Aruna Narayan is the daughter of renowned Sarangi maestro Pandit Ram Narayan. The Sarangi, an ancient bowed instrument of Northern India, is considered one of the most difficult to master.Aruna has not only captured her fathers disciplined, serious style, but has also developed a unique voice for her instrument with a warm and generous musical temperament. Her playing is impressive in its subtlety, precision and grace as well as in its powerful and weighty bowing. Her music has been featured in international and Hollywood films. Her recordings are available on Nimbus and Zig-Zag labels. In addition to international performances, she frequently appears on TV in India. Presently she resides in Toronto, Canada where she teaches and performs.