Satyajit Talwalkar – Tabla
An enduring temperament, blessed with exceptional talent and resounding charisma, Satyajit Talwalkar continues to have a lasting impact on the entire classical music fraternity as a very promising tabla player of his generation.
Satyajit has always amazed audiences with his music, making his presence felt through very balanced and competent execution of skills during his performance.
Born in a family following a rich heritage in music he is the son and disciple of the renowned tabla maestro Pt. Suresh Talwalkar and renowned Vocalist Vidushi Padma Talwalkar.
He started learning at the age of 4 and gave his first performance at the age of 9. He has been playing solo concerts across the globe and has accompanied many stalwarts like Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma and many more.
Patri Satish Kumar – Mridangam
The much sought after mridangam artiste from India, Patri Satish Kumar was born into a family of musicians. He was initiated into the art of percussion by his mother Padmavathy, a renowned violinist and had his debut at the tender age of 7. A fine performer, composer and with a deep interest to innovate and explore the art form, his specialization is his precise fingering technique and the fine balance of sounds between the treble and base heads of the Mridangam. Trained by Guru’s Sree Ramachandramurthy, V.A.Swami and V. Narasimhan, Satish Kumar continues to evolve a style of his own that is distinctly his own.
RN Prakash – Ghatam
RN Prakash is a versatile percussionist who specializes in south Indian percussion instruments like the ghatam, khanjira and the mridangam. He learned his art from the age of 6 in Bangalore India, under the tutelage of K.N. Krishna Murthy. Prakash grew up in India where he was groomed into a fine percussionist. He specialized as a ghatam player and started performing many concerts all over the country at a young age. Prakash has toured extensively as a performer and has also earned solid credentials as a teacher, mentoring Indian and non-Indian students in many countries. He is known for his drumming workshops with children which are a source of joy to the students in many schools. He also holds a prime position as a faculty at the London School of Carnatic Music.