Founded in 1973 by Ravi Shankar and his disciple, Harihar Rao, the Music Circle is the oldest and most well-known Indian music organization outside of India itself. Producing about 9 major concerts a year by international masters, the Music Circle also hosts workshops and festivals for young musicians and LA County high school students to promote and share the artistic tradition and culture of Southeast Asia.

625 S Madison Ave Pasadena, CA 91106




The Music Circle, founded in 1973 by Ravi Shankar and his student, Harihar Rao, is the oldest classical Indian music organization outside of India. The Archival Intern will help to preserve the Music Circle's vast archive of never-before-heard audio and video performances of the greatest masters of classical music from the last century. This archive will be of great importance for future historians, scholars, and devotees of classical Indian music.


The ideal applicant will have strong computer skills, such as previously having built or maintained a website. Previous experience with audio equipment is an asset, but not a requirement. The intern should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and enjoy independent research. A familiarity with Indian music is an asset; an interest in learning about Indian music history is a requirement.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to In your cover letter, please indicate whether you have studied music (of any tradition) and/or are familiar with the Indian classical tradition.