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Biography – Sudhakar Chavan

Born in 1972 in Dhagi, a small village in Jalna district (Maharashtra, India), Pt. Sudhakar Chavhan is the visionary behind “Kalashree”. His quest of making the knowledge of The Indian Classical music reach the common people, incepted the idea of “Kalashree Sangit Mandal”. His thirst of learning the Indian Classical Music made Sudhakarji leave his home at a tender age of 16 and move to Alandi, the birthplace of Saint Dnyaneshwar, with nothing but his passion for music. Struggling for the survival, he lived in a temple in Pune with whatever means he had.

Nonetheless, his struggle and dedicated efforts paid off and his search for a suitable Guru ended when he met Dr. Sudhakar Marathe, a known vocalist of Gwalior Gharana and thus began his lifetime journey in the field of classical music. He learnt singing in the Gurukul style. Further he continued his learning from Pt. Shrikant Deshpande, disciple Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, vocalist of Kirana Gharana. His 16 years journey of learning from both the stalwarts earned him name and fame in the fraternity.

Biography – Sudhakar Chavan

Born in 1972 in Dhagi, a small village in Jalna district (Maharashtra, India), Pt. Sudhakar Chavhan is the visionary behind “Kalashree”. His quest of making the knowledge of The Indian Classical music reach the common people, incepted the idea of “Kalashree Sangit Mandal”. His thirst of learning the Indian Classical Music made Sudhakarji leave his home at a tender age of 16 and move to Alandi, the birthplace of Saint Dnyaneshwar, with nothing but his passion for music. Struggling for the survival, he lived in a temple in Pune with whatever means he had.

Nonetheless, his struggle and dedicated efforts paid off and his search for a suitable Guru ended when he met Dr. Sudhakar Marathe, a known vocalist of Gwalior Gharana and thus began his lifetime journey in the field of classical music. He learnt singing in the Gurukul style. Further he continued his learning from Pt. Shrikant Deshpande, disciple Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, vocalist of Kirana Gharana. His 16 years journey of learning from both the stalwarts earned him name and fame in the fraternity.

Kalashree Sangeet Mandal

Brain child of Pt. Sudhakar Chavhan, the foundation stone of Kalashree Sangeet Mandal was laid on the 10th of June 1997 in Sangvi, Pune, in the divine presence of renowned personalities, Bharatratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi and Pandit Appasaheb Jalgaonkar. The sole purpose of Kalashree Sangeet Mandal was keeping alive the spirit and culture of the Indian Classical Music.

The urge to serve the society and dedication towards music made Kalashree grow leaps and bounds. Today the mandal has 10 branches in and around Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad area. The efforts are finally getting its due and more and more people are getting inspired and are coming forward to learn classical music. Kalashree organizes several classical music festivals throughout the year.

Kalashree Sangeet Mandal

Brain child of Pt. Sudhakar Chavhan, the foundation stone of Kalashree Sangeet Mandal was laid on the 10th of June 1997 in Sangvi, Pune, in the divine presence of renowned personalities, Bharatratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi and Pandit Appasaheb Jalgaonkar. The sole purpose of Kalashree Sangeet Mandal was keeping alive the spirit and culture of the Indian Classical Music.

The urge to serve the society and dedication towards music made Kalashree grow leaps and bounds. Today the mandal has 10 branches in and around Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad area. The efforts are finally getting its due and more and more people are getting inspired and are coming forward to learn classical music. Kalashree organizes several classical music festivals throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

Event 1

21st Nov 2016

Date : 21st Nov. 2016
Time : 4pm – 7pm
Venue : DP Road, Near Shivaji Statue, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra 411038.

Event 2

01st Dec 2016

Date : 1st Dec. 2016
Time : 4pm – 7pm
Venue : Beside Nehru Stadium, Swargate, Pune, Maharashtra 411042.

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  • Kalashree Sangeet Mandal Pune
  • S. No. 14/1/16, Shitolenagar,
    Lane No.1, Madhuban Society,
    Sangvi, Pune - 411027
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