She is a young and talented Hindustani
Vocalist and has inherited the rich tradition of Jaipur
Atrauli gharana from Pt. Kanetkar, himself a disciple of Ustad Bhurji
Khansaheb. Her pliant, polished and seasoned voice with open Akaar,
intertwining of Laya and Swara earned her a spontaneous appreciation as
"Future Kesarbai Kerkar" from a personage no less than P. L.
Deshpande, a revered name in Music and Marathi literature. Manjiri has
received wide acclaim for her performances at the Sawai Gandharva
Music Festival, Jaipur Samaroha, Tansen Samaroha, Kesarbai Kerkar
Samaroha, ITC Sangeet Sammelan, Sangeet Natak Academy, Harwallab Music
Festival, Dover lane Conference - Kolkotta. Recipient of many
awards and scholarships, Manjiri is a 'A' Grade artist of the All India
more information and sample music clips of the
artist please visit www.manjiriasanare-kelkar.com
Kundalkar (Harmonium) is a leading hamonium player of the young
generation. He is a student of Dr Arvind Thatte and has accompanied
the leading vocalists. ex. Kishori Amonkar, Prabha Atre, Jayateerth
Ulhas Kashalkar, Malini rajurkar, etc.
Deshpande (Tabla) is a leading
hamonium player of the young
generation. He is a student of Pt. Suresh Talwalkar and has
accompanied leading vocalists such as Kalapini Komkali, Maniri
Veena Sahasrabudhe, etc.