Please join the members of the Silk Road Ensemble for its annual Summer Silk Road Bayram (Festival) scheduled for Sunday, July 24, 3-5 p.m. at the Rawles Hall (Grand Hall: Room 100) at Indiana University. This year, we will have a great artist from the Republic of Azerbaijan, maestro Abbasgulu Najafzade, a professor of music and performance at the Baku Conservatory of Music. Abbsgulu Muellim (Prof./ Master) plays numerous instruments with a focus on wind... instruments and string instruments such as the Kamancha (Spike fiddle and the violin). He is the author of numerous publications about the musical instruments of Azerbaijan and the ones which are used along the Silk Road regions. He has his own Ensemble Gunaydin Ansambel (Good Morning Ensemble). He is widely traveled and this is his first visit to U.S.A.