I am a vocalist of Hindustani Classical Music & i am from Kirana Gharana. Along with classical i also perform Kannada & Marathi Devotional Songs. I am a disciple of Pandit Somanath Mardur, a well known vocalist of his generation.Contact Now
|Hailing from rich traditions of Dharwad, Kumar Mardur has had his training from his father Pandit Somanath Mardur, a renowned Hindustani Classical Vocalist of Kirana Gharana.
Pandit Somanath Mardur is the senior disciple of:
Padmabhushan Dr.Puttaraj Gavaiji and
Padmabhushan Dr.Basavaraj Rajguruji and
Padmavibhushan Dr.Mallikarjun Mansurji.
Under the able guidance of his father, Kumar has shown the qualities of becoming a promising performing artist. Kumar had an opportunity of learning from Late Dr. Pandit Firoz Dasturji, a great Maestro of Kirana Gharana and the senior most Disciple of Late SAWAI GANDHARVA.
Endowed with a melodious voice, he is known for pure and aesthetic presentation of ragas, crystal clear taan patterns and command over laya.
Kumar has completed Masters Degree in Music from Karnatak University,Dharwad.
He is performing all over the India and abroad enthralling audiences. He is an approved artist through Akashwani and Doordarshan and is performing through them regularly.
Successful concerts tour to USA in 2008. Kumar has also performed successfully all around India. Many accolades have come Kumar’s way.
Dr. Mallikarjun Mansur Yuva Puraskar,2010 by Dr. Mallikarjun Mansur Memorial National Trust, Dharwad.
Dr.Vasantrao Deshpande Memorial Yuva Kalakar Puraskar 2007 by Dr.Vasantrao Deshpande Memorial Foundation, Pune
Vidyasagar Award 2006 by Music Forum, Mumbai
Yuva Gayak Puraskar by Gandharva Mahavidyalay, Pune.
Kumar has also several audio releases.
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