Divesh Karamchandani is a San Francisco-based percussionist and teacher who regularly performs in chamber and large orchestral projects. He is a member of the conductorless chamber orchestra, One Found Sound. Divesh has recently performed with Sacramento Philharmonic, Townsend Opera Players, Golden Gate Symphony, Music in the Mountains and a collaborative project with the newly formed SF-LA Collective. Divesh also performs regularly with other organizations in the Greater Bay Area and Central Valley.
Divesh graduated in 2012 from California State University, Stanislaus with a Bachelors of Music in percussion performance and instrumental music education and graduated in 2014 from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a Masters of Music in percussion performance. He studied under the tutelage of Jack Van Geem, Jacob Nissly, James Lee Wyatt III, Chris Woodham and Allen Brown.
Divesh is equally passionate about teaching as he is about performing. He is a Teaching Artist with the San Francisco Symphony’s Instrument Training and Support Program, teaching percussion at numerous schools in San Francisco. Divesh returns to CSU Stanislaus each year to teach at the University’s Summer Music camp.