Accompanists

Shri Shridhar Mandre - Tabla
Gifted with rich potentiality and impressive tonal quality All his oncerts are highly appreciated by music lovers. Being a graded artist of m.g; A.I.R he has been trained by Pt. Gururaj Patil, Veeranna Kamkar, Veeresh-AilA,..4 war Punyashram, Pt. Rachayya Hiremath & Pt. Raghunath Nakod of Dharwad. Qualifications:-M.Music


Shri Vijaya Vithal Avadhani - Tabla
He is internal Training is Pt. Somashekar Patil. At present he is training in Tabala Mastro ‘A’ top Grade artist Pt. Raghunath Nakod since 15 years.



Experience :
1. Worked as Accompanist at Hampi Kannada University from 1997 to 2004 on Contact basis.
2. Gulbarga NV Music College from 2005 to 2010.
Awards and Achievements: 1. Secure Second Place at Gurudev Patavardhan Award conducted by Akhila Bharatiya Gandharva Mahamandal, Mumbai.
2. B-high Grade Artist at AIR, Dharwad.
3. Accompanist many leading Vocalists and instrumentalist:
A) Shri Madhva Gudi, A- Grade artist in Hindustani Vocal at AIR, Dharwad & Disciple of Pt. Bheemsen Joshi several times.
B) Shri Ganapati Bhat, A-Grade Artist in Hindustani Vocal at AIR, Dharwad & disciple of late. Shri Basavaraj Rajguru.
C) Pt. Kaivalyakumar Gurav A-Top Grade artist Dharwad.
D) Shri Rajshekar Mansoor, Top Grade artist in Hindustani Vocal and descipal of late Shri Mallikarjun Mansoor.
E) Shri Venkatesh Kumar, A-Grade artist in Hindustani Vocal at AIR, Dharwad & Descipal of Pt. Puttaraj Gavayi.
F) Shri Parameshwar Hegde, A-Grade artist in Hindustani Vocal at AIR, Dharwad & descipal of late Shri Basavaraj Rajguru, and many others.
G) Shri Narasimhalu Vadavatti Clarnet A- Grade artist AIR Dharwad.
H) Ustad Balekhan sitar Artist A- Grade artist Dharwad
I) Vidhushi Renuka Nakod A- Top artist AIR Dharwad And Many more Artist And accompany by Vjay Vittal Avadhani.


Our Tutors for Local Students

Shri Arun Desai - Vocal
Shri Arun Desai who is born and brought up in the family of musi¬cians, has learnt Harmonivam & vocal under his father Pt. Ramchandra Desai. He is teaching basic indian classical vocal since 20 years & more than 150 students have passed the gandharva mahavidyalaya exams.


Shri Aranyakumar - Sitar
Masters degree in sitar with gold medal, Ph.D in instrumental music, National youth fest 3 times award winner, All India Radio (AIR) graded artist. Disciple of Pt.Sudhir Phadke, Pt. Rajeev Taranath.


Shri Harish Kulkarni - Flute
Graded artist of All India Radio & Doordarshan. trained under Vidhushi P. Shrimati for carnatic vocal, Bansuri training under Pt.Venkatesh Godkhindi. Since 12yrs learning Hindustani Vocal & Bansuri, under Pt.Krishnaji Kurthkoti of Hubli, an able maestro of. Gwalior Gharana. Specialized in Gayaki Ang (Style of classical vocal) & Gathkari.


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