Ria Modak, duo

Hometown: New York, New York

Meet Ria

Ria appeared on Show 359 in Kennet Square, PA in 2018.

Ria Modak, 18, (guitar) is a recent graduate of Hunter College High School in New York, New York and is an incoming freshmen in the dual degree program at Harvard University/New England Conservatory in Boston. Ria studies guitar with Gohar Vardanyan. She was named a merit winner by the National YoungArts Foundation. Her proudest musical accomplishment was performing an interdisciplinary piece featuring spoken poetry and improvisatory guitar at a YoungArts concert in New York.  Outside of music, Ria likes classical Indian dance, reading postcolonial fiction, social justice work, and walks along the river in her hometown of New York.

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