Pandit Dr. Ram Deshpande has a rich musical tradition. He is a renowed vocalist of present generation and an artist of commendable talent, Pandit Dr. Ram Deshpande was initiated into classical music by Shri. Chepe, Shri. Panake and Pt. Prabhakar Deshkar. Under the able guidance of Pt. Yashwantbua Joshi and Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar, he has risen to great heights as vocalist of the traditional GWALIOR and JAIPUR GHARANAS. He has received guidance in respect of AGRA GHARANA, from Pt. Babanrao Haldankar and in respect of “BHATKHANDE PARAMPARA” from Pt. Yashwant Mahale. Along with the traditional instruction, Pandit Ram Deshpande excelled academically too! He got the post graduate degree in music from Nagpur University with gold medal. His doctoral thesis on ‘Mishra Ragas’ (Combination Ragas) was completed under the able guidance of Pt. V. R. Athavle. Gandharva Mahavidyalaya has selected him as guide for doctorate. He participated in many music seminars and workshops as thinker musician. Pandit Ram Deshpande has a sonorous and seasoned voice and has a number of ornamentations like gamak, behlao, meend etc., at his command. Moreover, he has a good command of rhythm and large variety of tans. He has a large repertoire of popular and rare raag combinations. AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS In 1991, the Sangeet Research Academy Kolkata honoured him with the “Best Vocalist Award”. He has also been honoured by the prestigious “Vidyasagar Award ” by music forum. Selected for the “Aditya Vikram Birla Kalakiran Puraskar” in 2005. The award was given by the Chief minister of Maharashtra Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh.   PRESTIGIOUS PERFORMANCES • SAWAI GANDHARVA SANGEET MAHOTSAV, PUNE • TANSEN SANGEET SAMAROH, GWALIOR • BHARAT BHAVAN, BHOPAL • VISHNU DIGAMBAR JAYANTI SAMAROH DELHI • N.C.P.A. AND NEHRU CENTRE, MUMBAI • AND MANY MORE • Audience can watch and hear him on INSYNC channel and you tube. FOREIGN TOURS • He has toured America, England, Holland, Germany, Dubai - Muscat, Abudhabi, Kenya, etc. RAGAS CDs • There are CDs to his credit featuring rare ragas like Mira Malhar, Lalita Gauri, Samant Sarang, Rageshree Bahar etc. AS GURU • Pandit Ram Deshpande is director of GANDHAR MUSIC ACADEMY. At present many talented students studying classical vocal music under his able guidance. AS MUSIC DIRECTOR • Pandit Ram Deshpande is music director of short film “Gaanyogi” of Pandit D. V. Paluskar and Guru Para Brahma music album by Red Ribbon Company. He composed “Vande Mataram” in Raag Mala of 24 Ragas.

Pt. Dr. Ram Deshpande

Indian Classical - Vocalist Maestro

₹ 5499 / 3 months

Indian Vocal,Indian Classical