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Vidushi Shalmalee Joshi received her early grooming with her mother Mrs. Madhuri Kulkarni and late Pt.Chintubuwa Mhaiskar of Sangli. She then polished her performing presence and emerged as a convincing exponent of Jaipur-Atrauli Khayal vocalism with fifteen years of training under legendary Guru Late Pt. Ratnakar Pai,- one of the most respected custodians of the Gharana’s repertoire and stylistic legacy. Besides Khayal vocalism, Smt. Shalmalee Joshi is also admired for her command over semi-classical genres such as Thumri, Tappa, Dadara, Hori, Chaiti, Kajari, Bhajan, Sufi, Marathi Natya Sangeet, Kannada Bhajans, & Rajasthani folk music – which she learnt from Marwar Ratna Pt. Govindaji Kalla.
She is an “A” Grade artist of All India Radio and an empanelled artist of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Govt.of India. She has received a string of prestigious awards and performed widely in India and abroad through her performing career spanning over 30 years.
Tejovrush Joshi has learnt tabla for the past 13 years under the able tutelage of Late Pt. Bapusaheb PatwardhanJi of Farukhabad gharana, a successor of the great Ustad Ahmedjaan Thirakhwa Khan sahab. He has rendered his solo performances at many prestigious venues all over India and abroad and has won many awards and accolades at state and national levels. He has also gotten the opportunity to collaborate with noted maestros for vocals, instrumentals and dance, from the past as well as those belonging to the new generation.
Srivatsan Iyer started learning Hindustani music from Shri Manu Srivastava at the age of six. He has performed in the Kashinath Bodas Festival in Phoenix and the Swar Malhar Festivals in Nagpur and Pune. He has also performed in Mumbai and New Jersey. He is also a violinist and trombonist (Western classical). He has also been learning Carnatic music from Shri Syama Krishnan Pillai from the age of five. He has been learning tabla from Shri Prafulla Athalye and also plays the harmonium.