Introduction

Thank you dropping in! For someone who really wants to learn Bansuri, you are at the right place to learn it in the easiest way! I’m glad you found me.

Through this celestial instrument, you would experience the true Hindustani music legacy that’s sure to transcend you to a meditative state – A state that would immerse you in the ocean of bliss!

Well, anyone can learn to play the Bansuri – provided you have a passion for music, a dedicated time with a perfect blend of patience. The learning lessons have been carefully crafted for all skill levels. I would provide you the roadmap and you provide the practice!

As good Bansuri instructor I can assess the learner’s current technical level, and then develop exercises to refine and master the instrument.

If you can combine knowledge with a solid practice schedule and the real goals you’ve set for yourself, then you’re on your way to embark on this beautiful musical journey. So why wait? Let’s get started with this amazing musical journey!

About Me

Akashavani “A” grade HINDUSTANI FLUTE (Baansuri) Artist

Sri Prakash Hegde is an accomplished flutist of the Hindustani Music system. Born in a traditional and culturally rich family, he hails from Kallaremane, a small village in Siddapur Taluk, Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka State. In the initial days, he got his basic training in flute from Vidwan Prabhakar Bhat- Kerekai, Sirsi. Later he honed his flute playing skills and techniques under the tutelage of the renowned flutist late Pt. Venkatesh Godkhindi- Dharwad. In the ensuing days he got guidance from the internationally acclaimed flutist Pt. Raghunath Seth- Mumbai.

Presently Prakash Hegde has made Bengaluru his home. Being an Akashavani A Grade artist, he is a well-known flutist throughout the State of Karnataka. He has earned wide recognition both as a solo flutist and as a flute accompanist in classical and light music concerts. He has shared the First Prize Award with the other three artists in the National Level Instrumental Music Competition held by Padmabhushan Dr. N. Raja of Omkaranath Music Foundation, Mumbai. He has given memorable solo programmes in and around places like Mumbai, Lucknow, Chennai, Tirupati, Kumta, Sirsi and Sagar. He has participated in Jugalbandhi programmes with Indian and Western musicians with great success. He has performed in many cultural festivals of Karnataka such as Kadambotsava, Karavali Utsava and Hampi Utsava.

Thus, Prakash Hegde has built up a successful bansuri career for himself. Some of the important programmes in which he has participated and performed are:

  • Jugalbandhi programme: Flute/Santoor in Mumbai.
  • Flute accompaniment to Bharatanatyam programme by the famous dancer Smt. Dhanu Ganapati in 2005.
  • Flute accompaniment to Odissi dance programme by the famous artist Hema Malini.
  • Flute accompaniment to the famous singer Anup Jalota’s many programmes in 2008.
  • Flute performances twice in USA.
  • Flute accompaniment to the dance programme by the famous dancer Maya Rao.

All these programmes speak of Prakash Hegde’s achievements and success in his music career. Many reputed musicians have blessed and encouraged him to scale greater heights in music. Presently he has established a music institute ‘Swaraganga Sangeetha Academy’ in Bengaluru for imparting education in music and training students in playing flute.

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Learn Bansuri

With technology and tradition coming together to carry forward the music legacy we offer regular and online courses.

Prerequisites of learning Bansuri

No age limit. Interest in the instrument, curiosity to discover the joy of learning and a dedicated time to practice.

Regular Course

Regular courses are provided once or twice a week based on the learner’s need and interest. We also provide a consulting lesson with a prior appointment.

 

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Online Course

The online Bansuri lessons are conducted through Skype for anyone from anywhere in the world. All online lessons are conducted individually through one on one basis and are customized for each student based on a mutually convenient time. Learners need to take prior appointment to schedule the classes.

Prerequisites:

Learners are expected to download the Skype and install in their local device.Hi-speed internet connection, A good head-set with microphone and a quiet environment.

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Contact us

 

Address
#341, 22nd Main,
2nd cross, 2nd Stage,
BTM Layout, Bangalore.
Phone: +91-8105253739
Email: prakashahegde@gmail.com





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