Allyn Miner is a concert performer on the North Indian sitar. She is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania where she teaches South Asian music and performing arts. Her research and publications relate to the history of the sitar and sarod, Sanskrit, Hindi and Urdu musicological sources, and other Indological topics. She is also a teacher of hatha yoga in the style of Sri Pattabhi Jois.This site provides biographical and contact information. a list of concerts in the Philadelphia area (fairly regularly updated) and links to sites of interest relating to Indian classical music and ashtanga yoga.
South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania
820 Williams Hall, Philadelphia PA 19104-6305
The Sangitopanisatsaroddhara: a fourteenth-century text on music from western India. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) Kalamulasastra Series 28, 1998.
"The sitar: an Overview of Change"
in the world of music, 2/1990, International Institute for Comparative Music Studies, Wilhelmshaven.
"Hindustani Music. The Modern Period"
MGG (Die Music in Geschichte und Gegenwart) Kassel, Barenreiter-Verlag, 1995.
The Sangitaparijata, a seventeenth-century Sanskrit text on Indian
Performing Arts in South Asia
India's Classical Musics
South Asia Studies,