*. Name in full: Anand Shankar
2. Present & Permanent Address: B-9/6421 Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070.
3. Date of Birth: 09/July/1980.
4. Marital Status: Married.
5. Education / Professional Experience: 1st division in Visharad from Prayag Sangeet
(with copies of Certificates/Diploma) Samiti.
6. Language known: English, Hindi.
7. Field of Specialization: Flute and Tabla both as a Teacher and performer.
8. Professional Training / Experience: Belongs to a family of renowned musicians from
Varanasi, where flute, shehenai and Tabla are
Traditional instrument fom last 300 years.
He is trained in Flute from Guru Pt.Anant Lal
and Guru Pt. Daya Shankar, and has got trained
by Guru Anup Ghosh and Guru Vinod Pathak in
Tabla for more than 20 years.
9. Teaching Experience:- Has taught in South Delhi Polytechnic College for
women for 10 years as a music teacher .
Presently, working as a music teacher in Prudence,
from last 3 years.
10. Participation in National/International : Has participated as an accompanist in all the major festival like Music in the park SPIC MACAY Delhi-Nehru Park, Pt.Ravi Shankar
Music Festival dedicated to the 64th Birth anniversary of Goerge Harrison Delhi- Pt. Ravi Shankar centre, Republic day and Independence Day celebrations, Shree Baba Harballabh Sangeet Sammelan Jalandhar- Punjab,Pandit Vishnu Digambar Jayanti-Delhi, All Bengal Music conference (Jalsa Ghar) Calcutta, The international collaboration and Artist like The Famous Sufi and winner of Austrian Award Band “NIM SOFYAN” and has represented India like Thailand, France, Portugal, U.A.E. Bangladesh,West Africa.
11. Any other relevant information : Biodata enclosed
Including details of awards won
12. Special achievements: Biodata enclosed
B-9/6421, Vasant Kunj,New Delhi-110070
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I started receiving my initial training in music at the age of 7 under the guidance renowned Shehnai Maestros Late Pt.Anant lal (Grand Father) and Pt. Daya Shankar (father) for flute . Later, I had the privilege to learn Tabla from Pt Anup Ghosh (Disciple of Pt Shyamal Bose) and Pt Vinod Pathak. Since 2006 I have been consolidating my knowledge of music under the able guidance of world renowned Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, with whom I have been a part of a number of projects including few master classes.
I have been performing at various prestigious forums at national and international levels. All my performances have been greatly appreciated by the audiences. Some of my noteworthy achievements include
Music in The Park, (organised by NDMC and SPIC MACAY),New Delhi
Vishnu Digambar Jayanti, New Delhi
Sawai Gandharwa Music Festival, Pune
Baba Hariballabh Sangeet Sammelan, Jalandhar
Spic Macay Tour :- Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujrat, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttranchal.
Lecture and Demonstration with Pt. Ravi Shankar at Modern school, New Delhi and Amity School, Noida, and for American School at RIMPA Chankya Puri, New delhi.
A number of Recordings for Pt. Ravi Shankar, Pt Anant Lal, Pt Daya Shankar, and Shankar Brothers (Sanjeev Shankar and Ashwani Shankar).
National Akashwani Sangeet of A.I.R. and Doordarshan.
Performed on the Auspicious Occasion of Indian Independence at Gandhi Smirti and several times on National Television.
Republic Day celebration at India Gate and National Stadium.
Mandapa Center for Music, Paris
Theatre De la Villa, Paris
Festival Evora Classica, Portugal
Festival “Les Orientales”, France
Bangladesh with Pt Anant Lal, (ICCR)
France with Pt Anant Lal and Pt Daya Shankar.
Fusion with Grammy Award winning Band OZOMATLI, New Delhi
Fusion with Polish Sufi Group NIM SHOPHIYAN.
Acedemic Qualification:- Higher Secondary, DOEACC ‘O’ level, Prabhakar from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad
Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Traveling
Presently, I am working in prudence dwarka as a music teacher.
Date of Birth: July 9, 1980