University Educated SHEKHAR GEMINI
was born in Braj Bhumi, Uttar Pradesh,
richest in Indian folk music. Initially he
had been a self-taught musician but later
noted musicians and teachers like Dr.
Murari Sharma and The late Narain
Prasad ji groomed him in the fineries
His teaching / performing expertise lies
in different styles of Vocal Hindustani Classical& light Music, namely.... Khayal, Thumri, Ghazal, Bhajan, Vandana, Bhav Sangeet and Folk Songs.
In Instrumental Music, he is capable of
teaching virtually every possible Musical Instrument, be it Percussion, String, Wind Instruments or Electronic Instruments such as Key Board & Guitar.
Education / Experience :
Post Graduate; He has been teaching Music ( Vocal & Instrumental ) up to the post graduate level for the past 26 years and expertise in VOICE CULTURE to improve the singing quality of the learner for different styles of light Hindustani Music and Playback Singing, as well.
Additional Information :
He has been associated with
Educational Institutions like :
The krishnamurti Foundation
of India ( KFI ),
National Public School and
Sri Sangeet Bharati, Bikaner,
A post- graduate& Research
Institute of Music,
( as Vice Principal )
Manav Bharti School, Bikaner,
(of which he was the Founder
Principal and Prabandhak ).
Apart from being one of the most
appreciated and creative Music
Teachers, he is a well-known
name in Bangalore as a Music
Composer, Arranger and Director,
as well as Project Consultant for
Music Audio Albums.
He has also formulated an ideal
Syllabus for the various levels of
Other than an Educator and
Performing Artist,he is also a
learned scholar in Musicology.
His book 'The Philosophy
of Music', the only one in this field, was published, in the State
KALA DARSHAN of Rajasthan.
Recitals Held :
He has given concerts in numerous Towns
of India and performed Hindustani Classical Music for Artists of the State program, conducted by Rajasthan Sangeet Natak Academy.
In Bangalore, he has been giving concerts
and stage shows at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall, CSIC & J.N. Tata Auditorium, Town Hall, Ravindra Kala Kshetra and other formal and informal venues in the town.
He has been giving Lecture cum Demonstration quite frequently, in many a Cultural and Educational Institutions, in and around Bangalore.
In 1998, he completed his tour, consisting
of his concerts and lecture cum demonstration,in various towns and parts of the USA like New York, Chicago, Dallas, Buffalo and many townsof Northern and Southern New Jersey. His inimitable style of singing was widely appreciated and received radio coverage & rare reviews at large by the music lovers and event managers in America.
He has musically composed over 300 Songs, in almost all-prevalent Singing Styles of North Indian Music.
Bijliyan, his debut album of Ghazals,
released in 1997, gave a new dimension to
Ghazal Singing. Also, it was the very first
Ghazal Album to ever come out from Bangalore.
His second Album...Kuchh bhooloon kuchh yaad karoon - a panorama of
various singing styles like Bhajans, Chants, Vandanas, Folk Songs and Ghazals; was released in the year 2000.
At present he is working on two albums, simultaneously... KABIR (Bhajans) and LORI (Lullabies).
A Performer / Teacher of :
: Light / Classical Hindustani Music,
: Tabla, KeyBoard, Flute
: & Santoor.
All the possible and available equipment...
Musical Services :
Concerts, Master Classes, Performances, Private Lessons, Seminars, Special Events, Workshops.
Banjo, Drums ( Tabla ), Flute, Harmonica, Keyboard, OtherPercussion, Theory, Wind instruments, Music Production, Other.
Teaching Level : All Levels
Teaching Location : Bangalore