|BALLARY M. RAGHAVENDRA|
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Sri M.Raghavendra AD(P), AIR Madikeri retires on superannuation on 30 04.2018.
Bellary M Raghavendra hailing from a musicians’ family, has attained the present state, under the able guidance of his father, Vidwan Ballary M Venkatesh Achar and his uncle Vidwan Ballary M Seshagiri Achar, the duo vocalists, popularly known as Ballary Brothers. The clarity in the pronunciation and presentation of lyrics is added with requisite devotion, emotion and Intricate proper rhythmic patterns, clear diction, intense bhava and powerful rendition Raghavendra has acquired a special position for himself in the field of Carnatic Music and devotional Music. Bellary M. Raghavendra, an ‘A’ Graded Vocalist in Carnatic Classical Vocal, and Devotional Songs, and B-High grade in Light Music, has done Masters Degree in Music too. He has also acquired proficiency or Vidwath in Carnatic Classical Vocal Music. He is good at playing the instrument Morching and performing konnakkol also. He has performed at prominent music sabhas, music festivals in India and over, All India Radio, performed in Akashvani Sangeeth sammelan concrt - 2009, Doordarshan Kendra of Chandana, SouthZone Music concerts, DDK National programme, National Radio Programme -2017, Udaya TV, and BBC London. A man with interest in Hindustani Style of Classical Music too, he has presented many illustrative talks and Demonstrations on Music. He has received many reputed titles and awards. He has toured many foreign countries including America and Europe several times for musical Performances and to participate in International Music, Drums and youth festivals with Vidwan T.A.S. Mani. Presently he is working as Assistant Director at All India Radio, Madikeri, producing music based programmes, Music appreciation Programmes, and many musical features, which are highly popular among music lovers and general public. His classical and devotional music CDs have been released. Raghavendra is also a dedicated music teacher with a rare ability to identify and nurture young students based on their individual strengths.
Contact No. 9480150750, Land line-0821 – 2971192 (R), E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Address – OFF: All India Radio, Madikeri – 571 201 , Res: 1013, 8th Main, IIIStage Gokulam, Behind Doctors’ corner, Mysore-570 002
Prasar Bharati Parivar wishes him a very happy, healthy, peaceful and contended retired life.