Group: Monika Tomar and Group
A 36-years-old artist from Mathura, Sachin Brijwasi has been learning music through the blessings of God. He began to play the tabla from a very young age taking inspiration from the diaspora of incredible musicians who lived in and around him, he credits his observation skills to be his first guru. He has been working hard towards achieving mastery in his craft and pursues it with soaring passion. He did his masters in music (tabla) from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad. He has always idolised great artists like Ravi Rakesh from Delhi and Misra ji from Firozabad and considers them as his biggest inspiration and speaks very highly of their teaching as well as calibre in the field of music, and that’s reflected in his playing style. He also believes that music is a great gift to mankind and says, “whether there is joy or sorrow, will keep doing music today and tomorrow.” When he was in his youth, he would try to imitate the tablist and dholak player in his village and thus picked up the dholak and never stopped learning. Apart from Braj Lok Geet, he is also very proficient in light music and performs with a various reputed ghazal, bhajan and sugam sangeet artists. He has performed in various locations within the state and the country.