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Student Corner Testimonial

Aneesh Thatte

Age: 12 years
Instrument: Tabla
Under the tutelage of: Pt. Yogesh Samsi
Duration of class: 30 this April 2020 to 3rd May 2020
Anish says, “It was amazing to be coached by the maestro Pt. Yogesh Samsi ji. The medium (online) was hardly a challenge. The insights and guidance given would be extremely helpful in the future. We already are looking forward to more such workshops.”

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Chinmay Lele

Age: 17
Instrument: Tabla
Under the tutelage of: Pandit Yogesh Samsi
Chinmay Says, “It was a memorable experience to spend time with Yogesh Dada Samsi Ji ! His style of teaching motivated us to have more interest in tabla and also it made us think that tabla is a very big topic and there are many may things to learn from it !”

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Krishan Gopal

Age: 36
Instrument: Flute
Under the tutelage of: Debopriya Chatterjee
Krishan Says, “Pleased to be part of this initiative as a student. It was a dream come true for me as i always wanted to get the expert tips from her. This lockdown turns into blessings for me. Looking forward for some more sessions like that. Thanks to Debopriya ji and organizers. “

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Suchintya Mallick

Age: 30
Instrument: Flute
Under the tutelage of: Debopriya Chatterjee
Suchintya says, “I am learning flute for last 5 years.  And in this lockdown scenario I found this online opportunity to learn from my guru, some technical aspect I was weak in for long time. At the same time I found myself as an integral part of this divine musical journey. It was a beautiful experience altogether.”

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Pramatha B

Instrument: Tabla
Under the tutelage of: Pandit Yogesh Samsi
Pramatha says, “It was a privilege, to have got an opportunity to learn from the great maestro, Pandit Yogesh Samsi Ji. I consider myself very lucky,and blessed for the same. He taught us with a lot of patience. I learnt various compositions such as the Relas, Kayadas, Moharas and Tukudas. I look forward to many such great opportunities in future.  Thank you very much, Rithwik Foundation for providing me with this wonderful platform to learn.”

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Dr. Sagar Bharathraj

Age: 31
Instrument: Tabla
Under the tutelage of: Pt. Yogesh Samsi
Sagar says, “To be able to get an opportunity to interact and learn from the world renowned maestro himself was a big fortune and blessing. The sessions were very intense with individual attention being given, while teaching some authentic breathtaking compositions. It was a dream come true for me having idolized Panditji since childhood.”

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Amruta Dharap

Age: 39
Art form: Kathak
Under the tutelage of: Rujuta Soman
Amruta says, “Our physical classes stopped from Mar 2020. But our learning did not stop. Tai sent us video tutorials to learn remotely.
From April, our online classes started. Initially there were teething issues, but now we regularly practice and learn online with Tai. Combination of physical & digital classes is the way forward.”

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Satej Karandikar

Age: 28
Instrument: Bansuri
Under the tutelage of: Pt. Pravin Godkhindi
Satej says, “Ritwik Foundation has done an excellent job of bringing onboard outstanding performing artists and giving us all an opportunity to learn the nuances of Indian Classical music and the instrument techniques. I was fortunate to learn from Bansuri maestro Pt. Pravin Godkhindi ji. It was a fun group learning experience, and the participant group was very diverse. We had all come together to learn online.”

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Deena Shetty

Age: 42 years
Classical Dance Form : Kathak
Under the tutelage of: Mrs. Rujuta Soman
Deena says, “I have always admired Rujutaji’s art since many years. She is an amazing artist, such an mesmerizing dancer. I have always wished to learn from her whenever it would be possible for me. With this workshop my dream came true. She teaches so beautifully, from all the heart.”

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Premhimal

Age: 36
Art form: Voice / Vocal
Under the tutelage of: Manjusha Patil
Premhimal says, “I am very greatful to learn Hindustani vocal music, as it is what I have always looking for, such a richness and awareness of each single note, connected with the prayer, Nada yog, it is a divine manifestation to participate in the creation of vibrations…”

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