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A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

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A Vasuda Kesav is a leading Carnatic vocalist. She has been performing music concerts for over 25 years. Blessed with a voice of unusual power, range & timbre, she expresses herself with sonorous clarity. She establishes an instant rapport with her listeners and maintains purity of the classical form.
She is also a great teacher and has trained a number of students as well as musicians.

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Name : Vasuda Kesav
Experience : 25 Years
Phone : +91 9445070703,
Email : vasudakesav@gmail.com
Website : http://www.vasudakesav.com

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A Vasuda Kesav is a leading Carnatic vocalist. She has been performing music concerts for over 25 years. Blessed with a voice of unusual power, range & timbre, she expresses herself with sonorous clarity. She establishes an instant rapport with her listeners and maintains purity of the classical form. She is also a great teacher and has trained a number of students as well as musicians.

Performer

An 'A-grade' artist of All India Radio, Vasuda has been performing under the auspices of major organizations all around the country and abroad for over two decades. Her programmes are being aired on Radio and Television quite regularly.
She has given lecdem on unique and interesting topics like –"Healing through Music", which was well received by the audience.
Vasuda is also adept in performing "Avadhana Pallavis" a highly complicated pallavi structure. She has performed avadhana pallavis on quite a few occassions and has won the approbation of vidwans and rasikas.
In addition to the regular concerts, Vasuda has performed thematic concerts like Saint Purandaradasa's devaranamas and other Haridasas compositions, exclusive tamil compositions by different vaggeyakaras(both pre and post trinity), exclusive krithis on Devi, Krishna, etc, under the auspices of prestigious organisations like The Madras Music Academy, Indian Fine Arts Society - Chennai, Tamil Isai Sangam, Udupi Pejawara Mutt, Mudhra -Chennai etc.
Audio Companies like Rajalakshmi Audio, Jhenkar Audio, MSIL , Shrusti's Carnatica, Sruti Records etc have brought out her music in the form of CDs and Casettes.

Teacher:

Apart from performing, Vasuda is also known for her teaching skills. She has worked as Music faculty with the prestigious Jagadguru Sri Sivarathriswara Composite Pre University College (An educational institute run by the prestigious JSS Mahavidya Peetha) for over 5 yrs and currently is involved in teaching assigment for the renowned Carnatica Gurukulam (www.carnatica.net) and is also training a number of students and musicians online, some of whom are concert performers. She is also training the students in USA to perform during the Tyagaraja Aradhana Celebration under the "Sustaining Sampradaya " Program for the prestigious Cleveland Tyagaraja Aradhana.

Award

Vasuda is a recipient of many awards and titles conferred by esteemed music organizations.

Santhanam Meritorious Award - 2013

Santhanam Meritorious award

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Santhanam Meritorious Award

Maharajapuram Santhanam Meritorious Award by Maharajapuram Santhanam Foundation in 2013.

Sangeetha Vidwath Shiromani - 2011

Sangeetha Vidwath Shiromani

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Sangeetha Vidwath Shiromani

"Sangeetha Vidwath Shiromani " award by Vinayaga Temple Cultural Committee, Toronto, Canada in 2011.

Youth Excellence Award - 2004

Youth Excellence Award

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Youth Excellence Award

Youth Excellence Award in Classical Music by the Rotary Club of Chennai, West in 2004

Ananya Yuva Puraskar - 2002

Ananya Yuva Puraskar

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Ananya Yuva Puraskar

Ananya Yuva Puraskar conferred by the prestigious Ananya Cultural Academy in the year 2002.

Sangeetha Bharathi - 2000

Sangeetha Bharathi

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Sangeetha Bharathi

Sangeetha Bharathi award in the 2000

Sthree Sangeetha Shakthi - 2000

Sthree Sangeetha Shakthi

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Sthree Sangeetha Shakthi

Sthree Sangeetha Shakthi conferred by Sthree Shakthi Prathishtana in the year 2000.

All India Radio competition - 1991

All India Radio competition

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All India Radio competition

Secured I place in the concerts competition conducted by All India Radio at the National Level in 1991

Best Raga Rendering

Best Raga Rendering

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Best Raga Rendering

Awarded for Best Raga rendering by The Bangalore Gayana Samaja.

Best Main Artist

Best Main Artist

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Best Main Artist

Awarded as Best Main Artist by Karnataka Ganakala Parishat

Press Reviews

The Hindu

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G. Swaminathan, The Hindu

 

The Hindu

Calm and composed with creditable sruti fidelity and laya control, reflect disciplined training coupled with inherent talent.

Sulochana Pattabhiraman , The Hindu

 

The Indian Express

She was then acclaimed unanimously as a rising star on the Carnatic Music scene of the state


The Indian Express

 

The Hindu

She had absolute control over her voice and gave only what she thought was needed.


B Ramadevi, The Hindu

 

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Vasuda Kesav

A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

Vasuda Kesav

A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

Collaboratively initiate collaborative schemas for high-quality communities. Objectively create sticky relationships via team building outsourcing.

Vasuda Kesav

A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

Vasuda Kesav

A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

Collaboratively initiate collaborative schemas for high-quality communities. Objectively create sticky relationships via team building outsourcing.

Vasuda Kesav

A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

Vasuda Kesav

A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

Collaboratively initiate collaborative schemas for high-quality communities. Objectively create sticky relationships via team building outsourcing.

Vasuda Kesav

A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

Vasuda Kesav

A Leading Carnatic Vocalist

Collaboratively initiate collaborative schemas for high-quality communities. Objectively create sticky relationships via team building outsourcing.

Album

Devi Kritis
Naadanubhavam
Dakshin
Purandara Gurum Vande

Testimonial

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Blessed with a voice of unusual Power, Range & Timbre, she takes over the audience from the word go.

Sruthi - Chennai

An experience that had you rooting for the vocalist as a participant rather than as a spectator.

Lalithaa -

With her 'Birka filled' good voice, she gave an impressive recital.

V Subramanya - Deccan Herald, Mysore

Visranthi characterised her concert, which was free of cliches and affectation.

T K Ganapathy - The Hindu

Contact

No: 94/5, Sri Ranga Villa, Dr. Ranga Road, Abhiramapuram, Chennai - 600018.