Profile

Meena is a gifted young vocalist,with a sweet and melodious voice.She is well versed with various versions of vocal music,such as classical,bhavgeet,natyasangeet,bhajans and thumari.

Born ina family which has a long and great tradition.She is the grand daughter of the doyens of Kirana Gharana,namely Smt.Saraswatibai Rane and Smt.Hirabai Badodekar and her music has been cultured under this family tradition.

Awards And Achievements

In her span of carrier she is been already awarded with many outstanding prizes and scholarships at state and national level for her talented performances. To name some of them are:

  • Government of India Cultural Scholarship for classical vocal music.1974 to 1979 and 1982-86
  • Government of Maharashtra’s first prize for Natya Sangeet and acting for her performance in the drama’Abhogi’
  • First Prize in All India Radio competition in Classical Music.
  • Bharat Gayan Samaj’s Master Krishnarao Phulambrikar Gold Medal
  • ‘Surmani’ By Sur Singar
  • Yuva Puraskar by Tansen Sangeet Sammelan, Kolkata.

Thematic programme- 'Swarwel'


'Swarwel'- An Audio-Visual programme on legendary Artistes of kirana Gharana Late Ustd.Abdul Karim Khan, Pt.Suresh Babu Mane, Smt.Heerabai Badodekar,Smt.Kamlabai BadodeKar & Smt.Saraswatibai Rane.

In this programme Meena Faterpekar presents various aspects of Kirana Gharana such as Khyal, Bandish, Thumari, Dadra etc.

This programme also includes rare clippings of Late Ustd.Abdul Karim Khan, Pt.Suresh Babu Mane, Smt.Heerabai Badodekar,Smt.Kamlabai BadodeKar & Smt.Saraswatibai Rane.

Audio Clippings-Chandrakauns & Natyageet- Lalana Mana

Online Teaching Facility Is Available

 

Contact

'Alap' Bunglow,B 11/4, Bandhan Co Op Hsg.Society,Kothrud,Pune 411038

Maharashtra, India

Phone:(+91) 020-254336 91

Mobile:-00-91-09881375332

E-mail:meena.faterpekar@rediffmail.com

 

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