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Name: Ashwin M Dalvi
Skills: Accompanist, Composer, Player, Teacher
Phone: +91-141-2295153
Links: Website     E-mail
Ashwin Mahesh Dalvi, born in 1977 has liberated new oscillations as a musician. His family belongs to a center of art cultural namely, Jaipur, the city better described as cultural capital of the Country. His father Pt. Mahesh D.Dalvi has been noted Tabla player in the country as well as abroad. During his visits to several countries under the international programs for cultural exchange sponsored by the Government of India under the bilateral agreements, his father has made a massive contribution in popularizing Indian Music. Ashwan Dalvi started his training in music and especially in sitar in the directions of his illustrious father and later went to Jodhpur for his advanced training exclusively in sitar from Mr.Satish Khanwalkar who is noted artist from Sania gharana of string instruments. Sania gharana is known for its compatibility with music compositions of different lineage. Ashwin carries deep influences from the art and philosophy of great Sitar wizard Pt. Nikhil Bannerjee. In his academic career, Ashwin Dalvi has excelled most of the earlier peak performances. Ashwin was awarded gold medal for his securing top position in the Post-Graduate examination held in the year 2000. Ashwin has also completed his doctorate work in music. His doctorate studies on legendary Sitar maestro Pt. Nikhil Bannerjee have been highly appreciated in the academic circles. The professional program organizers recognized his talent and sponsored his advanced training. These agencies included the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of the Government of India and Music & Drama academies besides the cultural program-organizing clubs or social bodies all over the Country. Thus blessings from guru along with the inherited talent, rich studies and extensive patronage of his talent in music by the renowned institutions and program organizers all over the country acted as pillars in the excellence created by Ashwin during his stage performances. As recognition to his talent the bodies which organized his programs are Sur Singar Samsad (Mumbai), SPIC MACAY, Zonal Cultural Centre, Allahabad, Vasant Vandan Smriti (Indore), Sangeet Sankalp, Shriti Mandal, Jaipur, Sangeet Kala Kendra, Agra, and so on. The Sur Singar Samsad has awarded him the prestigious title ‘SUR MANI’ and the Sangeet Kala Kendra has awarded him another equally prestigious title ‘NAD SADHAK’ Ashwin Dalvi, has been a panel artist for All India Radio and television and has given several programs during the last three year period. At present Ashwin Dalvi is engaged in delivering lectures and demonstrations in music in the colleges and post-graduate departments in various universities. During his visits Ashwin Dalvi has also been conducting workshops for devising admixtures of music streams from different lineages keeping in the line with the traditions of Senia Gharana.



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