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Vinata Gangoli

 

Vinata was brought up in Mumbai, India and her music-loving parents initiated her into

music at an early age.  She had training in Hindustani (north Indian classical) music in the Gwalior tradition of music from Late Ganpatrao Desai and graduated with distinction with a Sangeet Visharadfrom Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. Later, Vinata had her training from and continues to be guided by Pandit Yeshwantbuva Joshi, an eminent classical musician and recipient of Sangeet Natak Academy award from the President of India.

 

Having won honors and accolades in several music competitions and music events while

pursuing her academic studies, Vinata also performed as a graded classical musician on

All India Radio, Mumbai, India, before moving to the US. Vinata has lived with her family in Colorado, US for the past several years and her performances in several cities in the US as well as during her trips to India have been appreciated by audiences. She also teaches music in Colorado. Vinata works in the field of Software Engineering, while pursuing her love for music. In her performances, Vinata presents various genres of the north Indian classical and semi-classical music such as Khayal, Thumri, Bhaktisangeet, Natyasangeet, with a reverence for the tradition as well as a keen sense of aesthetic improvisation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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