Sunil Avachat [Flautist]
Took initial lessons of flute (North Indian Classical style) from Guru Pt. Arvinda Gajendragadkar (Pune) for 5 years. After that, got an opportunity to be a disciple of Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia and still learning from him.
Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Pune University. Holds a Diploma in Advance Computing from C-DAC, Thane (A Software Engineering Course) and a Sun Java Certified Programmer
- Approved artist of All India Radio and Television.
- Winner of Inter College Championship for three years.
- Performing solo concerts since 1995 all over India.
- Done solo concerts abroad India at Germany, Switzerland, Austria, South
- Done fusion concerts at South Korea with traditional Instruments of Korea.
- Performed duet programs with instruments like Santoor, Violin, Jalatarang etc.
and also with vocalists.
- Accompaning Guru Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia all over world. Some of the
prestigious concerts are 'Sawai Gandharva Music Festival Pune', 'Chaturlal
Festival of Music Delhi', 'Ustad Bade Gulam Ali Khan Festival Mumbai' etc.
- Conducted training sessions for scholarship holder students of CCRT. Composed and conducted musical ensemble for their performence.
- Done Music awareness lecture & demonstrations for school students.
Cassettes & Albums
- Released first solo album named 'Viraha' by hands of Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia in year 2005.
- Released first VCD of duet performance with instrument named 'Jalatarang' by hands of Pt. Shivakumar Sharma in prestigious 'Sawai Gandharva Mahotsav' in year 2004.
- Done albums of fusion music with Korean instruments named 'Ayuta ki Pawan', 'Diamond Sutra', 'Punyapur ki Sarita' released in South Korea.
- A CD of solo flute is recorded for Hospital project and distributed the CD in major hospitals of India.
- Given performance for Maharashtra State television Channel named 'Sahayadri' of morning ragas.
- Given performance at 'EMRC', a national channel for youth, a music awareness program.
- Regular performer of All India Radio Pune.
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