Awards

• 2001 :      President’s Gold Medal awarded by All India Radio
• 2002 :      Pandit Nikhil Ghosh Memorial Award
• 2013 :      Vasava Raj Rajguru Award conferred by Karnataka Govt.

Important Festivals:

• 2003 :      World PercussionFestival, Chicago
                 Reit BurgMuseum, Zurich
• 2005 :      N.A.B.C., Houston
• 2006 :      The Esplanade Theatres, Singapore
• 2007 :      N.A.B.C., Houston
                 The Jerash festival, Jordan
                 Corfu festival, Greece
                 DubrovnicFestival, Croatia
• 2008 :      The Carnagie Hall, Pittsburgh
                 Sawai Gandharva Festival, Pune
• 2009 :      N.A.B.C., Houston
• 2010 :      The Kennedy Centre Of Performing Arts, Washington DC
                 Namaste India Festival, Japan
                 Baxter Theatre Centre, Cape Town
• 2011 :      Durbar Festival, London
                 Saptak Festival, Ahmedabad
                 Dover Lane Music Conference, Kolkata
• 2012 :      Sukiyaki Festival, Japan
                 Metropolitan Museum, New York
                 Darjeeling Carnival, Darjeeling
                 Sawai Gandharva Festival, Pune
• 2013 :      Chicago Cultural Centre, Chicago
                 Duke University, North Carolina
                 Markham Centre, Toronto
                 Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
                 Orchestre National d'lle de France, Paris
• 2014 :      Kala Ghoda Festival, Mumbai
                 Sankat Mochan Festival, Varanasi
                 Idea Jalsa, Chennai