Dhrupad vocal performances kicked off here in the city today evening at Rangbhoomi Spaces, Gachibowli, Hyderabad.
Sudhir Kumar and Priyanka Bharde were chief guests for the inauguration
It was an enchanting evening of Dhrupad vocal performances.
The Students and Teachers of KaushikDhwanee presented various items in Indian Classical as well as Western Music and Dance.
On Sunday Padmashree Pandit Umakant Gundecha and other vocalists will perform at the same venue.
Umakant Gundecha is known as the leading Dagarvani Dhrupad singer.
Umakant Gundicha along with his brother Late Pandit Ramakant Gundecha presented Drupad on several global stages. They have been the most active performers and teachers of the ancient Indian musical vocal genre known as Dhrupad. They have done numerous international tours visiting 50 plus countries.
This Festival of Music is organised by KaushikDhwanee Music Dance and Art Academy in association with Telangana Tourism and Department of Language & Culture, Govt of Telangana.
It is a two-day music festival held on Saturday and Sunday. On Day-1 on Saturday Students and Teachers of KaushikDhwanee will present various items in Indian Classical as well as Western Music and Dance.
On Day two on Sunday, a Classical Vocal Music Dhrupad performance will be held by Maestro Pandit Umakant Gunecha, Shri Anant Gundecha, Ms Dhani Gundecha, and Shri Kaushik Lahoti. Pakhawaj will be accompanied by Shri Akhilesh Gundecha.
It is organised on the occasion of KaushikDhwanee's 10 years completion. It was founded in 2012. Here Singing, various musical instruments and dance and art forms are taught. The objective of KaushikDhwanee is to present classical music such that it will appeal to and be appreciated by the masses. In these ten years it trained 5000+ Students. 500+ were trained for Trinity College of Music grade exams. 250+ were trained for Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Indian Music exams.