Dhrupad vocal performances by Padmashree Pandit Umakant Gundecha in the city

Dhrupad vocal performances will be held on Sunday evening at 6pm at Rangbhoomi Spaces, Gachibowli, Hyderabad.

It will be an enchanting evening of Dhrupad vocal performances by Padmashree Pandit Umakant Gundecha and other vocalists.

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 Kaushik Dhwanee 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 Kaushik Dhwanee 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 Kaushik Dhwanee'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.

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