Iconic Artistes of Indian Classical Music- Lectures by Shubha Mudgal

  • Open Lecture series by Noted Hindustani classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal on Iconic artistes of Indian Classical Music from 20th July to 24th July at Sanskriti Bhavan under Nana Shirgaokar Chair of Goa University




    Smt Shubha Mudgal, visiting chair professor, Nana Shirgaokar Chair in Indian Classical Music of Goa University will be conducting a series of five lecture on iconic artistes of Indian Classical Music from 20th Juy to 24th July, 2015 from 5 pm to 7 pm everyday at Multipurpose Hall, Sanskriti Bhavan, (Central Library Building) Patto plaza, Panaji.

    Shubha Mudgal has been conducting courses on appreciation of Indian classical and semi-classical music since 2013 ever since she has been appointed as the visiting research professor under the generous funding for the chair to Goa University by Goa government.

    She will pay tributes to the greatest artistes who have influenced Indian classical music that includes Siddheshwari Devi, Begum Akhtar, Kumar Gandharva, Kesarbai Kerkar, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan.

    The lectures are open and free for all music lovers and students. Online registration link and details of the course are available on www.unigoa.ac.in/vrpp

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    Participation certificate will be awarded upon attending all the sessions. Interested music lovers should report at the venue by 4.45 on 20th July, 2015 for registration.

    For further details please contact Professor Savita Kerkar, Course Coordinator or Mr Ramrao Wagh, VRPP Coordinator. (email- [email protected])

    Shubha Mudgal: Born in 1959 into a musically dedicated family, Shubha Mudgal has been trained by some of the finest musicians and musicologists in India. Trained initially as a khayal singer by Pandit Ram Ashreya Jha in Allahabad, Shubha later moved to Delhi where she received the guidance of gurus such as Pt. Vinay Chandra Muadgalya, and Pt. Vasant Thakar. She went on to learn stylistic techniques from well-known maestros Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki and the legendary Pt. Kumar Gandharva. She also received training in thumri from the late Smt. Naina Devi, and is one of the most versatile and popular concert artists among the younger generation of Hindustani musicians.
    Shubha Mudgal started performing as a Hindustani Classical Singer in the 80′s, and gained a certain reputation as a talented singer. In the 90′s, she started experimenting with other forms of music, including pop and fusion varieties.
    In addition to being a popular concert artist, Shubha has also won recognition as a composer. Her repertoire of medieval bhakti (devotional) poetry has received great appreciation from music lovers in India and abroad. She has also been working with film makers and her recent performance in Mira Nair’s new film–Kama Sutra, A Tale of Love–has been widely acclaimed.
    She is the recipient of numerous awards, including:Best Music Direction in a non-feature film for her music in the documentary “Amrit Beej” by Meera Dewan, at the National Film Festival of India, 1996.Aadharshila Award 1996. Kalashri Award from Raja Ram Mohan Roy Education Foundation 1997. Surmani from Sur Singar Samsad 1982. Shubha has performed extensively in several music festivals in and outside India.