Manjiri Asanare-Kelkar (Hindustani Vocal) with
Suyog Kundalkar (Harmonium) and
Sanjay Deshpande (Tabla)

Sunday, April 10, 5:00 PM


St. Paul Student Center
2017 Buford Avenue St. Paul, MN 55108

Sanjay DeshpandeManjiri Asanare-KelkarSuyog Kundalkar

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Manjiri Asanare-Kelkar

She is a young and talented Hindustani Classical 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, fine 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 Smriti Samaroha, ITC Sangeet Sammelan, Sangeet Natak Academy, Harwallab Music Festival, Dover lane Conference - Kolkotta. Recipient of many prestigious awards and scholarships, Manjiri is a 'A' Grade artist of the All India Radio.

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Suyog Kundalkar (Harmonium) is a leading hamonium player of the young generation. He is a student of Dr Arvind Thatte and has accompanied almost all the leading vocalists. ex. Kishori Amonkar, Prabha Atre, Jayateerth Mevundi,  Ulhas Kashalkar, Malini rajurkar, etc.


Sanjay 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 Asanare, Veena Sahasrabudhe, etc.

About the venue:

Map of St. Paul student Center
The St. Paul Student Center is located in the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota at the intersection of Cleveland and Buford Avenues. The nearest parking spaces are:

  • Buford Avenue Meters
  • Buford Circle Meters
  • Gortner Avenue Ramp

On weekends the parking meters are FREE. You can also try on-street parking in the streets closeby (Cleveland Ave and its intersecting streets).

Please visit the web site of the St. Paul Student Center for all other details


IMSOM’s Spring 2011 Concert Series has been supported in part by funds provided by the Honeywell “Dollars for Doers” Grant, the Xcel Energy “Dollars for Doing” Grant, a matching grant from US Bank, and the generosity of its members and donors.



For further information contact:
Durgesh Manjure
Ameeta Kelekar



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