Press Review

Dr. Chandrakant's concert in India Indore, Madya Pradesh organized by Academy for Appreciation of Theatre Music and Arts (AATMA) on 1st and 3rd August.

Drs. Chandrakant & Pooja Sardeshmukh initiate a scholarship award for a budding artist committed to traditional Indian Music 25th November 2008 Pune India.

Healing music sessions for neurosergeons on 10th Aug. 2008 in Nagpur

Dr. Chandrakant's latest performance in Asha School, the Army Welfare Association's school for special children. Article published in Vijay Times, one of major newspapers from Bangalore (India)on 13 th of August 2006

Mid Day Bangalore (India) 29th July 2006

The Deccan Herals Bangalorg (India) 5th Feb. 2006

NRI Institute bestows Excellence Award of the year 2003 on Dr. Chandrakant Sardeshumkh.

NRI DAY - JANUARY 12, 2004


Dr Sitar helps align elements with music

For a stethoscope he carries a sitar and for medicines he has the raag and raginis. He knows music heals. No? Experience and then you will 'feel'. Dr. Chandrakant Sardeshmukh, world-renowned sitar maestro and disciple of legendary Ravi shankar and Annapurna Devi, has made music a medicine for many.....more

Free Press Journal Indore, Saturday, August 2, 2003.

Pumpkins full of melody

Come closer and put your ear to the pumpkin bulbs. Hear how a single stroke is sustained and extended with resonance. Undergo the experience to know what and how you feel. This was Dr.Chandrakant Sardeshmukh, virtuoso sitarist at Institute of Environment, Planning and Technology (IEPT) on Friday morning.....more

Free Press Art Reporter, Saturday, August 2, 2003

Mercedes College

His playing was truly virtuosic, but easily accessible to even the most undeveloped of musical ears. None of the students felt overwhelmed by Dr Sardeshmukh's musical magnitude, rather they were captivated by his generosity of spirit, modesty and genius.

Jonathan Barrington Roach, Head of Music, 16 May 2000

Wollongong Conservatorium of Music

. . I've never experienced such expressive performances on the sitar before. I was particularly moved by the sublime exploration of pitch and timbral nuance of the various modes. It was as if Dr. Chandrakant was 'inside' the notes and playfully teasing out their meaning and expressivity! Further, Dr. Chandrakant's percussive flourishes on his instrument assisted me in appreciating rhythmic structures and beautiful ensemble playing in conjunction with the tabla.

Claudio Pompili, Associate Professor, 17 April 2000

University of Wollongong, Faculty of Creative Arts

. . a very moving experience . . . my wife and I were astounded by his technical mastery and deeply felt emotion.

Stephen Ingham, Associate Dean (Research & Postgraduate), Wollongong,
New South Wales, Australia, 14 April 2000