Chronics

Name: Mehandi Hasan

Date of birth: 02/12/1978

Place of birth: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Instruments: Vocals, sitar, harmonium

Vocal Range: 3,5 octaves

Styles: Sufi, Funk, Ghazals, Qawwali, Punjabi, Indian classical, Rajasthani and Bollywood

Education:

1.Master of Arts (MA), Hindustani Vocal music (2003) First class.

2.Bachelor of Arts (BA),

    Vocal music, Political science,

    Sociology (2000).

Work Experience:

15 years Professional Music Teaching & Stage Artist experience from India,

Europe & Russia.

Foreign Programs & Teaching:

1.Nepal 1994;

2.Switzerland 1999;

3.France 1999;

4.Germany, Switzerland, France (2008 -2009);

5.Russia (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016).

 

Awards & Achievements in India:

1.Winner of XI «All India Cultural Music» in Bangalore (1996);

2.Silver in the II International Festival «Ghoomar» in Jaipur (1998);

3.Winner in competition «Ga Mere Sang Ga» on Doordarshan National TV Channel (2002);

4.Performed at Virasat Utsav music festival in Jaipur (2002);

5.Performed in a musical show with a Bollywood actor Annu Kapoor (2002);

6.Performed at Kala Academy in Panjim, Goa (2003);

7.Performed Sufi & Devotional concert at Governor’s House in Panjim, Goa (2003);

8.Received a special relic from Mr. Kidar Nath Sahani, the Governor of Goa (2003);

9.Performed at The International Film Festival in Panjim, Goa (2006);

10.Performed at The Festival of Devotional Music of India in December and January 2007;

11.Performed at Suvarna Karnataka Festival of Classical Music & Dance in Panjim, Goa (2007);

12.Received an award for his outstanding contribution to Rajasthani music from Mr. Soni, the District Minister of Sikar (2015);

13.Received an award as the best sitar player in Rajasthan (2017).

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