Samarth Nagarkar    Trainer
Morristown , NJ
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  • Samarth Nagarkar is an Indian Classical Musician : a performing vocalist, educator, author, composer.
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Biography

Samarth Nagarkar is a performing vocalist in the Hindustani (North Indian) classical music also known as Raga Music. He is known for his captivating performances and traditionally rich music.

Samarth features in prominent music festivals and venues in India and abroad. Some prominent appearances include, ITC Sangeet Sammelans (Kolkata and Bangalore), LearnQuest Music Conference (Boston), Chhandayan All Night Concert (New York), The United Nations (New York), World Music Institute (New York), Ragas Live Festival (New York), Kashinath Bodas Festival (Pheonix) and several other Global music festivals like The Winter Garden Festival and The International Fringe Festival. He has performed in some of the most iconic and historic venues such as Maverick Concerts in Woodstock, Rockwood Music Hall, Jazz Gallery and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

He has two solo albums titled ‘Pranali’ and ‘Pravah’, several collaborative albums like “Ragas Live Retrospective”, “Out of the Blue” and a book titled ‘Raga Sangeet’ to his credit. He has composed music for major international films and conventions. He is a recipient of a Fellowship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and a President’s Award for winning the All India Radio’s National Music Competition.

He is currently Guru and Director of Academic Affairs at Chhandayan, a prominent Indian music and dance school in New York City, and also teaches adjunct lectures and master-classes at Manhattan School of Music and New York University.

He is a former scholar of the prestigious ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata and has trained in the strict guru-shishya parampara under two renowned gurus and top ranking musicians, Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar and Pandit Dinkar Kaikini.

As a performer, composer, educator and author, Samarth is described by critics as one of the most prolific musicians of his generation and a torchbearer of the musical traditions he represents.

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