Kaza Subhashini Sastry
- B.Com, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam (AP)
- B.A (Music), Andhra university, Visakhapatnam (AP)
- Received training from Veena Gurukalapati Sri Vasa Krishnamurthy, Visakhapatnam.
- Received extensive guidance from Sri Manchala Jagannadha Rao, Hyderabad.
- Advanced training from Sri Emani Shankara Sastry, Visakhapatnam.
- Worked as Veena lecturer in Dwaram Venkatswami Naidu Kalakshetram , Visakhapatnam during 1983.
- Currently on the faculty of department of Music, Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hydetrabad (AP).
- A-Grade artist of All India Radio since 1988.
- Performed from AIR Hyderabad (1980- 83), AIR, Vishakapatnam (1983 - 93), AIR Trissur (Kerala) (1993 - 97), AIR, Mumbai (1997 - 98).
- Has been rendering programmes from AIR, Hyderabad since 1998.
- Performed from Doordarshan, Trivandrum; Currently on the panel of Doordarshan, Hyderabad.
- Performed in South Zone hook up concert from AIR and Doordarsan, Hyderabad.
- Performed in Chain booking OB (Open Broadcast) concerts through AIR Vishakapatnam , AIR Vijayawada , Cuddapah and AIR Hyderabad.
- Ragam Tanam Pallavi concert (OB) through AIR Trissur (Kerala).
- Given many concerts in renowned sabhas and music organisations in the country.
- Released audio CDs titled Veena Nadam in 2008.
- Had been a judge in various music competitions conducted by TV channels ('Paadalani vund'i conducted by Padmasri SP Balasubramanyam in MAA TV, Keertana-Sankeertana conducted by Guru Kondaveeti Jyotirmayee in Bhakti Channel), music associations, schools and colleges.
- Translated a Telugu book titled "Veena and its Evolution" authored by by Sri. Mudigonda Veerbhadraiah into English.
- Imparting training in classical music( vocal and veena), devotional and light music.
Awards and Titles
- Honoured with the title "Madhura Veenabhashini" by Vishaka District Samskrutika Sabha.
- Conferred the title "Madhura Mahati" by Ati Rudra Yaga Cultural Association, Visakhapatnam.
- Recipient of "Outstanding Young Indian (OYI)" in 1990 by JAYCEE's of Andhra Pradesh.
- Honoured by Kalavani Sanstha, Visakhapatnam in 1998 in recognition of her A grade status of the All India Radio.
- Honoured by Sri Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, at a performance in the presence of foreign delegates at Shilparamam , Hyderabad in 1999.
- Honoured by Sri K.R. Narayanan, Hon'ble President of India at a concert at Rajbhavan, Hyderabad in 1999 .
- Honoured by Padma Bhushan Dr. C. Narayana Reddy in appreciation of her rich contribution to Carnatic Music.
- Honoured by eminent flute maestro (Hindustani) Vijayaraghav Rao.
- Honoured by Sri Ganapati Satchidananda Swamiji for the concert at DattaPeetham , Mysore during the Dussehra festivals in 2007.
- Performed along with Sri. Emani Sankar Satry in two concerts in Visakhapatnam.
- Performed along with Sri. Pappu Someswar Rao in Visakhapatnam.
- Performed at the cultural Association function of Larsen & Toubro Ltd. at Balarshah, AP.
- South Zone Cultural Centre at Brihadeeeswara Temple, Tanjore.
- Sri Sitarama Bhakta Samajam , Chennai
- Balaji Kalyanotsavam organized by Sri. T.V.K. Sastry at Bhilai and Tatanagar
- Golden Jubilee celebrations of Andhra Samithi, Benaras Hindu University.
- Telugu associations of Ranchi, Lucknow, Cochin.
- Satguru Sri Tyagbrahma Sangeeta sabha at Kanhangad and Calicut (Kerala).
- Prestigious Sankaracharya Peetham at Kalady ( Kerala).
- AP Bhavan , Delhi on the occasion of formation day of AP in 2006.
- Tyagaraja Aradhana celebrations at Tiruvaiyaru.
- Major devasthanams like Brahmotsavams at TTD, Badrachalam, Annavaram, Simhachalam, Kanaka Durga temple of Vijayawada, and others.
- Major sabhas of AP. Kerala, TamilNadu and Karnataka.
- Dharma Prachara Parishad, Tirupati.
- Performed in Annamacharya Project , Tirupati, AP
- Performed in a fusion program along with German musicians organized by Department of Music, Telugu University,Hyderabad, AP.
- Recently gave concert at Asthana Mantapam, Thirumala on Ganesh Chathurthi in 2009.
- Performed at Thirumala during Brahmotsavams, 2009.
- Performed at 'Naada Neerajanam' program (live concert sponsored by TTD, Dharmaprachara Parishad and SVBC), Thirumala - 2010.
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Krishna Nagar Colony