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Raga Chhandayan Livestream - Vocal Concert - A Shiv Prasad Rao

Vocal - A Shiv Prasad Rao
Tabla - Jitendra Kumar Swain
Harmonium - Chetan Nigam

Shiv Prasad Rao

Shiv Prasad Rao comes from a family of musicians. He started learning Hindustani Vocal Classical Music in Vocal at a tender age in Gwalior Parampara from his father Pt. Maheshwar Rao. Shiv Prasad is now under the tutelage of Pt.Vikas Kashalkar of Pune. Under Pt. Kashalkar ji, in addition to Gwalior Parampara, Shiv Prasad is also being trained in the intricacies of the Jaipur & Agra Styles of Gayiki.

Shiv Prasad is a ‘B’ graded artist of Akashvani, Delhi and an is an Empaneled artist of ICCR. Some of the awards received by Shiv Prasad are - ‘Sangeet Saadhak’ by Navodit kalakar Samiti, Delhi, Sangeet Ratna Award by SAM , and Guru Ravi Jain Award by Kala Kunj, Delhi.

Jitendra Kumar Swain

Jitendra Kumar Swain is an B high grade tabla player, of All India Radio and national television, and is based in New Delhi. He has had his extensive training under the famous exponents of tabla like Pt. Gopinath Behera, Pt. Vinod Pathak, and Pt. Suresh Talwalkar. He obtained his Sangeet Alankar degree (M. Music) from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Mumbai in 1992. He also has a master of arts degree in Economics. In addition to tabla, he is an accomplished Odissi pakhawaj and has performed extensively for the legendary Odissi dancer Padmashri Madhavi Mudgal across the globe.

Chetan Nigam

Chetan Nigam got his primary education inf harmonium from his mother late Shrimati Prabha Nigam. Later, he got advanced training from his first eminent guru Shri Shekhar Ganeshan and later on Shri Ashish Dhar at Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, New Delhi. At present, he has been teaching in Gandharva Mahavidylaya for the last nine years and a member of Gandharva choir too. He has also performed in various prestigious events.