Hindustani Classical Vocal by Kavalya Kumar at Saharanpur Public School, Tue,18 Oct.
Pt.Kaivalya Kumar's is a blue blooded Gharanedari. His grand father Pt.Ganapatrao Gurav was a first batch disciple of Ustad Abdul Karim Khan, the founder of Kirana Gharana. Training under Pt.Ganapatrao Gurav, Pt. Sangameshwar, Kaivalyakumar's father and guru is a doyen, well known for singing in the true Kirana tradition. Father has groomed Pt.Kaivalyakumar into an outstanding vocalist of the country.
Gifted with a naturally high pitched, mellifluous voice, Pandit Kaivalyakumar’s rendition of Raagas are marked by natural phirat, murki, rigorous tans, infallible rhythm, imaginative content and aesthetic approach to raagas. Pt. Kaivalyakumar is an youngest hindustani classical vocalist to get a top grade by 'All India Radio' and 'Doordarshan', a national television, at an age of 35.Many honours have been conferred on Pt. Kaivalyakumar’s young shoulders, viz.Aditya Vikram Bhirla Kiran Puraskar, Mumbai. Sarvashreshtha Kala Puraskaar, Kolkata.Diva Puraskaar from Music & Film Industry.Pandit Jasraj Gourav Puraskaar, Mumbai. Dattopant Deshpande Smriti Puraskaar, Pune. Surmani Title, Mumbai.Outstanding Performance Award by Paris based Raza Foundation, New Delhi.