Events

Anubhav

Anubhav- is a unique Up, Close & Personal Interaction with the doyens of Indian Music and their rasiks. An interactive session held in an intimate Baithak style, where Maestros share their musical knowledge and experiences of life and learning with the students and connoisseurs of music. Started in 2014, open to serious students of music who can participate to enrich, enlighten and evolve themselves, our esteemed guest list includes Pt. Rajan & Pt. Sajan Mishra, Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Pt. Jasraj, Pt. Arvind Parikh, Pt. Birju Maharaj and Late Smt. Kishori Amonkar, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Anubhav - Baithak with Pandit Rajan and Sajan Mishra 14th Nov 2014

Anubhav - Baithak with Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma - 27th March 2015

Vrindaban Gurukul Baithak Pt Jasraj

Pt. Birju Maharaj - ANUBHAV at Vrindaban Gurukul

Anubhav - Baithak with Smt Kishori Amonkar - 14th Nov 2015

Anubhav Baithak with Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Mahotsav

Concert Series
 
VRINDAVAN GURKUL MAHOTSAV - AN ANNUAL EVENT THAT FEATURES THE GEMS OF INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC WORLD AND ALSO GIVES A PLATFORM TO THE STUDENTS OF BHUBANESHWAR TO SHOWCASE THEIR SKILL. 
 
SPONSORED BY STATE BANK OF INDIA, NALCO AND ABLY SUPPORTED BY DEPT OF CULTURE, GOVT OF ODISHA & SOA UNIVERSITY, IT HAS FEATURED PT. SHIV KUMAR SHARMA, PT. BIRJU MAHARAJ, KAUSHIKI CHAKRABOTHY, PURBAYAN CHATTERJEE, USTAD RASHID KHAN, SUBHANKAR BANERJEE, PT. YOGESH SAMSI AND PT. HARIPRASAD CHAURASIA.

Masterclass

Masterclass was started in July 2018  in association with our Knowledge Partner, Tata Capital. 
 
A Master is invited to enlighten the students on the various aspects of the theory behind Ragas. He or She guides them on practical aspects of music training on a range of topics from improvisation to the correct way to practice. The session typically concludes with a jam session between the master and the audience.
 
GAURI PATHARE
NANDINI BEDEKAR
GEORGE BROOKS
UDAY BHAVALKAR
DR. MEENAL DESHPANDE

Saath Saath

Saath Saath- Started in 2017 as part of the association with Tata Capital, Saath Saath is a Jugalbandi concert where the scholars of Vrindaban Gurukul of Mumbai and Bhubaneshwar perform as part of their Annual event celebrations and are supported by an eminent senior musician on stage. Our first Saath Saath event was held on April 22, 2017 where Pt. Vijay Ghate, a senior and very accomplished Tabla player gave accompaniment to 4 scholars of Vrindaban Gurukul. The invited audience included some eminent musicians, organizers of classical music concerts and senior members from Tata Capital team including the MD & Chairman, Shri Praveen Kadle.
 
On this occasion, Tata Capital also announced its support for Student Scholarship Fund- Pankh. Ms. Krutika Janginmath, a talented, spirited and visually challenged young scholar of 17 years was announced as the winner for 2016-2017.

Vrindaban Gurukul events are supported by the generous efforts of our main Sponsors

Events

Past Events

  • 2020

    10th ANNIVERSARY OF VRINDABAN GURUKUL, BHUBANESWAR. RECITALS BY SHAHID PARVEZ & PT. RAJAN AND SAJAN MISHRA
  • 2019

    VAISHNAVA JANATO
    Mahotsav, Ustad Rashid Khan (vocal)
    Romancing the Bansuri (English), a documentary film on the life and music of Hariprasad Chaurasia (delving more on the technical aspects of the musician and his muse), released on YouTube in 2019, produced and directed by Rajeev Chaurasia
    Mahotsav, Pt. Birju Maharaj (kathak) and Purbayan Chaterjee (sitar)
    Saath Saath, Bhuvan Dhakal (bansuri) and Shatamanya Mishra (bansuri); Suchismita Chatterjee (bansuri) and Sidharth Sarkar (violin). Tabla - Pt. Anubroto Chatterjee
  • 2018

