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Smt Manjusha Patil

Smt Manjusha Patil
Professor (Hindustani Vocal)
Chinmaya Naada Bindu Gurukula
Gurukula for Performing Arts

Manjusha Patil was born in Sangli to music-loving parents who groomed her for a career in music. She started her initial training from Pt. Chintubua Mhaiskar of Sangli. This was followed by Gurukula training under Late Pt. D V Kanebua of Ichalkaranji in Agra & Gwalior Gharana. She received advanced training under late Pt. Narendra Kanekar, senior disciple of Pt. Kanebua, and from Dr. Vikas Kashalkar, and is currently under the guidance of Padmashree Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar.

Manjusha is gifted with a mellifluous voice which she has further enhanced by mastering sustenance of swaras, aesthetic approach, creative thinking, perfection of sur & command on rhythmic aspects. With purity in exposition of Raga, complex patterns of ‘Taan’ rendered with speed & clarity – Manjusha is equally adept in Semi Classical Music like Thumri, Dadra, Abhang and Natya Sangeet.

Education
• Sangeet Visharad from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Miraj.
• BA (Hindi)
• MA (Music) with Gold Medal, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Management & Organizational Activities
• Runs a Gurukula under the Kanebua Pratisthan at Sangli where talented children are trained in vocal music

Major Performances Abroad
• BMM Convention at Chicago
• UAE and Muscat Tour
• USA Tour
• Darbar Festival, London
• Baithak, Singapore
• Bengal Classical Music Festival, Bangladesh

Major Performances in India
• Sawai Gandharva Mahotsav, Pune
• Sawai Gandharva Mahotsav, Kundgole
• Tansen Samaroha, Gwalior
• Allauddin Khan Saheb Academy, Bhopal
• All Bengal Music Festival, Kolkata
• Malhar Festival, Nehru Centre, Mumbai
• P L Deshpande Foundation Programmes at NCPA, Mumbai
• Maharashtra Mandal, Delhi
• Vanita Samaj, Delhi
• Kala Akadami, Goa
• Sur Mandal, Hyderabad
• Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Delhi
• Swar Sadhana, Baroda
• Chandigadh Sangeet Sammelan
• Akashwani Sangeet Sammelan,
• Chandigadh Sangeet Ashram
• Dover Lane Kolkatta
• Kalakshetra, Chennai
• BKF Foundation, Bangalore
• Ustad Rahamat Khansaheb Mahostav, Dharwad
• Mani Mann Felowship Concert at Habitat Centre, New Delhi
• Pt. Kumar Gandharv Sangeet Mahostav
• India International Centre, New Delhi
• SAPTAK Mahostav, Ahemdabad
• Pt. Bhimsen Joshi Samaroh, Nashik

Awards & Certificates
• ‘A Top’ Grade Artist of All India Radio for classical as well as Light Classical Music
• Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar, Sangeet Natak Academy
• Pt. Jasraj Gaurav Pursakar
• Shri Ram Kadam Puraskar
• Pt. Ramkrishnabuwa Vaze Puraskar
• Pt. Manik Varma Puraskar
• Pt. Malati Pande Puraskar
• Shanmukhananda Sangeet Shiromani Puraskar
• Empanelled classical vocalist of ICCR

CDs & Recordings
• Aaj Radha Tore
• Abhanga
• Johaar Maaybaap
• Mohe Rang De
• Sakhi Mann Laage

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