Friday, December 3, 2010

Sangeet Sankalp Mahotsav

3, 4 and 5th December.

3 December 2010
Time: 6.00pm
Location: Sudarshan Hall, Shaniwar Peth, Pune, 411030

Prashant Pathak - Tabla solo (Pune)
Miss Neha Deshpande - Vocal (Pune)
Shri Sunil Masurkar - Vocal (Indore)

4 December 2010
Time: 6.00pm
Location: Sudarshan Hall, Shaniwar Peth, Pune, 411030

Master Adwait Abhyankar - Tabla solo (Pune)
Namrata Gaikwad & Sachin Raut - Sundri (Pune)
Shri Rohan Naidu - Violin (Raipur)

5 December 2010
Time: 6.00pm
Location: Sudarshan Hall, Shaniwar Peth, Pune, 411030

Shri Sanjay Karandikar -Tabla solo (Pune)
Shri Vishwajeet Borvankar - Vocal (Mumbai)
Pandita Manjuben Mehta - Sitar (Ahamadabad)

Vishwajeet Borwankar
Prashant Vinayak Phatak Born in the family having background of classical music, learned tabla from father mr.VINAYAK S. PHATAK for 17 yrs, recently receiving training from Mr. ASHOK GODBOLE (deciple of late ustad ALLARAKHA SAHEB) Stood first rank in the ALANKAR EXAM of G.M.V. Was selected for a scolarship from GOVT OF INDIA FOR THE YR 2003-2004 Approved artist of A.I.R. Pune.

Neha Deshpande Appearing for Sangeet Alankar in Classical Vocal from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalay
Deciple of : Smt Manjiritai Aalegaonkar and Pt.Raghunandan Panashikar (Jayapur Gharana) Film and Television Institute of India, Community Radio (1 and ½ year) as an a Programme Producer FTII's Playback Projects

Sunil Masurkar Received his first lessons in music under the guidance of his father Late. Shree B. S. Masurkar. He is following musical footstep shown by Balasaheb Poonchwala of Gwalior Gharana. Specializes in Marathi sugam and Natya geet. Also possesses skills in thumri and dadra, both of which he can render with equal command.

Adwait Abhyankar Started learning Tabla at the age of 7 yrs. at Sargam Sangeet Vidyalaya, Kothrud, Pune under the guidance of Shri. Aniruddha Deshpande. (Disciple of Dr. Pt. Arvindkumar Azad). Taking special training since last 2 yrs. under the guidance of Pt. Vinayak S. Phatak (Disciple of Pt. G.L. Samant).

Namrata Gaikwad Born in a traditional Family of Shehnai / Sundri Players. Namrata plays both Shehnai and Sundri. She plays the 'Pure Banarsi Baj (Style) Shehnai. And the small type of Shehnai Known as Sundri. She takes her music education from her grandfather Pt. Anant Lal ji, Pt. Daya Shankar ji (Shehnai Maestros from New Delhi), Shri Pramod Gaikwad, Mrs. Seema Gaikwad and Nitin Gaikwad. She has achieved a scholarship from Sangeet Natak Academy. She usually accompanies her father in his concerts. She is trying to popularise her instruments.

Sachin Raut Born in a musical family. Sachin's grandfather Shri. Dattatraya Raut and uncle Shri Bharat Raut play 'Sanyee (Maharashtrian Shehnai) in maharashtrian style. Sachin is groomed in this tradition by his uncle from early age of twelve years. Sachin has started accompanying his uncle in various concerts. He has also given solo performances. An intensive practice and expert guidance from his guru, he has potential of becoming upcoming and promising artist.

“Balshree” K. Rohan Naidu coming from a music loving family, “Balshree” K. Rohan born with an ear for music. He started his journey of music at the age of three ! He received his early training from pt. Devashish Dey (Varanasi). And thereafter he was under the able guidance of pt. Vasant Sheolikar (Bhopal), renowned sitar maestro Pt. Bimalendu Mukherjee and Pt. Ramswaroop Ratonia (Bhopal) for the last seven years till date. Rohan received the following awards to his credit. He won the prize in Swar Sadhna Samiti (Mumbai), “Balshree” award from former hon'ble president of india dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Toyi (ten outstanding young indians) award and Nanhe Ustad award (Benaras).

Sanjay Karandikar Rank 2nd in all India Ranking for Sangeet Alankar (Tabla) exponent of Indian Percussion instruments- Tabla and Dholaki founder and director Swar-Taal Sadhana, school of music estb. 1993 renowned teacher of Tabla and dholki as over 1000 passed & present students from India and abroad. Accredited artist for All India Radio. Published books and audio-visual aids on Tabla and Dholki. Stage performances includes solo performances and ' Taalvadya Kacheri'.

Vishwajeet Borwankar started taking lessons in music at an early age under the guidance of his father Milind Borwankar. With a supportive musical background Vishwajeet was introduced to the intricacies in talim under guru-shishya parampara by Dr. Ram Deshpande, Presently, he is under the able guidance of Pt. Babanrao Haldankar who is one of the most respected stalwarts of Agra and Jaipur Gharana. Vishwajeet's father has his own music academy “SWARSANSKAR” for more than 10 years now. Swar Sanskar is very active in propagation of music and creating awareness within students.

Smt. Manju Mehta is a well known performer of the Indian sitar. She belongs to the very well known Bhatt family of Jaipur. She had her training in sitar from Shri Shashi Mohan Bhatt, her elder brother. She won the Central and State Government scholarships and received training from Damodarlal Kabra and Pdt. Ravi Shankar. She won the coveted AIR Talent Search competition. She did her Masters of Music in which she cleared first class first. She has performed in various places in India and abroad. She is a grade "A" artist on AIR and TV. She has 30 years of experience as a teacher in Jodhpur University and "Darpana" of Ahmedabad. She is presently teaching at the Saptak School of Music in Ahmedabad in which she is also a trustee.

Sangeet Sankalp is a pan Indian organisation promoting classical music. Managed by the musicians themselves, it is devoted to providing a platform to the upcoming and the lesser known artistes who somehow do not find a foothold on the `celebrity-circuit'.
Sangeet Sankalp now has a presence in 84 cities from Guwahati to Porbandar and Jalandhar to Bangalore.
Sangeet Sankalp was established on 22nd January, 1989 with its headquarters in Delhi. At present more than 85 branches of "Sangeet Sankalp" are active all over the country. "Sangeet Sankalp" is not merely an organization, it is rather a movement of dedicated musicians.

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