Monday, December 14, 2009

Veteran Musicial : Prabhu Raj Dhakal

Prabhu Raj Dhakal
Prabhu has been singing Classical vocals since an early age and is Nepal's foremost classical vocalist and his spellbinding performances have been awarded with numerous honors. He has worked as lecturer of Classical Music at Tribhuwan University, Fine Arts Campus and at present working as Classical Music teacher in Kathmandu University.

His Father
Late Sangeet Pravin, Nararaj Dhakal (Born in 1968, Late Mr. Nararaj Dhakal who was a Maestro of "Classical Music" and was an academician of Nepal Government academy.)

EXPERIENCES:
- Worked as a Classical Vocalist in National Radio station for eight years.
- Conducting a Classical Musical institute at Bagbazar.
- Has Participated in Lots of Musical concerts organized by government and private sector such
as Nepal Academy, Radio Nepal, National Theater, Kiranteswor Sangeetasharm etc.
- Working as a Teacher in Nepal Music School.

Concerts
Various Part of Nepal.
Various Part of India.
Austria.
Germany etc...
CREATIVE WORKS
Sohani Music Album.
Moment Fusion Music Album.
Fifty-five Ragas recorded from Radio Nepal and much more.
Madhav Prasad Pandey
Lalitkala Campus, B.MUS

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