David Abraham


Bio: A native Portlander, David Abraham is devoted to honoring traditional repertoire involving percussion, while seeking new ways to explore the instrument as a performer and teaching-artist. He has performed alongside members of revered groups such as Eighth Blackbird, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, and Percussion Group Cincinnati, and has also appeared at the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival, Cortona Sessions for New Music, Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice, and The Chosen Vale Percussion Seminar. As a founding member of All of the Above ensemble, he had also made several appearances at Carnegie Hall. David earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree (DMA) from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, while previously earning degrees from Central Michigan University (MM) and Portland State University (BM). Expect him to be enthusiastic about anything related to Manchester United, The Los Angeles Lakers, The Denver Broncos, South Park, and Metallica.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Rasa: A Sonic Tribute to Forgotten Humanist Bollywood Om Srivastava and David Abraham 15