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Jhola Techung, Professional Folk Singer/Musician


Tashi Dhondup, aka Jhola Techung is a professionally trained Tibetan folk singer and musician. At the age of nine, he joined the Tibetan Institute of the Performing Arts and spent the next 17 years studying music and all aspects of Tibetan performing arts. After emigrating to the U.S, Techung co-founded the Chaksamba Tibetan Dance and Opera Company in 1989 and has released 8 albums. Techung is currently teaching music at Emory University. Techung says he is passionate about promoting traditional Tibetan music and plans to tour the West coast and Midwest this summer. www.techung.com

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