    Aaradhya, a tribute concert for Late Smt. Annapurna Devi held at CCI lawns, Mumbai.PT. BIRJU MAHARAJ, PT. SHIV KUMAR SHARMA, PT. HARIPRASAD CHAURASIA, USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN, USTAD ZAKIR HUSSAIN, NITYANAND HALDIPUR & KAUSHIKI CHAKRABORTHY
    Mahotsav, Pt. Shivkumar Sharma (santoor) and Kaushiki Chakraborty (vocal)
    Saath Saath, Aniket Maharana (bansuri) and Suleman (bansuri); Debopriya Chatterjee Ranadive (bansuri) and Jean Christophe (bansuri). Tabla - Pt. Satyajit Talwalkar
  • 2017

    Anubhav, Pt. Arvind Parikh (sitar) - April; Pt. Birju Maharaj (dance) - Oct; Ustad Amjad Ali Khan (sarod) - Dec
    Saath Saath, Digvijay Chauhan (bansuri) and Rahul Khirwadkar (bansuri) and Sameer Rao (bansuri) and Krutika (bansuri). Tabla - Pt. Vijay Ghate
  • 2016

    Anubhav, Pt. Jasraj (vocal)
  • 2015

    Anubhav, Late Ganasaraswati Smt. Kishori Amonkar
    Vrindaban Baithak presents Anubhav with Pt. Shivkumar Sharma, in March 2015
    Hari Rang Hari Sang in Bhubaneswar, Odisha at Rabindra Mandap with Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, in February 2015
  • 2014

    Vrindaban Baithak presents Anubhav with Pt. Rajan and Pt. Sajan Mishra
    Felicitation of Lata Mangeshkar at Vrindaban Gurukul by Hariprasad Chaurasia
  • 2013

    THEATRICAL RELEASE OF Bansuri Guru, a documentary film (Hindi) on the life of Hariprasad Chaurasia produced by Films Division of India and directed by Rajeev Chaurasia
  • 2011

    Vocal lessons introduced in Vrindaban Gurukul by Anuradha Chaurasia
  • 2010

    Opening of Vrindaban Gurukul in Bhubaneswar, Odisha at the hands of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Shri and Smt. Amitabh Bachchan. Music Concerts with a Tabla solo by Subhankar Banerjee and Vocal by Anandita and young prodigies in vocal from Kolkata
  • 2008

    70th Birthday celebrations of Hariprasad Chaurasia with a Live stage interview of Hariprasad Chaurasia with Sonu Nigaam with an autobiography release in the presence of Amitabh Bachchan
  • 2004

    Vrindaban Gurukul auditorium inauguration, featuring Ulhas Kashalkar (Vocal) and Sameer Rao (bansuri) and Siddharth (violin)
  • 2002

    Geetam Vadyam Nrityama Celebration of Vrindaban Gurukul Opening, at Bhaidas Hall featuring a jugalbandi of Shivkumar Sharma (santoor) and Hariprasad Chaurasia (bansuri), Bhimsen Joshi (vocal) and a Odissi dance performance by Durgacharan Ranbir and troupe of Nrityayan, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    Vrindaban Gurukul, Mumbai building completed. Hariprasad Chaurasia shifts home to the Gurukul and first group of students inducted into the Gurukul.
  • 1999

    Bansuri Guru and Tabla Guru, audio visual CD-Rom tools for long distant learning marketed and distributed by Times Multimedia
    SAATH SAATH at St. Andrews Auditorium,Young trio from Norway (violin, cello, piano) and Indian table prodigy Rimpa Siva
  • 1998

    BANSURI BANDHAN - 60TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF PT. HARI PRASAD CHAURASIA. RECITAL BY USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN AND PT. JASRAJ
    Saath Saath, a rare amalgamation of artists jamming on stage, at Sophia Auditorium featuring Shashank (venu) and Kala Ramnath (violin), Niladri Kumar (sitar) and Rakesh Chaurasia (bansuri), Debopriya and Suchismita Chatterjee (bansuri) and Anubrata Chatterjee
  • 1997

    Music without Boundaries at Rang Bhavan – featuring John McLaughlin (guitar), Zakir Hussain (tabla), Bendik Hofseth(saxophone) and Hariprasad Chaurasia (bansuri)
  • 1991

    Rare series of Jugalbandis with Legends – a fund raising for Vrindaban Gurukul – an all night concert at Shivaji Park with jugalbandis by maestors of Indian music featuring Hariprasd Chaurasia and Kishori Amonkar, Balamurli and Jasraj, Parveen Sultana and Shahid Parvez
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