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Links
Nikhil Patwardhan Sitar webpage Facebook page

Nikhil Patwardhan

Nikhil Patwardhan - Sitar Musician

Highlights:

• Started learning Sitar (Hindustani classical music) at the age of four
• Received initial training from grandmother, Smt Sarojinidevi Patwardhan
• Continued tutelage under Pandit Partha Chatterjee of Maihar Gharana
• First public performance at the age of eight
• All India Radio artiste at the age of nine
• Electronics Engineer, M.S.Electrical Engineering, USA

Skills:

Hindustani Classical Instrumental: Gayaki style, Maihar Gharana
Solo performances
Semi-classical style such as Natyasangeet, thumri, dadra and Baul melodies
Instrumental fusion with with multiple instruments like the guitar, violin and the cello
Sitar accompaniment for Classical Dance and Orchestras
Composer for fusion pieces with multiple instruments
Teaching/tutoring (one-to-one, group lessons,Skype lessons,Audio-Video conferencing)
Lecture demonstrations and seminars
Music tourism (traveling at exotic/offbeat locations and performing live)
Music therapy packages

Recitals/Concerts and Achievements:

Balgandharva,Pune,India
All India Radio
Doordarshan National Television
Pune Navratra Mahotsav,India
Pune Festival,India
Inner Courtyard, Pune,India
Gaanvardhan,Pune,India
Dr. Prabha Atre Swarmayee Gurukul,India
Sarasbaug and Parvati, Pune,India
Clemson University International Music Festival,USA
Colorado Springs Diwali Celebration,USA
Colorado Springs Diversity Festival,USA
Manitou Springs Carnival Event, USA
ARM Cultural Nite, Bangalore,India
Auroville, Pondicherry,India
Rotary Concert, Pune,India
McBride's camp, Kafue National Park, Zambia
Masai Mara Lodge, Kenya
Several “Mehfils”
Vaggeyakara Utsav 2013, Ranjani Fine Arts, Bangalore, January 2013
Karunashraya, Bangalore, January 2013

Awards:
Center for Cultural Resources and Training scholarship

Albums/Recordings:

“Strings of Harmony” Raga Marubihag and Raga Bhimpalasi.
"Aarambh" Raga Chandrakauns, Raga Rageshree and Raga Mishra Bhairavi

Contact:

Email: npatwardhan@gmail.com
URL: http://nikhilpatwardhan.weebly.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nikhil.patwardhan.sitar