Shri Dhananjay Hegde is a young talented Hindustani Classical Vocalist. Dhananjay is a child prodigy, born in 1978, in a musical family in Gunavante, a small village in Karnataka state. Recognizing his talent, his parents Shri G.S.Hegde and Smt. Geeta Hegde made no mistake in giving him classical music lessons. His mother Smt. Geeta Hegde was his first guru. Sunce 1989, Dhananjay has been under the guidance of Pt. Vinayak Torvi, a great music maestro of the country, in Gurukul system. With his dedication to music and quality performance, he has won the hearts of music listeners all over.
He has performed at Sawai Gandharva Music Festival, Kundgol; Mysore Dasara Festival, Dadar Matunga Cultural Center, Nehru Center NCPA, Karnatak Sangh, Suburban Music Circle, Mumbai; Goa Kala Academy, Indian habitat center, New Delhi, Gururao Deshpande Sangeet Sabha, Banglore and places like Pune, Mumbai, Banglore, Calicut and many places in Karnatak
- He has toured to USA, Nepal, Bangladesh for vocal support
- He has given solo concerts in many cities in USA and Thiland
- He is a graded artiste of All India Radio and his programmes have been telecast on various TV Channels.
- Many leading newspaers and magazines have published articles and interviews of Dhananjay.
- HRD, Dept Gove. of India, CCRT, and other organizations have awarded him scholarships.
- He has many laurels to his credit in this field at state and national level, including the 2nd place he had won in National Talent Search competition held at Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata. He had also earned appreciation from great scholars of this country.
- He holds 'Sangeet Visharad' degree of Gandharva Mahavidyalay, Mumbai
- He has commercial CDs and cassettes to his credit
- Presently he is working as an officer in Karnatak Bank Ltd. Mumbai
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