Revati also takes a deep interest in teaching. She has several students in Pune who are learning Hindustani music under her guidance.Very often she also organizes workshops and audio-visual sessions for their benefit. Encouraged by Dr. Ashwini Bhide, Revati has also taken to composing. She has composed a few compositions in classical music as also in devotional music.
 
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Devi Sahstranam- vocal
Sadguru Vandana, vocal and composer
Vocal support for Dr.Ashwini Bhide in a CD, Alurkar music house

Achievements

Revati has achieved several prizes at various competitions held in India, some of which are worth a mention-

S.N.D.T, Pune
Paluskar Pratishhan competition
Gaanwardhan, Pune
Recipient of the Dadar-Matunga Cultural Centre scholarship
Recipient of the title ‘Gaan-hira’
Recipient of several awards for topping the M.A(Music), examination

 

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Profile

Revati Kamat is one of the promising upcoming musicians in the realm of Hindustani classical music. She had her initial training from Pt.Mohankumar Darekar.Thereafter she undertook training from the famous exponent of Jaipur-Atrauli gharana , Dr.Ashwini Bhide- Deshpande for more than a decade.Presently she is learning the nuances of Hindustani vocal music from respected harmonium player Dr.Arawind Thatte.

After finishing her Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and an Advance Diploma in Computers, she pursued her Master’s Degree in Music from the S.N.D.T. University, Pune; where she topped the Arts faculty and also received the prestigious Kalyanji gold medal for the same. She is also the recipient of the prestigious research fellowship awarded by the U.G.C., New Delhi, for pursuing Doctoral studies in Music. She completed her work under the able guidance of eminent sitar player and music director, late Pt.Bhaskar Chandavarkar.She has been recently awarded the doctorate by S.N.D.T. University

Revati is a graded artiste of AIR (All India Radio) for Classical Vocal.


Apart from a performing career, Revati has also put in her creative talent by organizing classical music concerts of children; the basic aim of which is to promote love and interest for music. Rang Umaltya Manache ( June 2007) and Gunjan (November 2007) have been appreciated not only by the lay listener but also by eminent musicians like Pt.Vijay Bakshi, Dr.Veena Sahsrabuddhe, Pt.Suhas Vyas, Dr.Arawind Thatte and Smt.Kalpana Zokarkar.


Performances
Revati’s performances have been well appreciated by audiences as well as dignitaries like Pt.Manik Bhide, Pt. Yeshwantbua Joshi, Pt.Sharad Sathe, Pt.V.R.Athavle, Pt.Naraynrao Bodas. Apart from private concerts, she has staged many public performances, few of which deserve a mention


  • Gandharva Mahavidyalay, Pune
  • Model Colony music circle, Pune
  • Gaanwardhan, Pune
  • Sarasbaug Ganeshotsav, Pune
  • Bedekar Ganpati Mandir, Pune
  • Sadhana Kalamanch, Pune
  • Marg,Pune
  • Gopal Gayan Samaj, Pune
  • Sangeet Kala Anand, Pune
  • Dadar-Matunga Cultural Center, Mumbai
  • Kal Ki Khoj, Nehru Center, Mumbai
  • Bhimsen Joshi Adhyasan and Yeshwantrao Memorial, Mumbai
  • South Zone for cultural activities, Bhilai
  • Omkarnath Music Foundation, Thane
  • Samarth Ramdas Mandir, Saajangarh, Satara
  • Dharwar music circle, Dharwar
  • Gandharva Mahavidyalay, Vashi
  • Rotary Club Pune 2006 (Diwali Pahat)
  • Pt.Jitendra Abhisheki Sangeet Mahotsav, Goa (21st Sept 2008)

Along with her contemporaries in music, she has also participated in thematic concerts like


Barase Badariya – Concert based on the theme of Varsha ritu
Krishna
Vasant ritu
Roop pahata Lochani – a devotional music programme
Bandish- a concert based on bandishes with spiritual meaning

Revati acknowledges her success in education and performance to her family, her gurus in music and most importantly to her spiritual Guru, Paramhans Dyaneshwar. With the training received from three distinguished musicians, Revati is all set to accomplish the role of a performer, composer and teacher.

Contact

A-2, Flat No-304, Shree Suvarnaratna Gardens,Karve Nagar, Pune- 411052

Maharashtra, India

Phone:(+91) 020-2547 83 24

E-mail:rbkamat@gmail.com

 Forthcoming Concerts 2009: 19 September Nipani, 20 September  Miraj, 19 October  Alandi, 22 November  Mangalore