Anthar Kharana is a well-known Colombian musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist from the small town Ocaña. He comes from a line of musicians and is self-taught from the early age of eight. Anthar delivers a wide range of music styles and has a deep understanding of melody and complex rhythms, thanks to his passion for music from the world wide over.
He has been sharing traditions from his homeland in Europe for over fourteen years, as well as directing music projects and bands. Anthar runs musical workshops and performances, and collaborates with dancers and choreographers including Luca Silvestrini’s Protein, Vocab Dance and SinMan Dance. He is also a regular music accompanist at London Contemporary Dance School in London.
Uniquely, Anthar has mastered a wide range of vocal abilities from mellow feminine tones to deep growled Mongolian throat singing. Further to this, he is also a Sound Therapy Practitioner (British Academy of Sound Therapy) using his understanding of music and sound as a healing tool. He runs workshops, sacred music concerts, traditional ceremonies, private sessions and musical retreats worldwide.
Anthar is the Director of Tribal Sound Healing UK and Colombia, and is Co-Director of the first school of Sound Healing in Scotland: ANSU School of Sound and Tribal Healing Arts.
Currently Anthar can be seen performing with Luca Silvestrini’s Protein in Border Tales.