Pandit Jasraj Institute for Music Research, Artistry and Appreciation - the Mewati Gurukul
Matarani Bhawan, 76-42 266th Street
76-42 266th Street
New Hyde Park
Pandit Jasraj Institute is a performing arts institute, registered in New York state. Tthe ultimate and consummate goal of our premier institute is to foster the preservation, growth and teaching of Indian Classical Music in the tradition of Mewati Gharana. Through this, the institute and its members will carry on the legacy of Mewati Gharana, along with the rich cultural traditions and values of India. Teaching music or imparting musical knowledge is only part of the vision and mission of the institute. The members have the opportunity to set the name of PJIM in the cultural map of United States with pride and prestige in various activities and thus, be the true ambassadors for their own heritage.
At PJIM, students can learn music for personal as well as professional enhancement. Students can conduct research on a variety of subjects, develop their personal performance style, and receive teaching experience. Students can also pursue music purely for their own knowledge ,an inner satisfaction, all the while gaining a deeper appreciation for the tradition and shaping themselves as artists
This organization is based on the traditional Guru-Shishya Parampara. PJIM is the name of a family, a tradition. This is actually the extended family of each and every proud member of PJIM. Thus, your Guru’s home is your Gurukul, the Mewati Gurukul