A disciple of Pt. Keki S. Jijina, Ustad Amir Hussain Khan (tabla) and Pt. LaxmanraoBodas (vocal), Dr. Aban E. Mistry is renowned for being India’s first lady tabla maestro. Dr. Aban E. Mistry, PhD, authority on Tabla, a Sangeet Praveen (tabla), SangeetAlankar (vocal), SahityaRatna (Hindi & Sanskrit) and SangeetVisharad (sitar) was affiliated with several universities as mentor, jury member and visiting professor. Her solo tabla performances, in India and abroad, won her awards from prestigious organizations.
She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.