Prasad Khaparde [Rampur Sahaswan Gharana]
Prasad hails from a small town-Ghatanji in Maharashtra. He was born in the year1973,in a family of music loving educationists. His initial training in music was under the guidance of eminent Gurus D.V Panke, Smt. Suman Choudhari and Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan. He received his Master's degree of Indian classical vocal music in 1997 Amravti University.
He was a scholar of the Music Research Academy of Kolkata and since 1998 he is under the tutelage of Ustad Rashid Khan of Rampur Sahaswan Gharana.
His sonorous and mellifluous voice took the audiences by storm wherever he sang. He worked in Kala Academy Goa, as a Guru. His dedication and hard work has brought him many awards. Currently he has around 16-20 disciples from Russia. He has sung for the Marathi movie "Thaang" by renowned director Amol Palekar.
Dubai, Muscat, New Zeeland, Australia, America, Canada, Singapore and Indonesia.
Some Links For Reviews and concerts Videos:
- Dadar Matunga Cultural Center, Mumbai
- Pt. Omkarnath Thakur Music Circle, Mumbai
- Gaanvardhan, Pune
- Pt.Jitendra Abhisheki Mahotsav, Goa
- Shakhri Begum Memorial Trust, Kolkata
- Pune Festival, Pune
- Nehru Center, Mumbai
- Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai
- Surmandal, Hyderabad
- Saptak, Nagpur
- Navratri Utsav, Miraj
- Ram Mandir Mahotsav, Bilaspur
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Rahul Nagar, Saykheda Road,
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