Best Violin Artist In Kanpur - Dr. Devanand Pathak

Dr. Devanand Pathak

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Dr. Devanand Pathak

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Dr. Pathak is a B-High graded Violin artist of All Indian Radio (AIR) Lucknow since 2001 and has recorded his music several times for AIR. He is also an ICCR Empanelled artist. His preliminary taalim (training) started from his father Pandit Umakant Pathak when he was six years old. Later he took up the formal discipleship of Late Prof. R.P.Shastri ji of Banaras Hindu University in a Guru-Shishya Parampara. He is a PhD in Music from Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalay, Khairagarh and is a gold medalist in Sangeet Alankaar as well as in M.A. Music . He is also sangeet visharad in vocal. Dr Pathak has been highly appreciated by audience across the different cities of India like Kanpur, Jhansi, Lucknow ,Banaras, Patna, Guwahati and Mumbai. He has also won the prestigious UP Sangeet Natak Academy Yuva Varg prize in 1993.He has also performed in the Hytherabad house of New Delhi in the presence of honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji. Dr. Pathak is an Indian classical musician par excellence with ‘Gayaki’ and ‘Tantrakaari’ style of playing violin. He was associated with IIT Guwahati from Jan. 2015 to July 2018 as a Visiting Artist in Residence and taught Hindustani classical violin to the students of the institute. Presently he is associated with Media Technology Centre IIT Kanpur.