Anjali Malkar [Gwalior Gharana]
A promising vocalist of young generation, Smt. Anjali Malkar was initiated into classical music training by her mother Smt. Tara Basole at a very tender age. After getting initial lessons from Shri Madhusudan Barve, Shri Yashwant Khsirsagar, Aurangabad, Anjali went to Mumbai for further studies in Music. She was fortunate to have Pt. C.R.Vyas as her Guru for sometime.
She successfully completed M.A. in Music in first degree. Her quest for deeper knowledge in the subject took her to the world famous vocalist Dr. Veena Sahastrabuddhe. Under her able guidance she learnt vocal classical music for ten years in a gurukul system. at present she is taking lessons from renowned vocalist of Gwalior-Jaipur gharana Pt. Vikas Kashalkar, Pune.
Anjali Malkar has achieved many awards in various music competitions. Mahalaxmi Vishwanathan Awards for music performance, awards at Panvel music circle, Kalyan Gayan samaj, Ganwardhan (Pune) are some of them to name. She has received a scholarship for two years from human resource department of central govt.
She has also presented her vocal recital at Dadar-Matunga cultural center in yuvak Mahotsav. She has also performed all over India including Allahabad, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Ambejogai, Beed, Aurangabad etc. Her special performaneces of 'Barkha Ritu Aai', 'Prakash Yatri Kusumagraj' and 'Rang Basant' were widely acclaimed by the audience. A book on the 'History of Classical Music of Marathwada region' has recently been published. A cassette and CD of bandishes 'Piya' is also on her credit.
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