Music professional with more than Eighteen years of rigorous sitar training from Ustad Shafique Khan. Ustad Shafique Khan hails from Gwalior Gharana who is a grandson of Sitar Ratna Rahamat Khan. Undertaken tutelage from mother Smt.Shailaja who is a devotional singer. Plays sitar with both gayaki ang and tantra kari ang. Performed at many prestigious concerts which are aired in AIR and Doordarshan. Also composed good music exhibiting artistic talent and command over the sitar instrument. Accompanied many light music and kathak dance programmes
List of some prominent concerts rendered till date:
Performed at ‘Naada Namana Mantralayam’
Bharath Nivas Auditorium, Auroville , Pondicherry .
Sawai Gandharva Mahostav , Kundagol 2011.
Bangaluru Habba 2012
Hampi festival 2010 on occasion of 500th year of coronation of Emperor Krishnadevaraya..
Navaraspur festival 2011,Bijapur.
Performed at Dharwad organized by Bharatiya Sangeet Vidyalaya 2011.
Performed solo sitar organized by ICCR 2010 (Indian Council for Cultural Relations ) Bangalore.
SAARC youth festival 1999 in Gulbarga
National Youth Festival 2000 Gandhinagar,Gujarat
Abdul Karim Khan Samaroh, Miraj
SriKrishnanand lehri, Hospet.
Performed under Kalaniketan banner Gokarna , 2010 .
Bhavanotsava 2004 , Bangalore Conducted by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
Got First Prize in State Youth Festival in 1999 and 2000 consecutively
“Indian Institute of World Culture” Bangalore 2003
Played sitar under the banner of Sriranga Kala Kshetra.
Chinmaya Mission, Bangalore
“Kuvempu Darshan” organized by new active theatre Mumbai 2005.
Narasimha Saraswati Sangeet Mahotsav, Gangapur
Played under the banner of Swaramadhuri sangeet sabha,Gulbarga