Gifted with a mellifluous and tuneful voice and talent to absorb and present the complex genres of Hindustani vocal music, Pallavi Pote exemplifies a studious and pleasing musician of the younger generation.
Pallavi's childhood was spent in an ambience filled with the music and memories of her maternal grandfather, padmabhushan pandit Ram marathe, who is well known for his versatility, scholarship and tasir, the ability to move the audience by his music. Needless to say, Pallavi's mother-Mangal Oak who was trained in this legacy, was her first teacher.
Pallavi has trained under a number of senior and committed musicians. Beginning with shri madhusudan Bhave, Pallavi then moved on to take regular and rigourous lessons from Smt madhuri oak a senior disciple of pandit Nivruttibua Sarnaik of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana and Pandit chhota gandharva, one of the most versatile and .
Scholarly musicians and thespian. During this preriod Pallavi complated a BA in vocal music from babasaheb Ambedkar marathwada University at Aurangabad, april 1999 with Gold Medal.
During the two years on an MA programme in vocal music in the lalit Kala Kerndra Gurukul at the University of Pune, April 2001, Pallavi had an opportunity to train under another well known exponent of jaipur Atrauli tradiation, Vidushi Alaka Deo-Marulkar.
Eager to delve deep in to the varied tradition of vocal music that converses with the Jaipur Atrauli tradition Pallavi is presently training under Shri suhas Datar, a serious practitioner of tradition and Vidushi Jayashri Patnekar, who is well Known for her commitment and nuanced presentation of the intricate gayaki of pandit Gajananbua Joshi.
Pallavi has participated in number of music competitions and contest and won accolades .Some of the segnificant awards are-
- Keshavrao Bhosale Natya Sangeet Compition -1993
- Annasaheb Karale Trust Sangli – 1997
- West Zone Youth Festival – 1997
- maha kavi Kalidas cultural center -1997
- Dadar Matungal Cultural center – 1997
- Maharashtra Sanskurtik Kala Mohotsav – 2001
Pallavi is a graded artist of the all india Radio (2007) and broadcasts regularly. She has performed for the televiation.
In addition, Pallavi has performed as a playback singer for the Marathi serial “nirdhar” 2001 on television.
She has to her credit a published CD / Audio Cassette “Tribhuvan Palak “ 2001, “ Ramale Me” 2008
“Swami Samarth” 2008
As a conccert artist, Pallavi Combines the presentation of Khayal and other forms such as natya Sangeet and light music and has performaed in a number of important venues such as Pune, Mumbai Kolahapur, Sangli, Satara, Aurangabad , Parbhani etc.
Pallavite has been regularly teaching, both performance and theory at the undergraduate and post graduate levels. The important teaching venues are “gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Pune.
& SNDT Women's university, Pune.
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