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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Dr Sushila Pohankar smruti sangeet samaroh

Dr Sushila Pohankar smruti sangeet samaroh

Featuring three Rasas of Classical Music

Smt. Devaki Pandit  - (Vocals) -  Bhakti Raas
Pt. VishwaMohan Bhatt - (Mohan Veena) - Shanti Raas
Pt. Ajay Pohankar - (Vocals) - Shringar Raas

When : 13 th Nov 2014, 6:30 p.m
Where : Savarkar Sabhagriha, Dadar, Mumbai

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Swarankit music festival

on 8th Nov

chaitanya kunte

saniya patankar

shashwati mandal

jayesh rege

on 9 th Nov

Abhishek Kaate


The Sansmaran will take place on November 6 at Veer Savarkar Auditorium, Shivaji Park at 7 pm. For music aficionados, every bit of information is vital so we are pleased to state that the programme begins with vocalist Sanjeev Chimmalgi, trained under Pandit CR Vyas. While many musical evenings and performances are pricey, this one has a ‘free’ tag to it, which is sweet music to followers’ ears.

The musical evening season has started in the city. Come December-January and performances should move outdoors. Only one thing Mumbaikars, put your mobiles off during performances. There is nothing as disrespectful to an artiste than a shrill tring of a mobile, going off mid-performance. Yikes! Silence pliss, you peoples

Sangeet Bhusan Pandit Ram Marathe

Swar Sanskruti music academy presents - Kalaranjan

Swar Sankruti Music Academy Presents 

Aditi Bhagwat - Kathak
Ravi Chary - Sitar

Three-day Sawai Gandharva festival from December 11,2014

This year's prestigious 'Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav', organized by Arya Sangeet Prasarak Mandal, will be held between December 11 and 14 at New English School, Ramanbaug grounds, a statement issued by Shriniwas Joshi, executive president of Arya Sangeet Prasarak Mandal, stated.

This is the 62nd year of the musical festival started by Kirana gharana doyen Bhimsen Joshi in the memory of his guru Sawai Gandharva. Other details will be announced later, Joshi said.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Sangeeta Shankar : The Singing Violin

Sangeeta Shankar
Dr. Sangeeta Shankar is an Indian violinist who performs Hindustani classical music.

Early life of Dr. Sangeeta Shankar

Sangeeta Shankar, was born in Banaras in a musical family to N. Rajam and T. S. Subramaniyan. Sangeeta started her training at the age of four in Hindustani music under the unparalleled tutelage of her mother. People often refer to her music as the "Singing Violin". She is the niece of T. N. Krishnan

Education of Dr. Sangeeta Shankar

Sangeeta Shankar excelled in her academics, with gold medals in Bachelors & Masters in Music, and also a Ph.D. in music from The Banaras Hindu University.

Performing career of Dr. Sangeeta Shankar

She first started performing on television when she was 8 years old, and her career has been forging ahead ever since. She had the privilege of accompanying her mother at the age of 13, and gave a full-fledged debut solo performance when she was as young as 16. Her performance was much appreciated, and it wasn't long before she made a mark in the Indian classical music industry. Dr. Sangeeta Shankar had also organized a festival of young musicians in Varanasi called 'Abhinav', during the year 1984-85. She performs not only in various states and provinces of India, but also in numerous countries around the globe. She plays violin in the Gayaki Ang. Sangeeta has performed across the globe and in numerous places throughout India. She has performed in various countries in Europe, extensively toured the USA and Canada, and performed in countries like Russia, Holland, Japan, Singapore to name a few. She also conceived and created a TV serial of 26 episodes, named 'Swar Sadhana' in the year 2000. This serial was made for creating an awareness of Indian classical music among the masses. Its highlights were the interesting story format and the participation of various prominent celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Javed Akhtar, Zakir Hussain, Birju Maharaj, Jagjit Singh, Naushad, Amol Palekar, Pankaj Udhas, Yukta Mookhey, Kanak Rele, Suresh Wadkar, N. Rajam, Sadhana Sargam, Shankar Mahadevan, Annu Kapoor, Veena Sahasrabuddhe, and many others.[1] Presently, she is the Director and founder of a music company, Legendary Legacy Promotions Pvt. Ltd.,[2] which consists of a storehouse of excellent classical music and also other exclusive products. Currently, she is also educating the future film makers, imparting voice culture & music training at Whistling Woods International. She is working on an educational project called 'Milaap', which aims to educate children about values and culture and inculcate an atmosphere of happiness, love and peace amongst humanity. She currently resides in Mumbai.

Albums/Discography of Dr. Sangeeta Shankar

  • Tabula Rasa (Fusion) with Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Bela Fleck, nominated in 1997 for Grammy Best World Music Award.
  • Melody & Rhythm with Zakir Hussain
  • Violin Dynasty (Raag Bageshree) with N. Rajam
  • Aasha (Raag Jog)
  • Kumari Sangeeta (Raag Bihag, Chayanat)
  • Sensitive Strains of Violin (Raag Sohini, Bheem)
  • A Delicate Touch (Raag Jogkauns, Desh)
  • Together (Ragam Bhairavi, Malavi, Bilaharai, Todi) with N. Rajam
  • Dedications to Dawn (Raag Mian ki Todi, Bairagi, Suha Sugharai)
  • Sangeeta Shankar (Raag Todi, Bairagi)
  • Music therapy for Migraine - Times Music (Raag Darbari Kanada)
  • Saundarya (Raag Shyam Kalyaan)

Sangeeta Shankar at Shri Manik Prabhu Samsthan - Manik