Amazingly gifted Violin Maestros Dr.Mysore Manjunath & Mysore Nagaraj, the sons and disciples of renowned violinist Sangeetha VidhyaNidhi Prof.S.Mahadevappa, were child prodigies who matured quickly to emerge as one of the top ranking violinists in India today. Their exceptional musical talents were first revealed at very tender age of 9 when they stormed in to the music world sweeping all the music lovers & critics off their feet by their extraordinary musical acumen and technical virtuosity. Acclaimed as child prodigies with astonishing musicianship, Nagaraj and Manjunath matured blossoming as one of the leading Instrumentalists in the contemporary musical scene. Their marvelous imagination and technical versatility made them one of the brilliant Violinists in the annals of Carnatic Classical Music.
From child prodigies to trail blazers, captivating audiences & critics, Mysore brothers have created unrivalled record as star performers in prestigious organizations world over. Mysore brothers make a formidable violin Duet team and their performances feature an extraordinary range of musical expressions from the deepest meditations to astonishing virtuosity with outstanding artistic imagination. As critics admit, their concerts are filled with peace, tranquility and exhilaration-result of superb fingering & bowing techniques creating breathtakingly beautiful melodies. They have collaborated with many out standing musicians from all over the world & have performed innumerable Jugalbandhi concerts with many Top-ranking artists in the contemporary music today.
Violin Concerts of these Maestros have been featured in innumerable Music festivals & conferences all over the world. Nagaraj is among a handful of A-Top artists in the country. Excelling academically also, Dr.Manjunath did Master of Music at The University of Mysore, securing First rank and 4 Gold medals. Later on doing PhD in violin. Currently Dr.Manjunath is on the faculty, Dept .Of Music, University of Mysore. Dr.Manjunath is the First ever-Indian violinist to be invited to perform at the Prestigious International Violin conference held in Sandiego.
Dr.Manjunath & Nagaraj have collaborated with many out standing musicians from all over the world including topmost western classical and country violinist-Mark Connor, internationally acclaimed composer Jai Uttal, Famous Italian Guitarist Priyo & well known Rock Violin star- Mark wood. Mysore brothers also have a number of CD albums to their credit. They have repeatedly enthralled audiences in USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Austria, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia, Gulf countries, etc.
Laurels & accolades kept pouring in right from his child hood. They are one of the youngest musicians to be honored with the prestigious Rajyothsav Award by the Government of Karnataka. Mysore brothers received innumerable awards including the Best Violinist awards from The Music Academy and Indian fine arts society, Excellence award from American Institute of World culture, honors from the American Arts council, Sangeetha Samrat, Sangeetha Rathna, Ganakalashree, Aryabhata honors, Meritorious Award from University of Oklahoma-USA etc.
Acclaimed as one of the best known cultural faces of Karnataka and Mysore, Dr.Manjunath & Mysore Nagaraj have enthralled audiences performing at some of the most important concert stages such as, world famous Opera House, Sydney- Australia, Royal Charity concert in Kuala Lumpur before the King of Malaysia, Unique concert in SAARC summit, Common Thread Festival in Oregon, European Cultural Festival in UK, , International Violin conference-US, Festival of India in London, concert at Federation square -Melbourne, Singapore Fine Arts, Special concert before the President of the Republic of Namibia, Putra World Trade Center- Kaula Lampur, Theatre da la ville in Paris, and innumerable Academic workshops/concerts at the some of the important Universities such as,University of Delaware, MIT,University of Wesleyan, University of Chicago, University of Iowa, University of North Texas, University of Osaka, Japan, Texas A&M University & University of North Carolina,etc.
Mysore Nagaraj & Dr. Manjunath, true cultural ambassador of India, continue to preserve and spread the rich cultural heritage of Indian classical music, in all its glory.
Mysore Nagaraj & Dr. Mysore Manjunath
1543/A, Nadaloka, 12th Cross, Anikethana Road, Kuvempunagar, C & D Block, Mysore - 570023
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