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Sugandha Laturkar


Contact: 9503518245 / 0712-2283780.
DOB: 8th July, 1987.
E-mail: sugandhalaturkar7[at]gmail.com.

Qualification

M.A (Music) from Vasantrao Naik Govt. Institute of Arts & Social Sciences,
Nagpur (2011).
Sangeet Visharad, Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mandal.
M.Sc. (Botany) from Post Graduate Teaching Dept. of Botany(P.G.T.D.), R.T.M.N.U, Nagpur (2009).

Musical Background

In the year 2000, started taking lessons from Pt. Subhash Kashalkar (Ex-HOD Music, Andaman for 24yrs), disciple of Pt. Prabhakarrao Khardenvis and Pt. Rajabhau Kogje.
Since 2011, taking lessons under Pt. Arun Kashalkar (Rasadas) (Mulund, Mumbai), a renowned exponent of Agra Gharana.

Achievements & Appreciations

Graded Artist of All India Radio.
Won First Prize in Pt. Rajabhau Kogje Memorial Classical Vocal Competition, organized by Sanskar Bharti, Nagpur (2013).
Won Second Prize in National Khayal gayan Competition, at Antahswar Institute of Music, Bharuch, Gujarat organised by Gujarat Rajya Sangeet Natak Akadami (2017).
Won Second Prize in a State Level Khayal Gayan Competition at Gayan Samaj, Deval Club, Kolhapur (2013).
Won Third Prize in renowned Classical vocal competition at Kusumagraj Pratishthan, Nasik (2012).
Recipient of National Scholarship from SPIC MACAY. Received 1 Month training from Ut. Abdul Rashid Khan at SRA, Kolkata under the scholarship scheme (2010).
Recipient of Classical music scholarship from Dadar Matunga Cultural Center, Mumbai (2014).
Featured on National Television Saam Marathi, in a musical show, Saam Gurukul (2010).
Published a paper on ‘Laykari in Agra Gharana’ in Journal ‘Gharana Tradition in music’ at International Level.

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Raag Bheempalasi
Raag Shree

Performances

  • Doordarshan Kendra Nagpur.
  • All India radio, Mumbai and Nagpur.
  • Smt. Mrudula Khandekar Smriti Sangeet Samaroh, Bhopal.
  • Guru Mandir, Karanja Lad.
  • Railway Maharashtra Mandal, Bilaspur.
  • Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan, CST, Mumbai in ‘Rangaswar’, a joint venture of Yashwantrao Chavan Kendra, Pt. Bhimsen Joshi Adhyasan, Pune and Lalit Kala Kendra, Pune.
  • Sharada Sangeet Vidyalay, Bandra, Mumbai, in ‘Gurubhakti’, a Gurupornima festival.
  • Aachrya Atrey Katta, Malad, Mumbai.
  • Sahayog Dhyaan Kendra, Byculla, Mumbai.
  • Dadar Matunga Cultural Centre, Mumbai.
  • Sangeet Vikas Sabha, Pune.
  • Pt. Prabhakarrao Desai Smriti Samaroh, Nagpur.
  • ‘Swanandi’, a monthly Classical Music Recital Project undertaken by senior musicians for upcoming artists, Nagpur.
  • Pratahswar, organised by Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan, Nagpur.
  • Pt. Prbhakarrao Deshkar Smriti Samaroh, Swarsadhana Samiti, Nagpur.