Online Shadaj Baithak Concert
(In collaboration with IMS, IMSOM, Raag-Mala)
Hindustani Classical Vocal
Ramakant Gaikwad (Vocal),
Pandurang Pawar (Tabla),
Sudhanshu Gharpure (Harmonium)
When: Saturday, April 24th, 9 pm US ET
Tickets: $20 for Non-members, FREE for Members (Become a Shadaj Member!)
Venue: Telecast Online on the "Shadaj Baithak" YouTube channel.
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Ramakant Gaikwad is a young and promising rising star on the horizon of Indian Classical Vocal Music. He started taking lessons at very tender age of 4 from his father Pt. Suryakant Gaikwad, his mother Mrs.Sangita Gaikwad & Dr.Satish Kaushik (disciple of Late Pt.Sadashivrao Jadhav of Kirana Gharana). He also received guidance from Padmashree Pt. Jagadish Prasad (Disciple of Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan). Currently he is learning from the great maestro Pt.Nayan Ghosh, following a Kirana & Patiyala style. Ramakant started performing on the stage at a very tender age of 6. His natural talent and his musical sense brought appreciation from the common listeners as well as the connoisseurs of music.
Pandurang is a Tabla player who has a very unique combination of many Gharanas like Delhi, Farukhabad, Ajrada, Lucknow, and Punjab. He recieved his "Taalim" from Shri Ramdasji Bhoyar. He started learning Tabla at the tender age of 6. Since then he has been perfecting the technique of the art of playing tabla and practicing with rigour to master the instrument.
Sudhanshu has been a disciple of Guru Late Maltee Gosavi, Deelip Gosavi, Vidushi Seema Shirodkar. He accompanied Pt. Chandrakant Limaye in the well known “Sawai Gandharva’’ festival in December 2010. He has also accompanied other well known artists like Ustad Fazal Qureshi, Ustad Taufiq Qureshi, Satyasheel Deshpande, Sanjeev Chimmalgi, Pt. Rajan-Sajan Mishra, Pt. Mukundraj Deo, Pt Vishwanath Shirodkar, Asha Khadilkar and many others. He received the Central Government Scholarship for Harmonium in 2013. In 2014, he was felicitated with scholarship & award by ‘Chaturang Pratishthan’.