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Making Her Dreams Come True By Making Music

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    Rasika Shekar
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    Rasika Shekar
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    Rasika Shekar
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    Rasika Shekar

Rasika Shekar leaves her musical imprint everywhere she goes, whether in India or around the world. A trained vocalist and flautist both in Carnatic and Hindustani classical music, Rasika has the ear to recognize any kind of music from the street-driven jazz and blues of New York City to the melodious styles of Sufi singing…

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Singer-Songwriter Serenading Her Way to Success

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    Kimie Miner

Hailing from the beautiful and exotic islands of Hawaii, Kimie Miner always knew that music was her calling and followed her passion and love for music from a young age itself without ever looking back. Teaching herself to play the guitar at 14, Kimie studied at the University of San Diego before self-producing three tracks…

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Child Piano Prodigy Loves Playing the Keys Over Kindergarten

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    Jay Sriram
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    Jay Sriram
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    Jay Sriram

While most 7-year-olds find happiness and contentment building with Legos, playing with their friends or indulging in video games, little Jay Sriram finds happiness in something more soulful – playing the piano. But Jay isn’t just any ordinary child piano player. This kid has mastered – and we mean mastered – the art of playing…

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Arjun Dsouza, The dreamer with a purpose

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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza
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    Arjun Dsouza

Music has the ability to transform someone physically, mentally and emotionally all the while nurturing their personality. Arjun Dsouza, one ambitious individual, realized the potential that can be brought out in people through music, decided to found a non-profit zero overhead, non-governmental organization that teaches music and dance to special children as well as physically…

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The Band That Started Out With A Purpose Of Having The Time Of Their Lives

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    Hundred Handed

A growing field like music constantly has newcomers that are not always welcomed with open arms.  Hundred Handed, however, after testing their abilities and skills in separate bands previously, decided that starting their own band was a risk they were willing to take. And oh, how glad we are that they did! Sitting on the…

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How Pragnya Wakhlu created social change using music as her medium

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    Pragnya Wakhlu
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    Pragnya Wakhlu
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    Pragnya Wakhlu

Beginning from a young age, Pragnya Wakhlu, started her music journey under the guidance of her guru in Pune. Focused on getting a good base with Indian classical music, she then ventured out to build her western vocal skills and even learned how to play the guitar. Through all of this she became a part…

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Paving The Path To Success For Today’s Youth; This Start Up Is A Catalyst For The Nation’s Prosperity

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Shreyansh Jain and Anto Philip

India today is a growing hub for start-ups, and to promote young entrepreneurs all over the country, Under 25, a Bangalore based start-up, was bootstrapped together to give a platform for entrepreneurs to come together and advice many of us lost ones or just sharing their highs and lows of making their start-up a success.…

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Learn How The Universe Conspired to Keep Alyssa Mendonsa And Music Together

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    Alyssa Mendonsa
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    Alyssa Mendonsa
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    Alyssa Mendonsa
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    Alyssa Mendonsa
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    Alyssa Mendonsa
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    Alyssa Mendonsa

Music is in her genes quite literally, being the daughter of Loy Mendonsa, who is part of the celebrated musical trio: Shankar, Ehsaan, and Loy. But, Alyssa Mendonsa is her own person, standing tall, purely on her own merit. As she says, “My father has worked extremely hard to be where he is; and I…

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From Spinning Wheels In The Marketing World To Spinning Discs At Night Clubs

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    Martin D’Souza
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    Martin D’Souza
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    Martin D’Souza

Passion wreaks, passion builds. Martin D’Souza or better known as DJ Martin is one of the most sought after DJs in Bangalore. The pent up passion in Martin plagued him until it created an enormous craving to go after what his heart truly desired. DJing came after Martin quit his regular job. His previous jobs…

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Can An Old Soul Singer Still Make It In This Day And Age – Kamakshi Khanna Proves She Can

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    Kamakshi Khanna
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    Kamakshi Khanna
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    Kamakshi Khanna
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    Kamakshi Khanna

Propelling towards being one of the highest rated indie-singers, Kamakshi Khanna, a former participant of The Stage (season 2) believes music is her superpower. Since the closing of ‘The Stage’ chapter in her life last year, this R&B and Soul singer-composer has performed at the ‘NH7 Weekender’ in Shillong and Pune along with her band…

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From a L’il Champ to winning The Stage

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    Yatharth Ratnum
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    Yatharth Ratnum
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    Yatharth Ratnum
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    Yatharth Ratnum
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    Yatharth Ratnum

The Banarasi boy who won The Stage (season 1) was also the first runner-up of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs (2009). Since Yatharth Ratnum took the first English singing contest by storm, he decided to expand his horizons and go international. With a Grammy winning musician like Jeff “Skunk” Baxter as his mentor,…

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From Berklee School of Music, How This ‘Augusta Rush’ is Stunning Her Audience

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Ada Pasternak

Ada Pasternak is a diamond taking shape under the pressure of many who expect great things from her genius talent. Graduating from Berklee School of Music on full scholarship, this violinist virtuoso simultaneously charms her audience with her girlish innocence while wooing them next with her sexiest of diva allures.   I fell in love…

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Maalavika Manoj’s Outburst of Her Soul with Music

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    Maalavika Manoj
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    Maalavika Manoj
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    Maalavika Manoj

Reflecting pure honesty and her soul with her music, Maalavika ‘Mali’ Manoj, hails from Chennai but is a Malayali. This independent singer and songwriter has lived the life of a rockstar, as a member of an underground band Bass-in-Bridge, before taking on the solo ride for herself. Music has a therapeutic effect not only on…

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Paula Cole – Grammy Award Winner’s Unbelievable Triumph in Life With Music

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    Paula Cole

This musician is akin to August Rush (a musical prodigy in a movie by the same name). Paula Cole breathes and lives music. She has nurtured a deep bond with music since she was a child. Her father’s enthusiastic love for musical instruments coupled with her mother on the piano, and them singing together, brings…

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From Britain’s Got Talent, the Princess of Melody and Pure Funk – Gabrielle ‘Gabz’ Gardiner

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    Gabrielle ‘Gabz’ Gardiner
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    Gabrielle ‘Gabz’ Gardiner
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    Gabrielle ‘Gabz’ Gardiner

Gabrielle Gardiner, better known as Gabz to millions of her fans all over the world, is a 17-year-old British singer/rapper who took the world by the storm with her performance in Britain’s Got Talent (Season 7), 2013. Her original composition titled “The One” was so good that it impressed even judge Simon Cowell, who everyone…

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Winning hearts and touching souls – Saahas Patil, a rising star to watch out for

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    Saahas Patil
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    Saahas Patil

Saahas Patil, an incredibly talented musician with a voice that gives you goosebumps, while reaching into your soul. For Saahas, music has been his passion since his teenage years, “I knew that it was all I wanted to do since I was in high school when I heard ‘Scenes From A Memory’ by Dream Theater.”…

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Nitesh Narayan – Making music sound better by using his mad skills to give listeners a great experience!

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Nitesh Narayan

What a heady experience to hear your favourite band/musician play live! Seeing them in-person, hearing them sing and/or play, and feeling the pulsating music. All of it put together creates one magical experience. We owe a good deal of a thrilling musical experience to sound engineers like Nitesh Narayan, who are in charge of ensuring…

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