Vidwan. RK. RAVI KUMAR - Sitar Player
" Sitar Player "
Vidwan. RK. RAVI KUMAR
Sitar Player , Music Composer , Mentor
Sitar Player Vidwan. RK. Ravi Kumar master is a disciple of renowned Sitar Maestro Ustad Ahmad Hussain Khan Sahab. He has worked for many music composers in India. He has composed music for many Kannada Movies. Furthermore, he has performed Classical Sitar, Light Music, and Orchestra Concerts in India and Abroad.
Ravi is a regular recording player and played for many leading composers in the south and north India. He is the best and sweet hand-sitar instrument player. He has played for several instrumental albums, devotional songs, and private albums.
Ravi is a key Swarmandal player in Pandit Dr. S. Ballesh Guruji Shehnai party and has traveled all over India and abroad for Shehnai and Vocal concerts. He is a Sitar teaching faculty in Tansen Academy of Music, Chennai, and Bengaluru.
Notable concerts -
Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahostav, Pune
Shri Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan , Jalandhar, Punjab
Delhi Classical Music Festival, Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi
Ganga Mahotsav, UP Govt., Benaras
Kashi- Vishwanath Festival - Benares
Tansen Sangeet Samaroh, Bhopal
Shehnai Mahotsav, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
Sur Singar Sansad Sangit Sammellan , Mumbai
Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur Sangeet Utsav , Dharwad
Smt. Gangubhai Hangal Sangeet Sammellan , Hubli
Ganayogi Panchakshari Gavayi Sangeet Sammellan, Gadag
Pandit Kumar Gandharv Sangeet Sammellan , Belgaum
Spirit of Unity Concert, Tirupati
Pt. Motiram - Pt. Maniram Music festival , Ernakulam , Hyderabad
Gaanayogi Swar Utsav , Dharwad
Notable Jugalbandi performances
He has played Shehnai alongside many senior artists like Shri. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, Shri. Ronu Majumdar, Shri. Atul Kumar Upadhyay, Rafique & Shafique Khan along with Pt. S. Ballesh and was blessed to have the accompaniment of seniors like Yogesh Samsi, Ravindra Yavagal, and Subhankar Banerjee.