Monday, December 14, 2009

Veteran Tabala Playar : Rabin Lal Shrestha


Veteran TAbala Playar : Rabin Lal Shrestha
Date of Birth : 12th Nov, 1969
Father's Name : Mr. Shankar Lal Shrestha
Nationality : Nepali
Religion : Hindu
Language : English, Nepali, Hindi & Newari
Instrument : TABALA

QUALIFICATION
Graduation in Music (Sangeet Prabhakar)) from Prayag Sangeet Samiti Alahabad in 1987 Completed Masters in Music (Sangeet Pravin) from Prayag Sangeet samiti Alahabad in 1989.

TRAINING
- Started learning tabla at the tender age from the senior Gurus like Sadhuram Manandhar and Ganesh Raj Wonta.
- Learned professional tabla playing from renowned tabla palyer Guru Hom Nath Upadyaya.
- Deep knowledge received about taal from senior and renowned tabla player Late Guru Sambhu Prasad Mishra.
- Completed one year training on Nepalese folk and tradiotional Newari Drums at Royal Nepal Academy in 1986.

EXPERIENCES
- Worked as a musician for 9 years in Royal Nepal Academy from 1990 to 1998
- Worked as Tabla teacher in different renowned schools.
- Working as music teacher in Royal Palace since 1989.
- Working as Principle in Manjushree Sangeet Mahavidhyalaya since 1990.
- Working as a Lecturer, (Head Of department) in Fine Arts Campus since 1989. Tribhuvan University,

PERFORMANCES
- Performed musical program during SAARC Summit in Kathmandu in the year 1987.
- Performed cultural program in honor of the King of Spain in Kathmandu in 1987.
- Performing regular classical programs in Radio Nepal since 1986 as renowned musician.
- Performed classical concert in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France and Austria etc

PRIZES
- Awarded 2nd Prize in classical music competition organized by Radio Nepal in 1986
- Awarded 1st Prize in classical music competition organized by Radio Nepal in 1987.
- Awarded – “Shruti Kalanidhi Yuba Puraskar ” 2004 Indira Kalanidhi Sageet Mahabidyalay, Pulchok, Kath.Nepal.
- Awarded – “Swo.Pandit Shamvu Prasad Mishra Smriti Puraskar ” Pashupati Sangeetkala Pratisthan, Pashupati, Kath.Nepal.
- Awarded – “Kiranteswor Padmapriya-Haripriya Regmi Yuba Puraskar ” Shree Kiranteswor, Gourighat Pashupati, Kath.Nepal.

CREATIVE WORKS
- Raga Madhuwanti : Sitar Solo Tara Bir Tuladhar (Live in Germany.), CassetteProduce by – Music Nepal (1992).
- Raga Nayaki Kanhara : Sitar Solo Tara Bir Tuladhar (Live in Germany.), CassetteProduce by -Annapurna Cassette Center (1992).
- Grand Rehearsal : Sarod Solo (Suresh Bajracharya) Cassette (1991).
- Favorites (1): Sarod Solo ( Mohan Sundar Shrestha)CassetteProduce by – East Meets West Music Box (1995).
- Favorites (2): Sarod Solo ( Mohan Sundar Shrestha)Produce by – East Meets West Music Box (1995).
- Listen Nepal: Violien Solo (Gopal Nath Yogi), CassetteProduce by – Music Nepal (1995).
- Sa re ga ma : Instrumental Music.Produce by – Dexo Music Center (19999).
- Inde India:Sarod Solo ( Mohan Sundar Shrestha)Produce by – Sunset France (2000).
- Harmonious Raga: Violin and Sitar Solo.Produce by – East Meets West Music Box (2000).
- Anubhav : Instrumental Music.Produce by – Dexo Music Center(2001).
- Tabla Taranga : Tabla SoloProduce by – Vinapa Records (2001)
- Jazz at Patan : Fusion with Jazz BandProduce by - Cadenza. (2002).
- Lakshya : Instrumental Music.Produce by –C. D. World Enterprises (2002).
- The Thrill : Sitar Solo (Bina Shrestha),Produce by – East Meets West Music Box (2002).
- One Aging by nook: Fusion album with Japanese Music.Produce by –Fine liqueur Records(2003).
- Sitrance : Instrumental Music.Produce by – Sac Music International (2003).
- Peace: Instrumental Music.Produce by – Music Dham(2004)
- Dafa : Vocal & SarodProduce by – Sac Music International (2007).
- Taal Bishes : Tabla Solo (with book)Produce by – East Meets West Music Box (2007).
Madhav Pandey
Lalitkala Campus, BMUS

2 comments:

  1. Mr Rabin lal shrestha sir ur Tabala teacher of Lalitkala campus. he is one of the Top Tabal player of Nepal.

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  2. Would love to know more about your work. I am acquainted with Homnathji whom I met many years ago when I helped arrange for him, his wife and his son Pramod to visit Boulder Colorado.

    Pascal

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