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Sachin Pawgi

Sachin started learning tabla from the age of 8 years initially from Shri.Vijay Kirpekar and then Shri. Uday Deshpande.

He completed his Bachelors and Masters in Tabla from Lalit Kala Kendra (Gurukul), Pune University under the guidance of Pt.Ramdas Palsule with a distinction.

Sachin continues his advanced training under the able guidance of the stalwart of Farukhabad Gharana Pt. Nayan Ghosh. He has qualified the UGC NET in Tabla Lectureship.

He has performed with renowned vocalists, Kathak Dancers and Instrumentalists like Padmabhushan Dr. Prabha Atre, Pt. Nayan Ghosh, Smt. Mamata Maharaj, Vidushi Padma Talwalkar, Pt. Shounak Abhisheki, Vidushi Aarti Ankalikar, Pt. Shrinivas Joshi and Viraj Joshi, Pt.Rajendra Kandalgaokar, Dr.Vikas Kashalkar, Pt. Parmeshwar Hegde, Pt. Upendra Bhat, Smt.Saniya Patankar, Shri.Milind Tulankar, and also with many promising young artists in Pune and all over India.

Sachin has performed various solo recitals and accompanied in various prestigious music festivals, the renowned Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav in Pune being one amongst them.

He is presently working as a Visiting Faculty and Guru at Lalit Kala Kendra, (Gurukul) Pune University and BVDU School of Performing Arts for B.A.(Tabla) & M.A.(Tabla) curriculum.

He pursues his Ph.D. in the Subject of Tihai and Chakradaar from Lalit Kala Kendra (Gurukul), Pune University

Awards & Achievements:

  • Gold medal for standing first in M.A. Tabla (2010).

  • Ustad Inamali Khansahab Tablavadan Puraskar (2010)

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Gauri Pawgi

Learning Bharatnatyam since the age of 6, Gauri completed her bachelors and masters in the same from Lalit Kala Kendra (Gurukul) Pune University under the guidance of Guru Dr. Sucheta Bhide-Chapekar with a distinction. She continues her advanced training under the able guidance of Guru Shri. Parimal Phadke and his senior disciple Guru Miss. Saee Shetye.

She has qualified the UGC NET in Dance Lectureship.

Performing Since 2007 Gauri has worked in various dance productions like ‘From Darkness to Dawn’ choreographed by Guru Dr. Sucheta Bhide-Chapekar, ‘Srujan’, ‘Crescendo’, ‘Identity and an offering of creations’, etc. with the Pathfinder Dance Group. She has also performed in various festivals like ‘Vasundhara Film Festival, Pune’, ‘Pulotsav, Pune’, ‘Malhar Festival, Chinchwad’, ‘Natyanjali Festival Mumbai’ ,‘Virasat Pune Heritage Week Celebration’, ‘The International Symposium on Sooryanamaskar, Pune’, ‘Kaleidoscope-festival of dance choreographies, Pune’ and The World Music and Dance Festival, Hakodate Japan with The Pathfinder Dance Group in 2012.

She has also worked in Dance Productions with various dancers and choreographers in Pune.

She has also Performed solo recitals in various cities like Pune, Mumbai, Indore etc.

She has been training students in Bharatnatyam since 2008 through organizations like Kalavardhini Charitable trust Warje and The Sahyadri School, Krishnamurti Foundation India, Rajgurunagar.

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